NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL: $55) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week. AFL carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.
"In our view, Aflac is well positioned to benefit from the changing demographics and increasing health care needs in both the U.S. and Japan," said Robert McMillan, equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ. "We believe the company's expansive distribution channels, solid business mix, operational efficiencies and financial strength should enable it to continue its earnings and profitability momentum."
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