Navigation Links
Aflac Incorporated Announces First Quarter Results, Declares Second Quarter Cash Dividend
Date:4/23/2008

were consistent with our targets. We were especially pleased to see a continued recovery in new sales. Our sales increase of 5.0% exceeded our expectations. Furthermore, the addition of banks as a distribution channel should help Aflac Japan achieve its sales objective of a 3% to 7% increase in yen for 2008.

"Our financial results for Aflac U.S. were also good. Our top line was consistent with our outlook and pretax operating earnings were better than expected, although we anticipated our sales would be a bit higher. However, from the start of February through the third week of April, our U.S. sales increased 6.5%. It will clearly be more challenging to achieve our 2008 sales objective of an 8% to 12% increase, but we still believe it is attainable.

"As a result of our solid first quarter, our increased confidence has allowed us to narrow our target from a 13% to 15% increase in operating earnings per diluted share this year, before the effect of foreign currency, to a 14% to 15% increase. A 14% to 15% increase would result in $3.73 to $3.76 in reported operating earnings per diluted share, assuming the same average exchange rate in 2008, compared with 2007. However, so far this year the yen is significantly stronger to the dollar than it was a year ago. If the stronger yen persists throughout the year, it will favorably impact our reported results in dollar terms. Assuming the yen averages 100 to 105 for the year, we would expect to report operating earnings per diluted share of $3.95 to $4.09 in 2008. Using that same exchange rate assumption, we would expect second quarter operating earnings to be $1.00 to $1.02 per diluted share."

For more than 50 years, Aflac products have given policyholders the opportunity to direct cash where it is needed most when a life-interrupting medical event causes financial challenges. Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States and the number one insurance company in te
'/>"/>

SOURCE Aflac Incorporated
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Related medicine news :

1. Aflac Incorporated To Release First Quarter Results on April 23, 2008
2. Aflac Named Among the 50 Best Companies for Supplier Diversity
3. Aflac Reaches $40 Million Milestone in Donations to the Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta
4. Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Raymond James 29th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
5. Training Magazine Applauds Aflacs Employee Learning Programs
6. Aflac Incorporated Announces Fourth Quarter Results
7. Aflac Incorporated to Accelerate Share Repurchase in 2008; Authorizes Additional Share Repurchase and Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend 17.1%
8. Aflac to Sponsor Iron Girl
9. Aflac Incorporated to Present at the Goldman Sachs Financial Services CEO Conference 2007
10. Aflac Japan To Offer Cancer Insurance Product Through Japan Post
11. Aflac Honors Hispanic Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Texas
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/11/2014)... City, UT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 WWTrek ... work at the Kilimanjaro Kids Community in Tanzania. Opened in ... goats, 150 chickens, and two cows. HOP Founder, Dean Cardinale, ... education for some of the orphaned children he encountered while ... HOP Team visited the children, who have all made astounding ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Francisco shows that an "expressive therapy" group intervention ... with HIV disclose their health status and improves ... quality of their relationships., "Medication alone is totally ... Machtinger, MD, director of the Women,s HIV Program ... are on effective antiretroviral therapy but far too ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, a ... occasion outfits, has released its new collection of ... the company has announced that all these beautiful items ... The deadline of the special offer is July 22. ... major officials pay close attention to customer satisfaction. On ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Organic Crop ... being launched into the limelight over the past decade. ... was once considered to be an alternative food eaten ... are now purchasing organic food.” Organic crop farmers have ... vegetables, grains, nuts and herbs over the past five ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... personalized medicine may be just around the corner, thanks ... Yu and scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard ... Science , Yu and her colleagues report how ... streams of six patients. Some of these deadly cancer ... and establish secondary tumors in vital organs such as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Human Outreach Project Sees Incredible Progress in the Kilimanjaro Kids Community 2Health News:'Expressive therapy" intervention assists women living with HIV 2Health News:Worldwide Chic Ladies Can Buy Cheap Evening Dresses at iFitDress.com 2Health News:Organic Crop Farming in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 2Health News:Organic Crop Farming in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 3Health News:Organic Crop Farming in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld 4
... Beneficial bacteria found in healthy women help to reduce the ... more difficult for the virus to spread, boosting the possibility ... against HIV. , The findings come from physicians and scientists ... Medical Center, who worked together in an effort to learn ...
... a national healthcare,management and technology company, has renewed ... West Virginia to provide Revenue Cycle,Management (RCM), ASP ... physician groups., St. Mary,s Medical Center provides ... in several specialties. MED3OOO,s subsidiary,MED3OOO Health Solutions of ...
... CYT, MONTREAL, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CryoCath (TSX: CYT), will,hold a ... (Eastern Time) on Thursday, February 14, 2008. The Company,will report its results ... 14., DATE: ... ...
... Gentiva Health,Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), ... announced today that its CareCentrix(R),ancillary care benefit management ... homecare contract with CIGNA HealthCare, which will,provide for ... CIGNA,members through January 31, 2011. The extension amends ...
... employee benefit Increasing animal obesity, more and better pet care ... ... The insurance industry is,going to the dogs ... and cats., Officials ... friends and the growth trends for pet insurance are,only going to accelerate ...
... close ties with parents is obviously good for preschoolers, ... the preschoolers are better able to control their own ... , Thats the finding of a new study conducted ... in the January/February 2008 issue of the journal Child ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Good bacteria' in women give clues for slowing HIV transmission 2Health News:'Good bacteria' in women give clues for slowing HIV transmission 3Health News:St. Mary's Medical Center Renews RCM & Technology With MED3000 2Health News:CryoCath to Hold First Quarter 2008 Conference Call and Webcast 2Health News:Gentiva(R) Health Services and CIGNA HealthCare Extend National Homecare Contract Through January 31, 2011 2Health News:Gentiva(R) Health Services and CIGNA HealthCare Extend National Homecare Contract Through January 31, 2011 3Health News:PetFirst: Pet Insurance To Be More Popular in 2008 2Health News:Close ties between parents and babies yield benefits for preschoolers 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tjlw9k/immunoprotein ) ... Diagnostic Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected ... and is expected to be valued at USD ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... segmented according to immunoprotein types which include immunoglobulins, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 ... Safety & Health Expo 2014 were a ... to London , plus ... exhibition.          (Logo: ... )      (Photo: ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 11, 2014  Major advances in radiation ... are being highlighted in a three-day Oncology Summit ... from 10-12 July, 2014.  Renowned national and international cancer experts ... practices and exchange knowledge on modern technologies making ... efficient. The Summit will address ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market - Forecasts to 2019: Expected to grow at the highest CAGR of 6% and is expected to be valued at USD 4,943.0 million 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Improving quality and access to advanced cancer care in India and South Asia 2Improving quality and access to advanced cancer care in India and South Asia 3Improving quality and access to advanced cancer care in India and South Asia 4Improving quality and access to advanced cancer care in India and South Asia 5
... Aug. 17, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that ... in its catalogue: Levosimendan ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0483048/Levosimendan---Comprehensive-patent-search.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Pathology Eliminate unnecessary ... patent information. Pipeline Developer is ...
... 16, 2011 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) Phase III clinical studies in patients with ... The Journal of the American Medical Association ( ... resulted in significant and sustained reductions in uric acid ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Levosimendan - Comprehensive Patent Search 2Levosimendan - Comprehensive Patent Search 3Levosimendan - Comprehensive Patent Search 4Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 2Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 3Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 4Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 5Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 6Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 7Savient Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Pivotal Phase III KRYSTEXXA® Data in JAMA Demonstrating Significant Benefits in Refractory Chronic Gout Patients 8
... peripheral nerve stimulator from B. Braun Medical. ... nerve stimulator functionality for over 10 years. ... available, a unique, under-the-glove hand held remote ... Dig. It allows the anesthesia provider operating ...
... Control allows hands-free operation in nerve locator ... 5.0 mA) with SoloStim provides a wide ... control when close to nerve., ,Supported ... block products, including the clinically proven ProBloc™ ...
... your investment., ,The Centiva/5 Critical Care Ventilator ... demands of the critical care environment. The Centiva ... combining a compact size with high levels of ... space around the patients bed and allows you ...
... Mesh Elastic is a lightweight and large pore ... mesh is able to adapt to all movements ... honeycomb like structure with the large pores enables ... The mesh is ideal for incisional hernia repair ...
Medicine Products: