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Oct. 15, 2021, 4:35 p.m. EDT

AFLAC Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

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Shares of AFLAC Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208944541/composite AFL +2.94% inched 0.36% higher to $55.55 Friday, 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 +1.42% rising 0.75% to 4,471.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. AFLAC Inc. closed $2.09 below its 52-week high ($57.64), which the company reached on August 16th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Principal Financial Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite PFG +3.41% rose 0.32% to $68.65, Assurant Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite AIZ +2.47% fell 0.49% to $162.48, and Unum Group /zigman2/quotes/208720096/composite UNM +2.90% fell 0.11% to $27.48. Trading volume (7.1 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
$ 55.25
+1.58 +2.94%
Volume: 2.96M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
8.96
Dividend Yield
2.90%
Market Cap
$35.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.85M
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
4,577.10
+64.06 +1.42%
Volume: 2.80B
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime
US : Dow Jones Global
34,639.79
+617.75 +1.82%
Volume: 470.58M
Dec. 2, 2021 5:08p
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/zigman2/quotes/201030797/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 70.07
+2.31 +3.41%
Volume: 2.16M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
11.27
Dividend Yield
3.65%
Market Cap
$17.96 billion
Rev. per Employee
$847,224
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/zigman2/quotes/202796064/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 152.95
+3.68 +2.47%
Volume: 531,861
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
20.98
Dividend Yield
1.78%
Market Cap
$8.50 billion
Rev. per Employee
$715,184
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/zigman2/quotes/208720096/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 23.03
+0.65 +2.90%
Volume: 2.88M
Dec. 2, 2021 4:00p
P/E Ratio
5.90
Dividend Yield
5.21%
Market Cap
$4.58 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.23M
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