Manulife Financial Corp Company Profile (NYSE:MFC)

About Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)

Manulife Financial Corp 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 & Health Insurance - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:MFC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $39.81159 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,976,742,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.19
  • 52 Week Range: $12.92 - $20.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.50
  • P/E Growth: 1.65
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $34.58 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.16
  • Book Value: $15.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $4.23 billion
  • Return on Equity: 10.56%
  • Return on Assets: 0.58%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.14%
  • Average Volume: 2.56 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.28
  • Short Ratio: 3.02
Frequently Asked Questions for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)

What is Manulife Financial Corp's stock symbol?

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

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

Manulife Financial Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 4th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, May 16th will be given a dividend of $0.1501 per share on Monday, June 19th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 12th. View Manulife Financial Corp's Dividend History.

How were Manulife Financial Corp's earnings last quarter?

Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' 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. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.44 earnings per share. View Manulife Financial Corp's Earnings History.

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

9 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Manulife Financial Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Manulife Financial Corp's share price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Manulife Financial Corp.

Are investors shorting Manulife Financial Corp?

Manulife Financial Corp saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,058,950 shares, an increase of 47.9% from the May 31st total of 4,773,157 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,263,072 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Currently, 0.4% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of Manulife Financial Corp's key competitors?

Who are Manulife Financial Corp's key executives?

Manulife Financial Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard B. DeWolfe, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Donald Arthur Guloien, Director
  • Rocco Gori, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Stephen B. Roder, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Linda Mantia, Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Warren A. Thomson, Chief Investment Officer, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Gregory Allen Framke, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Gretchen H. Garrigues, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer
  • Rahim Badrudin Hassanali Hirji, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer
  • James David Gallagher, Executive Vice President, General Counsel

Who owns Manulife Financial Corp stock?

Manulife Financial Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (1.73%), Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (0.40%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.35%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.21%), Lincluden Management Ltd. (0.16%) and Hexavest Inc. (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Manulife Financial Corp.

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

Manulife Financial Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Sprott Inc., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, US Bancorp DE, Bartlett & Co. LLC and Fulton Bank N.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Manulife Financial Corp.

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

Manulife Financial Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA, Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Lincluden Management Ltd., Sadoff Investment Management LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Manulife Financial Corp.

How do I buy Manulife Financial Corp stock?

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

What is Manulife Financial Corp's stock price today?

One share of Manulife Financial Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.36.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE MFC)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  173 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  112 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  285
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Manulife Financial Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (8.06% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform OverweightLowView Rating Details
11/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated 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 CorporationInitiated 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 7/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
Earnings by Quarter for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Manulife Financial Corp (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 Corp (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 Corp (NYSE:MFC)
Most Recent Dividend:6/19/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:2.95%
Dividend Growth:2.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:50.85% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
37.27% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.90% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
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Headline Trends for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
Latest Headlines for Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC)
DateHeadline logoManulife Financial Corp (MFC) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 24 at 11:34 AM logoDividend Investors: Is Manulife Financial Corp. Good for Your Portfolio? - July 18 at 11:20 PM logoLincoln National Corporation (LNC) & Manulife Financial Corp (MFC) Critical Comparison - July 18 at 3:02 PM logoManulife re-enforces its Commitment to Mental Health at Work - Extends National Partnership with Excellence Canada - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoManulife exploring IPO or spin off for John Hancock unit - WSJ - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoInsurer Manulife Is Considering Spinoff or IPO for John Hancock Unit - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoManulife offers support to those affected by British Columbia wildfires - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX ends little changed as losses offset by Manulife gains - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoManulife settles excess fee allegations with regulators - July 14 at 6:27 AM logoManulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - July 10 at 1:34 PM logoReviewing Manulife Financial Corp (MFC) & Voya Financial (VOYA) - July 9 at 6:18 PM logoThis Top 20 Canadian Large-Cap Value Stock May Surprise You - July 5 at 4:32 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) Will Post Earnings of $0.40 Per Share - July 4 at 6:20 PM logoManulife Financial Corp (MFC) Short Interest Update - July 3 at 7:22 AM logoManulife Financial Corp (MFC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 27 at 10:56 AM logoJohn Hancock honored with Grand Stevie® at 2017 American Business Awards(SM) - June 22 at 8:43 AM logoManulife's Greene Doubts Tax Reform Boosts Growth - June 21 at 12:31 AM - 2 Reasons to Buy Manulife Financial Corp. Today - - June 19 at 5:33 PM logoU.S. Jobless Claims Point to Labor Market Strength - June 16 at 7:41 AM logoManulife Financial Corp (MFC) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub - June 13 at 10:26 PM logoJohn Hancock Investments builds ETF team, naming Neil Kay to lead West Coast effort - June 12 at 3:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Manulife Financial Corp. : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 3:52 PM logoManulife Financial Corp. :MFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 9, 2017 - June 9 at 6:42 PM logo$0.40 Earnings Per Share Expected for Manulife Financial Co. (MFC) This Quarter - June 8 at 6:46 PM logoManulife Financial Co. (MFC) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy" - June 4 at 8:06 AM logoManulife Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MFC-US : June 2, 2017 - June 2 at 7:52 PM logoManulife Financial Co. (MFC) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - June 2 at 10:50 AM logoRochester Says U.K. Coalition May Bring Softer Brexit - May 31 at 6:52 PM 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 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



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