Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 23, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1236 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 19, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -9.45% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFC was $17.71, representing a -14.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.77 and a 11.45% increase over the 52 week low of $15.89.
MFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). MFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports MFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 26.84%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.
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