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Aflac Inc (AFL.N)

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Aflac reports Q3 earnings per share $1.80
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc :Aflac incorporated announces third quarter results, upwardly revises 2017 operating eps outlook, increases fourth quarter cash dividend 4.7 pct.Q3 operating earnings per share $1.70.Q3 earnings per share $1.80.Q3 revenue $5.5 billion versus $5.7 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $1.63 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Sees Q4 non-GAAP operating earnings per share about $1.42 to $1.66.Aflac Inc - ‍pretax net realized gains from securities transactions and impairments for Q3 amounted to $53 million​.Aflac Inc - "‍continue to anticipate that we'll repurchase in range of $1.3 to $1.5 billion of our shares in 2017​".Aflac Inc - ‍pretax net realized investment gains from certain derivative and foreign currency activities in quarter were $18 million​.Aflac Inc - ‍continue to anticipate a long-term growth rate of 3 pct to 5 pct in new annualized premium sales through 2019​.Aflac Inc - ‍continue to target a long-term growth rate in range of 4 pct to 6 pct through 2019​.Aflac Inc - ‍net earnings in quarter also included a pretax charge of $10 million, reflecting Japan branch conversion costs​.Aflac Inc - ‍revising 2017 operating earnings per diluted share outlook to $6.75 to $6.95​.Fy2017 earnings per share view $6.70 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 earnings per share view $1.55 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aflac will soon float about 60 bln yen in yen-denominated hybrid bonds - Nikkei‍​
Friday, 13 Oct 2017 

Oct 13 (Reuters) - Nikkei::Aflac Inc will soon float about 60 billion yen or so in yen-denominated hybrid bonds - Nikkei ‍​.  Full Article

Aflac Q2 operating earnings per share $1.83
Friday, 28 Jul 2017 

July 27 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::Aflac Incorporated announces second quarter results, affirms 2017 outlook, declares third quarter cash dividend.Q2 operating earnings per share $1.83.Q2 earnings per share view $1.64 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q2 earnings per share $1.79.Q2 revenue $5.4 billion.Fy2017 earnings per share view $6.51, revenue view $21.55 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aflac inc - in yen terms, aflac japan's premium income, net of reinsurance, decreased 2.7% in q2 to ¥358.0 billion.Q2 revenue view $5.44 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aflac inc - continue to anticipate will repurchase in range of $1.3 billion to $1.5 billion of co's shares in 2017.  Full Article

Aflac receives notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corp to buy up to 1.5 mln shares of Aflac common stock
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 

June 27 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::Aflac - received notice of unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital corporation to buy up to 1.5 million shares of aflac incorporated common stock.Aflac Inc - TRC Capital's offer is at a price of $74.25 per share.Recommends that shareholders do not tender their shares of Aflac incorporated common stock in response to the offer."Aflac does not endorse this unsolicited offer".  Full Article

Aflac announces investment partnership with Nxt Capital
Friday, 31 Mar 2017 

Aflac Inc : Aflac announces investment partnership with Nxt Capital . Aflac- aflac global investments will initially fund $500 million portfolio .Aflac - Aflac will also invest approximately $50 million, which will be funded from Aflac's insurance general account for a minority stake in Nxt Capital.  Full Article

AFLAC Inc declares first quarter cash dividend
Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 

AFLAC Inc:Declares first quarter cash dividend.Says first quarter dividend of $.41 per share is payable on March 1 to shareholders of record date on February 16.  Full Article

Fitch Affirms Aflac Inc.'s Ratings; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, November 22 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A+' Insurance Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of Aflac Inc.'s (Aflac) insurance subsidiaries. Fitch has also affirmed Aflac's Issuer Default Rating at 'A' and senior debt ratings at 'A-'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. A full ratings list follows at the end of this release. KEY RATING DRIVERS The affirmation of Aflac's ratings reflect the company's competitive position in the