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Aflac Inc (AFL.N)

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19 Jul 2019
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Aflac Inc Announces Acquisition Of Argus Holdings LLC
Friday, 12 Jul 2019 

July 12 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF FLORIDA-BASED ARGUS HOLDINGS, LLC, ACCELERATES AFLAC'S STRATEGY OF DELIVERING BEST-IN-CLASS NETWORK DENTAL AND VISION PRODUCTS TO EMPLOYERS AND UNIQUE SOLUTIONS TO DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS.AFLAC INC - TRANSACTION WILL NOT ALTER AFLAC INCORPORATED'S EARNINGS OR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT OUTLOOK FOR 2019.AFLAC INC - TRANSACTION DOES NOT IMPACT CO'S OVERALL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGY INCLUDING SHARE REPURCHASE GUIDANCE OF $1.3 TO $1.7 BILLION FOR 2019.AFLAC INC - FUNDING OF TRANSACTION IS EXPECTED TO COME FROM AVAILABLE LIQUIDITY HELD AT AFLAC INCORPORATED.AFLAC INC - ARGUS, WITH A STAFF OF MORE THAN 120 EMPLOYEES, WILL REMAIN HEADQUARTERED IN TAMPA, FLORIDA.AFLAC INC - FUNDING OF TRANSACTION DOES NOT IMPACT COMPANY'S POLICY OF HOLDING A MINIMUM OF $2 BILLION IN CONTINGENT LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL.AFLAC INC - ARGUS WILL REMAIN UNDER CONTINUED LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT AND CEO NICHOLAS M. KAVOUKLIS.AFLAC INC - TRANSACTION IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPACT AFLAC U.S. SALES GUIDANCE FOR THE YEAR 2019.  Full Article

Aflac Inc Announces Inaugural Funding For Aflac Life Insurance Japan Ltd.
Friday, 12 Apr 2019 

April 12 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL FUNDING FOR AFLAC LIFE INSURANCE JAPAN LTD. IN A PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF ¥30 BILLION OF PERPETUAL BONDS.AFLAC INC - ITS SUBSIDIARY, AFLAC LIFE INSURANCE JAPAN LTD. HAS PRICED ¥30 BILLION (PAR VALUE) IN YEN-DENOMINATED PERPETUAL SUBORDINATED BONDS.AFLAC INC - BONDS WILL BE CALLABLE ON EACH INTEREST PAYMENT DATE ON AND AFTER APRIL 18, 2024.AFLAC INC - AFLAC JAPAN ANTICIPATES USING NET PROCEEDS OF OFFERING FOR GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES.  Full Article

Aflac Inc Says CEO Daniel Amos' FY 2018 Total Compensation Was $15.4 Mln
Friday, 22 Mar 2019 

March 22 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INC SAYS CEO DANIEL AMOS' FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $15.4 MILLION VERSUS $16.3 MILLION IN FY 2017 - SEC FILING.AFLAC INC SAYS CFO FREDERICK CRAWFORD'S FY 2018 TOTAL COMPENSATION WAS $7.4 MILLION VERSUS $5.5 MILLION IN FY 2017.AFLAC INC SAYS CEO TO MEDIAN OF ANNUAL TOTAL COMPENSATION OF ALL EMPLOYEES IS 332 TO 1.  Full Article

Aflac Incorporated Q4 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.02
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019 

Jan 31 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS, REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER NET EARNINGS OF $525 MILLION, 2018 ADJUSTED EPS EXCEEDS GUIDANCE, AFFIRMS 2019 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK, INCREASES FIRST QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND 3.8%.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.02.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.69.Q4 REVENUE $5.1 BILLION VERSUS $5.4 BILLION.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE ESTIMATE $0.94 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.21 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.BOARD OF DIRECTORS DECLARED Q1 DIVIDEND OF $0.27 PER SHARE.EXPECT SHARE REPURCHASE WILL BE IN RANGE OF $1.3 BILLION TO $1.7 BILLION IN 2019.AFLAC - AS WE LOOK TO 2019, OBJECTIVE IS TO PRODUCE STABLE ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE OF $4.10 TO $4.30.EXPECT AFLAC U.S. TO DELIVER CONTINUED "SOLID" RESULTS IN 2019 WITH EARNED PREMIUM GROWTH OF 2% TO 3% AND STABLE SALES GROWTH.EXPECT TO SEE A SLIGHT DECLINE IN AFLAC JAPAN'S TOTAL EARNED PREMIUM IN 2019 MAINLY DUE TO LIMITED-PAY POLICIES REACHING PAID-UP STATUS.NET EARNINGS IN Q4 OF 2018 INCLUDED PRETAX NET REALIZED INVESTMENT LOSSES OF $322 MILLION, OR $0.42 PER DILUTED SHARE.AFLAC JAPAN SALES ARE EXPECTED TO DECLINE IN LOW-TO-MID SINGLE DIGITS IN 2019.  Full Article

Aflac Prices $550 Mln Of Senior Notes
Monday, 29 Oct 2018 

Oct 29 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED PRICES $550 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES.AFLAC INC - HAS PRICED $550 MILLION PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF FIXED-RATE, SENIOR NOTES DUE 2049.AFLAC INC - 2049 SENIOR NOTES WILL BE ISSUED AT A PRICE OF 99.340% WITH A RE-OFFER YIELD OF 4.792%.  Full Article

Aflac Incorporated Announces Q3 Results, Affirms EPS Outlook
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES THIRD QUARTER RESULTS, AFFIRMS EPS OUTLOOK, DECLARES FOURTH QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND.Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.03.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.09.Q3 REVENUE $5.6 BILLION VERSUS $5.5 BILLION.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.99 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.ON TRACK TO ACHIEVE HIGH END OF CO'S REVISED 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER DILUTED SHARE GUIDANCE OF $3.90 TO $4.06.  Full Article

Aflac Incorporated Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share $1.07
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

July 26 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ORPORATED ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER RESULTS, UPWARDLY REVISES 2018 ADJUSTED EPS OUTLOOK, DECLARES THIRD QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND.Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.07.Q2 REVENUE $5.6 BILLION VERSUS $5.4 BILLION.Q2 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.99 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES FY 2018 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $3.90 TO $4.06.SEES Q3 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE ABOUT $0.87 TO $1.02.FY2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $3.97 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.98 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aflac Reports Q1 EPS Of $0.91
Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018 

April 25 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER RESULTS, AFFIRMS 2018 OUTLOOK, DECLARES SECOND QUARTER CASH DIVIDEND.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.05.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.91.Q1 REVENUE $5.5 BILLION VERSUS $5.3 BILLION.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.97 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.SEES FY 2018 SALES UP 3 TO 5 PERCENT.CONTINUE TO EXPECT SHARE REPURCHASE WILL BE IN RANGE OF $1.1 BILLION TO $1.4 BILLION IN 2018.IN YEN TERMS, AFLAC JAPAN'S PREMIUM INCOME, NET OF REINSURANCE, WAS ¥353.3 BILLION IN QUARTER , OR 2.6% LOWER THAN A YEAR AGO.AFLAC - IF YEN AVERAGES 100 TO 110 TO DOLLAR FOR Q2, EXPECT Q2 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE TO BE ABOUT $0.91 TO $1.05.CONTINUE TO EXPECT SHARE REPURCHASE WILL BE IN RANGE OF $1.1 TO $1.4 BILLION IN 2018.REITERATE 2018 EARNINGS GUIDANCE.  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 Creates Asset Management Subsidiaries
Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018 

Jan 3 (Reuters) - Aflac Inc ::AFLAC INCORPORATED CREATES ASSET MANAGEMENT SUBSIDIARIES; AFLAC GLOBAL INVESTMENTS TO CONTINUE AS INVESTMENT DIVISION.AFLAC - ANNOUNCED ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW SUBSIDIARY, AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC.AFLAC INC - ‍ ESTABLISHMENT OF ITS NEW SUBSIDIARY AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC IS EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE AS EARLY AS APRIL 1, 2018​.AFLAC - ERIC KIRSCH NAMED PRESIDENT OF AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC.AFLAC INC - ‍HIDETO YAMAMOTO HAS BEEN NAMED PRESIDENT OF AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT JAPAN LTD​.AFLAC INC - ADDITIONALLY, COMPANY CREATED A SUBSIDIARY OF AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT LLC CALLED AFLAC ASSET MANAGEMENT JAPAN LTD.AFLAC - AFLAC GLOBAL INVESTMENTS TO MAINTAIN ITS ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE.AFLAC - AFLAC GLOBAL INVESTMENTS TO CONTINUE TO MANAGE GENERAL ACCOUNT INVESTMENT PORTFOLIOS OF AFLAC JAPAN & AFLAC U.S..  Full Article

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