4. As of noon trading, Aflac ( AFL) is down $0.35 (-0.7%) to $53.23 on light volume Thus far, 740,053 shares of Aflac exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.82-$53.59 after having opened the day at $53.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.58.

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance. Aflac has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the insurance industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Aflac a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Aflac as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Aflac Ratings Report now.

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