Aflac Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (AFL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Aflac (NYSE: AFL) is tomorrow, February 13, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 35 cents per share. At a price of $50.18 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The average volume for Aflac has been three million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aflac has a market cap of $23.61 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 5.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Aflac as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Aflac Ratings Report.

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