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MFC

Manulife FinancialNYSE:MFC Stock Report

Last Price

CA$20.48

Market Cap

CA$39.9b

7D

-0.7%

1Y

5.6%

Updated

19 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
MFC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends6/6

MFC Stock Overview

Manulife Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial products and services in Asia, Canada, the United States, and internationally.

Manulife Financial Competitors

MetLife

NYSE:MET

US$56.2b

Prudential Financial

NYSE:PRU

US$42.8b

Aflac

NYSE:AFL

US$41.5b

Principal Financial Group

NasdaqGS:PFG

US$19.8b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Manulife Financial
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$20.48
52 Week HighCA$22.25
52 Week LowCA$17.66
Beta1.21
1 Month Change14.22%
3 Month Change1.19%
1 Year Change5.62%
3 Year Change29.70%
5 Year Change5.51%
Change since IPO236.10%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 30

Manulife: Why This Unloved 5% Yielder Is A Sound Buy

Manulife has seen meaningful share price weakness in recent months while the rest of the market has rallied. Meanwhile, its business is executing well on all fronts, and is seeing strong momentum in Asia and in global wealth management. Management has demonstrated effective cost management and maintains a strong balance sheet while paying a growing dividend.

Oct 17

Manulife: A Smart, Growing 4.4% Yielder You May Have Overlooked

Manulife Financial is a Canadian financial and life insurance giant that's demonstrated robust dividend growth. Its business is performing well, with strong growth in premiums and net inflows to its wealth management business. Yet, its share price has largely stagnated and lags well behind the market performance.

Shareholder Returns

MFCUS InsuranceUS Market
7D-0.7%-3.1%-4.6%
1Y5.6%18.8%7.7%

Return vs Industry: MFC underperformed the US Insurance industry which returned 21.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MFC underperformed the US Market which returned 10.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MFC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MFC volatility
MFC Average Weekly Movement3.4%
Insurance Industry Average Movement4.2%
Market Average Movement6.6%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.7%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: MFC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MFC's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
188737,000Roy Gorihttps://www.manulife.com

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.

Manulife Financial Fundamentals Summary

How do Manulife Financial's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MFC fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$49.85b
Earnings (TTM)CA$6.61b
Revenue (TTM)CA$56.12b

7.5x

P/E Ratio

0.9x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MFC income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$56.12b
Cost of RevenueCA$38.29b
Gross ProfitCA$17.84b
ExpensesCA$11.22b
EarningsCA$6.61b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 09, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)3.40
Gross Margin31.78%
Net Profit Margin11.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio37.3%

How did MFC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

4.4%

Current Dividend Yield

33%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Manulife Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MFC ($20.48) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($50.95)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MFC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (11.3x).

PE vs Market: MFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.5x) compared to the US market (17x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: MFC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MFC is good value based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1.1x).


Future Growth

How is Manulife Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?

-9.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: MFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.9% per year).

Earnings vs Market: MFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: MFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: MFC's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MFC's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: MFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (8.4%).


Past Performance

How has Manulife Financial performed over the past 5 years?

18.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MFC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MFC's current net profit margins (11.8%) are higher than last year (7.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MFC's earnings have grown by 18.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MFC's earnings growth over the past year (28.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (18.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: MFC earnings growth over the past year (28.5%) underperformed the Insurance industry 39.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: MFC's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Manulife Financial's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MFC's short term assets (CA$88.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$17.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: MFC's short term assets (CA$88.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$842.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MFC has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: MFC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 80.4% to 37.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (108.3%).

Interest Coverage: MFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Manulife Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.36%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MFC's dividend (4.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).

High Dividend: MFC's dividend (4.36%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: MFC's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.9%), MFC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: MFC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (57.3% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Roy Gori (51 yo)

4.58yrs

Tenure

CA$14,697,088

Compensation

Mr. Rocco Gori, also known as Roy, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Manufacturers Life Insurance Company since June 5, 2017 and October 1, 2017 respectively. Along with serving as Chief Executiv...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Roy's total compensation ($USD11.75M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.29M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Roy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MFC's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: MFC's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: MFC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Manulife Financial Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Manulife Financial Corporation
  • Ticker: MFC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1887
  • Industry: Life and Health Insurance
  • Sector: Insurance
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$49.848b
  • Listing Market Cap: CA$39.851b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.94b
  • Website: https://www.manulife.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Manulife Financial Corporation
  • 200 Bloor Street East
  • NT 9
  • Toronto
  • Ontario
  • M4W 1E5
  • Canada

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/19 23:36
End of Day Share Price2022/01/19 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.