Fool analyst Anand Chokkavelu was quite impressed with Aflac
If you've been paying attention to the Aflac commercials, the ones with the Aflac duck, you know that Aflac provides insurance such as long-term disability and long-term care.
Here are three reasons you should look into this two-time Motley Fool Stock Advisor pick:
- When questions arose about Aflac's exposure to European banks, the company put every bond it owns on its Investor Relations website for the world to see. Contrast that with the behavior of AIG
(NYSE: AIG)over the past couple of years.
- Three-quarters of its business is in Japan, where it is the low-cost provider of insurance because of its system of going through employers rather than directly to the individual. Amos compared that advantage to Wal-Mart's
(NYSE: WMT). Anytime a company can make a legitimate comparison to Wal-Mart's cost advantages, it's a company worth looking into.
- And finally, the now-famous Aflac duck beat out Ray Romano to be the company's spokes-being. Maybe Anand's not the only person in America who never loved Raymond.
You can see the video here:
Anand Chokkavelu doesn't own shares in any company mentioned. Wal-Mart is a Motley Fool Inside Value pick. Aflac is a Motley Fool Stock Advisorselection. You can follow Anand on Twitter. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.