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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.42
MFC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. MFC: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MFC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 3.55 Max: N/A
Current: 3.42
Equity to Asset 0.06
MFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.08 vs. MFC: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.06
0.05
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.77
MFC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. MFC: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 5.87 Max: 8.02
Current: 3.77
0.12
8.02
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
10.37%
17.66%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.43
MFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.15 vs. MFC: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.18  Med: 10.41 Max: 20.1
Current: 7.43
-6.18
20.1
Net-margin (%) 6.07
MFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. MFC: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.21  Med: 7.19 Max: 16.79
Current: 6.07
-4.21
16.79
ROE (%) 10.33
MFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. MFC: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.96  Med: 13.26 Max: 17.24
Current: 10.33
-5.96
17.24
ROA (%) 0.59
MFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. MFC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.5  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.59
-0.5
2.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
MFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. MFC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.3  Med: 5.10 Max: 15.3
Current: 0.6
-22.3
15.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 47.50
MFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. MFC: 47.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40  Med: 13.40 Max: 47.5
Current: 47.5
-40
47.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 347.30
MFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. MFC: 347.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.3  Med: 14.65 Max: 347.3
Current: 347.3
-60.3
347.3
» MFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 512,178 sh (+9.11%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 10,263 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 408,154 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 13,239 sh (+29.00%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

MFC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jeremy Grantham 343,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,407 sh (+8.82%)
First Eagle Investment 942 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Preferred stocks of Manulife Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MFC.PR.F.Canada17.406.03
MFC.PR.G.Canada25.364.34
MFC.PR.C.Canada22.854.924 1/2 % Non Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series 3
MFC.PR.E.Canada24.995.60Manulife Financial Corporation,non-cum rate-reset Class 1 shares, Series 1
MFC.PR.B.Canada22.815.104.65 % Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series -2
MFC.PR.H.Canada25.874.45
MFC.PR.D.Canada24.996.60Non-cumulative rate reset Class A shares, Series 4
MFC.PR.A.Canada25.004.10Pfd Shs-A- Series -1
MFC.PR.I.Canada25.424.33Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -9-
MFC.PR.J.Canada24.624.06Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -11-
MFC.PR.K.Canada22.374.25Pfd Shs -1- Series -13-
MFC.PR.L.Canada22.244.38Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -15-
MFC.PR.M.Canada23.033.58Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -17-
MFC.PR.N.Canada22.742.26Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -1- Series -19-

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.11
MFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. MFC: 13.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.84  Med: 15.42 Max: 1265
Current: 13.11
7.84
1265
Forward P/E 11.40
MFC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. MFC: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.90
MFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
55% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. MFC: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MFC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.83  Med: 15.36 Max: 97.93
Current: 13.9
7.83
97.93
P/B 1.25
MFC's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. MFC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.25
0.61
2.68
P/S 0.79
MFC's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. MFC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.90 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.79
0.37
2.2
POCF 3.84
MFC's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. MFC: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MFC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 3.56 Max: 12.53
Current: 3.84
1.51
12.53
EV-to-EBIT 6.65
MFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. MFC: 6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.4  Med: 8.15 Max: 119.3
Current: 6.65
-145.4
119.3
Shiller P/E 26.45
MFC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. MFC: 26.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.3  Med: 19.03 Max: 61.64
Current: 26.45
5.3
61.64
Days Sales Outstanding 5.97
MFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 34.01 vs. MFC: 5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MFC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.93  Med: 12.65 Max: 75.99
Current: 5.97
4.93
75.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.90
MFC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. MFC: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.66 Max: 10.57
Current: 2.9
1.55
10.57
Dividend Payout 0.34
MFC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. MFC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.34
0.13
1.08
Dividend growth (3y) 3.10
MFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
70% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. MFC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.80 Max: 25.1
Current: 3.1
0
25.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.32
MFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. MFC: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.12 Max: 8.44
Current: 2.32
1.24
8.44
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
MFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MFC: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MFC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1  Med: -2.40 Max: -19.3
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.63
MFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MFC: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.93 Max: 3.97
Current: 1.63
1.13
3.97
Price/Projected FCF 1.48
MFC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. MFC: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.50 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.48
0.99
1.69
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
MFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MFC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.8
0.42
2.29
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.98
MFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
313% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. MFC: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.64 Max: 10
Current: 2.98
0.58
10
Price/Graham Number 0.88
MFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. MFC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.88
0.73
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.06
MFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. MFC: 16.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.90 Max: 21.9
Current: 16.06
0.8
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -100.59
MFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. MFC: -100.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -238.7  Med: -105.40 Max: -21.9
Current: -100.59
-238.7
-21.9

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
Compare:LFC, PIAIF, AAGIY, CNPAY, CHPXF » details
Traded in other countries:MFC.PR.F.Canada, MFC.PR.G.Canada, MFC.PR.C.Canada, MFC.PR.E.Canada, MFC.PR.B.Canada, MFC.Canada, MFC.PR.H.Canada, MFC.PR.D.Canada, MFC.PR.A.Canada, MFC.PR.I.Canada, 00945.Hongkong, MFC.PR.J.Canada, MFC.Philippines, MFC.PR.K.Canada, MFC.PR.L.Canada, MFC.PR.M.Canada, MFC.PR.N.Canada, MLU.Germany,
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.
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