An anonymous director reports
MANULIFE FINANCIAL CORPORATION DECLARES COMMON SHARE DIVIDEND
Manulife Financial Corp.'s board of directors has declared a quarterly shareholder dividend of 25 cents per share on the common shares of Manulife Financial, payable on and after Sept. 19, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Aug. 20, 2019.
In respect of the company's Sept. 19, 2019, common share dividend payment date, the company will issue common shares from treasury in connection with the reinvestment of dividends and optional cash purchases pursuant to the company's Canadian dividend reinvestment and share purchase plan and its U.S. dividend reinvestment and share purchase plan. The price of common shares purchased with reinvested dividends will be reduced by a 2-per-cent discount from the market price, as determined pursuant to the applicable plan. This discount is being offered to reward long-term shareholders for their continuing commitment.
About Manulife Financial Corp.
Manulife Financial is a leading international financial service group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. It operates primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. It provides financial advice and insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions, for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, it had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers.
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