AFLAC, Inc. (NYSE: AFL)

AFLAC DRiP Rating:


Quick Takeaway: AFLAC offers a very solid DRIP plan for DRIP investors. All purchase and dividend reinvestment fees are paid by the company and optional cash purchase payments are invested within seven business days of receipt. The company does offer a direct enrollment option for non-shareholders; however, the minimum initial nvestment ($1,000) can be prohibitive for most interested. Don't fear, FirstShare's got you covered. Order your StarterShare through the FirstShare program for DRIP investors and we'll get you set up. AFLAC, Inc. DRIP Plan Prospectus


AFLAC DRIP Plan Summary:
Fees/Investment Options
Consecutive Years of Higher Dividends 32
Purchase Fees NONE (Paid by AFLAC)
Dividend Reinvestment Fee NONE (Paid by AFLAC)
Discount on Reinvested Dividends NONE
Direct Enrollment(DE)? Yes
DE Minimum Investment $1,000
Optional Cash Purchases (OCP)? Yes
OCP Minimum $50 transaction
OCP Maximum $250,000/annually
OCP Purchases Made Within 7 Business Days
Transfer Agent Self-administered (AFLAC)
Dividend Data 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Dividend $0.96 $1.12 $1.14 $1.23 $1.34 $1.42 $1.50
Percent Increase by Year 20.0% 16.7% 1.8% 7.9% 8.9% 6.0% 5.6%

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Company Profile

AFLAC, Inc.'s principal business is supplemental health and life insurance. The company operates in two business segments, including: (1) AFLAC Japan, and (2) AFLAC U.S. The Japan segment provides child endowment and ways products. The U.S. segment sells voluntary supplemental insurance products, including loss-of-income products and products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets.

Key Products & Brands:

Supplemental health and life insurance products

Dividend Data:

Next Dividend: $0.39/share (estimated)
Ex-Date: mid-August 2015 (estimated)
Record Date: mid-August 2015 (estimated)
Dividend Paid: early-September 2015 (estimated)

Transfer Agent Contact:

AFLAC Shareholder Services
1932 Wynnton Road
Columbus, GA 31999
Phone: 800-227-4756


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