What 8 analyst notes have to say about Aflac – Aflac Incorporated (AFL)
Analysts have provided the following ratings for Aflac (NYSE: AFL) in the last quarter:
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8 analysts offering 12 month price targets in the last 3 months for Aflac rate the company at an average price target of $ 55.5 with a high of $ 61.00 and a low of $ 47.00.
This current average represents a 7.33% increase over the previous average price target of $ 51.71.
Ratings come from analysts or specialists in banking and financial systems who publish reports for specific stocks or defined sectors (usually quarterly for each stock). Analysts typically get their information from conference calls and company meetings, financial statements, and conversations with important insiders to make their decisions.
Analysts may recommend âbuy,â âsell,â âhold,â or a similar verb for each stock based on that company’s recent performance. âBuyâ indicates that an analyst is optimistic about the short to medium term growth of a stock and recommends buying the stock. On the other hand, âSellâ implies that an analyst is forecasting a downtrend for the stock. “Hold” suggests that investors should maintain their positions in this security due to the expected stagnation or lack of new information.
Some analysts publish their forecasts for metrics such as growth estimates, earnings and revenues to provide additional guidance with their ratings. When using analyst ratings, it is important to keep in mind that stock and sector analysts are also human and only offer their opinions to investors.
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