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Aflac Dividend Yield %

: 2.09% (As of Today)
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As of today (2022-01-18), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Aflac is 2.09%.

Warning Sign:

Aflac Inc stock dividend yield is close to 10-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for Aflac's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

NYSE:AFL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86   Med: 2.34   Max: 4.08
Current: 2.09

1.86
4.08

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Aflac was 4.08%. The lowest was 1.86%. And the median was 2.34%.

NYSE:AFL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 399 Companies
in the Insurance industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NYSE:AFL: 2.09 )

Aflac's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.25.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Aflac was 0.30. The lowest was 0.15. And the median was 0.24.

As of today (2022-01-18), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Aflac is 2.53%.

Aflac's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0.33.

During the past 12 months, Aflac's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.00% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Aflac was 29.70% per year. The lowest was -100.00% per year. And the median was 13.80% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Aflac Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Aflac's Dividend Yield % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Aflac Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2.39 1.98 2.28 2.04 2.52

Aflac Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.05 2.52 2.29 2.27 2.44

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Aflac's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Aflac Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Aflac's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Aflac's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Aflac Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Aflac Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.3302021-11-162021-11-172021-12-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.3302021-08-172021-08-182021-09-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.3302021-05-182021-05-192021-06-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.3302021-02-162021-02-172021-03-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Aflac's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.32/63.66
=2.07 %

Current Share Price is $63.66.
Aflac's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.32.

Aflac's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.32/63.66
=2.07 %

Current Share Price is $63.66.
Aflac's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.33 * 4 = $1.32.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Aflac  (NYSE:AFL) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Aflac Business Description

Aflac logo
Industry
Financial Services » Insurance NAICS : 524114 SIC : 6321
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1932 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA, USA, 31999
Aflac Inc offers supplemental health insurance and life insurance in the two largest insurance markets in the world, the U.S. and Japan. In addition to its cancer policies, the company has broadened its product offerings to include accidents, disability, and long-term-care insurance. It markets its products through independent distributors, selling most of its policies directly to consumers at their places of work.
Executives
Williams Richard Jr officer: Executive V.P. 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Lake Charles D Ii officer: Chairman & Rep. Director, ALIJ AFLAC INC 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Lloyd Karole director 1932 WYNNTON ROAD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Crawford Frederick John officer: President & COO AFLAC INCORPORATED COLUMBUS 2Q 31999
Tillman Audrey B officer: Executive Vice President 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Beaver Steven Kent officer: SVP, CFO, Aflac US 1932 WYNNTON ROAD COLUMBUS 2Q 31999
Broden Max officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Howard June P officer: Sr. Vice President 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Kenny Thomas J director FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC 901 MARINERS ISLAND BLVD 6TH FLOOR SAN MATEO CA 94404
Stith Melvin T director 1111 BAY AVENUE, SUITE 501 COLUMBUS GA 31901
Bowers William P director 600 NORTH 18TH STREET BIN 15N-8170 BIRMINGHAM AL 35203
Moskowitz Joseph L director 1932 WYNNTON ROAD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Fukuzawa Toshihiko director 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Rohrer Katherine director 1932 WYNNTON RD COLUMBUS GA 31999
Kiser Georgette D. director 1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON DC 20004-2505

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