Closing Bell: Manulife Fin up on Friday (MFC)
In trading today, Manulife Fin shares opened at $25.99 and closed at $26.21. prices ranged from $25.90 to $26.26.
Share prices advanced 0.81% from the previous day's close of $26.00.
During the day across North America, the TSX Composite closed 1.42% at 20567.84, the S&P 500 closed 0.84% at 4505.10, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 0.96% at 34907.11 and the Nasdaq Composite closed 0.81% at 13926.05.
Manulife Fin traded under MFC on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
A total of 15,466,975 shares was traded during the session, with total trades of 6,485, while having an average volume of 6,999,392 in the last five days.
Trading across the entire TSX saw 1,561 price advancers against 3,658 declines and 113 unchanged.
During the prior 52 weeks, MFC.TO has traded as high as $27.50 (March 03,2023) and low as $20.81 (October 13,2022). Moreover, in the last 52 weeks, Manulife Fin's shares have boosted 14.65%, while they have advanced 8.53% since the start of 2023.
It announced a 0.36 dividend on August 09/23, with an August 22/23 ex-date and September 19/23 pay day.
Following today's trading, Manulife Fin has a market capitalization of $47.40 billion on a float of 1,823,121 shares outstanding. Its annual EPS is $6.70.
Manulife Fin is a TSX Insurance company headquartered in Toronto, CAN.
Manulife Fin's average recommendation is "Moderate Buy" based on 13.00 analysts according to Zacks. From those 13 analysts, 4 have buy ratings and 9 analysts gave hold ratings.
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