Joint Ventures, Stock Movements, Upcoming Conferences, and Sales Transactions - Research Report on MetLife, PFI, Lincoln

Joint Ventures, Stock Movements, Upcoming Conferences, and Sales Transactions
 - Research Report on MetLife, PFI, Lincoln National, Genworth Financial, and
                              Manulife Financial

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NEW YORK, January 8, 2014

NEW YORK, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting MetLife,
Inc. (NYSE: MET), Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Lincoln National
Corp. (NYSE: LNC), Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW), and Manulife Financial
Corporation (NYSE: MFC). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

MetLife, Inc. Research Report

On January 3, 2014, MetLife, Inc.'s (MetLife) stock went up by 1.17%, closing
the day at $53.81. MetLife's stock rose 0.58% over the past three trading
sessions, compared to the S&P 500 which went down by 0.53% during the same
three-day trading period. The Full Research Report on MetLife, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/afa1_MET

Prudential Financial, Inc. Research Report

On January 2, 2014, Prudential Financial, Inc. (PFI) reported that the
Company, along with Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN), announced the completion of
100% purchase of Uni.Asia Life Assurance Berhad's (UAL) issued and paid-up
ordinary share capital (UAL Shares) from Uni.Asia Capital Sdn Bhd (UAC)
through a newly created joint venture. The Company stated that its subsidiary,
The Prudential Insurance Company of America (PICA), and BSN paid a total cash
consideration of RM518 million or approximately $160 million for the UAL
Shares. PFI informed that PICA holds 70% of the UAL Shares, while the
remaining 30% are held by BSN. Commenting on the release, Jan van den Berg,
President of PFI's Asia region (excluding Japan), stated, "We are pleased to
enter Malaysia with BSN, Malaysia's premier savings institution with a strong
bancassurance distribution channel throughout the nation, as our partner. We
look forward to working with them to develop more needs-based solutions that
help drive greater insurance penetration across BSN's customer base and
transform BSN into one of Malaysia's leading conventional bancassurance
providers." The Full Research Report on Prudential Financial, Inc. - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/de80_PRU

Lincoln National Corp. Research Report

On December 20, 2013, Lincoln National Corp. (Lincoln National) announced that
it will report its Q4 2013 earnings on February 5, 2014, after the market
closes. The Company informed that a conference call is also scheduled on the
following day, February 6, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss Q4 2013 earnings
and related matters for the Company and its business segments. Lincoln
National added that earnings material, including the earnings release and
statistical supplement, will be available on the Company website on February
5, 2014, after the market closes. The Full Research Report on Lincoln National
Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets -
is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/92ca_LNC

Genworth Financial Inc. Research Report

On January 3, 2014, Genworth Financial Inc.'s (Genworth Financial) stock
declined by 0.71%, closing at $15.39. Over the past three trading days, the
Company's stock fell 0.26%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which
went down by 0.21% during the same three-day trading session. The Full
Research Report on Genworth Financial Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0cc4_GNW

Manulife Financial Corporation Research Report

On December 31, 2013, Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife Financial)
announced that the Company's subsidiary, Manulife (International) Limited, has
completed the formerly announced sale of its life insurance business in Taiwan
to CTBC Life Insurance Co., Ltd. According to the Company, the agreement was
announced on July 31, 2013. Manulife Financial stated that the completion of
the transaction is expected to increase the Minimum Continuing Capital and
Surplus Requirements (MCCSR) ratio of the Company's key operating subsidiary,
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (MLI) by approximately 3 percentage
points. The Company added that the transaction is not expected to have a
material impact on its consolidated financial results. The Full Research
Report on Manulife Financial Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:

http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/4d24_MFC

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