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Aflac Inc (AFL.N)

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15 Nov 2019
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Aflac Promotes Max K. Brodén To Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED PROMOTES FREDERICK J. CRAWFORD TO PRESIDENT AND CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND MAX K. BRODÉN TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER.FREDERICK J. CRAWFORD CURRENTLY CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER WILL BE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF AFLAC INCORPORATED.THESE CHANGES WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020.  Full Article

Aflac Says Board Authorized Co To File Application For Voluntarily Delisting Its Common Shares From Tokyo Stock Exchange
Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019 

Aug 14 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INC - ON AUGUST 13, 2019, BOARD AUTHORIZED CO TO FILE AN APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTARILY DELISTING ITS COMMON SHARES FROM TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE.AFLAC INC - DELISTING FROM TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE IS EXPECTED TO BE EFFECTIVE IN OCTOBER 2019.  Full Article

Aflac Incorporated Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.13
Friday, 26 Jul 2019 

July 25 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER RESULTS, REPORTS SECOND QUARTER NET EARNINGS OF $817 MILLION, AFFIRMS 2019 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK, DECLARES THIRD QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.13.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.09.Q2 REVENUE $5.5 BILLION VERSUS $5.6 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.07 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.AFFIRMS 2019 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK.AFLAC - ON TRACK TO PRODUCE 2019 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE TOWARD HIGHER END OF $4.10 - $4.30, ASSUMING 2018 WEIGHTED-AVERAGE EXCHANGE RATE OF 110.39 YEN TO DOLLAR.  Full Article

Aflac Incorporated Q1 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.12
Friday, 26 Apr 2019 

April 25 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER RESULTS, REPORTS FIRST QUARTER NET EARNINGS OF $928 MILLION, AFFIRMS 2019 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK, DECLARES SECOND QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.12.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.23.Q1 REVENUE $5.7 BILLION VERSUS $5.5 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $1.06 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.AFFIRMS 2019 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK, DECLARES Q2 CASH DIVIDEND.DECLARED Q2 DIVIDEND OF $0.27 PER SHARE.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.26 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.WE CONTINUE TO ANTICIPATE A SLIGHT DECLINE IN AFLAC JAPAN'S TOTAL EARNED PREMIUM IN 2019.CONTINUE TO ANTICIPATE THAT WE'LL REPURCHASE IN RANGE OF $1.3 TO $1.7 BILLION OF OUR SHARES IN 2019.  Full Article

Japan Post Holdings Says It Will Acquire 7 Percent Stake In Aflac Inc
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd <6178.T>::JAPAN POST HOLDINGS SAYS IT WILL ACQUIRE 7 PERCENT STAKE IN AFLAC INC .JAPAN POST HOLDINGS SAYS HOPES ONCE VOTING RIGHTS EXCEED 20 PERCENT 4 YEARS FROM INITIAL INVESTMENT, AFLAC PROFITS WOULD BE REFLECTED IN ITS EARNINGS.  Full Article

Aflac Says Japan Post Holdings Plans To Buy About 7 pct Of Co's Outstanding Common Shares Through A Trust
Wednesday, 19 Dec 2018 

Dec 19 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED FURTHER STRENGTHENS ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH JAPAN POST HOLDINGS; JAPAN POST HOLDINGS TO PURCHASE IN THE OPEN MARKET A STRATEGIC STAKE REPRESENTING APPROXIMATELY 7% OF AFLAC INCORPORATED; CONFERENCE CALL TO BE HELD ON DECEMBER 19TH AT 8:00 A.M. (ET) .AGREEMENT DOES NOT CHANGE AFLAC INCORPORATED'S OUTLOOK TO REPURCHASE EXPECTED RANGE OF $1.3 TO $1.7 BILLION OF ITS SHARES IN 2019.SAYS AGREEMENT WILL PROVIDE FOR AFLAC SHARES TO BE ACQUIRED BY A TRUST UNDER WHICH JAPAN POST HOLDINGS WILL BE ECONOMIC BENEFICIARY.SAYS AGREEMENT WILL ALSO INCLUDE A CAP ON SHARE OWNERSHIP OF 10%, A MINIMUM HOLDING PERIOD OR "LOCK-UP" PROVISION.  Full Article

Aflac Inc Files For Potential Debt Offering
Saturday, 8 Sep 2018 

Sept 7 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INC FILES FOR POTENTIAL DEBT OFFERING; SIZE NOT DISCLOSED - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Aflac Inc Q4 Earnings Per Share $5.95
Thursday, 1 Feb 2018 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS, REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER 2017 NET EARNINGS OF $2.4 BILLION, REPORTS ESTIMATED IMPACT OF $1.7 BILLION TAX REFORM BENEFIT, 2017 OPERATING EPS IN LINE WITH GUIDANCE, UPDATES 2018 OUTLOOK FOR U.S. TAX REFORM,.Q4 OPERATING EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.60.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $5.95.Q4 REVENUE $5.4 BILLION VERSUS $6.0 BILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.56 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.AFLAC - INCREASE IN NET EARNINGS IN Q4 REFLECTS ESTIMATED $1.7 BILLION BENEFIT FROM U.S. TAX CUT AND JOBS ACT.IN YEN TERMS, AFLAC JAPAN'S PREMIUM INCOME, NET OF REINSURANCE, DECREASED 3.3% IN THE FOURTH QUARTER TO ¥354.2 BILLION,.AFLAC - ANTICIPATE 2018 GROWTH IN EARNED PREMIUM TO BE AROUND 2-3% AND NEW ANNUALIZED PREMIUM SALES GROWTH OF 3-5%.AFLAC JAPAN'S GROWTH RATES IN DOLLAR TERMS FOR FOURTH QUARTER WERE SUPPRESSED AS A RESULT OF THE WEAKER YEN/DOLLAR EXCHANGE RATE.EXPECT SHARE REPURCHASE WILL BE IN RANGE OF $1.1 TO $1.4 BILLION IN 2018.BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCED A 15.6% INCREASE IN THE QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND, EFFECTIVE WITH THE FIRST QUARTER.AFLAC - OBJECTIVE FOR 2018 IS TO PRODUCE STABLE OPERATING EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $7.45 TO $7.75.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $7.50 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aflac Issues Statement Regarding Recent Allegations
Friday, 12 Jan 2018 

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC SAYS INVESTIGATED CLAIMS MADE IN RECENT MEDIA STORIES AND "FOUND THEM TO BE WITHOUT MERIT".AFLAC SAYS ‍INTENDS TO FIGHT "ALLEGATIONS" AGAINST CO BEGINNING WITH FILING FOR THEIR DISMISSAL​.AFLAC - INDIVIDUALS REFERRED TO IN RECENT MEDIA STORIES ARE "NOT EMPLOYEES OF AFLAC".AFLAC - INDIVIDUALS REFERRED TO IN RECENT MEDIA STORIES "‍CAN BE PART-TIME AND LICENSED TO SELL WITH OTHER COMPANIES AS WELL"​.  Full Article

Aflac Inc Responds To Tax Reform With Plan For Additional Investments In The U.S. Of $250 Mln
Thursday, 28 Dec 2017 

Dec 28 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED RESPONDS TO TAX REFORM WITH PLAN FOR ADDITIONAL INVESTMENTS IN THE U.S. OF $250 MILLION TARGETING WORKFORCE, STRATEGIC ALLOCATIONS FOR BUSINESS GROWTH, AND RENEWED AND STRENGTHENED COMMITMENT TO CHILDHOOD CANCER.AFLAC - ‍EFFECTIVE 2018, CO MAKES COMMITMENT TO INCREASE CO'S 401(K) MATCH, FROM 50 PCT TO 100 PCT ON FIRST 4 PCT OF EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION​.AFLAC INC - EXPECTS TO INCREASE OVERALL INVESTMENT IN U.S. BY APPROXIMATELY $250 MILLION OVER THREE TO FIVE YEARS.  Full Article