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How has Manulife Financial Corporation:(NYSE:MFC) performed recently?

Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 25971.24. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 14.06, a forward P/E of 6.29 and EPS of 0.94. At a stock price of 13.17 (-4.29%) it has a dividend yield of 4.40%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 25.10%, more recently this last year it has grown by -41.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.88% and more long-term 7.25% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 45.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 37.30%.

For performance, Manulife Financial Corporation the past week has seen a gain of 4.61%. For the last month performance for Manulife Financial Corporation is -10.53%. While the last quarter is -1.66% and half year, -8.22%. Finally for the year, performance is -25.15%.

The 52-week high for Manulife Financial Corporation, is at -26.71%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.35%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.59% and -8.62% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.61%, and for the month it is 2.21%. Manulife Financial Corporation, has a target price of 17.56.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.31, and for total debt/equity Manulife Financial Corporation has 0.31. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 10.20%, the profit margin is 5.90%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at *TBA, with instituitional ownership at 53.70%. Manulife Financial Corporation has a payout ratio of 57.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1972. The shares float is 1971.81, with the float short at 0.51%, with short ratio coming to 4.38.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Manulife Financial Corporation, get 0.30%, with its returns on investment at 7.00%. Return on equity is 6.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 17.56, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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