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Aflac Buyback

OLI recorded this information on 8/8/2017

Company: Aflac
Buyback: AFL buyback
Share Amount Authorized: 40,000,000
Buyback Details: Aflac Incorporated's board of directors has authorized the purchase of up to 40 million shares of its common stock. This authorization is in addition to the 15.6 million shares that remained under a previous authorization as of June 30, 2017, bringing the total number of shares available for purchase to approximately 55.6 million. The company anticipates that the repurchase of shares will be conducted from time to time in open market or negotiated transactions, depending on market conditions.

Aflac is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. sells supplemental health and life insurance in the U.S. and Japan. Co.'s insurance business is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac), in the U.S. and through its subsidiary, Aflac Life Insurance Japan Ltd., in Japan. Most of Aflac's policies are individually underwritten and marketed through independent agents. Aflac U.S. markets and administers group products through Co.'s subsidiary, Continental American Insurance Company, branded as Aflac Group Insurance. Co.'s insurance operations in the U.S. and Japan service the two markets for Co.'s insurance business.

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Company Name:  AFLAC Inc
Stock buyback:  AFL buyback
Sector:  Life & Health Insurance
Number of ETFs Holding AFL:  116
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $5.41B
Total Market Capitalization:  $41.83B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  12.93%

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