Aqr Capital Management LLC Decreased Stake in Aflac INC (AFL) as Shares Rose

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) Corporate LogoBig Money Sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2018 Q2. It has change of 6.74, from 2018Q1’s 7.76. The ratio fall due to AFL positioning: 35 sold and 284 reduced. 66 funds bought positions and 260 increased positions. Investors holded 1.00 billion in 2018Q1 but now own 491.42 million shares or 51.05% less. Carret Asset Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.05% or 6,816 shs. 4,816 were reported by Town Country Bank Trust Dba First Bankers Trust. Willis Inv Counsel owns 552,507 shs. Telemus Limited Liability owns 0.13% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 39,713 shs. Blb&B Advsrs Ltd accumulated 6,980 shs or 0.04% of the stock. Dowling & Yahnke Ltd Liability reported 0.2% stake. Haverford Trust has 0.02% invested in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 22,654 shs. Mizuho State Bank holds 17.29% of its capital in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) for 3.00 million shs. Shelton Cap holds 6,890 shs. Massachusetts-based Putnam Investments Ltd Co has invested 0% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). 7,272 are owned by Savings Bank Of Hawaii. Art Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation owns 14,400 shs. Ballentine Prns Limited Liability Com has invested 0.02% in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL). Keybank Natl Association Oh invested in 0.06% or 253,492 shs. Cookson Peirce And Communication Inc reported 0.09% of its capital in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL).

AFL had 3 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since June 29, 2018. This’s net activity of $3.04 million. $93,030 worth of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was sold by JOHNSON DOUGLAS WAYNE. The insider MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L sold $69,574.

In 2018Q2 SEC form is reported Aqr Capital Management Llc’s stake in Aflac Inc (AFL) which was reduced by 6.98%. By selling 1.02 million shares Aqr Capital Management Llc made the stock popped up with 1.38%. The hedge fund is holding 13.63 million shares, compared to the 14.65 million from the previous quarter. And the reported value of the accident &health insurance company is $589.79 million for the 2018Q2. $34.29 billion is Aflac Inc’s MC. The stock decreased 0.38% or $0.17 during the last trading session, hitting $45.04.Currently Aflac Incorporated is uptrending after 12.62% change in last November 10, 2017. AFL has also 2.26 million shares volume. AFL underperformed the S&P 500 by 3.00%.

A portfolio of $99.28B is managed by Aqr Capital Management Llc. As it’s issued in SEC form the stake in C H Robinson Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:CHRW) is rose by 347,016 shares to 836,472 shares. They are valued at $70.26M in 2018Q2. Aqr Capital Management Llc has risen its stake in Dsw Inc (NYSE:DSW) and also increased its holding in Wells Fargo Co New (NYSE:WFC) by 818,051 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.47 million shares.

A couple more Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released on October 29, 2018 “Aflac: Buy The Dip”, also Seekingalpha.com on October 25, 2018 published “Aflac (AFL) Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript”, the next Fool.com is “Aflac Has Something to Quack About” on October 25, 2018. Seekingalpha.com has article titled “Expected Dividend Increases In November 2018”.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 4 have positions in Aflac (NYSE:AFL) as follows: 1 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 3 with “Hold”. The positive are 25%. Since August 1, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Aflac has 4 analyst reports. On Tuesday, August 7 FBR Capital maintained Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) with “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, August 1 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Sandler O’Neill. On Friday, August 17 the stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse. On Thursday, September 27 the stock of Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has “Equal-Weight” rating given by Morgan Stanley.

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