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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)

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)

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)

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)

Will Synchrony Financial (SYF) Disappoint in Q3 Earnings?

2017-10-17 zacks
Synchrony Financial (SYF - Free Report) will release third-quarter 2017 results on Oct 20, 2017 before the market opens. (48-0)

Is a Beat in the Cards for Progressive (PGR) in Q3 Earnings?

2017-10-16 zacks
We expect Progressive Corporation (PGR - Free Report) to surpass expectations in third-quarter 2017 results before the opening bell on Oct 17. Why a Likely Positive Surprise? Our proven model shows that Progressive has the right combination of two key ingredients to beat estimates. Zacks ESP: Progressive has an Earnings ESP of +2.14%. This is because the Most Accurate estimate of 41 cents per share is pegged higher than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 40 cents. (84-0)

BRIEF-Aflac will soon float about 60 bln yen in yen-denominated hybrid bonds - Nikkei‍​

2017-10-13 reuters
* Aflac Inc will soon float about 60 billion yen or so in yen-denominated hybrid bonds - Nikkei ‍​ Source text : (s.nikkei.com/2ibbR10) Further company coverage: (34-0)

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