NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Aflac (NYSE: AFL) is Monday, February 13, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 33 cents per share. At a price of $48.37 as of 9:39 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.7%. The average volume for Aflac has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aflac has a market cap of $22.91 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac), provides supplemental health and life insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.1, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 12.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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