NYSE:MFC - Manulife Financial Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $30.50
  • Forecasted Upside: 52.04 %
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$20.06
▼ -0.41 (-2.00%)

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Analyst Price Target for MFC

Analyst Price Target is $30.50
▲ +52.04% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Manulife Financial in the last 3 months. The average price target is $30.50, with a high forecast of $37.00 and a low forecast of $27.00. The average price target represents a 52.04% upside from the last price of $20.06.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 investment analysts is to hold stock in Manulife Financial. This rating has held steady since December 2020, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
7/31/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 3 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
10/29/2020
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/27/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
4/27/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
7/26/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
10/24/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 5 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/23/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
1/22/2022

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/16/2021CIBCDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sector UnderperformHigh
11/17/2021National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$27.00 ➝ C$28.00Low
11/16/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$28.00 ➝ C$30.00High
11/16/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$36.00 ➝ C$37.00High
11/16/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralC$26.00 ➝ C$28.00High
11/4/2021TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$37.00 ➝ C$36.00Low
8/10/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
8/6/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$33.00 ➝ C$34.00Low
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$28.00 ➝ $29.00N/A
8/5/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$35.00 ➝ C$36.00Low
7/12/2021BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$30.00 ➝ $31.00Low
5/13/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$28.00Low
5/7/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$28.00Medium
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$26.00 ➝ $28.00Low
4/29/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$25.00 ➝ $29.00Low
2/12/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$25.00 ➝ $26.00Low
2/12/2021CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/29/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$23.00 ➝ $25.00Low
1/18/2021National Alliance SecuritiesReiterated RatingSector PerformN/A
11/13/2020ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
9/4/2020Eight CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$25.00Low
8/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$21.00 ➝ $23.00Low
8/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$21.00Low
5/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$21.00Low
5/8/2020ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperform$22.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
5/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$22.00High
5/7/2020National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
4/27/2020ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperform$32.00 ➝ $22.00High
4/9/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$15.00 ➝ $19.00Low
3/23/2020TD SecuritiesUpgradeBuyHigh
2/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$29.00Low
1/13/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$27.00 ➝ $32.00Low
12/11/2019CIBCReiterated RatingBuy$29.00Low
5/5/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$29.00Medium
1/10/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/13/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Average$28.00Low
11/8/2018TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyHigh
10/16/2018DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/11/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$27.00 ➝ $26.00Medium
7/10/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageIn-LineLow
5/3/2018CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ Sector OutperformMedium
4/12/2018TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
4/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$28.00 ➝ $27.00Low
2/22/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$29.00 ➝ $28.00Low
1/31/2018ScotiabankReiterated RatingBuy$31.00Low
1/24/2018National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
10/5/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$26.00 ➝ $27.00N/A
5/3/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector Perform OverweightLow
(Data available from 1/22/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.48 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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6/26/2021
  • 6 very positive mentions
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7/26/2021
  • 6 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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8/25/2021
  • 2 very positive mentions
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9/24/2021
  • 4 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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10/24/2021
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11/23/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
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12/23/2021
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/22/2022

Current Sentiment

  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Manulife Financial logo
Manulife Financial Corp. engages in the provision of financial services. It operates through the following segments: Asia, Canada, U.S., Global Wealth and Asset Management, and Corporate and Other. The Asia segment refers to insurance and insurance-based wealth accumulation products in Asia. The Canada segment offers insurance-based wealth accumulation products and banking services in Canada. The U.S. segment includes an in-force long-term care insurance business and an in-force annuity business. The Global Wealth and Asset Management segment delivers fee-based wealth solutions to retail, retirement, and institutional customers. The Corporate and Other segment comprises of investment performance on assets backing capital, net of amounts allocated to operating segments, financing costs, costs incurred by the corporate office related to shareholder activities, property and casualty reinsurance business, and run-off reinsurance business lines. The company was founded on April 26, 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $20.06
Low: $20.01
High: $20.46

50 Day Range

MA: $19.30
Low: $17.93
High: $20.81

52 Week Range

Now: $20.06
Low: $17.66
High: $22.25

Volume

6,049,287 shs

Average Volume

3,597,642 shs

Market Capitalization

$38.97 billion

P/E Ratio

7.40

Dividend Yield

5.03%

Beta

1.33

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Manulife Financial?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued reports on Manulife Financial in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, Credit Suisse Group AG, National Bank Financial, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Securities, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Manulife Financial?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Manulife Financial in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $30.50, suggesting a possible upside of 52.0%. TD Securities has the highest price target set, predicting MFC will reach $37.00 in the next twelve months. CIBC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $27.00 for Manulife Financial in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Manulife Financial?

Manulife Financial currently has 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in MFC, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Manulife Financial's investor relations team?

Manulife Financial's physical mailing address is 200 BLOOR ST EAST NT-10, TORONTO A6, M4W1E5. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (416) 926-3000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Manulife Financial is www.manulife.com.