Sun Life Financial Company Profile (NYSE:SLF)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Rating(s), 10 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.77)
Consensus Price Target: $45.58 (37.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/16/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/25/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform$44.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/14/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$46.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$45.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/31/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/11/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price Target$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/21/2015Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/6/2015CIBCBoost Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
5/10/2016Q116$0.91$0.95$6.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016Q415$0.88$0.96$2.83 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015Q315$0.88$0.78$2.64 billion$3.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015Q215$0.83$1.00$6.70 billion$6.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015Q115$0.78$0.73$6.04 billion$7.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2015Q414$0.81$0.83$5.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014Q314$0.72$0.76$6.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014Q214$0.70$0.81$4.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q1$0.66$0.74$6.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013Q313$0.63$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013Q213$0.66$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013Q412$0.64$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2012Q312$0.63$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.66$0.68$0.67
Q2 20162$0.67$0.69$0.68
Q3 20162$0.68$0.70$0.69
Q4 20162$0.68$0.72$0.70
Q1 20171$0.71$0.71$0.71
Q2 20171$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q3 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20171$0.74$0.74$0.74
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Annual Dividend:$1.29
Dividend Yield:3.89%
Payout Ratio:45.26% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.74% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.86% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/11/2016quarterly$0.323.76%5/30/20166/1/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2016quarterly$0.284.19%2/29/20163/2/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015quarterly$0.303.58%11/23/201511/25/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015$0.298/24/20158/26/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2015quarterly$0.313.78%5/25/20155/27/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015quarterly$0.293.66%2/23/20152/25/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014quarterly$0.323.69%11/24/201411/26/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2014quarterly$0.333.59%8/25/20148/27/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2014quarterly$0.333.8%5/23/20145/28/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2014$0.332/26/20142/28/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014quarterly$0.333.73%2/26/20142/28/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2013$0.3511/25/201311/27/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/11/2013quarterly$0.353.97%11/25/201311/27/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/8/2013quarterly$0.354.23%8/26/20138/28/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2013quarterly$0.364.93%5/24/20135/29/20136/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013quarterly$0.364.98%2/25/20132/27/20133/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateHeadline
07/22/16 09:21 AMLowe Fs buys $52046 stake in Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) - TheFounders Daily
07/21/16 09:16 AMEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 07:23 PMCould Sun Life Financial Inc Change Direction After Today's Gap Up? - Press Telegraph
07/20/16 09:22 AMWhich Is a Better Buy Today: Manulife Financial Corp. or Sun Life Financial Inc.? - The Motley Fool Canada
07/19/16 07:11 AMAnalysts Pounding the Table on Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - TGP
07/19/16 07:01 AM[$$] Sun Life, Khazanah in Talks to Buy Stakes in Malaysian Insurers -
07/19/16 02:20 AMKhazanah, Sun Life in talks over $750 mln Malaysian insurance deal-sources -
07/18/16 11:58 AMYounger investors hesitant to take on risk–Sun Life poll
07/16/16 09:39 AMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 10R Crosses Above 6% Yield Territory
07/15/16 05:25 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily
07/15/16 05:25 PMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 10R Crosses Above 6% Yield Territory - Forbes
07/14/16 10:02 AMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 2 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory - Forbes
07/13/16 06:48 PMEarnings Check and Company Target Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/13/16 06:48 PMWhat Next for Sun Life Financial Inc Stock After Today's Huge Decline? - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 09:20 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Wall Street Analyst Recommendation Outlook - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 06:41 PMUpdate on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) for the day - Twin County News
07/06/16 06:51 PM4 Reasons to Consider Sun Life Financial Inc. for Your Dividend Portfolio
06/27/16 10:32 AMSun Life aims for 5M clients by 2020
06/27/16 09:58 AMSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-US : June 27, 2016 -
06/25/16 10:06 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily
06/20/16 06:05 PMSun Life targets P55-B AUM this year
06/20/16 07:57 AMThis Weeks Broker Views For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Fiscal Standard
06/17/16 09:06 AMRecently Issued Stock Ratings For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Fiscal Standard
06/14/16 05:00 AMSun Life Financial launches digital assessment for workplace mental health risks - [CNW Group] - Sun Life Financial launches digital assessment for workplace mental health risks
06/07/16 07:43 AMHow Sun Life Financial (SLF) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry -
06/02/16 06:55 PMShare Rating Focus on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - HNN - Share Rating Focus on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)HNNThis stock research may entail following what professional equity analysts think about the company. Presently, Wall Street analysts have given a consensus stock rating of 1.67 on shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF). Covering analysts will ...and more »
06/02/16 06:55 PMBroker Watchlist: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Share Trading News - 24 Hours VancouverBroker Watchlist: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Share Trading News05/12/2016 – Sun Life Financial Inc. had its “outperform” rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. They now have a USD 46 price target on the stock. 05/11/2016 – Sun Life Financial Inc. had its “buy” rating reiterated by analysts at TD Securities ...Media Advisory - Vancouver Public Library and Sun Life Financial to launch musical instrument lending libraryStockhouseall 3 news articles »
06/02/16 10:30 AMMedia Advisory - Vancouver Public Library and Sun Life Financial to launch musical instrument lending library - [CNW Group] - Media Advisory - Vancouver Public Library and Sun Life Financial to launch musical instrument lending library
05/30/16 10:17 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Boast 1-Year Price Target Of $39.12 - Investor Newswire - Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Boast 1-Year Price Target Of $39.12Investor NewswireAs of 2016-05-29, Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) stock has an ABR of 1.67. This value was reached after accounting the price forecasts of 4 brokerages. The ABR mechanism encourages shareholders to invest in a stock which has a rating of '1'.and more »
05/30/16 10:17 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Boast 1-Year Price Target Of $39.12 - Investor Newswire - Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Boast 1-Year Price Target Of $39.12Investor NewswireAs of 2016-05-29, Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) stock has an ABR of 1.67. This value was reached after accounting the price forecasts of 4 brokerages. The ABR mechanism encourages shareholders to invest in a stock which has a rating of '1'.and more »
05/30/16 10:17 PM3 Reasons to Buy Sun Life Financial Inc. Today - The Motley Fool Canada - 3 Reasons to Buy Sun Life Financial Inc. TodayThe Motley Fool CanadaSun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) is one of the world's leading providers of financial products and services, and I think its stock is a strong buy today for three primary reasons. Let's take a closer look at each of these reasons to see if ...Brokerages gives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” to Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Let Me Know About ThisSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading Newsall 3 news articles »
05/30/16 10:17 PM3 Reasons to Buy Sun Life Financial Inc. Today - The Motley Fool Canada - 3 Reasons to Buy Sun Life Financial Inc. TodayThe Motley Fool CanadaSun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) is one of the world's leading providers of financial products and services, and I think its stock is a strong buy today for three primary reasons. Let's take a closer look at each of these reasons to see if ...Brokerages gives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” to Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Let Me Know About ThisSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Broker Price Targets For The Coming WeekShare Trading Newsall 3 news articles »
05/30/16 08:51 AM3 Reasons to Buy Sun Life Financial Inc. Today - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) is one of the world’s leading providers of financial products and services, and I think its stock is a strong buy today for three primary reasons. Let’s take a closer look at each of these reasons to see if ...
05/26/16 05:39 PMEx-Div Reminder for Sun Life Financial (SLF) - Forbes - ForbesEx-Div Reminder for Sun Life Financial (SLF)ForbesOn 5/30/16, Sun Life Financial Inc (Toronto: SLF) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.405, payable on 6/30/16. As a percentage of SLF's recent stock price of $45.72, this dividend works out to approximately 0.89%, so look for ...Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2016NasdaqCould Sun Life Financial Inc Crash Even More? The Stock Had Another Big Decline TodayFranklin IndependentSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Closes At $35.12Investor NewswireShare Trading News -The Post -Finance Dailyall 9 news articles »
05/25/16 10:39 PMTarget Check and Stock Performance Recap Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Target Check and Stock Performance Recap Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsTracking stock performance from various views may help with share evaluation. Some investors might be more focused on short-term share action while others may prefer to view long-term performance. In recent session activity, Sun Life Financial Inc.and more »
05/25/16 05:30 PMStock Moving to Recent High: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Moving to Recent High: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)'s stock has seen a steady move upward, reaching $35.23 on a recent bid, generating strong interest amongst investors and analysts alike. Shareholders are noting a Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.70%. Return on ...and more »
05/24/16 10:45 PMEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Earnings Review and Stock Rundown for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors and analysts will be paying close attention when the company posts earnings results. Earnings numbers can provide insight into a company's overall profitability. Covering equity analysts are expecting Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) to ...and more »
05/24/16 05:38 PMStock Hitting a New Peak: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Hitting a New Peak: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)'s stock has seen a steady move upward, reaching $34.67 on a recent bid, generating strong interest amongst investors and analysts alike. Shareholders are noting a Return on Investment (ROI) of 9.70%. Return on ...and more »
05/23/16 04:38 PMETF’s with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : May 23, 2016 -
05/23/16 10:31 AMIs Manulife Financial Corp. or Sun Life Financial Inc. the Better Buy Today? - Manulife Financial Corp. (TSX:MFC)(NYSE:MFC) and Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) are two of the largest financial services companies in the world, and both of their stocks represent great long-term investment opportunities today. However, in ...
05/21/16 08:57 AMPerformance at a Glance on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Performance at a Glance on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsWhen speculating how a given stock will perform in the future, it is important to look at how it has performed in the past. Today we will examine how Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)'s stock has performed at various points in its past. Currently, the ...and more »
05/21/16 08:57 AMRevenue Update on Sun Life Financial Inc(NYSE:SLF) - Trade Calls - Revenue Update on Sun Life Financial Inc(NYSE:SLF)Trade CallsSun Life Financial Inc(NYSE:SLF) announced the earnings results for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q1. The results came in during After-hours on May 10, 2016. Company reported revenue of $8.78B. Analysts estimated a revenue of $4.56B. Earnings per share were ...Broker Roundup For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Share Trading NewsIt Seems Sun Life Financial Inc Will Go Up. Have Another Big IncreaseThe PostSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Latest Broker CoverageRisers & FallersStockhouseall 5 news articles »
05/20/16 05:31 PMAnalyst Rating Check on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Analyst Rating Check on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsThis research may involve tracking what professional equity analysts think about the company. Currently, sell-side analysts have provided a consensus stock rating of 1.67 on shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF). Analysts that cover the company ...and more »
05/18/16 05:32 PMCibc World Markets INC Decreased Stake in Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $15.16 Million as Shares Rose - CCH Daily News - Cibc World Markets INC Decreased Stake in Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $15.16 Million as Shares RoseCCH Daily NewsOut of 1 analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Sun Life Financial Inc. has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to ...
05/17/16 12:27 PMSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/17/16 09:20 AMGreat West Life Assurance Company Decreased Stake in Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $12.30 Million as Shares ... - CCH Daily News - Great West Life Assurance Company Decreased Stake in Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $12.30 Million as Shares ...CCH Daily NewsOut of 1 analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Sun Life Financial Inc. has been the topic of 15 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to ...Fmr Llc Increased Sun Life Finl Inc (NYSE:SLF) by $63.72 Million as Shares RoseThe Postall 2 news articles »
05/15/16 03:36 AMSun Life Grepa posts robust gains in 2015 - MANILA, Philippines – Sun Life Grepa Financial Inc. grew its premium income at a record pace ... Sun Life Grepa is a joint venture between Sun Life Financial Philippines and the Yuchengco Group of Companies.
05/14/16 04:00 PM'My life insurance cover was cut by 75pc but I have to keep paying' -
05/12/16 04:18 AMSun Life posts first-quarter profit of $411.1 million - Soccer Academy: Coaches from Barcelona impressed with... TORONTO - TORONTO (AP) _ Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $411.1 million. IntelGenx posts loss of $746,000 in first quarter Judge to unseal court case ...
05/11/16 11:07 PMSun Life CEO: We don't need to make acquisitions to drive growth - The stock has a market cap of $20.32 billion and a PE ratio of 11.87. Out of 14 analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. The $35.47 average target is 4.68% above today's ($42.99) stock price. Sun Life Financial Inc. has been the topic of 24 analyst ...

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About Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial logoSun Life Financial Inc. is the holding company of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. The Company is a financial services organization providing a range of protection and wealth products and services. It operates in five segments: Sun Life Financial Canada (SLF Canada), Sun Life Financial United States (SLF U.S.), Sun Life Financial Asset Management (SLF Asset Management), Sun Life Financial Asia (SLF Asia) and Corporate. SLF Canada has three main business units: Individual Insurance & Wealth, Group Benefits and Group Retirement Services. SLF U.S. has three business units: Group Benefits, International and In-force Management. SLF Asset Management is an asset management segment, including MFS Investment Management and Sun Life Investment Management. SLF Asia offers individual life insurance products in over seven markets, and group benefits and/or pension and retirement products in the Philippines, China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SLF
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.15
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.11
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.59
  • P/E Ratio: 11.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
  • Market Cap: $20.31B
  • Beta: 1.13
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.76 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.01 EPS
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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Chart for Sunday, July, 24, 2016