Barclays Increases Manulife Financial (MFC) Price Target to C$31.00

Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 67% are positive. Manulife Financial Corp. had 30 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, November 13. BMO Capital Markets restated a "buy" rating on shares of Manulife Financial Corp in a research note on Friday, November 11th. The stock of Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Monday, November 13 by Morgan Stanley. The stock presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of C$29.64. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 7 by TD Securities. Manulife Financial's dividend payout ratio is now 43.96%.

After having $1.01 EPS previously, Landstar System, Inc.'s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth.

Analysts expect Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) to report $0.45 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 4.26 % from last quarter's $0.47 EPS.

The stock increased 3.31% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $35.85. CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. Conn's, Inc. (CONN) has risen 45.89% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.95%. Therefore 100% are positive. Aphria Inc had 2 analyst reports since August 10, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 24 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 30 with "Neutral".

Investors sentiment is 1.18 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. Geode Cap Management Ltd Liability holds 0% in CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. It also reduced Morgan Sta (NYSE:MS) stake by 11,426 shares and now owns 21,834 shares. About 23.96 million shares traded. Moreover, Brookfield Asset Mgmt has 0.01% invested in CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Market Perform" rating and $125.0 target in Friday, January 8 report. Blackrock stated it has 2.72 million shares. (NYSE:CTT). Punch And Assoc Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 148,619 shares. Aperio Group Lc, a California-based fund reported 31,946 shares. The company reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.15. Lord Abbett & Com Ltd accumulated 1.64M shares or 0.21% of the stock.

CatchMark Timber Trust, a self-administered and self-managed, publicly-traded REIT that strives to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for all stakeholders through disciplined acquisitions, sustainable harvests and well-timed sales. It now has negative earnings.

Manulife Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups, and institutions in Asia, Canada, and the United States. The firm has a market capitalization of $53,920.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.95 and a beta of 0.99. It offers various individual life, and individual and group long-term care insurance through insurance agents, brokers, banks, financial planners, and direct marketing. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 8.36 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 14.64. MFC has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance it presents bullish trend of 1.31% in last five regular trading sessions. As shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 3.24% from last close price of 21.68 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC) has risen 24.00% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.30% the S&P500.

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