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    Here’s Why Manulife (MFC) Stock is an Attractive Bet Now

    Manulife Financial Corporation MFC has been in investors’ good books on the back of strong Asian business, growing wealth and asset management business and robust capital position. The stock has seen its estimates for 2020 and 2021 move up 7.2{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} and 6.8{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}, respectively in the past 30 days, reflecting investor optimism. The company delivered an earnings surprise in two of the last four reported quarters with the average beat being 6.79{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}. It expects core EPS growth rate in the range of 10{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49}-12{09c3c849cf64d23af04bfef51e68a1f749678453f0f72e4bb3c75fcb14e04d49} in 2021 and believes that it is supported by both geographic and line of business diversification. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2021 earnings per share is pegged at…

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