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Aflac Inc (AFL)

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Aflac Incorporated board increases shares authorized for repurchase
Tuesday, 8 Aug 2017 04:20pm EDT 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc :Aflac Incorporated board of directors increases shares authorized for repurchase.Aflac Inc - has authorized purchase of up to 40 million shares of its common stock​.Aflac Inc - new ‍authorization is in addition to 15.6 million shares that remained under a previous authorization as of June 30, 2017​.  Full Article

Aflac receives notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corp to buy up to 1.5 mln shares of Aflac common stock
Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 04:30pm EDT 

June 27 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::Aflac - received notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital corporation to buy up to 1.5 million shares of aflac incorporated common stock.Aflac Inc - TRC Capital's offer is at a price of $74.25 per share.Recommends that shareholders do not tender their shares of Aflac incorporated common stock in response to the offer."Aflac does not endorse this unsolicited offer".  Full Article

Aflac reports Q1 earnings per share $1.47
Thursday, 27 Apr 2017 04:22pm EDT 

April 27 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc -:Aflac Incorporated announces first quarter results, affirms 2017 outlook, declares second quarter cash dividend.Q1 operating earnings per share $1.67.Q1 earnings per share $1.47.Q1 revenue fell 2.6 percent to $5.3 billion.Q1 earnings per share view $1.61, revenue view $5.35 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aflac Inc - affirms 2017 outlook.Aflac - "we continue to anticipate that we'll repurchase in range of $1.3 to $1.5 billion of our shares in 2017, front-end loaded in first half of year".Fy2017 earnings per share view $6.44, revenue view $21.63 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aflac Inc reports Q4 earnings per share $1.84
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017 04:18pm EST 

Aflac Inc - : Aflac Incorporated announces fourth quarter results, reports 2016 net earnings of $2.7 billion, 2016 operating EPS in line with guidance, affirms 2017 outlook, declares first quarter cash dividend . Q4 operating earnings per share $1.54 . Q4 earnings per share $1.84 . Q4 earnings per share view $1.63 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . Q4 revenue rose 12 percent to $6.0 billion . In yen terms, Aflac Japan's premium income, net of reinsurance agreements, increased .2% in q4 . Anticipate that we'll repurchase in range of $1.3 to $1.5 billion of our shares in 2017 . Aflac Inc- "Anticipate a long-term compound annual growth rate of 3% to 5% in new annualized premium sales" .Aflac Japan's growth rates in dollar terms for q4 were magnified as a result of "significantly stronger" yen/dollar exchange rate.  Full Article

Aflac's president Kriss Cloninger,Ⅲ will retire on Dec. 31
Friday, 20 Jan 2017 02:13am EST 

Aflac Inc :Says co's president Kriss Cloninger,Ⅲ will retire, effective on Dec. 31.  Full Article

AFLAC Inc declares first quarter cash dividend
Monday, 1 Feb 2016 04:17pm EST 

AFLAC Inc:Declares first quarter cash dividend.Says first quarter dividend of $.41 per share is payable on March 1 to shareholders of record date on February 16.  Full Article

AFLAC Inc gives Q4 2015 EPS guidance in line with analysts' estimates; reaffirms FY 2015 EPS guidance
Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 04:12pm EDT 

AFLAC Inc:Reiterates FY 2015 expectation that growth of operating earnings per diluted share will be in the range of 4% to 7% on a currency neutral basis.Says If the yen averages 120 to 125 to the dollar for Q4 2015, co would expect earnings in Q4 2014 to be about $1.36 to $1.56 per diluted share and FY 2015 reported operating earnings to be about $5.96 to $6.16 per diluted share.FY 2015 EPS of $6.00 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 2015 EPS of $1.47 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

BRIEF-Aflac Incorporated board increases shares authorized for repurchase

* Aflac Incorporated board of directors increases shares authorized for repurchase