Earnings Analysis Of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)


Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) will report its next earnings on May 03 BMO. The company reported the earnings of $0.47/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.38/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.09/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 23.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Manulife Financial Corporation and for the current quarter 12 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.39/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.34/share and a High Estimate of $0.41/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 11790000 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Manulife Financial Corporation as 1000. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Manulife Financial Corporation is 11.79 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 11.79 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 16.28 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for MFC to be 18.2%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 33.3%. For the next 5 years, Manulife Financial Corporation is expecting Growth of 8.49% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 8.53% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Manulife Financial Corporation, where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 9 analysts have given a Buy signal, 5 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. Analysts reported that the Price Target for Manulife Financial Corporation might touch $23.69 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $20.41 and $15.77 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Manulife Financial Corporation got Downgrade on 4-Aug-16 where investment firm Macquarie Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Neutral.

Manulife Financial Corporation closed its last trading session at $17.02 with the gain of 1.7%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 34.23 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $19.36 and 52-week low of $12.22. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.18% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -4.28% and 8.66% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on 01/26/17 and 52-Week Low on 06/27/16.

The Relative Volume of the company is 1.02 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.71 million. Manulife Financial Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 16.31 and Forward P/E ratio of 7.21.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 0.4%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 7.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 8.1%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Manulife Financial Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.29%, where Monthly Performance is -5.72%, Quarterly performance is -6.56%, 6 Months performance is 21.43% and yearly performance percentage is 26.53%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -2.05%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.59% and Monthly Volatility of 2.04%.