Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Buy or Sell Stock Guide
The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AFL stock:
- Is AFL a buy or a sell?
- Should I sell or hold AFL stock today?
- Is AFL a good buy / a good investment?
- What are AFL analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?
Here are AFL stock buy reasons/signals:
1. AFL forward dividend yield is 2.05%, higher than the industry (1.11%) and sector (1.27%) forward dividend yields.
2. AFL PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.97, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.
Here are AFL stock sell reasons/signals:
1. AFL quarterly revenue growth was -4.30%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (0.20% and 6.91%, respectively).
2. AFL profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.35pp.
3. AFL Price/Sales ratio is 1.54, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.
4. AFL average analyst price target ($83.23) is below its current price ($86.51).
5. AFL short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 4.7. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.
What are your thoughts on AFL?
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