Aflac (NYSE: AFL) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $60.32 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for Aflac has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aflac has a market cap of $28.7 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 13.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.57. TheStreet Ratings rates Aflac as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Aflac Ratings Report now.
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