Manulife Financial Company Profile (NYSE:MFC)

About Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)

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
  • Symbol: NYSE:MFC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $34.81 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,976,741,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.92
  • 52 Week Range: $12.55 - $19.52
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.37
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.78
  • P/E Growth: 1.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $32.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.08
  • Book Value: $14.69 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.20
  • Annual Dividend: $0.55
  • Dividend Yield: 3.1%
  • EBIDTA: $3.92 billion
  • Net Margins: 4.63%
  • Return on Equity: 10.21%
  • Return on Assets: 0.56%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.15%
  • Average Volume: 2.72 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.53
  • Short Ratio: 1.91

Frequently Asked Questions for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)

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, May 4th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, May 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.1501 per share on Monday, June 19th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 12th. View Manulife Financial's Dividend History.

How were Manulife Financial's earnings last quarter?

Manulife Financial Co. (NYSE:MFC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.40 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.04. The firm earned $16.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $9.59 billion. Manulife Financial had a net margin of 4.63% and a return on equity of 10.21%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.44 EPS. View Manulife Financial's Earnings History.

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 forecasts range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Manulife Financial's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Manulife Financial.

Who are some of Manulife Financial's key competitors?

Who owns Manulife Financial stock?

Manulife Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include TD Asset Management Inc. (3.02%), Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (2.66%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.13%), FMR LLC (2.12%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.74%) and Bank of Nova Scotia (1.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Manulife Financial.

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 Bank of Nova Scotia, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Sprott Inc., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Swiss National Bank, Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., Hexavest Inc. and APG Asset Management N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Manulife Financial.

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, Wellington Management Group LLP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AGF Investments Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Manulife Financial.

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 $17.61.

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: $22.00 (24.93% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform OverweightLowView Rating Details
11/14/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$21.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$19.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$19.00N/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/4/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/13/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
2/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$24.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Earnings by Quarter for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.39$0.47$12.18 billion($2,602.65) millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2016Q316$0.34$0.37$5.43 billion$11.09 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.36$0.40$9.59 billion$16.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.44$0.44$13.31 billion$15.83 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.45$0.42$13.88 billion$7.78 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/12/2015Q315$0.46$0.33$13.27 billion$5.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.44$0.36$13.44 billion$9.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.42$0.33$12.59 billion$15.81 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.36$0.29$11.35 billion$12.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2014Q314$0.36$0.34$9.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.36$0.33$10.84 billion$12.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.33$0.34$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.54
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.80
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.36$0.38$0.37
Q2 20174$0.37$0.40$0.39
Q3 20174$0.37$0.41$0.39
Q4 20174$0.38$0.42$0.39
Q1 20182$0.43$0.43$0.43
Q2 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20181$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q4 20181$0.47$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Next Dividend:6/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.55
Dividend Yield:3.12%
Dividend Growth:2.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:52.38% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
30.56% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)

Dividend History by Quarter 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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Headline Trends for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
Latest Headlines for Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC)
DateHeadline logoManulife CEO Donald Guloien announces his intention to retire as of Sept. 30; Roy Gori to succeed Guloien as CEO on Oct. 1 - May 26 at 7:20 PM logoFinancial Sector Update for 05/25/2017: MFC,IRT,OZRK - - Nasdaq - May 26 at 3:58 AM logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Manulife Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiaries - Business Wire (press release) - May 26 at 3:58 AM logoCanadian insurer Manulife names Roy Gori CEO - May 26 at 3:58 AM logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Manulife Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiaries - May 26 at 3:58 AM logoThe debt truth: Unexpected expenses could spell big trouble for Millennial homeowners - May 23 at 10:33 AM logoJohn Hancock Investments adds fee-based share class to its John Hancock Freedom 529 college savings plan - May 22 at 10:09 AM logoManulife Asset Management awarded US$2.9 billion in fixed income mandates in 2017's first quarter - May 19 at 11:03 AM logoGreene Says China Is Booming But Has Downside Risks - May 19 at 11:03 AM logoHancock Capital Management Expands Leveraged Senior Credit Team - May 17 at 6:27 PM logoJohn Hancock Real Estate and CRG Developing Distribution Center Along I-75 in Atlanta - May 16 at 10:32 AM logoNeed International Diversification? Buy Manulife Financial Corp. - May 13 at 12:11 AM logoManulife Financial Corp. : MFC-US: Dividend Analysis : May 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 7:09 PM logo$0.40 Earnings Per Share Expected for Manulife Financial Co. (MFC) This Quarter - May 12 at 4:04 PM logoManulife Releases 2016 Public Accountability Statement - May 11 at 7:01 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Healthcare Realty Trust, TCF Financial and Manulife Financial - May 10 at 12:32 PM logoJohn Hancock Recognized as a Top Employer by FORBES - May 9 at 11:51 AM logoManulife Financial Co. (MFC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 8 at 12:56 PM logoJohn Hancock Announces Second Year of Sponsorship for the Cooking Light & Health Fit Foodie Festival & 5K Series - May 8 at 12:36 PM logoNational Bank Financial Comments on Manulife Financial Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (MFC) - May 8 at 8:15 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Manulife Financial Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (MFC) - May 8 at 8:14 AM logoManulife Financial Co. (MFC) Given Sector Perform Overweight Rating at National Bank Financial - May 6 at 8:02 AM logoManulife (MFC) Q1 Earnings Rise on Improved Asia Business - Yahoo Finance - May 5 at 8:45 AM logoManulife Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MFC-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 8:45 AM logoManulife Financial Co. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.38 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts (MFC) - May 5 at 7:20 AM logoManulife Financial's (MFC) CEO Donald Guloien on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 4 at 11:37 PM logoManulife Financial Co. Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 (MFC) - May 4 at 9:56 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 4 at 1:02 PM logoManulife posts 1Q profit - May 4 at 11:42 AM logoManulife (MFC) Q1 Earnings Rise on Improved Asia Business - May 4 at 11:42 AM logoManulife Financial Q1 Earnings Climb 22% - May 3 at 10:36 PM logoManulife reports 1Q17 net income of $1,350 million and core earnings of $1,101 million, and $1 trillion in assets under management and administration - May 3 at 5:35 PM logoManulife Financial Corporation declares dividends - May 3 at 5:35 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Receiving Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - May 1 at 4:52 PM logoWhy Manulife Financial Corp. Should Be a Core Holding - May 1 at 12:39 PM logoManulife announces intention to redeem 4.165% Fixed/Floating Subordinated Debentures - April 28 at 7:25 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Given Media Impact Score of 0.31 - April 28 at 1:12 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Earning Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 25 at 4:08 PM logo$0.40 EPS Expected for Manulife Financial Co. (MFC) This Quarter - April 21 at 10:46 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 21 at 10:28 PM logoManulife Financial (MFC) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 8:53 PM logo[$$] Movers & shakers: April 17 - April 16 at 9:53 AM logoPositive Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Impact Manulife Financial (MFC) Stock Price - April 15 at 4:51 PM logoNearly Half of Investors Expect a Federal Tax Refund, and About 60 Percent Plan to Save That - April 11 at 11:16 AM logoManulife Acquires 8 Cross Street In Singapore - April 11 at 11:16 AM logoManulife Real Estate buys Singapore property for $526 mln - April 11 at 11:16 AM logoDesjardins Weighs in on Manulife Financial Co.'s Q1 2017 Earnings (MFC) - April 10 at 7:15 AM logoU.S. in for Slow Process on Tax Reform, Says Pollack - April 3 at 5:47 PM logoManulife Asset Management Shares Investment Insights in "Global Intelligence Interim Outlook: Spring 2017" - April 3 at 5:47 PM logoJohn Hancock Teams Up with David Ortiz to Hit a Home Run in Retirement - March 31 at 6:36 PM



Manulife Financial (MFC) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

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