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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
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history
Equity to Asset 0.06
MFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.06 vs. MFC: 0.06 )
MFC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.06

0.05
0.14
Interest Coverage 3.59
MFC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.17 vs. MFC: 3.59 )
MFC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 8.02
Current: 3.59

0.12
8.02
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.18
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.83
MFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. MFC: 11.83 )
MFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.18   Max: 20.07
Current: 11.83

-6.18
20.07
Net-margin (%) 9.12
MFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. MFC: 9.12 )
MFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.21   Max: 16.76
Current: 9.12

-4.21
16.76
ROE (%) 14.06
MFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. MFC: 14.06 )
MFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.96   Max: 17.24
Current: 14.06

-5.96
17.24
ROA (%) 0.79
MFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. MFC: 0.79 )
MFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 2.37
Current: 0.79

-0.5
2.37
Revenue Growth (%) -22.20
MFC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. MFC: -22.20 )
MFC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 15.3
Current: -22.2

-22.2
15.3
» MFC's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MFC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

George Soros 75,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 390,778 sh (+265.47%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 23,100 sh (-8.33%)
Steven Cohen 31,394 sh (-50.59%)
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Q1 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 43,167 sh (+37.5%)
Jim Simons 469,424 sh (+20.13%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Q2 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 512,178 sh (+9.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

MFC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 10,263 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MFC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$19.31 - $20.59 $ 18.98-6%10263
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$17.67 - $20.26 $ 18.98-1%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$16.41 - $19.75 $ 18.984%75000
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$9.86 - $14.02 $ 18.9865%0
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0164%$11.13 - $17.79 $ 18.9833%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -20.68%0.01%$11.13 - $17.79 $ 18.9834%159916
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Preferred stocks of Manulife Financial Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MFC.PR.F.Canada20.925.02
MFC.PR.G.Canada25.824.26
MFC.PR.C.Canada23.164.864 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.Canada23.874.874.65 % Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series -2
MFC.PR.H.Canada26.034.42
MFC.PR.D.Canada24.996.60Non-cumulative rate reset Class A shares, Series 4
MFC.PR.A.Canada25.264.06Pfd Shs-A- Series -1
MFC.PR.I.Canada25.944.24Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -9-
MFC.PR.J.Canada25.553.91Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -11-
MFC.PR.K.Canada25.053.79Pfd Shs -1- Series -13-
MFC.PR.L.Canada24.973.17Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -15-
MFC.PR.M.Canada25.251.33Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -17-
MFC.PR.N.Canada24.970.00Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -1- Series -19-

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 10.10
MFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. MFC: 10.10 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.92   Max: 214.22
Current: 10.1

7.92
214.22
P/B 1.36
MFC's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. MFC: 1.36 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.68
Current: 1.36

0.23
2.68
P/S 0.89
MFC's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. MFC: 0.89 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.22
Current: 0.89

0.37
2.22
EV-to-EBIT 5.24
MFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. MFC: 5.24 )
MFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -145.4   Max: 132.3
Current: 5.24

-145.4
132.3
Shiller P/E 42.37
MFC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. MFC: 42.37 )
MFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 45.29
Current: 42.37

5.33
45.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.77
MFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. MFC: 2.77 )
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 10.57
Current: 2.77

1.52
10.57
Dividend Payout 0.25
MFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
79% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MFC: 0.25 )
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.25

0.13
0.79
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
MFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. MFC: -9.10 )
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 25.1
Current: -9.1

0
25.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
MFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. MFC: 1.40 )
MFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 5.3
Current: 1.4

0.76
5.3
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
MFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MFC: -1.80 )
MFC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1   Max: -19.2
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.67
MFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. MFC: 1.67 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.67

0.38
3.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
MFC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MFC: 1.60 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.6

0.99
1.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
MFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. MFC: 0.93 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.19
Current: 0.93

0.4
2.19
Price/Graham Number 0.80
MFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. MFC: 0.80 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.54
Current: 0.8

0.17
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 19.10
MFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. MFC: 19.10 )
MFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 21.9
Current: 19.1

0.8
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -111.11
MFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. MFC: -111.11 )
MFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -238.7   Max: -21.9
Current: -111.11

-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, MFC.Philippines, 00945.Hongkong, MFC.PR.J.Canada, MLU.Germany, MFC.PR.K.Canada, MFC.PR.L.Canada, MFC.PR.M.Canada, MFC.PR.N.Canada,
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 careinsurance. 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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