Manulife cuts its risk

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $21.44 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $42.9 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 4.7%; www.manulife.ca) is Canada’s largest life insurer.
Manulife has entered into agreements with three reinsurers on $13 billion of its riskiest annuity and universal life policies in… Read More

These Canadian insurers thrive in Asia

MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORP. $23.19 (Toronto symbol MFC; Shares o/s: 2.0 billion; Market cap: $46.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 3.8%; 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 funds… Read More

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