October 22, 2017

Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC) stock is Likely to be considered risky?

13 October 2017, 12:36 | Hattie Nash

Institutional ownership can eventually exceed 100 percent of float, which means that, in addition to all the available shares, institutions have also bought up all the borrowed shares from short sellers who are betting that the stock will decline. Cidel Asset Management Inc now holds 5,319,671 shares with a value of $99,608,000. The stock rose 1.93% or $0.39 reaching $20.57. About shares traded. Intuit Inc. It is down 26.01% since October 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.19% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $3.10 billion company. It has a Return on Investment (ROI) of 8.10%. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc sold 53,540 shares as the company's stock declined 8.13% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor owned 2,275,183 shares of the financial services provider's stock after acquiring an additional 91,976 shares during the quarter. The Beta factor for the stock is listed at 1.32. About 467,326 shares traded. Manulife Financial Corp's payout ratio is presently 47.83%. It has outperformed by 7.30% the S&P500.

Research analysts at Desjardins lowered their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for Manulife Financial a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 80% are positive. The firm earned "Sector Perform" rating on Thursday, August 4 by IBC. The rating was maintained by TD Securities with "Buy" on Friday, August 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $26 target in Friday, August 7 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Manulife Financial Corporation (USA) (NYSE:MFC) rating on Thursday, October 5. On Wednesday, August 24 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with "Buy".

Why Investors anticipate Poor Future Performance for Manulife Financial Corporation (MFC)? . (TSE:MFC) news were published by: which released: "Manulife Financial Corp.'s Stock Just Got a Whole Lot More Attractive" on September 12, 2017, also with their article: "Is Manulife Financial Corp. Still in the Dark Ages?" on September 13, 2017. With 2.02M avg volume, 4 days are for Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC)'s short sellers to cover MFC's short positions. "Is a Buy Regardless of What Happens With John Hancock" on July 17, 2017. They expect $2.65 EPS, up 16.23% or $0.37 from last year's $2.28 per share. After having $0.42 EPS previously, Manulife Financial Corporation (USA)'s analysts see 4.76 % EPS growth.

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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 19th.

Since June 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $12.21 million activity.

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