MFC.TO - Manulife Financial Corporation

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
21.15
+0.29 (+1.39%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close20.86
Open20.92
Bid21.15 x 0
Ask21.16 x 0
Day's Range20.89 - 21.20
52 Week Range19.63 - 27.77
Volume8,278,789
Avg. Volume3,761,703
Market Cap41.975B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.13
PE Ratio (TTM)21.32
EPS (TTM)0.99
Earnings DateNov 7, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.88 (4.27%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-20
1y Target Est29.83
  • Why Manulife Financial (MFC) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now
    Zacks3 days ago

    Why Manulife Financial (MFC) is a Great Dividend Stock Right Now

    Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Manulife Financial (MFC) have what it takes? Let's find out.

  • ACCESSWIRE3 days ago

    Today's Research Reports on Tricon Capital Group, Equitable, High Liner Foods and Manulife Financial

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2018 / Research Driven Investing strives to provide investors with free daily equity research reports analyzing major market events. Take a few minutes to register ...

  • China LGFV Dollar Bond Sales Persist on State Support Aura
    Bloomberg5 days ago

    China LGFV Dollar Bond Sales Persist on State Support Aura

    Weifang Urban Construction and Development Investment Group Co., a local government financing vehicle from the northeastern province of Shandong, priced a $250 million bond on Monday, its first offshore note sale. Investors expect more deals to come despite repeated warnings by ratings companies that government support will weaken over time, with S&P Global Ratings and Moody’s Investors Service both downgrading some LGFVs a month ago. Embattled Qinghai Provincial Investment Group Co. managed to repay a $300 million note due September after a bailout had been planned by local government officials ahead of the maturity, people familiar with the matter said earlier.

  • CNW Group5 days ago

    Manulife Investments Partners with Pioneer in Thematic Investing to Launch Two New Funds

    TORONTO , Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife Investments announced today the launch of two new mutual funds, Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Fund and Manulife Global Thematic Opportunities Class (the "Funds"). The Funds will be sub-advised by Pictet Asset Management's Hans Peter Portner (26 years investment experience, joined firm in 1997) who heads the firm's thematic equities team and Gertjan Van Der Geer (18 years investment experience, joined firm in 2008), who is a senior investment manager on the thematic equities team. Pictet Asset Management ("Pictet") has been successfully managing Thematic portfolios for over 20 years and those portfolios have over $52 B (CAD) in assets under management (as of September 30, 2018 ).

  • Zacks.com highlights: Manulife Financial, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, DaVita, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings and Huntsman
    Zacks7 days ago

    Zacks.com highlights: Manulife Financial, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, DaVita, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings and Huntsman

    Zacks.com highlights: Manulife Financial, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, DaVita, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings and Huntsman

  • Reuters7 days ago

    Manulife faces backlash from investors over failure to disclose court case

    Canada's biggest life insurer is under pressure from shareholders to explain why it failed to disclose details of an ongoing court case which came to light after a short-seller released a report detailing the litigation. The stock has dropped 11.5 percent since Muddy Waters Capital LLC said last week that it had taken a short position, compared with a 4.7 percent decline in the stocks in Canada's financial sector. Muddy Waters cited a court case pending in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan it believes could damage Manulife's financials.

  • Simply Wall St.12 days ago

    Is It Time To Consider Buying Manulife Financial Corporation (TSE:MFC)?

    Let’s talk about the popular Manulife Financial Corporation (TSE:MFC). The company’s shares saw significant share price volatility over the past couple of months on the TSX, rising to the highs Read More...

  • CNW Group12 days ago

    Manulife announces intention to redeem 2.926% Fixed/Floating Subordinated Debentures

    Manulife announces intention to redeem 2.926% Fixed/Floating Subordinated Debentures

  • PR Newswire12 days ago

    Manulife announces intention to redeem 2.926% Fixed/Floating Subordinated Debentures

    TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company ("MLI") today announced its intention to redeem at par on November 29, 2018 all of its outstanding $250,000,000 principal amount of 2.926% Fixed/Floating Subordinated Debentures (the "Debentures") due November 29, 2023. The Debentures are redeemable at MLI's option on or after November 29, 2018 at a redemption price per Debenture equal to par, together with accrued and unpaid interest to but excluding the date of redemption. Formal notice will be delivered to holders of Debentures in accordance with MLI's Amended and Restated Trust Indenture.

  • Reuters17 days ago

    CANADA STOCKS-TSX slips at open as energy, financials fall

    Canada's main stock index fell at open on Friday, as shares of energy companies and the heavyweight financial sector dropped. * At 9:33 a.m. ET , the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was ...

  • Muddy Waters Shorts Manulife on Risks in Hedge Fund Trial
    Bloomberg18 days ago

    Muddy Waters Shorts Manulife on Risks in Hedge Fund Trial

    Short seller Carson Block, who runs Muddy Waters, announced a short position in the firm Thursday, and said its life-insurance subsidiary just concluded a trial with a hedge fund that could lead to billions in losses. Block expects a verdict this year. Manulife said in a statement that it disagrees with Block’s conclusions.

  • CNW Group18 days ago

    Manulife Statement on Muddy Waters Report

    TORONTO , Oct. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The Muddy Waters report is a short seller's attempt to profit at the expense of our shareholders, and we disagree with its conclusions. Manulife continues to believe that Mosten's position is legally unfounded. We firmly believe that the consumers purchasing universal life policies, and the insurers issuing these policies, never intended to have the policies function as deposit or securities contracts. We have a sound, highly rated global franchise. Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

  • PR Newswire18 days ago

    Manulife Statement on Muddy Waters Report

    TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - The Muddy Waters report is a short seller's attempt to profit at the expense of our shareholders, and we disagree with its conclusions. Manulife continues to believe that Mosten's position is legally unfounded. We firmly believe that the consumers purchasing universal life policies, and the insurers issuing these policies, never intended to have the policies function as deposit or securities contracts. We have a sound, highly rated global franchise. Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

  • See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Manulife Financial Corp.
    Markit18 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Manulife Financial Corp.

    To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

  • Crude Jumps as Iran's Supply Gap Overshadows U.S. Supply Gain
    Bloomberg19 days ago

    Crude Jumps as Iran's Supply Gap Overshadows U.S. Supply Gain

    Futures rose 1.6 percent in New York on Wednesday, erasing early-morning losses. Impending U.S. sanctions are scaring buyers away from Iranian cargoes, heightening concern about a worldwide supply squeeze. “Those of us that count barrels are anxious to see how much Iranian production actually falls next month and then how much Saudi Arabia and Russia will actually make up from any losses,” said Brian Kessens, who helps manage $16 billion in energy assets at Tortoise.

  • Are You Looking for a High-Growth Dividend Stock? Manulife Financial (MFC) Could Be a Great Choice
    Zacks20 days ago

    Are You Looking for a High-Growth Dividend Stock? Manulife Financial (MFC) Could Be a Great Choice

    Dividends are one of the best benefits to being a shareholder, but finding a great dividend stock is no easy task. Does Manulife Financial (MFC) have what it takes? Let's find out.

  • PR Newswire21 days ago

    John Hancock Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly Distributions

    Premium Dividend Fund (the "Fund") declared its monthly distribution pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan (the "PDT Plan"). Under the PDT Plan, the Fund makes monthly distributions of an amount equal to $0.0975 per share.

  • PR Newswire21 days ago

    John Hancock Freedom 529 offers the Education Navigator(SM) tool for college planning

    BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments today announced that the John Hancock Freedom 529 education savings plan has launched the Education Navigator tool, a complimentary, online suite of college planning tools for clients. "This tool offers families and their financial advisors a single destination to navigate the complex task of getting a child to college," said John P. Bryson, head of portfolio consulting and college savings for John Hancock Investments.

  • PR Newswire21 days ago

    John Hancock Investments launches Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF

    BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Investments expanded its exchange-traded fund (ETF) product lineup today with the launch of John Hancock Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF (ticker JHEM). Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, a company regarded as a pioneer and industry leader in strategic beta investing and subadvisor to 13 existing John Hancock Investments ETFs, was selected to design the underlying emerging-market equity index for the new ETF.

  • PR Newswire24 days ago

    John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund Required Notice To Shareholders -- Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

    This notice provides shareholders of the John Hancock Hedged Equity & Income Fund (HEQ) with important information concerning the distribution declared on August 22, 2018, and payable on September 28, 2018. No action is required on your part.

  • PR Newswire24 days ago

    John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund Notice to Shareholders - Sources of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

    BOSTON, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by John Hancock Asset Management a division of Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC, announced today sources of its monthly distribution of $0.0975 per share paid to all shareholders of record as of September 14, 2018, pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan. This notice provides shareholders of the John Hancock Premium Dividend Fund (PDT) with important information concerning the distribution declared on August 22, 2018, and payable on September 28, 2018.

  • PR Newswire24 days ago

    John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund Notice To Shareholders - Sources Of Distribution Under Section 19(a)

    BOSTON, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (HTD) (the "Fund"), a closed-end fund managed by John Hancock Advisers, LLC and subadvised by both John Hancock Asset Management a division of Manulife Asset Management (US) LLC, and Analytic Investors, LLC, announced today sources of its monthly distribution of $0.1380 per share paid to all shareholders of record as of September 14, 2018, pursuant to the Fund's managed distribution plan. This notice provides shareholders of the John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Dividend Income Fund (HTD) with important information concerning the distribution declared on August 22, 2018, and payable on September 28, 2018.

  • PR Newswire25 days ago

    John Hancock Retirement Plan Services Backs Up Participant 401(k) Retirement Accounts with Cybersecurity Guarantee

    Move represents "participants first" approach BOSTON , Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John Hancock Retirement Plan Services (JHRPS) has formalized current practice, offering a Cybersecurity Guarantee ...

  • Manulife Launches "game-changer" Goals-based Investing
    CNW Group26 days ago

    Manulife Launches "game-changer" Goals-based Investing

    TORONTO , Sept. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - Manulife announced today the launch of an innovative goals-based investing tool powered by advanced data analytics and a liability-driven investing strategy aimed at making Canadians' decisions easier as they look to retirement. Manulife Goals-Based Investing (GBI) is a unique program that uses variables such as age, income, health factors and postal code to help customers get a clearer picture of the income they may need at retirement. The GBI program also includes a built-in investment solution designed to help clients with their retirement income goals.

  • Why Carson Block Is Shorting Manulife Financial
    Bloomberg18 days ago

    Why Carson Block Is Shorting Manulife Financial

    Oct.04 -- Carson Block, co-founder and chief investment officer at Muddy Waters, explains the reasons behind the firm's short position in Manulife Financial Corp., as he states there is no "wrongdoing" by the company. He speaks with Bloomberg's Erik Schatzker on "Bloomberg Markets."