Manulife Financial Corp ( MFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1279 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 21, 2015. Shareholders who purchased MFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -0.93% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $16.5, the dividend yield is 3.1%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MFC was $16.5, representing a -18.44% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.23 and a 15.71% increase over the 52 week low of $14.26.
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 $1.02. Zacks Investment Research reports MFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 14.36%, compared to an industry average of 6.2%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MFC through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MFC as a top-10 holding:
- iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund ( EWC ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EWC with an decrease of -13.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MFC at 2.74%.