Research Report for Aflac Incorporated(NYSE:AFL): BGC Partners, Inc.(NASDAQ:BGCP)

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Aflac Incorporated (AFL) will report its next earnings on Apr 25 AMC. The company reported the earnings of $1.12/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $1.06/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.06/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 5.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Aflac Incorporated and for the current quarter 16 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.07/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1.05/share and a High Estimate of $1.1/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 8 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Aflac Incorporated as 5.48 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Aflac Incorporated is 5.35 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 5.7 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 5.59 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for AFL to be 0%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 3.88%. For the next 5 years, Aflac Incorporated is expecting Growth of 4.11% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 3.37% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Aflac Incorporated, where 1 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it’s a HOLD, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Aflac Incorporated might touch $56 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $49.73 and $42 respectively.

Aflac Incorporated closed its last trading session at $50.49 with the gain of 1.54%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 38.53 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $50.72 and 52-week low of $41.45. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 3.28% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.62% and 9.49% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 05/10/19 and 52-Week Low on 10/26/18.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.22 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.04 million. The company’s P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 12.5 and Forward P/E ratio of 11.52.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 13%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 10.8%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Aflac Incorporated currently shows a Weekly Performance of 1.54%, where Monthly Performance is 4.19%, Quarterly performance is 6.41%, 6 Months performance is 16.55% and yearly performance percentage is 14.57%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 12.53%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.67% and Monthly Volatility of 1.40%.

BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) will report its next earnings on May 07 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $0.18/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.18/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 0%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for BGC Partners, Inc. and for the current quarter 2 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.16/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.16/share and a High Estimate of $0.17/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 2 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for BGC Partners, Inc. as 537.65 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for BGC Partners, Inc. is 536.3 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 539 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 960.08 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for BGCP to be -43.3%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -64.29%. For the next 5 years, BGC Partners, Inc. is expecting Growth of 9.38% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -11.11% per annum.

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for BGC Partners, Inc. might touch $9 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $8.5 and $8 respectively.

BGC Partners, Inc. closed its last trading session at $4.97 with the loss of -1.61%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.5 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $8.26 and 52-week low of $4.93. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -10.73% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -12.45% and -24.21% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 06/22/18 and 52-Week Low on 05/10/19.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.47 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.25 million. The company’s P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 20.72 and Forward P/E ratio of 6.89.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 6.1%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, BGC Partners, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -12.21%, where Monthly Performance is -12.68%, Quarterly performance is -19.04%, 6 Months performance is -31% and yearly performance percentage is -38.38%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -5.42%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.55% and Monthly Volatility of 3.23%.

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