Manulife Financial Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:MFC)

About Manulife Financial Corp.

Manulife Financial Corp. logoManulife Financial Corporation (MFC) is a life insurance company. The Company is a holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI), a Canadian life insurance company, and John Hancock Reassurance Company Ltd. (JHRECO), a Bermuda reinsurance company. The Company's segments, including Asia Division, Canadian Division, U.S. Division, and the Corporate and Other segment. The product and service offerings of each segment include Protection (Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions), Wealth Management (Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions), and Corporate and Other segment. It is a financial services company with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. The Company offers financial protection and wealth management products and services to personal and business clients, as well as asset management services to institutional customers. The Company operates as Manulife in Canada and Asia and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MFC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $14.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.079
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.973
  • 52-Week Range: $10.99 - $17.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.378
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.46
  • P/E Growth: 1.840
  • Market Cap: $28.91B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,972,923,000
  • Beta: 1.56
  • Net Margins: 4.37%
  • Return on Equity: 8.97%
  • Return on Assets: 0.49%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.14%
  • Current Ratio: 0.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.07%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $21.43 (46.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$19.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$21.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/4/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
6/13/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/31/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$21.00 -> $24.00View 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 10/20/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Corp. (NYSE:MFC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.34 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55 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 Corp. (NYSE:MFC)
Annual Dividend:$0.57
Dividend Yield:3.89%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:61.96% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.54% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
36.77% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

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Latest Headlines for Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC)
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Manulife Financial Corp. (NYSE:MFC) Chart for Thursday, October, 20, 2016

Last Updated on 10/20/2016 by Staff