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Sun Life Financial Company Profile (TSE:SLF)

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$45.91

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
5/24/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$44.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweightC$45.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/12/2016RBC CapitalBoost 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 SuisseBoost 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 6/27/2014 forward)
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)
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$0.94
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)
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 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)
Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
DateHeadline
06/27/16 10:32 AMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Fiscal Standard
06/24/16 06:30 PMEquity Research and Technical Review on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph
06/24/16 06:30 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Current Analyst Ratings - Fiscal Standard
06/24/16 06:30 PMStrong Sell Calls Recommendations For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) At 0 - Investor Newswire
06/24/16 08:59 AMCovering the Bases on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF): Where is the Stock Going? - Press Telegraph
06/23/16 09:03 AMTop Gainers of the Day: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) from Property & Casualty Insurance - Twin County News
06/18/16 10:30 AMSun Life Financial Still Seeing Strong Results Despite Low Interest Rates
06/17/16 06:09 PMStrong Buy Calls Count For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) At 1 - Investor Newswire
06/17/16 04:33 PMETF’s with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : June 17, 2016 -
06/17/16 12:20 PM'Oil to Rise to $60-$70' Over Next Couple Years: Adatia -
06/15/16 10:55 AMSun Life Financial : Rugby Canada Announce Sun Life Global Investments as Monaco Repechage Team Sponsor
06/15/16 09:19 AMRugby Canada Announce Sun Life Global Investments as Monaco Repechage Team Sponsor - [at noodls] - June 15, 2016 TORONTO, June 15, 2016/CNW/ - Rugby Canada is delighted to announce a renewed sponsorship by Sun Life, which will see Sun Life Global Investments become Canada'sOfficial Sponsor at the World ...
06/13/16 06:58 AMSun Life (SLF) Set to Grow on Buyouts, Asset Management -
06/08/16 06:57 PMSun Life Global Investments announces changes to certain Sun Life MFS mutual funds
06/08/16 06:57 PMRoyal Bank Of Canada Sells A Little More Sun Life Financial Inc. Common (SLF) Stock In The Last Quarter
06/07/16 06:42 PMHow Sun Life Financial (SLF) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - Nasdaq
06/07/16 04:01 PMVancouver's first musical instrument lending library helps connect individuals to the world of music - [PR Newswire] - VANCOUVER, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Vancouver residents will now have access to the city's first musical instrument library - the Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library. Sun Life Financial and the Vancouver Public Library announced the launch of this innovative free program that will provide people with the opportunity to borrow a variety of instruments. Sun Life has donated $130,000 as well as 100 instruments including guitars, ukuleles, violins and portable keyboard to establish the program.
06/02/16 09:37 AMMulti-strategy investment solution aims to offer investors more stability in turbulent markets - Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments.
06/02/16 09:37 AMSun Life targets 5 M client base - Sun Life Financial Philippines president Riza Mantaring is confident ... “Like our recent cooperation with 8990 Holdings Inc. and Voyager Innovations, which broadens our markets,” Mantaring said in a briefing yesterday. The middle to low-cost housing ...
06/01/16 03:45 PMSun Life Financial Inc. redeems Series B Senior Unsecured 4.95% Fixed/Floating Debentures - [at noodls] - June 01, 2016 TORONTO, June 1, 2016/CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that it has redeemed all of its outstanding $950 millionprincipal amount of Series B Senior Unsecured ...
06/01/16 08:05 AMSun Life Financial combines U.S. distribution and account management teams following its Assurant Employee Benefits acquisition - [PR Newswire] - WELLESLEY, Mass., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its acquisition of Assurant Employee Benefits on March 1, 2016, Sun Life Financial's U.S. business group introduces its expanded portfolio of employee ...
05/31/16 06:49 PMStock Review and Earnings Check on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - HNN - Stock Review and Earnings Check on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)HNNInvestors and analysts are typically super focused on company earnings numbers when they are reported. Company earnings are a good way to evaluate the company profitability. Currently, sell-side analysts are expecting Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) ...and more »
05/31/16 12:05 AMThe Baie de Beauport makes history – A real oasis in Quebec City - Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF. GESTEV manages the Baie de Beauport, which is a property of the Port de Québec.
05/26/16 10:04 PMStock Rating Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Stock Rating Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsInvestors may choose to follow the views of professional Wall Street analysts that regularly track the company. Covering equity analysts presently have a consensus stock rating of 1.67 on shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF). Covering analysts ...and more »
05/26/16 04:57 PMSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2016 - Nasdaq - ForbesSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 27, 2016NasdaqSun Life Financial Inc. ( SLF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 27, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.3154 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SLF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the ...Ex-Div Reminder for Sun Life Financial (SLF)ForbesCould 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 »
05/26/16 03:07 PMSun Life Financial advances sustainability in four key areas - [at noodls] - May 26, 2016 2015 Sustainability Report focuses on building sustainable, healthier communities for life TORONTO, May 26, 2016/CNW/ - Today, Sun Life Financial announced that its 2015 Sustainability Report ...
05/25/16 04:51 PMSun Life Financial : Sarah McLachlan & Sun Life Financial launch new music school in Edmonton - As the Founding Sponsor, Sun Life Financial has donated $300,000 to help launch the new school. "We're thrilled to be expanding into Edmonton and offering more kids the opportunity to experience the power of music education," said Sarah McLachlan ...
05/25/16 02:00 PMSarah McLachlan & Sun Life Financial launch new music school in Edmonton - [PR Newswire] - EDMONTON, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Edmonton's underserved and at-risk children and youth will now have the opportunity to gain access to world-class music programming at no cost. The Sarah McLachlan School of Music (SoM), currently operating in Vancouver, is opening their second school in Edmonton, Alberta. As the Founding Sponsor, Sun Life Financial has donated $300,000 to help launch the new school.
05/23/16 09:43 AMIs Manulife Financial Corp. or Sun Life Financial Inc. the Better Buy Today? - The Motley Fool Canada - Is Manulife Financial Corp. or Sun Life Financial Inc. the Better Buy Today?The Motley Fool CanadaManulife 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 ...and more »
05/22/16 09:25 PMNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Share Trading News - Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For 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 ...and more »
05/20/16 04:52 PMSun Life Financial Inc(NYSE:SLF) Declares Dividend of $0.4050. - Trade Calls - Sun Life Financial Inc(NYSE:SLF) Declares Dividend of $0.4050.Trade CallsSun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) had declared a cash dividend of $0.4050 on May 10, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on May 27, 2016 and the record date has been fixed on Jun 1, 2016. At May 10, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be ...Broker Roundup For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Share Trading NewsSarah McLachlan and Sun Life Financial to make an exciting announcement benefiting children and youth in EdmontonStockhouseall 5 news articles »
05/20/16 10:00 AMSarah McLachlan and Sun Life Financial to make an exciting announcement benefiting children and youth in Edmonton - [CNW Group] - Sarah McLachlan and Sun Life Financial to make an exciting announcement benefiting children and youth in Edmonton
05/18/16 09:51 PMETF’s with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : May 19, 2016 -
05/17/16 10:46 AMSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/13/16 05:12 PMConsensus Rating Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Consensus Rating Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsEquity research analysts currently have a consensus rating of 1.67 on shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF). Sell-side analysts will typically rate a company's stock based on extensive research. These ratings usually translate into a Buy, Sell ...and more »
05/12/16 10:22 PMPerformance Recap and Target Perspective on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Wall Street Hints and News - Performance Recap and Target Perspective on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Wall Street Hints and NewsIn the latest trading session, shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) moved +1.07%. In order to gain some further insight on stock performance, we can take a look at the stock price relative to some moving averages. After a recent check, company ...and more »
05/12/16 06:03 PMSun Life CEO Defends Mutual Funds -
05/12/16 05:15 PMFin Stocks Zone: Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM), Sun Life Financial (SLF), Simon Property (SPG) - share market updates (press release) - share market updates (press release)Fin Stocks Zone: Och-Ziff Capital Management (OZM), Sun Life Financial (SLF), Simon Property (SPG)share market updates (press release)Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) on May 10, 2016 announced that its Board of Directors announced an increase of 4% or 1.5 cents per share to the dividend to be paid on its common shares, rising to $0.405 per common share, payable June 30, 2016, ...and more »
05/12/16 04:29 AMDah Sing gets five bids for insurance unit, top offer about $1.3 bln -sources -
05/12/16 03:39 AMSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Raises Dividend to $0.32 Per Share - Washington News Wire - Washington News WireSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Raises Dividend to $0.32 Per ShareWashington News WireSun Life Financial logo Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 11th, ARN reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 1st will be given a dividend of 0.3151 per share on Thursday, June 30th.Sun Life Financial (SLF) Q1 Earnings Improve, Dividend UpZacks.comSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume on Earnings BeatNewsWay 21Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Shares Gap Up on Earnings BeatWeb Breaking NewsSeeking Alpha -Sonoran Weekly Review -Market Digestall 54 news articles »
05/11/16 10:28 PMTSX listed corporate dividends and distributions declared May 11 - Brandon Sun - TSX listed corporate dividends and distributions declared May 11Brandon SunPason Systems Inc. (TSX:PSI): $0.17. Payable Jun 29. Record Jun 15.<. Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF): $0.405. Payable Jun 30. Record Jun 01.<. Sun Life Financial Inc. Class 'a' Pr (TSX:SLF.PR.A): $0.296875. Payable Jun 30. Record Jun 01.<. Sun Life ...and more »
05/11/16 04:05 PMEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 11-May-16 5:00pm GMT -
05/11/16 02:37 PMSun Life Financial announces election of directors - [at noodls] - May 11, 2016 TORONTO, May 11, 2016/CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) announced that the 11 nominees listed in the management information circular dated March 21, 2016were elected as ...
05/11/16 12:12 PMSun Life does not need to make acquisitions to drive growth - CEO -
05/11/16 11:41 AMSun Life does not need to make acquisitions to drive growth -CEO -
05/11/16 09:14 AMSun Life Financial (SLF) Q1 Earnings Improve, Dividend Up -
05/10/16 06:28 PMSun Life posts 1Q profit -
05/10/16 05:12 PMSun Life Financial Inc.: Sun Life Financial increases dividend - The Wall Street Transcript - Wall Street JournalSun Life Financial Inc.: Sun Life Financial increases dividendThe Wall Street TranscriptTORONTO, May 10, 2016/CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced an increase of 4% or 1.5 centsper share to the dividend to be paid on its common shares, rising to $0.405per common share, ...What's in Sun Life Financial Inc After Today's Huge Increase?The PostSun Life Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:SLF) To Release EarningsRisers & FallersNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)Share Trading NewsNasdaq -SYS-CON Media (press release)all 11 news articles »
05/10/16 04:38 PMSun Life Financial increases dividend - [at noodls] - May 10, 2016 TORONTO, May 10, 2016/CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced an increase of 4% or 1.5 centsper share to the dividend to be paid on ...
05/10/16 04:18 PMSun Life Financial Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - May 10, 2016 The information contained in this document is based on the unaudited interim financial results of Sun Life Financial Inc. for the period ended March 31, 2016. Sun Life Financial Inc. and its ...
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.

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  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: SLF
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.02
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.022
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.916
  • P/E Ratio: 10.947
  • P/E Growth: 1.260
  • Market Cap: $24.90B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.740 EPS
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