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MFC
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AS OF
Jul 1 closing price
Price
$17.52
Change
+$0.18 (+1.04%)
Capitalization
33.26B

MFC Price Prediction, Manulife Financial Corp AI Recommendations

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MFC's MACD Histogram just turned positive

The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) for MFC turned positive on June 28, 2022. Looking at past instances where MFC's MACD turned positive, the stock continued to rise in 26 of 39 cases over the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are 67%.

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Technical Analysis (Indicators)

Bullish Trend Analysis

The RSI Indicator points to a transition from a downward trend to an upward trend -- in cases where MFC's RSI Indicator exited the oversold zone, of 26 resulted in an increase in price. Tickeron's analysis proposes that the odds of a continued upward trend are .

The Momentum Indicator moved above the 0 level on June 28, 2022. You may want to consider a long position or call options on MFC as a result. In of 93 past instances where the momentum indicator moved above 0, the stock continued to climb. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where MFC advanced for three days, in of 322 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .

MFC may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.

Bearish Trend Analysis

The Stochastic Oscillator has been in the overbought zone for 2 days. Expect a price pull-back in the near future.

The 50-day moving average for MFC moved below the 200-day moving average on June 03, 2022. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.

Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where MFC declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .

Fundamental Analysis (Ratings)

Fear & Greed

The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.

The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (0.876) is normal, around the industry mean (0.937). P/E Ratio (4.845) is within average values for comparable stocks, (11.737). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (6.146) is also within normal values, averaging (3.333). Dividend Yield (0.056) settles around the average of (0.039) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.759) is also within normal values, averaging (0.920).

The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.

The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating well-balanced risk and returns. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 85, placing this stock slightly better than average.

The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.

The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. MFC’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.

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published Earnings

MFC is expected to report earnings to rise 4.67% to 61 cents per share on August 10

Manulife Financial Corp MFC Stock Earnings Reports
Q2'22
Est.
$0.62
Q1'22
Missed
by $0.06
Q4'21
Beat
by $0.02
Q3'21
Missed
by $0.03
Q2'21
Beat
by $0.04
The last earnings report on May 11 showed earnings per share of 59 cents, missing the estimate of 65 cents. With 2.09M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 33.26B.
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MFC paid dividends on December 20, 2021

Manulife Financial Corp MFC Stock Dividends
А quarterly dividend of $0.05 per share was paid with a record date of December 20, 2021, and an ex-dividend date of November 30, 2021. Read more...
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Notable companies

The most notable companies in this group are MetLife (NYSE:MET), Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU), Lincoln National Corp (NYSE:LNC), Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW).

Industry description

Life insurance companies mainly sell policies that pay a death benefit as a lump sum upon the death of the insured to their beneficiaries. Life insurance policies may be sold as term life, (which guarantees payment of a stated death benefit and expires at the end of a specified term) or permanent /typically whole life (which is more expensive but lasts a lifetime and carries a cash accumulation component). Life insurance firms may also sell long-term disability policies that help to replace the insured individual’s income if they become sick or disabled. Health insurance, on the other hand, helps pay for medical expenses. Anthem, Inc., MetLife, Inc. and Aflac Incorporated are some of the largest U.S. companies in this industry.

Market Cap

The average market capitalization across the Life/Health Insurance Industry is 21.28B. The market cap for tickers in the group ranges from 3.97M to 129.68B. AAIGF holds the highest valuation in this group at 129.68B. The lowest valued company is LINS at 3.97M.

High and low price notable news

The average weekly price growth across all stocks in the Life/Health Insurance Industry was 1%. For the same Industry, the average monthly price growth was -1%, and the average quarterly price growth was -3%. CILJF experienced the highest price growth at 8%, while UTGN experienced the biggest fall at -9%.

Volume

The average weekly volume growth across all stocks in the Life/Health Insurance Industry was -55%. For the same stocks of the Industry, the average monthly volume growth was -0% and the average quarterly volume growth was 64%

Fundamental Analysis Ratings

The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows

Valuation Rating: 47
P/E Growth Rating: 54
Price Growth Rating: 61
SMR Rating: 46
Profit Risk Rating: 84
Seasonality Score: 2 (-100 ... +100)
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General Information

a provider of life and health insurance and reinsurance services

Industry LifeHealthInsurance

Profile
Fundamentals
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Industry
Life Or Health Insurance
Address
200 Bloor Street East
Phone
+1 888 790-4387
Employees
38000
Web
https://www.manulife.com

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Correlation & Price change

A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, MFC has been closely correlated with PRU. These tickers have moved in lockstep 75% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if MFC jumps, then PRU could also see price increases.

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Correlation
To MFC
1D Price
Change %
MFC100%
+1.10%
PRU - MFC
75%
Closely correlated
+1.82%
LNC - MFC
73%
Closely correlated
+1.75%
MET - MFC
73%
Closely correlated
+1.42%
BHF - MFC
68%
Closely correlated
+3.88%
AFL - MFC
68%
Closely correlated
+1.64%
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