Should You Buy AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Stock on Friday?

Friday, September 15, 2023 03:32 PM | InvestorsObserver Analysts

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Overall market sentiment has been high on AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) stock lately. AFL receives a Bullish rating from InvestorsObserver Stock Sentiment Indicator.

AFLAC Incorporated has a Bullish sentiment reading. Find out what this means for you and get the rest of the rankings on AFL!

What is Stock Sentiment?

In investing, sentiment generally means whether or not a given security is in favor with investors. It is typically a pretty short-term metric that relies entirely on technical analysis. That means it doesn’t incorporate anything to do with the health or profitability of the underlying company. Sentiment is how investors, or the market, feels about a stock. There are lots of ways to measure sentiment. At the core, sentiment is pretty easy to understand. If a stock is going up, investors must be bullish, while if it is going down, sentiment is bearish. InvestorsObserver’s Sentiment Indicator looks at price trends over the past week and also considers changes in volume. Increasing volume can mean a trend is getting stronger, while decreasing volume can mean a trend is nearing a conclusion. For stocks that have options, our system also considers the balance between calls, which are often bets that the price will go up, and puts, which are frequently bets that the price will fall.

What's Happening With AFL Stock Today?

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) stock is trading at $76.65 as of 3:23 PM on Friday, Sep 15, a drop of -$0.66, or -0.85% from the previous closing price of $77.31. The stock has traded between $76.15 and $77.09 so far today. Volume today is low. So far 1,475,260 shares have traded compared to average volume of 2,162,146 shares. To see InvestorsObserver's Sentiment Score for AFLAC Incorporated click here.

More About AFLAC Incorporated

Aflac Inc offers supplemental health insurance and life insurance in the two largest insurance markets in the world, the U.S. and Japan. In addition to its cancer policies, the company has broadened its product offerings to include accidents, disability, and long-term-care insurance. It markets its products through independent distributors, selling most of its policies directly to consumers at their places of work. Click Here to get the full Stock Report for AFLAC Incorporated stock.

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