COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at U.S. worksites, is listed as a top five company in Comparably's 2018 list of the 50 Best Company Cultures. According to Comparably, the companies on their annual Best Company Cultures list received the highest ratings by employees who provided anonymous feedback on a variety of workplace culture questions ranging from work environment and compensation to leadership. "Landing in the top five on this list reinforces our long-held belief that Aflac is indeed a great place to work, and we are pleased that our employees responded to this anonymous survey in such a positive way," Aflac Chairman and CEO Dan Amos said.
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NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 14, 2018 / Aflac was sailing higher on news that Japan Post is planning to invest $2.6 billion in the company. Shares of Rite Aid were dragging as Wall Street prepares for the big drug store chain’s third quarter financial results next week. Rite Aid Corporation shares closed down 7.40% on about 19.4 million shares traded yesterday.
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Japan Post to invest $2.6 billion in U.S. insurer Aflac: source
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Japan Post Holdings Co <6178.T> is planning to invest about $2.6 billion in Aflac Inc (AFL.N), aiming to become the largest shareholder in the U.S. insurer, a person familiar with the matter said. Japan Post, a conglomerate that spans postal delivery, banking and insurance services, plans to initially acquire a 7 to 8 percent stake in Aflac for about 300 billion yen ($2.6 billion), said the person. Under the deal Japan Post can increase its stake to a maximum 20 percent in four years time, the person said.
CVS and Delta fall while Aflac and General Electric jump
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Aflac (NYSE:AFL) stock is on the rise today as a Japan courier conglomerate has made a sizable investment on the insurance company. Japan Post said that it will be placing a bet of approximately $2.6 billion on the Columbus, Georgia-based insurer, which will make it the largest Aflac shareholder in the country. The deal will allow Japan Post to increase its stake to a maximum of about 20% in four years from now.
Aflac Climbs on News of $2.6 Billion Japan Post Investment
climbed 5.06% to $45.07 Thursday on news that Japan Post Holdings Co. reportedly was planning to invest about $2.6 billion in the Columbus, Georgia-based insurance company. Japan Post, a conglomerate that includes postal delivery, banking and insurance services, plans to initially acquire a 7% to 8% stake in Aflac for about 300 billion yen, or about $2.6 billion, according to Reuters, citing a person familiar with the matter. Under the deal, Japan Post can increase its stake to a maximum 20% in four years, the Reuters story said, noting that Aflac's current largest shareholder is Vanguard Group Inc., which has an 8.77% stake.
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COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated notes the recent media reports and confirms that it is engaged in discussions with Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd. (Japan Post Holdings) regarding a potential minority investment in Aflac Incorporated achieved through open market purchases. The discussions do not involve Aflac Incorporated or any of its subsidiaries becoming a member of the Japan Post Group. Aflac Incorporated is not otherwise in a position to comment on the terms, timing or form of any transaction.
A foreign investment does not necessarily means foreign exposure. Aflac, despite its Georgia headquarters, derives more than two-thirds of its profits from Japan. Aflac’s primary product is supplemental insurance that policyholders use to replace income or pay for out-of-pocket costs when they get sick or hurt.
[$$] Japan Post in talks to buy stake in US insurer Aflac
The talks, first reported by Nikkei, were confirmed by Aflac in a press release on Thursday, which said Japan Post would buy the shares in the secondary market. The US company said “the discussions do not involve Aflac Incorporated or any of its subsidiaries becoming a member of the Japan Post Group”. While based in the US state of Georgia, two-thirds of Aflac’s earnings are generated in Japan, where it specialises in cancer insurance.
Aflac Incorporated Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com
Posted on Dec 10, 2018 (3 days ago)
COLUMBUS, Ga., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac Incorporated (AFL) announced today that the live presentation from Daniel A. Bellware, CPA, CGMA, senior manager, Investor and Rating Agency Relations, is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com. Aflac Incorporated's presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. For more than six decades, Aflac insurance policies have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress.
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Live Investor Conference & Webinar: NYSE, NASDAQ, and OTC companies present December 6th
Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (10 days ago)
Company executives share vision, answer questions live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com NEW YORK , Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PR Newswire and BetterInvesting (NAIC) today announced the agenda for the ...