Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) Dividends



Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)

Today's Latest Price: $18.96 USD

0.32 (-1.66%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 34 in Insurance - Life

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Over the past six years, MFC has issued more dividends than 94.72% of other dividend-issuing US stocks.
  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, MFC has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 8,281,000,000, ranking above 99.06% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • MFC is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than 96.84% of US dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with MFC that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: VIOT, AEP, TAK, MUX and WABC.
MFC Ex-Dividend Date
MFC Dividend Yield
4.36%
MFC Annual Dividend
$0.84
MFC Payout Ratio

MFC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$18.96$22.02 26.61%

A technique commonly used by dividend investors to value dividend-issuing stocks is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM), which seeks to determine a fair share price based on the dividend provided by the company relative to a number of other company-specific factors. In the case of MFC, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 26.61% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Manulife Financial Corp's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • Compared to other US stocks that pay a dividend, Manulife Financial Corp produces a dividend yield 4.78% -- which falls in the top 17.98%.
  • With a market cap of roughly $37 billion, MFC is in the large-sized market cap class; amongst this group of stocks, its equity discount rate is lower than merely 19.85% of them.
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for MFC than it is for merely 18.9% of other equities in the Financial Services sector that also issue dividends.

MFC Dividend Chart


MFC Dividend History

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MFC Dividends vs. Peers

MFC's dividend yield currently ranks #4 of 38 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 9.96%
2 PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. 5.31%
3 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
4 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 4.36%
5 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 4.19%
6 LFC China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares 3.74%
7 MET MetLife, Inc. 3.60%
8 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.56%
9 LNC Lincoln National Corporation 3.28%
10 AEG AEGON N.V. 3.27%
11 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 3.16%
12 AVVIY Aviva plc 3.13%
13 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG 3.09%
14 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 2.70%
15 TRV The Travelers Companies, Inc. 2.29%
16 PUK Prudential Public Limited Company 1.32%
17 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.16%
18 IHC Independence Holding Company 1.08%
19 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 1.06%
20 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
21 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.78%
22 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 0.60%
23 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 0.48%
24 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.18%
25 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
26 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
27 MDWT MIDWEST HOLDING INC. 0.00%
28 SCRYY SCOR SE 0.00%
29 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
30 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
31 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.00%
32 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
33 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
34 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
35 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
36 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
37 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
38 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%

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