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TMCNet:  Aflac Shares Up 24.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (AFL)

[December 31, 2012]

Aflac Shares Up 24.6% Since SmarTrend's Buy Recommendation (AFL)

Dec 31, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) Spotlight via COMTEX) -- SmarTrend identified an Uptrend for Aflac (NYSE:AFL) on June 15th, 2012 at $41.89. In approximately 7 months, Aflac has returned 24.59% as of today's recent price of $52.19.

Over the past year, Aflac has traded in a range of $38.13 to $54.93 and is now at $52.23, 37% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.3% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.8%.

Aflac, Inc. is a general business holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental insurance to individuals in the United States and Japan. Aflac's products include accident/disability plans, cancer expense plans, short-term disability plans, sickness and hospital indemnity plans, hospital intensive care plans, and fixed-benefit dental plans.

SmarTrend will continue to scan these moving averages and a number of other proprietary indicators for any shifts in the trajectory of Aflac shares.Log in and add Aflac (AFL) to your watchlist today so you can receive a real-time alert when the shares are about to change trend.

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