Focus on Asia will help buoy these dividends

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $24 (Toronto symbol MFC; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio; Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $48.0 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurance provider. It also offers other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans,… Read More

Manulife plan will cut costs

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $23.69 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $47.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.7%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
The company also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans; in addition, it offers mutual… Read More

Asia’s middle class drives these insurers

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $24.36 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $49.3 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.6%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
The company also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans; in addition, it offers mutual… Read More

Dividend increase: Manulife

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $24 (Toronto symbol MFC; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio; Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $48.0 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurance provider. It also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental and travel plans,… Read More

Asia fuels Manulife’s earnings

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $27 (Toronto symbol MFC; Conservative-Growth Payer Portfolio; Finance sector; Shares outstanding: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $54.0 billion; Dividend yield: 3.0%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurance provider. It also sells other forms of insurance, including health, dental… Read More

Asia drives profits for these two insurers

SUN LIFE FINANCIAL $50.89 (Toronto symbol SLF; Shares outstanding: 613.7 million; Market cap: $31.4 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.6%; www.sunlife.ca) sells life insurance, savings, retirement and pension products. The company mainly operates in Canada, the U.S., Asia and the U.K. and has… Read More