As on March 04, 2021, Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC) started slowly as it slid -1.55% to $20.33. During the day, the stock rose to $20.85 and sunk to $20.08 before settling in for the price of $20.65 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, MFC posted a 52-week range of $8.62-$20.83.
The company of the Financial sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 15.90%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 23.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 6.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.94 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.94 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $40.49 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $18.94, while the 200-day Moving Average is $15.72.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 37000 employees. It has generated 2,100,081 per worker during the last fiscal year. For the Profitability, stocks operating margin was +10.96 and Pretax Margin of +8.71.
Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Insurance – Life industry. Manulife Financial Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.01%, in contrast to 53.70% institutional ownership.
Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2017, the company posted $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.46) by $0.02. This company achieved a net margin of +7.56 while generating a return on equity of 11.57. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.51 per share during the current fiscal year.
Manulife Financial Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 6.00% and is forecasted to reach 3.40 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 8.82% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 23.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.49. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $8.73, and its Beta score is 1.39. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.66. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 2.88.
In the same vein, MFC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.33, a figure that is expected to reach 0.77 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 3.40 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Manulife Financial Corporation, MFC], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 5.33 million was better the volume of 3.44 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 82.02% While, its Average True Range was 0.52.
Raw Stochastic average of Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 93.26%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 70.62% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 29.51% that was lower than 34.56% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.