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AFL Aflac PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As at May 24, 2024, the AFL stock has a PE ratio of 9.59. This is based on the current EPS of $9.14 and the stock price of $87.69 per share. The current PE ratio is comparable to the past 4-quarter average.

AFL PE ratio history

How has AFL's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Aflac over the last ten years is 9.6. The current 9.59 PE ratio is comparable to the historical average. Over the past ten years, AFL's PE ratio was at its highest in the Jun 2019 quarter at 13.3, with a price of $54.81 and an EPS of $4.12. The Sep 2020 quarter recorded the bottom point at 5.66, with a price of $36.35 and an EPS of $6.42.

Average
9.6
Median
9.84
Minimum
5.66
Maximum
13.3

Aflac PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 59.21% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -44.07% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.56 2.13%
2022 10.34 11.18%
2021 9.3 39.85%
2020 6.65 -44.07%
2019 11.89 -1.08%
2018 12.02 59.21%
2017 7.55 -29.9%
2016 10.77 5.69%
2015 10.19 9.1%
2014 9.34 -4.89%

AFL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of AFL for the past years

The current PE ratio of AFL is greater than its 3 and 5-year historical averages, but it is below the 10-year average.

3-year avg
9.02
5-year avg
9.14
10-year avg
9.6
15-year avg
9.94

AFL PE vs peers

What is AFL's PE ratio compared to its peers

AFL's PE ratio is lower than its peer stocks CI and PFG, but it is greater than UNM's and CNO's. Aflac is presently trading at a lower PE ratio (9.59) than its peer group average of 13.96.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
UNM Unum Group 7.78 $9.97B
CNO CNO Financial Group Inc 8.17 $3.08B
AFL Aflac Inc 9.59 $49.83B
AIZ Assurant Inc 11.74 $8.79B
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 15.11 $19.27B
CI Cigna Corp 27 $94.49B
AAME Atlantic American Corp N/A $34.48M

Frequently asked questions

What is Aflac's PE ratio?

AFL's price to earnings ratio is 9.59 as of May 24, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Aflac (AFL)?

The average PE ratio for AFL stock over the past 3 years is 9.02.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Aflac (AFL)?

The average PE ratio for AFL stock over the past 5 years is 9.14.

What is the highest PE ratio for AFL?

In the last ten years, the Jun 2019 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 13.3.

How does the current PE ratio for AFL compare to its historical average?

AFL's current price to earnings ratio is 0.1% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Aflac's PE ratio so low?

AFL's PE ratio is low because its earnings per share (EPS) is high relative to its stock price.

How is AFL's PE ratio calculated (Aflac PE ratio formula)?

The PE ratio is calculated by dividing the most recent price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (May 24, 2024), Aflac's stock price is $87.69. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $9.14. Therefore, Aflac's P/E ratio for today is 9.59. PE RATIO(9.59) = STOCK PRICE($87.69) / TTM EPS($9.14)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.