AFL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Unum Group Ends on a High Note - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Unum Group (UNM) reported fourth-quarter 2012 operating income of 82 cents per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  2. Aflac's EPS In Line, Beats Y/Y - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Aflac Inc.'s (AFL) fourth-quarter 2012 operating earnings per share of $1.48 came in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  3. CNO Financial Raised to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    January 18, 2013
    We have upgraded our recommendation on CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) to 'Outperform' based on its latest recapitalization ...
  4. UnitedHealth and More Big Movers in Financial on January 3, 2 ...

    January 3, 2013
    The morning has been quiet for the market. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the Dow has been relatively ...
  5. Substantial Beat for CNO Financial - Analyst Blog

    October 30, 2012
    CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) reported third-quarter 2012 adjusted operating earnings of 26 cents per share, substantially ...
  6. CNO's Recapitalization & 3Q Buyback - Analyst Blog

    October 1, 2012
    On Friday, CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) announced the completion of various financial transactions that were a part of ...
  7. Aflac Raises $450M from Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 26, 2012
    Recently, Aflac Inc. (AFL) announced the sale of long-term subordinated notes worth $450 million, thereby inflating it from ...
  8. Fitch Rates CNO Financial's Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 24, 2012
    Last week, Fitch Ratings conferred a "BB" rating to the recently announced senior secured notes of CNO Financial Group Inc. ...
  9. CNO Financial Hikes Note Offer - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    Yesterday, CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) announced an increase in the size of its offering of senior secured notes due 2 ...
  10. Ratings for Principal's New Notes - Analyst Blog

    September 7, 2012
    Credit rating agencies have assigned ratings to the new debt issuance of Principal Financial Group Inc. (PFG). A.M. Best ...
  11. Rating Action on CNO Financial - Analyst Blog

    September 5, 2012
    A.M. Best Co. revised the issuer credit ratings ("ICR") and existing senior debt ratings upwards to "bb" from "bb-" of CNO ...
  12. Mixed 2Q from Unum Group - Analyst Blog

    August 2, 2012
    Unum Group (UNM) reported second-quarter operating income of 79 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by ...
  13. CNO Doubles Share Buyback in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2012
    CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) recently announced that it has repurchased approximately 5.62 million shares for $6.95 per ...
  14. CNO Financial Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 22, 2012
    We maintain our Neutral recommendation on CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) based on improved book value per share, initiation ...
  15. Is It A Good Idea To Invest In Triple Leveraged ETF?

    June 20, 2012
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  16. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    April 30, 2012
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  17. S&P 500 Dividend Stocks Undervalued

    April 10, 2012
    If you're looking for value, have a look at these.
  18. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    March 23, 2012
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  19. The 10 Must-Know Market Forces for 2012

    February 14, 2012
    For the first time since 2007, investors have multiple ways to succeed this year. Understanding how the lingering effects ...
  20. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    January 31, 2012
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  21. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    December 28, 2011
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  22. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    November 4, 2011
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  23. Are Triple Leveraged ETFs a Good Idea?

    July 12, 2011
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  24. Four Stocks With Major Ties To Japan

    March 28, 2011
    Which stocks are actually going to suffer because of Japan's catastrophe? Not necessarily the ones the media is suggesting.
  25. The Joys And Pains Of 3X Returns

    February 3, 2011
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  26. Triple Leveraged ETFs: Boom or Bust?

    December 7, 2010
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
  27. Profit Internationally By Investing Domestically

    February 16, 2010
    Investors need a healthy dose of global stocks. However, we can find great international picks right here in our own backyard.
  28. 5 Stocks The Analysts Expect To Perform

    January 18, 2010
    Analyst upgrades are the key to momentum investing.
  29. Corporate Bond Market Opens Up

    May 28, 2009
    The investment grade bond market has opened up and several companies have raised big capital, indicating an easing of the ...
  30. Insurance Stalls On Earnings

    April 22, 2009
    Progressive Corp. and other insurers have been experiencing flat earnings. Find out if the insurance industry is still healthy.
  31. Is Lorillard Poised To Smoke?

    April 7, 2009
    Lorillard Tobacco Company looks promising to survive the current economic downturn, despite increasing cigarette taxes.
  32. Hungry Mr. Market Eyes Insurers

    February 25, 2009
    As insurance companies go the way of the banks, even Warren Buffett suffers.
  33. The Joys And Pains Of 3X Returns

    February 17, 2009
    Investors who are over the leverage game should consider ETFs as a way to maximize returns and increase exposure.
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