Dividend Growth of Manulife Financial Corp(MFC)

Manulife Financial Corp(MFC) is having a Dividend Yield of 2.88% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $0.53. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.14. Manulife Financial Corp has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.37% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $0.55. Manulife Financial Corp(MFC) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.16. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $0.63. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 3.29%. Manulife Financial Corp(MFC) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.38 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.84. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Manulife Financial Corp(MFC) is at the rate of 0.66% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.02. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Manulife Financial Corp (NYSE:MFC) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.42% or 0.08 points. After the session commenced at $19.16, the stock reached the higher end at $19.22 while it hit a low of $18.92. With the volume soaring to 5,582,118 shares, the last trade was called at $19.05. The company has a 52-week high of $19.52. The company has a market cap of $37,632 million and there are 1,975,454,900 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $11.53. Shares of Manulife Financial Corporation rose by 2.31% in the last five trading days and 3.81% for the last 4 weeks. Manulife Financial Corporation is up 12.05% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 6.9%.

Institutional Investors own 49% of Manulife Financial Corp shares. Manulife Financial Corporation (USA) Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.12. Analyst had a consensus of $0.51.Analysts expectations of $ 19722.94.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.42 EPS.

Manulife Financial Corporation is engaged in providing financial protection products and investment management services to individuals, families, businesses and groups in selected international markets.


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