Sun Life Financial Company Profile (TSE:SLF)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating(s), 9 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.90)
Consensus Price Target: C$45.73

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/12/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetC$46.00 -> C$44.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$44.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$45.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$46.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$48.00 -> C$49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/11/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$47.00 -> C$48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$44.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$43.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/28/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetOutperformC$38.00 -> C$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket PerformC$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetC$45.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/10/2016        
8/8/2014$0.73$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014$0.68$0.74ViewN/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 (TSE:SLF)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.86$0.95$0.90
Q2 20163$0.89$0.97$0.93
Q3 20164$0.90$0.96$0.93
Q4 20164$0.93$1.01$0.97
Q1 20173$0.97$0.99$0.98
Q2 20172$1.00$1.04$1.02
Q3 20172$1.01$1.02$1.02
Q4 20172$1.03$1.08$1.06
Q1 20181$1.05$1.05$1.05
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/10/2016quarterlyC$0.413.54%5/30/20166/1/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2016quarterlyC$0.393.87%2/29/20163/2/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2015quarterlyC$0.393.56%11/23/201511/25/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015quarterlyC$0.383.44%8/24/20158/26/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015quarterlyC$0.383.79%5/22/20155/27/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2015quarterlyC$0.363.66%2/23/20152/25/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/24/2014QuarterlyC$0.363.63%11/24/201412/31/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014quarterlyC$0.363.59%8/25/20148/27/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/26/2014QuarterlyC$0.363.8%5/26/20146/30/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2014quarterlyC$0.362/28/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/7/2013quarterlyC$0.368/28/20139/30/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/8/2016Dean ConnorDirectorBuy5,000C$40.57C$202,850.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/7/2016Dean ConnorDirectorSell30,000C$40.64C$1,219,341.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2015Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell2,600C$44.32C$115,232.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/13/2015Kevin DoughertyInsiderSell2,900C$43.69C$126,701.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/12/2015Carolyn Diane BlairInsiderSell2,339C$44.15C$103,266.85Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/9/2015Mark SaundersInsiderSell4,800C$44.89C$215,448.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/26/2015Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell1,400C$39.82C$55,748.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/8/2014Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell4,800C$42.60C$204,480.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/2/2014Stephen PeacherInsiderSell3,743C$42.45C$158,890.35Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
DateHeadline
07/23/16 05:51 PMIs $52 Price Target Attainable For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)? - Investor Newswire
07/23/16 10:15 AMFirms and Funds Increasing Their Stake in Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Engelwood Daily
07/23/16 10:15 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF): Sell-Side Ratings and Company Earnings Glance - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 09:21 AMSun Life Financial : Nick Jonas and Sun Life Financial provide select members of the diabetes community the opportunity to meet their pop icon
07/22/16 08:13 AMNick Jonas and Sun Life Financial provide select members of the diabetes community the opportunity to meet their pop icon - [PR Newswire] - TORONTO, July 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF.TO) (SLF) is teaming up with BEYOND TYPE 1 to provide select community members of the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) and JDRF Quebec living with diabetes the once in a lifetime chance to meet singer/songwriter Nick Jonas. "I'm thrilled to join forces with Sun Life Financial in the fight against diabetes and encourage people living with this disease to follow their dreams and live beyond their diagnosis," said Nick Jonas, co-founder, BEYOND TYPE 1.
07/21/16 06:46 PMCibc World Markets Inc. Marginally Decreases Its Ownership in Sun Life Financial Inc. Common (SLF)
07/21/16 01:00 PMAmerican Diabetes Association Recognizes U.S. Companies and Organizations as New Health Champions - [PR Newswire] - ALEXANDRIA, Va. and WELLESLEY, Mass., July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Diabetes Association ® (Association) today announced 31 new companies as Health Champions as part of its Wellness Lives ...
07/20/16 09:22 AMSun Life Financial : Younger investors hesitant to take on risk-Sun Life poll
07/20/16 09:22 AMSun Life, Khazanah in Talks to Buy Stakes in Malaysian Insurers for $800 Million
07/20/16 09:22 AMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 1 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory
07/20/16 09:22 AMFitch Affirms Sun Life Financial Inc.'s Ratings; Outlook Stable
07/19/16 06:39 PMHow has Sun Life Financial Inc.:(NYSE:SLF) performed recently? - The Daily Leicester
07/19/16 06:39 PMFitch Affirms Sun Life Financial Inc.'s Ratings; Outlook Stable - Business Wire (press release)
07/19/16 09:12 AMTerm Sheet — Tuesday, July 19 -
07/15/16 11:41 AMTrading Performance and Target Watch for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 11:41 AMAnalyst Target and Average Rating Watch: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/15/16 11:41 AMIs Sun Life Financial Inc.(NYSE: SLF), a large market cap stock a smart buy? - The Daily Leicester
07/15/16 11:41 AMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 3 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory - Forbes
07/15/16 08:30 AMSun Life Financial signs 100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact - [PR Newswire] - WELLESLEY, Mass., July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial joins over 130 Boston area companies by signing on to the 100% Talent: The Boston Women's Compact , pledging ...
07/14/16 06:43 PMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 3 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory
07/14/16 10:02 AMSun Life Financial : Fifty-one per cent of Millennial investors prefer less market volatility over higher returns
07/14/16 05:00 AMFifty-one per cent of Millennial investors prefer less market volatility over higher returns - [CNW Group] - Fifty-one per cent of Millennial investors prefer less market volatility over higher returns
07/13/16 06:48 PMScotia Capital INC Decreased Stake in Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $4.76 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 06:48 PMCardinal Capital Management buys $38678229 stake in Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) - Trade Calls
07/12/16 06:41 PMSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 2 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory
07/11/16 11:03 AMWill Sun Life Financial Inc Go Down Anytime Soon? - Consumer Eagle
07/11/16 08:00 AMSun Life Financial partners with MaRS to expand digital innovation agenda - [PR Newswire] - TORONTO, July 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial announced a partnership with MaRS Discovery District today focused on collaboration and knowledge sharing with the start-up community as part of Sun Life's focus on evolving its business model and client focus. Sun Life will join other corporate partners to connect with the start-up community as part of the MaRS fintech and health clusters. "At Sun Life, we're proud of our leadership role in helping to transform our industry through digital and other solutions that respond to our clients' needs and changing expectations," said Kevin Dougherty, President, Sun Life Financial Canada.
07/09/16 05:47 PMA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Sun Life Financial Inc., SLF - The Daily Leicester
07/08/16 06:25 PMCan Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Improve on the Earnings Front? - Engelwood Daily
07/08/16 06:25 PMCompany Stock Focus for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF): Which Way Will Shares Head? - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 06:25 PMIs $52 Within Reach For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)? - Investor Newswire
07/07/16 06:31 PMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/07/16 06:31 PMToday's Top Gainers in the Market Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) from Financial - The Daily Leicester
07/06/16 06:51 PMStock Rating Watch and Earnings Insight for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
07/06/16 06:51 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Stock Update: Check on Ratings and Target Price - Telanagana Press
07/06/16 06:51 PM4 Reasons to Consider Sun Life Financial Inc. for Your Dividend Portfolio - The Motley Fool Canada
07/05/16 10:50 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard
07/04/16 10:59 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF): Company Profile and SWOT Analysis - New Report Available
07/02/16 09:04 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Expected to Reach Highs Of $52 - Investor Newswire
07/02/16 09:04 AMMega Cap End of Session Update: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Telanagana Press
06/30/16 06:40 PMIs Sun Life Financial Inc's Fuel Running High? The Stock Just Gapped Up - Press Telegraph
06/30/16 06:40 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) from Property & Casualty Insurance – Todays Top Gains - Twin County News
06/29/16 06:21 PMSun Life Financial : $100,000 donation to strengthen mental health resiliency for Toronto LGBTIQ2S youth
06/29/16 10:00 AM$100,000 donation to strengthen mental health resiliency for Toronto LGBTIQ2S youth - [CNW Group] - $100,000 donation to strengthen mental health resiliency for Toronto LGBTIQ2S youth
06/29/16 09:11 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Company Rating and Target Watch - Telanagana Press
06/28/16 06:19 PMProperty & Casualty Insurance: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Position of the day - Twin County News
06/28/16 11:12 AMTd Asset Management INC Increased Sun Life Finl INC (NYSE:SLF) by $10.79 Million as Shares Rose - Engelwood Daily
06/27/16 06:19 PMCould Sun Life Financial Inc Recover After Today's Huge Decline? - Engelwood Daily
06/27/16 10:38 AMSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-CA : June 27, 2016 -
06/27/16 10:32 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Fiscal Standard

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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: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: SLF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $43.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.74
  • P/E Ratio: 11.74
  • P/E Growth: 3.90
  • Market Cap: $26.71B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.87 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016