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Manulife Financial Corp. Company Profile (TSE:MFC)

Consensus Ratings for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 7 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.88)
Consensus Price Target: C$21.33

Analysts' Ratings History for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/6/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$18.50 -> C$19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$20.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/8/2016BarclaysLower Price TargetC$22.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Credit SuisseBoost Price TargetOutperformC$21.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/18/2016RBC CapitalLower Price TargetOutperformC$26.00 -> C$24.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperformC$23.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$23.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$22.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/8/2014NBFBoost Price TargetOutperformC$24.00 -> C$26.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 6/30/2014 forward)
Earnings History for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
8/8/2014$0.40$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2014$0.40$0.37ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
Earnings Estimates for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20166$0.41$0.52$0.45
Q2 20166$0.44$0.54$0.48
Q3 20165$0.43$0.54$0.49
Q4 20166$0.46$0.56$0.52
Q1 20173$0.49$0.53$0.51
Q2 20172$0.50$0.52$0.51
Q3 20172$0.51$0.53$0.52
Q4 20172$0.52$0.55$0.54
Q1 20181$0.53$0.53$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
Dividend History for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/5/2016quarterlyC$0.194.05%5/13/20165/17/20166/20/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2016quarterlyC$0.194.67%2/22/20162/24/20163/21/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/12/2015quarterlyC$0.173.19%11/20/201511/24/201512/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2015quarterlyC$0.172.91%8/14/20158/18/20159/21/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015quarterlyC$0.172.97%5/18/20155/20/20156/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015quarterlyC$0.162.8%2/23/20152/25/20153/19/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2014quarterlyC$0.162.87%11/21/201411/25/201412/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014quarterlyC$0.162.86%8/15/20148/19/20149/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/1/2014quarterlyC$0.132.49%5/9/20145/13/20146/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2014QuarterlyC$0.061.1%4/28/20145/15/20145/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014quarterlyC$0.132.49%2/24/20142/26/20143/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013quarterlyC$0.1311/19/201312/19/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2013quarterlyC$0.138/20/20139/19/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2013quarterlyC$0.135/14/20136/19/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Insider Trading History for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
2/25/2016Joseph Peter CaronDirectorBuy350C$17.30C$6,055.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/24/2016Joseph Peter CaronDirectorBuy1,225C$17.16C$21,021.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/23/2016Susan Fay DabarnoDirectorBuy3,000C$17.31C$51,930.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/22/2016Lesley Daniels WebsterDirectorBuy1,000C$12.86C$12,860.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/19/2016Lesley Daniels WebsterDirectorBuy4,500C$12.75C$57,375.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/18/2016Lesley Daniels WebsterDirectorBuy2,500C$12.94C$32,350.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/16/2016Claude. James PrieurDirectorBuy80,000C$11.91C$953,040.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/16/2015John G VrysenDirectorSell9,300C$21.05C$195,718.50Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/23/2015Craig BromleyInsiderSell2,000C$23.94C$47,880.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/18/2015John G VrysenDirectorSell7,000C$23.86C$167,020.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/17/2015James D GallagherInsiderSell9,500C$23.93C$227,335.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/5/2015Michael Edward HuddartInsiderSell46,237C$23.80C$1,100,440.60Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/27/2015Lynda SullivanInsiderSell35,000C$22.95C$803,250.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/20/2015Warren A ThomsonInsiderSell20,373C$22.95C$467,560.35Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/19/2015Steve FinchInsiderSell9,400C$22.98C$216,012.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2015Craig BromleyInsiderSell21,771C$11.08C$241,222.68Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/24/2015Dem Hagen Halina VonDirectorSell4,580C$18.91C$86,607.80Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
Latest Headlines for Manulife Financial Corp. (TSE:MFC)
DateHeadline
06/29/16 07:56 AMAnalyst Rating Update on Manulife Financial Corp (MFC) - Trade Calls
06/28/16 05:01 PMNotable Analysts Assessment of Stocks: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) , Manulife Financial ... - Street Updates
06/28/16 05:01 PMMost recent Analysts Rating report: Diamondrock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) , Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE ... - Street Updates
06/28/16 05:01 PMToronto Dominion Bank Increased Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) by $402.02 Million as Shares Declined - Press Telegraph
06/28/16 05:01 PMManulife Financial Enters Oversold Territory (MFC) - Forbes
06/28/16 10:21 AMManulife Asset Management ranked among world’s largest money managers by Pensions & Investments - [at noodls] - Toronto and Boston - Manulife Asset Management placed 28 among the world's largest money managers, as of December 31, 2015, according to Pensions & Investments' latest annual ranking published in its May ...
06/28/16 09:59 AMManulife Asset Management : ranked among world's largest money managers by Pensions & Investments
06/28/16 09:00 AMManulife Asset Management ranked among world's largest money managers by Pensions & Investments - [PR Newswire] - Firm moves to #28 in 2015 from #32 in 2014, based on institutional assets under management worldwide TORONTO and BOSTON, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asset Management placed 28 th among the world's ...
06/27/16 05:02 PMManulife Financial Enters Oversold Territory (MFC)
06/27/16 04:02 PMCANADA STOCKS-TSX at lowest in 7 weeks as Brexit hits financial shares -
06/27/16 03:48 PMJohn Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Announces Amendment To Managed Distribution Plan And Declares Increased Monthly Distribution - [PR Newswire] - BOSTON, June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC (the "Adviser") and subadvised by John Hancock Asset Management a division of Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC (the "Subadviser"), announced today that its Board of Trustees has voted to amend its current managed distribution plan (the "Plan"), increasing the amount of its quarterly distribution by 8.3%. Under the Plan, the Fund will make monthly distributions of an amount equal to $0.0975 per share, an increase over the previous monthly distribution of $0.0900 per share. Distributions under the Plan may consist of net investment income, net realized long-term capital gains, net realized short-term capital gains and, to the extent necessary, return of capital.
06/26/16 04:26 PMManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC): Growth Forecast - RealistInvestor.com
06/24/16 05:05 PMShare Update and Earnings Review for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 08:16 AMManulife Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MFC-CA : June 24, 2016 -
06/24/16 05:13 AMSam Sivarajan, Manulife Private Wealth and Philip Petursson of Manulife Investments discuss impact of Brexit - [CNW Group] - Sam Sivarajan, Manulife Private Wealth and Philip Petursson of Manulife Investments discuss impact of Brexit
06/23/16 05:35 PMManulife's Asset Management Business Continues to Flourish
06/23/16 09:59 AMJohn Hancock Retirement Plan Services names Jeff Ferguson Regional Vice President in Southwest Territory Division - [at noodls] - Boston - John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JHRPS) has named Jeff Ferguson regional vice president, responsible for sales and relationship development with financial representatives and plan consultants ...
06/23/16 07:29 AMManulife completes USD Senior Notes offering in Taiwan - [at noodls] - Toronto - Manulife Financial Corporation ('MFC') today announced that it has completed its previously announced offering in Taiwan of U.S. $1 billion principal amount of 4.70% senior notes dueJune 23, ...
06/21/16 04:37 AM[$$] US assets set to form larger part of Singapore REITs market - [at Financial Times] - US assets are set to form a larger part of Singapore's booming business in real estate investment trusts, as a new US tax-friendly structure burnishes the attractiveness of Asia's second-largest REITs ...
06/17/16 04:58 PMEDF EN Canada and MD1 Wind LP Dedicate the Mont Rothery Wind Power Project
06/17/16 04:58 PMS&P/TSX Composite Index rise led by Cenovus, Sun Life Financial
06/17/16 04:21 PMETF’s with exposure to Manulife Financial Corp. : June 17, 2016 -
06/17/16 09:35 AMEDF EN Canada and MD1 Wind LP Dedicate the Mont Rothery Wind Project - [Business Wire] - EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and MD1 Wind LP, a limited partnership formed by a consortium of four affiliated entities of the Desjardins Group , including Desjardins Group Pension Plan, and Manulife Financial Corporation , along with around 70 attendees, dedicated the 74 megawatt Mont Rothery Wind Project today.
06/16/16 05:17 PMManulife Financial Corp. Should Be a Core Part of Your Portfolio
06/16/16 05:17 PMManulife Financial's Preferred Series 13 Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark
06/15/16 09:46 AMManulife's Asset Management Division to Expand to Europe
06/14/16 04:55 PMAnalyst Price Target Update on Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) - TheFounders Daily
06/14/16 09:54 AMCould Manulife Financial Corp. Be the Missing Stock in Your Portfolio?
06/14/16 09:45 AMManulife Asset Management announces significant expansion in Europe - [PR Newswire] - LONDON, June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asset Management, the investment management arm of Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX, NYSE: MFC) has today laid out plans for the expansion of its operations in Europe. Europe (and the wider EMEA market) is a strategically important growth market for Manulife Asset Management, and the business is investing in the region for the long term. Over the last 18 months, the firm has almost doubled its employee numbers in London, including key hires in both distribution and investment teams.
06/13/16 08:02 AMManulife Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MFC-CA : June 13, 2016 -
06/13/16 08:01 AMAnalyst Earnings Report: CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) - Beacon Chronicle
06/13/16 07:30 AMManulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (TSX: MFR.UN) Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid - [CNW Group] - Manulife Floating Rate Senior Loan Fund (TSX: MFR.UN) Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
06/09/16 09:16 AMManulife Asset Management names Chris Fellingham as Head of Liquid Alternative Strategies - [PR Newswire] - LONDON, June 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asset Management, the investment management arm of Manulife Financial Corporation (TSX, NYSE: MFC), has named Chris Fellingham as Senior Managing Director, ...
06/08/16 11:53 AMFirst Graduates of Year-Long EPIC Program Find Increased Self-Awareness and Confidence - [PR Newswire] - Through the program, a collaboration among the Mayor's Office of Public Safety, John Hancock and Boys & Girls Club of Boston's YouthConnect, participants began last June attending a summer program at BGCB's Mattapan Teen Center as well as Camp Harbor View, then participated in small group workshops during the academic year on topics including leadership, financial awareness, career exploration, community and workplace safety, decision making skills, communication skills, and health & wellness.
06/08/16 09:32 AMEDF EN Canada Sells a 50% Stake in the Mont Rothery Wind Project - [Business Wire] - EDF EN Canada Inc., a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles Group, today announced that they have closed on the Asset Purchase Agreement with MD1 WIND LP, a limited partnership formed by a consortium of four affiliated entities of the Desjardins Group , including Desjardins Group Pension Plan, and Manulife Financial Corporation , to divest to the Consortium, a 50% interest in the 74 megawatt Mont Rothery ...
06/08/16 08:00 AMFinancial Stocks Assessment: Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O), Manulife Financial Corporation (USA) (NYSE:MFC) - share market updates (press release)
06/08/16 08:00 AMEarnings Analysis to see: Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC), Infosys Limited (NYSE:INFY) - Beacon Chronicle
06/08/16 01:35 AMApple Raises $1.4 Billion in Taiwan on Larger Insurer Appetite -
06/07/16 05:19 PMEye Catching Stock: Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) - News Oracle
06/07/16 05:19 PMFitch Assigns Manulife Financial's New Sr. Unsecured Notes Expected Rating of 'A-(EXP)' - Business Wire (press release)
06/07/16 08:48 AMManulife Financial Corporation announces results of Conversion Privilege of Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 3 - [at noodls] - Toronto - Manulife Financial Corporation ('Manulife') today announced that 1,664,169 of its currently outstanding 8,000,000 Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 3 (the 'Series 3 Preferred Shares') ...
06/06/16 08:50 AMMarket Movers Alert: Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) , Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) - Street Updates
06/06/16 08:00 AMJohn Hancock Investments launches two ESG funds - [PR Newswire] - BOSTON, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments today announced the addition of two new funds focused on integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues with fundamental stock research. John Hancock ESG All Cap Core Fund and John Hancock ESG Large Cap Core Fund are both managed by Trillium Asset Management, LLC, the country's oldest investment advisor exclusively focused on sustainable and responsible investing. "This is an exciting new direction for John Hancock Investments," said Andrew G. Arnott, president and CEO.
06/03/16 07:56 AMStock Review and Earnings Check on Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)HNNCurrently, sell-side analysts are expecting Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) to report quarterly EPS of $0.34. The company's next earnings report is expected to be published on or around 2016-08-04 for the period ending on 2016-06-30. The company ...and more »
06/02/16 08:00 AMManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Do Brokers Advise Buy, Sell Or Hold? - Share Trading News - Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Do Brokers Advise Buy, Sell Or Hold?Share Trading NewsMarket analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets on shares of Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC). The latest reports which are currently in issue on Thursday 2nd of June state 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts ...and more »
06/02/16 08:00 AMAnalyst's Checklist Stocks: VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) , Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) - Street Updates - Analyst's Checklist Stocks: VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) , Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)Street UpdatesOn 6/1/2016, VEREIT Inc. (NYSE:VER) ended trading session higher at $9.68 with +0.94%. The company traded a volume of 4.8 million shares as comparison to average volume of 6.76 million shares. During the 52 –week period, the stock's price traded ...Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Consensus Price Target UpdateNews Tribuneall 3 news articles »
06/01/16 05:35 PMJarislowsky Fraser LTD Increased Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) by $24.81 Million as Shares Declined - CCH Daily News - Jarislowsky Fraser LTD Increased Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) by $24.81 Million as Shares DeclinedCCH Daily NewsJarislowsky Fraser Ltd increased its stake in Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) by 5.39% based on its latest 2016Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd bought 1.77 million shares as the company's stock declined 3.55% while stock ...and more »
06/01/16 05:35 PMHot stocks Review: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) , Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) - Is stories - Hot stocks Review: Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) , Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)Is storiesIn most recently trading session on 5/31/2016, Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) dropped -0.67% while traded on 2.52 million shares versus it's an average volume of 2.39 million shares. The company recorded the last trade with the price of $14.87.and more »
06/01/16 05:35 PMWill You Buy These Stocks? Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC), Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) - Beacon Chronicle - Beacon ChronicleWill You Buy These Stocks? Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC), Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU)Beacon ChronicleManulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) currently has High Price Target of $20.75. The Low and Mean Price Targets are $14.6 and $17.42 respectively. These price targets are a consensus analysis of 3 brokers. When having a look at Recommendation ...and more »
06/01/16 07:58 AMManulife: Don't Fear Asian Exposure - Seeking Alpha - Seeking AlphaManulife: Don't Fear Asian ExposureSeeking AlphaManulife (NYSE:MFC) is Canada's largest insurance company and it has had a very difficult 2015, as the stock plummeted as low as -32%. The company has considerable exposure to the U.S. and Asian markets, which is where most of the growth is coming ...
About Manulife Financial Corp.

Manulife Financial Corp. logoManulife Financial Corp is a Canada-based financial services and life insurance company. The Company offers financial protection and wealth management products and services. It caters to personal and business clients. It also provides asset management services to institutional customers. Its operating segments are Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions, and the Corporate and Other segment. Its Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions segment offers protection and wealth management services, such as life insurance and individual group long-term care insurance, annuities, pension contracts and mutual fund products and services, retirement products, and deposit and credit products to Canadian customers, among others. The Company's Corporate and Other segment consists of investment performance on assets backing capital, net of amounts allocated to operating division and financing costs, external asset management business, and property and casualty (P&C) reinsurance business, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: MFC
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $17.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.50
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $18.59
  • P/E Ratio: 14.52
  • P/E Growth: 0.65
  • Market Cap: $34.36B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.87 EPS
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