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AFLAC Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of AFLAC Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite AFL +1.95% rallied 2.58% to $55.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.02% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.52% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. AFLAC Inc. closed $2.29 short of its 52-week high ($57.64), which the company achieved on August 16th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Principal Financial Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG +2.30% rose 2.10% to $68.43, Assurant Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite AIZ +0.74% rose 1.94% to $163.28, and Unum Group /zigman2/quotes/208720096/composite UNM +2.71% rose 1.70% to $27.51. Trading volume (2.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

/zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 56.81
+1.09 +1.95%
Volume: 317,080
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
P/E Ratio
9.18
Dividend Yield
2.83%
Market Cap
$36.86 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,684.63
+92.96 +2.02%
Volume: 504.72M
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
35,760.81
+533.78 +1.52%
Volume: 120.14M
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
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/zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 71.59
+1.61 +2.30%
Volume: 199,389
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
P/E Ratio
11.49
Dividend Yield
3.58%
Market Cap
$18.55 billion
Rev. per Employee
$847,224
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/zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 155.82
+1.15 +0.74%
Volume: 13,782
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
P/E Ratio
21.38
Dividend Yield
1.75%
Market Cap
$8.81 billion
Rev. per Employee
$715,184
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/zigman2/quotes/208720096/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 24.28
+0.64 +2.71%
Volume: 375,580
Dec. 7, 2021 10:19a
P/E Ratio
6.21
Dividend Yield
4.95%
Market Cap
$4.83 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.23M
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