Manulife Financial Company Profile (NYSE:MFC)

About Manulife Financial

Manulife Financial logoManulife Financial Corporation (MFC) is a holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI), which is a life insurance company, and John Hancock Reassurance Company Ltd. (JHRECO), which is a reinsurance company. The Company operates as a financial services company with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. The Company's segments include Asia Division, Canadian Division, U.S. Division, and the Corporate and Other. The Company operates as Manulife in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. The product and service offerings under its Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions include Protection, Wealth and Asset Management, and Other Wealth. The Corporate and Other segment includes external asset management business, Property and Casualty (P&C) Reinsurance Business, and run-off reinsurance operations, including variable annuities, and accident and health.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MFC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $18.98
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $18.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.12
  • 52-Week Range: $12.09 - $19.52
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.61
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.37
  • P/E Growth: 1.55
  • Market Cap: $37.50B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,975,685,000
  • Beta: 1.53
  • Net Margins: 4.63%
  • Return on Equity: 10.21%
  • Return on Assets: 0.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.15%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $22.40 (18.02% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
11/11/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$21.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
11/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$19.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/4/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
6/13/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/14/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$26.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
2/14/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform$23.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
2/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$24.00 -> $22.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.39$0.47$12.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q316$0.34$0.49$5.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.36$0.40$9.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.44$0.44$13.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.45$0.42$13.88 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.46$0.33$13.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.44$0.44$13.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.42$0.39$12.59 billion$15.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.42$0.36$11.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q314$0.40$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.39$0.36$10.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.36$0.42$11.12 billion$14.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.41$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.35$0.35$11.34 billion$11.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q213$0.33$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q113$0.32$0.32$10.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q412$0.32$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.26$0.29$9.78 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.33($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.32$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.31($0.05)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.36$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2011$0.29$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.67 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.83 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.29$0.36$0.33
Q2 20164$0.32$0.36$0.35
Q3 20163$0.32$0.35$0.33
Q4 20163$0.33$0.36$0.34
Q1 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q2 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q3 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q4 20171$0.38$0.38$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Annual Dividend:$0.55
Dividend Yield:2.90%
Dividend Growth:2.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:52.38% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.93% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.05% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
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Latest Headlines for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateHeadline logoManulife Financial Corporation announces Dividend Rates on Non-cumulative Rate Reset Class 1 Shares Series 7 and Non-cumulative Floating Rate Class 1 Shares Series 8 (NYSE:MFC) - February 21 at 6:24 PM logoManulife Financial Corporation Prices U.S. Public Offering of Subordinated Notes (NYSE:MFC) - February 21 at 6:24 PM
News IconManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) News Impact Score At 86 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MFC) - February 16 at 6:06 PM logoManulife Motivates Customers to MOVE with Apple Watch (NYSE:MFC) - February 15 at 1:04 AM logo3 Reasons Manulife Financial Corp. Should Be in Your Portfolio (NYSE:MFC) - February 14 at 8:02 PM logoMANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP Financials (NYSE:MFC) - February 14 at 8:02 PM
News IconFastest moving Financial stock: Manulife Financial Corporation's (MFC) (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM
News IconManulife Financial Corp (MFC) Shares Sold by Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM
News IconWhat is the Fate of Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) After Earnings? (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM
News IconThe Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM
News IconManulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) RSI Hits Key Level (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM logoMFC See Strong Earnings, Raises Dividend (MFC) (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 7:20 PM logo5:58 am Manulife Financial raises dividend to C$0.205/share from C$0.1850/share (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 5:34 AM
News IconManulife Financial Announces 50% Rise In Q4 Bottom Line (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM
News IconHow Manulife Financial Corporation’s (TSX:MFC) 7.6% ROE Fares Against The Industry? (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife Financial's (MFC) CEO Donald Guloien on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM
News IconIs Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) a Long Term Growth Play? (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife Financial Corporation increases dividend (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife hits 2016 earnings target, beats market expectations (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoCanada's Manulife hits C$4 billion profit milestone (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife posts 4Q profit (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises, led by energy and Manulife (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife Profit Beats Estimates on Asia, Asset Management (NYSE:MFC) - February 10 at 12:34 AM logoManulife First Again With Insurance Innovations (NYSE:MFC) - February 7 at 7:58 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) (NYSE:MFC) - February 5 at 6:16 PM logoManulife Investments Announces Partnership with Dimensional Fund Advisors to launch Multifactor ETFs (NYSE:MFC) - February 1 at 7:23 PM logoJohn Hancock Investments debuts new names for target-date fund suites, highlighting open architecture and lower costs for retirement savers (NYSE:MFC) - February 1 at 7:23 PM logoManulife announces Agreement to Settle Related Securities Class Action Litigation (NYSE:MFC) - January 31 at 7:24 PM
News IconChart Watch: Checking on Shares of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) - Sherwood Daily (NYSE:MFC) - January 28 at 11:39 PM logoManulife to Release Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results (NYSE:MFC) - January 27 at 2:28 AM logoTrump's Trade Policy Focused on Trade Deficits: Greene (NYSE:MFC) - January 24 at 7:13 PM
News IconImpact Score Of Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) At 83 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MFC) - January 21 at 11:18 PM
News IconRegions Financial Corp. (RF) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results (NYSE:MFC) - January 21 at 12:20 AM logoManulife Financial Corp. : MFC-US: Dividend Analysis : November 22nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 20, 2017 (NYSE:MFC) - January 20 at 7:18 PM logoJohn Hancock Investments : names Lee Small as sales manager, wirehouses and regionals, for Western region (NYSE:MFC) - January 17 at 11:50 AM logoJohn Hancock Investments names Lee Small as sales manager, wirehouses and regionals, for Western region (NYSE:MFC) - January 17 at 11:50 AM
News IconWill The Needle Move For Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:MFC) - January 12 at 12:06 AM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) (NYSE:MFC) - January 10 at 7:23 PM logoJohn Hancock and NextCapital Announce Enterprise Digital Advice Partnership (NYSE:MFC) - January 10 at 7:23 PM logoJohn Hancock Investments launches national advertising campaign (NYSE:MFC) - January 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Impact Score At 0 - Stock Observer (NYSE:MFC) - January 7 at 8:53 PM logoGreene: Wage Growth May Disappoint in U.S. Jobs Report (NYSE:MFC) - January 6 at 7:11 PM logoManulife Asset Management : Concludes Another Successful Year (NYSE:MFC) - December 28 at 10:22 AM logoManulife Financial Corp.: It’s Time to Load Up (NYSE:MFC) - December 27 at 10:24 AM logoCan Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Meet Analysts EPS Target Of $0.36? - Stocks Daily (NYSE:MFC) - December 23 at 6:43 PM logoTSX barely higher as falling financials cancel resource rise (NYSE:MFC) - December 22 at 11:50 PM
News IconManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) EPS Predicted At $0.355 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:MFC) - December 22 at 6:48 PM logoU.S. Market Rally: Too Far, Too Fast, Too Soon? (NYSE:MFC) - December 21 at 7:21 PM logoHow Trump and the Fed Can Kill the U.S. Recovery (NYSE:MFC) - December 21 at 7:21 PM logoManulife appoints James D. Gallagher as General Counsel (NYSE:MFC) - December 21 at 8:57 AM


What is Manulife Financial's stock symbol?

Manulife Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MFC."

How often does Manulife Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Manulife Financial?

Manulife Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.1574 per share on Monday, March 20th. This represents a $0.63 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 17th. This is a positive change from Manulife Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.14.

Where is Manulife Financial's stock going? Where will Manulife Financial's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Manulife Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Manulife Financial's stock price to reach $22.40 in the next year.

When will Manulife Financial announce their earnings?

Manulife Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 9th 2017.

Who owns Manulife Financial stock?

Manulife Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (1.85%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.01%), Guardian Capital LP (0.76%), Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.66%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.59%) and Scotia Capital Inc. (0.42%).

Who sold Manulife Financial stock? Who is selling Manulife Financial stock?

Manulife Financial's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Intact Investment Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Vertex One Asset Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC.

Who bought Manulife Financial stock? Who is buying Manulife Financial stock?

Manulife Financial's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Viking Global Investors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Guardian Capital LP, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Scotia Capital Inc..

How do I buy Manulife Financial stock?

Shares of Manulife Financial can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Manulife Financial stock cost?

One share of Manulife Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.98.

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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by Staff