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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.93
MFC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. MFC: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MFC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: N/A Max: N/A
Current: 2.93
Equity to Asset 0.06
MFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. MFC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MFC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.75
MFC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 55.39 vs. MFC: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MFC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.99 Max: 6.73
Current: 3.75
0.12
6.73
F-Score: 5
M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
10.48%
11.82%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.58
MFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. MFC: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MFC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.18  Med: 5.94 Max: 20.1
Current: 5.58
-6.18
20.1
Net-margin (%) 4.63
MFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. MFC: 4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MFC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.42  Med: 6.29 Max: 16.79
Current: 4.63
-4.42
16.79
ROE (%) 7.22
MFC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.06 vs. MFC: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MFC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.56  Med: 6.23 Max: 17.12
Current: 7.22
-6.56
17.12
ROA (%) 0.44
MFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MFC: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MFC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.53  Med: 0.51 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.44
-0.53
2.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
MFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MFC: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 4.7 Max: 15.3
Current: 4.1
-22.3
15.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 16.90
MFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. MFC: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 13.8 Max: 47.3
Current: 16.9
-40
47.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.50
MFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MFC: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.3  Med: 14.2 Max: 348.1
Current: 4.5
-60.3
348.1
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Manulife Financial Corp $MFC.
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

MFC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Dreman 1,764 sh (+34.66%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 3,412,086 sh (-0.99%)
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Q1 2016

MFC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 393,054 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,764 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 851,810 sh (-75.04%)
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Q2 2016

MFC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

David Dreman 2,596 sh (+47.17%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 531,500 sh (-37.60%)
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Q3 2016

MFC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 81,054 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 469,181 sh (New)
David Dreman 63,014 sh (+2327.35%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 524,800 sh (-1.26%)
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Preferred stocks of Manulife Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MFC.PR.F.Canada14.624.52Non-Cum Pfd Shs 1 Series 3
MFC.PR.G.Canada22.304.93Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -5-
MFC.PR.C.Canada21.835.154 1/2 % Non Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series 3
MFC.PR.B.Canada22.565.154.65 % Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series -2
MFC.PR.H.Canada23.994.79Non-Cum Conv Red Pfd Shs -1-
MFC.PR.I.Canada22.944.80Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -9-
MFC.PR.J.Canada22.114.52Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -11-
MFC.PR.K.Canada20.054.74Pfd Shs -1- Series -13-
MFC.PR.L.Canada20.204.83Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -15-
MFC.PR.M.Canada20.634.73Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -17-
MFC.PR.N.Canada20.693.44Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -1- Series -19-
MFC.PR.O.Canada26.872.94Pfd Shs -1- Series -21-
MFC.PR.P.Canada14.550.834
MFC.PR.R.Canada25.490.00Series 23

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life    NAICS: 524113    SIC: 7311
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Traded in other countries:MFC.Canada, MLU.Germany, 00945.Hongkong, MFC.Philippines,
Manulife Financial Corp, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection and wealth management products & services to personal & business clients, & asset management services to institutional customers in Asia, Canada, and the United States.

Manulife Financial Corp is a life insurance company incorporated under the Insurance Companies Act on April 26, 1999. It provides life insurance and wealth management products and services. Its segments include Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions through which provides Protection and Wealth Management services. The Protection (Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions) offers individual life insurance and individual and group long-term care insurance. Products are distributed through multiple distribution channels, including insurance agents, brokers, banks, financial planners and direct marketing. The Wealth Management (Asia, Canadian and U.S. Divisions) offers annuities, pension contracts, and mutual fund products and services. These businesses also offer a variety of retirement products to group benefit plans and Manulife Bank offers a variety of deposit and credit products to Canadian customers. Annuity contracts provide non-guaranteed, partially guaranteed and fully guaranteed investment options through general and separate account products. These businesses distribute products through multiple distribution channels, including insurance agents and brokers affiliated with the Company, securities brokerage firms, financial planners, pension plan sponsors, pension plan consultants and banks.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.25
MFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.71 vs. MFC: 16.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MFC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15.18 Max: 137.1
Current: 16.25
7.8
137.1
Forward P/E 11.42
MFC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 31 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MFC: 11.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.25
MFC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. MFC: 16.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MFC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 15.18 Max: 137.1
Current: 16.25
7.8
137.1
P/B 1.23
MFC's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MFC: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MFC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.23
0.61
2.68
P/S 0.72
MFC's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MFC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MFC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.72
0.37
2.21
POCF 2.98
MFC's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. MFC: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MFC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.34 Max: 11.21
Current: 2.98
1.51
11.21
EV-to-EBIT 8.26
MFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. MFC: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MFC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.4  Med: 7.5 Max: 42.5
Current: 8.26
-33.4
42.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.22
MFC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
66% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. MFC: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MFC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73  Med: 6.8 Max: 21.3
Current: 7.22
-73
21.3
Shiller P/E 22.14
MFC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.19 vs. MFC: 22.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MFC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.88  Med: 12.48 Max: 22.14
Current: 22.14
5.88
22.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.02
MFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MFC: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MFC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 3.07 Max: 10.57
Current: 3.02
1.68
10.57
Dividend Payout 0.48
MFC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
64% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. MFC: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MFC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.57 Max: 26
Current: 0.48
0.29
26
Dividend Growth (3y) 8.50
MFC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
68% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. MFC: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MFC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.1 Max: 25.1
Current: 8.5
0
25.1
Forward Dividend Yield 2.97
MFC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. MFC: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.32
MFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
98% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. MFC: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MFC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.69 Max: 8.92
Current: 2.32
1.12
8.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.60
MFC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MFC: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MFC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: -1.3 Max: 2.4
Current: -2.6
-19.6
2.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.62
MFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. MFC: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MFC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.97
Current: 1.62
1.13
3.97
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
MFC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. MFC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MFC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.34
0.18
1.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
MFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. MFC: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MFC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.27
Current: 0.78
0.42
2.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.65
MFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. MFC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MFC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.78 Max: 12.09
Current: 0.65
0.49
12.09
Price/Graham Number 1.09
MFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. MFC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MFC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.09
0.76
2.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.10
MFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. MFC: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MFC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 12 Max: 27
Current: 12.1
2.4
27
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.21
MFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 20.27 vs. MFC: 28.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MFC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -268.3  Med: -112.1 Max: 77
Current: 28.21
-268.3
77

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $51,030
EPS (TTM) $ 1.15
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float0.26%
52-Week Range $10.99 - 19.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,973.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 42,045 35,567 37,326
EPS ($) 1.39 1.60 1.75
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.39 1.60 1.75
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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