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Aflac: A Valuation Conundrum? Fairly Valued Dividend Aristocrats - Part 1 Of 7

2017-11-16 seekingalpha
True value investors are a rare breed because it takes a special mindset and psyche to successfully implement a value investing strategy. (34-0)

Strong Q3 Earnings Push Insurance ETFs Higher

2017-11-15 zacks
The insurance industry has performed well this reporting cycle with robust earnings from key players. Even damages from successive hurricanes Harvey and Irma have not taken the sheen away from the industry as predicted earlier (read: Insurance ETFs Back On Track Post Hurricane Irma). Prominent players such as MetLife (MET - Free Report) , Prudential Financial (PRU - Free Report) , Chubb Corp (CB - Free Report) , Allstate (ALL - Free Report) and Travelers (TRV - Free Report) surpassed both our earnings and revenue estimates. (82-0)

BRIEF-Aflac announces retirement of Kriss Cloninger III from its board

2017-11-14 reuters
* Aflac Inc announces retirement of Kriss Cloninger III from Aflac Inc’s board of directors; appoints new board member Katherine T. Rohrer Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (34-0)

Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Aflac’s EPS Advanced 18%; Raised Dividend by 4.7%

2017-11-13 accesswire
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / November 13, 2017 / Pro-Trader Daily has just published a free post-earnings coverage on Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), which can be viewed by registering at http://protraderdaily.com/optin/?symbol=AFL, following the Company's posting of its third quarter fiscal 2017 operating results on October 25, 2017. The insurer exceeded earnings estimates, and the Company also raised its operating earnings outlook for 2017. (60-0)

Lanny's October Dividend Income Summary

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
Who else is ready for the final push of the year on the dividend stock investing front? Even though time is going by fast, we still need to take time and analyze how performance has been on the dividend income front. Without analyzing the pure numbers, how can one improve? The leaves are falling fast, weather is dropping, the heat is on in the house and my dividend stock portfolio is warming up right along with it. (91-0)

Top Dividend Raises And Cuts For October 2017

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
Top dividend raises and cuts from companies with market cap $2B+ are noted in this article for October 2017. (167-0)

Bert's October Dividend Income Summary

2017-11-05 seekingalpha
The calendar has flipped once again. You know what time that is… time to summarize our monthly dividend income totals! To me, nothing is better than compiling your results for the month and seeing the growth realized in a short 12-month period. October came and went with a blink of an eye and it still blows my mind that 2018 is on the horizon. Before I start looking too far ahead, let's take a look and review my October divided income totals. (68-0)

AIG Misses on Q3 Earnings Due to Weather, to Puff Up Reserves

2017-11-04 zacks
American International Group Inc. (AIG - Free Report) reported third-quarter 2017 operating loss of $1.22 per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 47%. In the year-ago quarter, the company had reported earnings of $1.01 per share. (111-0)

March To Freedom Fund, October Update: Another Month Of Record Dividend Growth

2017-11-02 seekingalpha
This figure trails the S&P 500 total return, but dividend income for 2017 is up more than 36% from last year. (511-1)

6 Dividend Growth Stocks Working Tirelessly For Their Owners

2017-10-31 seekingalpha
I use this exercise to monitor performance on existing holdings, and also to uncover hidden gems for further research. (171-0)

VF Corp (VFC) Leads 6 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts

2017-10-28 investorplace
The S&P 500 Index was roughly flat last week as investors digested a slew of earnings reports and new economic data, including a favorable reading on third-quarter U.S. GDP growth on Friday. In addition to higher earnings, many companies also announced growing dividends. (83-0)

BRIEF-Aflac reports Q3 earnings per share $1.80

2017-10-25 reuters
* Aflac incorporated announces third quarter results, upwardly revises 2017 operating eps outlook, increases fourth quarter cash dividend 4.7 pct (34-0)

Will Revenue Growth Aid Marsh & McLennan (MMC) Q3 Earnings?

2017-10-24 zacks
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC - Free Report) third-quarter results, scheduled for Oct 26, are expected to benefit from increased revenues at both its operating segments, namely Risk and Insurance Services and Consulting. (80-0)

Key Predictions for Q3 Earnings Reports of AFL, UNM, AMSF

2017-10-24 zacks
The third-quarter earnings season is gaining pace with 17.4% members of the elite S&P 500 Index having reported solid numbers so far. The proportion of positive surprises is above average this quarter. Also, the estimate revision trend for the next quarter has been mostly favorable as Q4 estimates have gone up in the past couple of weeks. (99-0)

Why Aflac (AFL) Might Surprise This Earnings Season

2017-10-24 zacks
Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and Aflac Incorporated (AFL - Free Report) may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report. (38-0)

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