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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
Equity to Asset 0.06
MFC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 154 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
69% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 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: 5
Z-Score: 0.13
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.07
MFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. MFC: 20.07 )
MFC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.18   Max: 20.07
Current: 20.07

-6.18
20.07
Net-margin (%) 16.76
MFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. MFC: 16.76 )
MFC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.21   Max: 16.76
Current: 16.76

-4.21
16.76
ROE (%) 10.97
MFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. MFC: 10.97 )
MFC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.52   Max: 17.74
Current: 10.97

-6.52
17.74
ROA (%) 0.61
MFC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. MFC: 0.61 )
MFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.37   Max: 2.44
Current: 0.61

-0.37
2.44
Revenue Growth (%) -22.20
MFC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 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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Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MFC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 40,554 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 66,810 sh (-34.54%)
Jeremy Grantham 25,200 sh (-97.68%)
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Q3 2013

MFC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 106,924 sh (+163.66%)
Jeremy Grantham 25,200 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 942 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 63,537 sh (-4.9%)
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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)
George Soros Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 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
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$17.67 - $20.26 $ 20.417%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$16.41 - $19.75 $ 20.4112%75000
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$9.86 - $14.02 $ 20.4178%0
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0164%$11.13 - $17.79 $ 20.4143%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Reduce -20.68%0.01%$11.13 - $17.79 $ 20.4144%159916
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Preferred stocks of Manulife Financial Corporation

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MFC.PR.F.Canada23.014.52
MFC.PR.G.Canada25.924.25
MFC.PR.C.Canada22.824.944 1/2 % Non Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series 3
MFC.PR.E.Canada25.305.53Manulife Financial Corporation,non-cum rate-reset Class 1 shares, Series 1
MFC.PR.B.Canada23.325.014.65 % Non-Cum Red Pfd Shs -A- Series -2
MFC.PR.H.Canada26.244.37
MFC.PR.D.Canada24.996.60Non-cumulative rate reset Class A shares, Series 4
MFC.PR.A.Canada25.624.02Pfd Shs-A- Series -1
MFC.PR.I.Canada26.104.20Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -9-
MFC.PR.J.Canada25.773.88Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -11-
MFC.PR.K.Canada25.203.74Pfd Shs -1- Series -13-
MFC.PR.L.Canada25.191.21Non-Cum Pfd Shs -1- Series -15-

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.50
MFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. MFC: 12.50 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.84   Max: 1265
Current: 12.5

7.84
1265
P/B 1.50
MFC's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MFC: 1.50 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.68
Current: 1.5

0.23
2.68
P/S 1.50
MFC's P/S is ranked higher than
69% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. MFC: 1.50 )
MFC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.5

0.37
2.24
PFCF 4.70
MFC's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. MFC: 4.70 )
MFC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 11.2
Current: 4.7

1.51
11.2
EV-to-EBIT 8.52
MFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. MFC: 8.52 )
MFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 121.7
Current: 8.52

4.6
121.7
PEG 0.20
MFC's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. MFC: 0.20 )
MFC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 74.1
Current: 0.2

0.2
74.1
Shiller P/E 55.60
MFC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 24.22 vs. MFC: 55.60 )
MFC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 56.9
Current: 55.6

5.33
56.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.40
MFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. MFC: 2.40 )
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 10.57
Current: 2.4

1.52
10.57
Dividend Payout 0.30
MFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MFC: 0.30 )
MFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.3

0.13
0.79
Dividend growth (3y) -9.10
MFC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 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) 1.20
MFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. MFC: 1.20 )
MFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 5.3
Current: 1.2

0.76
5.3
Share Buyback Rate -1.80
MFC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. MFC: -1.80 )
MFC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1   Max: -19.3
Current: -1.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.90
MFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. MFC: 1.90 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 3.97
Current: 1.9

0.38
3.97
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
MFC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MFC: 0.40 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.4

0.2
1.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
MFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MFC: 1.50 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.5

0.37
2.03
Price/Graham Number 0.90
MFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MFC: 0.90 )
MFC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 2.54
Current: 0.9

0.17
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.80
MFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. MFC: 11.80 )
MFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 21.9
Current: 11.8

0.8
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.37
MFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. MFC: 21.37 )
MFC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -166.3   Max: 51.2
Current: 21.37

-166.3
51.2

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
Manulife Financial Corporation was incorporated in the State of Canada onJune 23, 1887. It is a publicly traded life insurance company and the holding company of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI), a Canadian life insurance company, and John Hancock Reassurance Company, Ltd., a Bermuda reinsurance company. The Company and its subsidiaries provide financial products and services, including individual life insurance, group life and health insurance, long-term care insurance, pension products, annuities and mutual funds, to individual and group customers in the United States, Canada and Asia. It also offers reinsurance services, mainly life and property and casualty retrocession, and provides investment management services with respect to the Company's general fund and segregated fund assets and to mutual funds and institutional customers. The Company's reporting segments are U.S. Insurance and U.S. Wealth Management, which combine to form the U.S. Division, as well as the Canadian, Asia and the Corporate and Other segment. Protection (U.S., Asia and Canadian Divisions) - offers a variety of 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. Wealth Management (U.S., Asia and Canadian Divisions) - Offers annuities, pension contracts, and mutual fund products and services. These businesses also offer a variety of retirement products to group benefit plans. Annuity contracts provide nonguaranteed, partially guaranteed and fully guaranteed investment options through general and separate account products. The Canadian Wealth Management business also includes Manulife Bank, which offers a variety of deposit and credit products to Canadian customers. 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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