How to buy Manulife Financial (MFC) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in Manulife Financial stocks.
Manulife Financial is an insurance-life business based in Canada. Manulife Financial shares (MFC.TO) are listed on the Toronto stock Exchange (TSX) and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$24.82 – a decrease of 0.48% over the previous day. Manulife Financial employs 40,000 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of C$46.6 billion.
How to buy shares in Manulife Financial
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- Open your account. Provide your personal information and sign up.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: MFC in this case.
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- Buy your stocks. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares. It's that simple.
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Is it a good time to buy Manulife Financial stock?
Only you can make the decision on the time to leap. The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is Manulife Financial under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Manulife Financial P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
Manulife Financial's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Manulife Financial stocks trade at around 4x recent earnings.
Manulife Financial's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.8. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Manulife Financial's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Manulife Financial's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping C$18.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Manulife Financial's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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