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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 27293.81. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 14.71, a forward P/E of 6.59 and EPS of 0.94. At a stock price of 13.65 (-1.19%) it has a dividend yield of 4.20%.

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 5.50%. For the last month performance for Manulife Financial Corporation is -0.65%. While the last quarter is -3.32% and half year, 13.52%. Finally for the year, performance is -21.55%.

The 52-week high for Manulife Financial Corporation, is at -22.70%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 26.76%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.82% and -4.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.47%, and for the month it is 2.23%. Manulife Financial Corporation, has a target price of 17.36.

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 1976.38. The shares float is 1972.76, with the float short at 0.41%, with short ratio coming to 3.61.

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 17.36, reached soon?

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