Manulife Financial Corp (MFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 24, 2014


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Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 24, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1172 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased MFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -5.41% decrease from the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of MFC was $19.08, representing a -6.3% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.36 and a 42.07% increase over the 52 week low of $13.43.

MFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and MetLife, Inc. ( MET ). MFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.5. Zacks Investment Research reports MFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 17.19%, compared to an industry average of 10.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MFC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to MFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MFC as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 8.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MFC at 1.31%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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