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Market Cap: 599 Million
NOSH: 202 Million
Avg Volume (4 weeks):5,150
4 Weeks Range:2.94 - 3.31
4 Weeks Price Volatility (%):
52 Weeks Range:2.94 - 3.41
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Financial Highlight

Latest Quarter | Ann. Date 31-Dec-2017[#4]  |  26-Feb-2018
Next QR | Est. Ann. Date: 31-Mar-2018  |  29-May-2018
T4Q P/E | EY: 21.38  |  4.68%
T4Q DY | Payout %: 2.70%  |  57.78%
T4Q NAPS | P/NAPS: 4.02  |  0.74
T4Q NP Margin | ROE: 2.07%  |  3.44%


Date Subject
28-Nov-2017 Mplus Market Pulse - 28 Nov 2017

Business Background

Manulife Holdings Berhad is an investment holding company. The core businesses of the Company are the life insurance business, management of unit trust funds, investment and fund management. Manulife Holdings Berhad operates in four segments: investment holding, which includes investment holding operations; life insurance, which is engaged in the underwriting of participating and non-participating life insurance and unit-linked products; asset management, which is engaged in investment and fund management, and unit trust, which is engaged in the management of unit trust funds. The Company's wholly owned subsidiaries include Manulife Insurance Berhad, Manulife Asset Management (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Manulife Unit Trusts Berhad, Britama Credit Sdn Bhd and Britama Properties Sdn Bhd.
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petracot Manulife is the only pure Life insurance listed company in Malaysia, with a relatively small paid up capital of 200 odd million shares. The ultimate controlling shareholder is the Manulife Canada - a very reputable and one of the leading insurer in Canada and North America. Currently, they hold close to 58% Manulife Malaysia, but they are buying from the open market every day; they have the option to buy up to the maximum of 70% permitted by Bank Negara.

The 2011 result is pending, earning may hit more than 0.30 and dividend may exceed 18%. I am predicting a price of more 3.50 in the next few months
27/02/2012 11:51
petracot Manulife has recently released the 2011 results: earning of 33.29 sen per share with dividend yet to be declared, expected to be more than 18 sen gross.

The insurer's earning could be on the rising trend as a result of insurance distribution tie-up with OSK which has 50+ branches through out the country. Manulife's asset management division can be a potential money spinner as return of the unit trust is among the highest, in excess of 10%.
27/02/2012 19:57
petracot Manulife has just released 1Q2012 results. Earning improves from 6.52 sen to 8.48 sen per share. That is a decent increase of 30%. This counter is not very exciting because the growth is very gradual. However, if you are looking for some sound and safe investment, Manulife may just be the right choice. The controlling shareholder owns slightly under 60% and they are buying in the open market,practically everyday.
16/05/2012 22:44
reachabbler time to collect some :)
31/10/2012 09:37
reachabbler time to collect
15/03/2013 08:42
reachabbler declare 15 sen dividend.
21/03/2013 08:40
cherry tomato 0.15? where the source from?
21/03/2013 09:01
reachabbler http://www.bursamalaysia.com/market/listed-companies/company-announcements/1233157
21/03/2013 09:18
reachabbler Lets see how PRS business going to boost the company performance.
26/04/2013 10:29
reachabbler Metlife, Manulife said to bid for Malaysia AMMB life insurance unit
10/05/2013 00:07
reachabbler TP RM4.00
14/05/2013 14:01
June Ng what is the intrinsic value?
23/07/2013 11:03
newbiestock mnrb BETTER
23/07/2013 11:04
Kian Leong Lim Asset growth tallies with liability growth and roe is down. This shows the company has not been very effective in improving efficiency. the other reason may be the company has too much competition in the local market. Asset management is a good field but how to enlarge the company's market share in the insurance business posses a big challenge for the company. As for the lending business, I am neutral on this area.
18/11/2014 12:33
Kian Leong Lim (1) They have to buy things that people don't want, (2) Make Improvement On It, (3) Use more market ways to grow their business.
18/11/2014 12:38
Retnam This Co is a puzzle. The management has succeeded in driving profits (quarterly) to less than a third despite acquiring asset management business. Asset management is a fee-based activity where the asset manager i.e. Manulife gets income irrespective of which direction the market goes.

I hope the head office sees the absence of quality among the top management & gets rid of them. They know how to make impressive statements in the annual report which is a mere Public Relations nonsense to hoodwink the shareholders. We want to see them earn their keep by sustaining & improving profits.
21/12/2014 05:51
Retnam Get rid of them before it's too late!!
21/12/2014 05:52
Retnam Extracts from the latest quarterly :-

"A holistic customer-centric approach will be taken in our forward thinking solutions designed to help our customers’ most significant financial decisions. We will offer a range of innovative ...blah, blah, blah" - Sounds like hogwash to me

"Barring any unforeseen circumstances and the change in MGS yields, the Directors expect the
Group’s performance to remain satisfactory in the current financial year ending 31 December 2014" - Huh? Did I miss out something? Seems out of whack when profits compared to corresponding previous quarter fell more than 73%!!
21/12/2014 06:00
Retnam Share price is tanking. Investors have spoken.

Will the parent co just sit by the sidelines & watch the co slide? or
Will it take the bull by the horns & implement major changes to halt the decline?
12/01/2015 09:30
logitrader http://www.klse.my/financial/quarterResult/YoY/quarter/1058/31-Dec-2014.jsp
25/02/2015 08:41
logitrader http://www.klse.my/financial/annualAuditedAccount/1058/31-Dec-2014.jsp
15/04/2015 22:26
gungho92 i think they are underwriting losses... their source of income from investments is the reason they still can survive... oh no....
22/04/2015 15:23
logitrader http://www.klse.my/financial/annualReport/1058/31-Dec-2014.jsp
06/05/2015 17:23
logitrader http://www.klse.my/entitlement/116141.jsp
06/05/2015 17:26
logitrader http://www.klse.my/meeting/104353.jsp
06/05/2015 17:31
sheldon The latest quarterly results show no top-line growth. The net profit however increased not because of management capability but due to luck. The large increase in MGS yield caused a reduction in contingent liabilities.

In summary, the management is inept and the major shareholders seem to allow it to drift into oblivion. How long do they want to wait before taking any action? Take the bull by the horns - do something!!
25/08/2015 10:29
sheldon Another pathetic performance. It's on the long slide downwards. Dividends are dwindling. What I'll do is that I'll boost up my yield with the door gifts and free food at the AGM haha
25/02/2016 10:50
ivan9511 hi guys , someone still at manulife, can I know why I cannot see any dividend info ?
on 24/02/2016 manulife declare 9 sen dividend right ?
still havent proceed or cancel dividend ?
please help guys
08/04/2016 03:12
sheldon Look at the announcement titled "Others".
Note that dividend is only contingent upon approval at the AGM by shareholders.
08/04/2016 09:14
ivan9511 thanks sheldon , I understand already , need to wait AGM declare now still under proceed ?
08/04/2016 21:19
sheldon At the recent AGM, the chairman was impatient & was trying to bulldoze the accounts deliberation. That's not right as shareholders only has a once a year opportunity to grill the board.

Shareholders are concerned over several issues including the declining share price & dividends. The fact that the investment was written down soon after acquisition which smells a rat.

MSWG raised the issue that one of the directors did not attend 3 out of 5 board meets and was not present at the AGM was seeking re-election. A few of us was put our hands up opposing to his re-election. However there were several old folks who were just pleased to be treated nicely in a pleasant surrounding, with an umbrella as a door gift and a spread of food who blindly like zombies supported his re-election. MSWG also noted that there was a director who did not attend the past 2 AGMs as well as the current. It gives me the impression that their presence in the company was merely to carry the title "director", collect fees and eat popiah at meetings. I hope that the parent company notices these red flags & do something about it.
22/05/2016 10:02


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