Manulife Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-1.04 %)
(As of 04/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.00
50-Day Range
MA: $21.50
52-Week Range
Now: $21.00
Volume3.04 million shs
Average Volume3.33 million shs
Market Capitalization$40.78 billion
P/E Ratio10.66
Dividend Yield4.00%
Manulife Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial products and services in Asia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through Wealth and Asset Management Businesses; Insurance and Annuity Products; And Corporate and Other segments. The Wealth and Asset Management Businesses segment provides mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, group retirement and savings products, and institutional asset management services through agents and brokers affiliated with the company, securities brokerage firms, and financial advisors pension plan consultants and banks. The Insurance and Annuity Products segment offers deposit and credit products; individual life, and individual and group long-term care insurance; and guaranteed and partially guaranteed annuity products through insurance agents, brokers, banks, financial planners, and direct marketing. The Corporate and Other segment is involved in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance businesses; and run-off reinsurance operations, including variable annuities, and accident and health. It also manages timberland and agricultural portfolios; and engages in insurance agency, portfolio and mutual fund management, mutual fund dealer, life and financial reinsurance, and fund management businesses. Additionally, the company holds and manages oil and gas properties; holds oil and gas royalties, and foreign bonds and equities; and provides investment management, counseling, advisory, and dealer services. Manulife Financial Corporation was incorporated in 1887 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Year Founded1887



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$59.96 billion
Cash Flow$2.69 per share
Book Value$17.90 per share


Net Income$3.97 billion


Outstanding Shares1,941,973,000
Market Cap$40.78 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

8th out of 1,947 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

2nd out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.8Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Manulife Financial (NYSE:MFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Manulife Financial a buy right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Manulife Financial in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Manulife Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MFC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Manulife Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given Manulife Financial a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Manulife Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Manulife Financial?

Manulife Financial saw a decline in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,070,000 shares, a decline of 20.9% from the March 15th total of 7,670,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,300,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Manulife Financial's next earnings date?

Manulife Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to Manulife Financial's earnings call?

Manulife Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Manulife Financial's earnings last quarter?

Manulife Financial Co. (NYSE:MFC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $13.71 billion during the quarter. Manulife Financial had a net margin of 7.44% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.14%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share.
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How has Manulife Financial's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Manulife Financial's stock was trading at $14.07 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MFC stock has increased by 49.3% and is now trading at $21.00.
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How often does Manulife Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Manulife Financial?

Manulife Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.2205 per share on Friday, March 19th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.20%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 22nd. This is a boost from Manulife Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
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Is Manulife Financial a good dividend stock?

Manulife Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.00%. MFC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. Manulife Financial does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Manulife Financial is 37.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Manulife Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 36.21% next year. This indicates that Manulife Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for MFC?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Manulife Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Manulife Financial's stock price to reach $24.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Manulife Financial's key executives?

Manulife Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Rocco Gori, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51, Pay $4.26M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Philip James Witherington, Chief Financial Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Scott Sears Hartz C.F.A., CFA, Chief Investment Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.95M)
  • Ms. Marianne Harrison, Pres & CEO of John Hancock (Age 56, Pay $1.77M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Anil Wadhwani, CEO & Pres of Manulife Asia (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Rahul Madhav Joshi, Exec. VP & COO (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Lynda D. Sullivan, Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Shamus Edward Weiland, Chief Information Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Adrienne O'Neill C.A., C.F.A., CPA, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. James David Gallagher, Gen. Counsel (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Roy Gori's approval rating as Manulife Financial's CEO?

438 employees have rated Manulife Financial CEO Roy Gori on Glassdoor.com. Roy Gori has an approval rating of 94% among Manulife Financial's employees. This puts Roy Gori in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Manulife Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Manulife Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Manulife Financial investors own include AT&T (T), Bank of America (BAC), Energy Transfer (ET), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV) and Citigroup (C).

What is Manulife Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are Manulife Financial's major shareholders?

Manulife Financial's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.16%), Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), JCIC Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co (0.02%), Grace & White Inc. NY (0.02%) and Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling Manulife Financial stock?

MFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, Selective Wealth Management Inc., Weather Gauge Advisory LLC, JCIC Asset Management Inc., Private Capital Group LLC, and Grace & White Inc. NY.

Which major investors are buying Manulife Financial stock?

MFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., MEAG MUNICH ERGO Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Bridge Creek Capital Management LLC, Autus Asset Management LLC, and Keudell Morrison Wealth Management.

How do I buy shares of Manulife Financial?

Shares of MFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Manulife Financial's stock price today?

One share of MFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.00.

How much money does Manulife Financial make?

Manulife Financial has a market capitalization of $40.78 billion and generates $59.96 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $3.97 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.24 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Manulife Financial have?

Manulife Financial employs 37,000 workers across the globe.

Does Manulife Financial have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Manulife Financial: 8 Cross Street PADREF Investments Ltd., Benesure Canada Inc., John Hancock Canadian Corp., John Hancock Financial, John Hancock Group, John Hancock International Holdings Inc., John Hancock Reassurance Company Ltd., John Hancock Wealth Management, Manufacturers Life Capital Corp., Manulife Asset Management, Manulife Bank of Canada, Manulife Finance (Delaware) L.P., Manulife Finance Holdings Limited, Manulife Financial Advisers Pte. Ltd., Manulife Financial Capital Trust, Manulife Financial Corporation Insurance Investments, Manulife Financial Insurance Company, Manulife Securities Incorporated, NAL Resources Limited, Standard Life, TWC Securities Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, and Zurich Life.

When was Manulife Financial founded?

Manulife Financial was founded in 1887.

What is Manulife Financial's official website?

The official website for Manulife Financial is www.manulife.com.

Where are Manulife Financial's headquarters?

Manulife Financial is headquartered at 200 BLOOR ST EAST NT-10, TORONTO A6, M4W1E5.

How can I contact Manulife Financial?

Manulife Financial's mailing address is 200 BLOOR ST EAST NT-10, TORONTO A6, M4W1E5. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 416-926-3000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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