NYSE:SLF - Sun Life Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$40.63 +0.21 (+0.52 %)
(As of 07/17/2018 04:02 AM ET)
Previous Close$40.42
Today's Range$40.42 - $40.71
52-Week Range$36.78 - $44.50
Volume227,800 shs
Average Volume510,505 shs
Market Capitalization$24.54 billion
P/E Ratio11.58
Dividend Yield3.65%
Sun Life Financial logoSun Life Financial Inc., a financial services company, provides insurance, wealth, and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate clients, high-net-worth individuals, and families. It operates through Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, Sun Life Financial Asset Management, Sun Life Financial Asia, and Corporate segments. The company offers life, health, long-term and short-term disability, absence management, medical stop-loss, and dental insurance, as well as vision and voluntary insurance, such as accident and critical illness. It also provides a suite of voluntary benefits solutions to individual plan members, including post-employment life and health plans; asset management and group retirement products and services; and contribution pension plans and defined benefit solutions, as well as mutual funds. The company distributes its products through direct sales agents, managing general agents, independent general agents, financial intermediaries, broker-dealers, banks, pension and benefits consultants, and other third-party marketing organizations. Sun Life Financial Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.21
Current Ratio4.06
Quick Ratio4.06


Trailing P/E Ratio11.58
Forward P/E Ratio11.19
P/E Growth1.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.62 billion
Price / Sales1.09
Cash Flow$3.2246 per share
Price / Cash12.60
Book Value$26.11 per share
Price / Book1.56


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.20
Net Income$1.92 billion
Net Margins8.30%
Return on Equity13.27%
Return on Assets1.04%


Outstanding Shares607,010,000
Market Cap$24,535.43

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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sun Life Financial's stock symbol?

Sun Life Financial trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SLF."

How often does Sun Life Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 29th. This is an increase from Sun Life Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. View Sun Life Financial's Dividend History.

How will Sun Life Financial's stock buyback program work?

Sun Life Financial declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Thursday, August 10th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 11,500,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Sun Life Financial's earnings last quarter?

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 8th. The financial services provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.38. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.99 billion for the quarter. Sun Life Financial had a return on equity of 13.27% and a net margin of 8.30%. Sun Life Financial's revenue was down 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.93 EPS. View Sun Life Financial's Earnings History.

When is Sun Life Financial's next earnings date?

Sun Life Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial.

What price target have analysts set for SLF?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sun Life Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Sun Life Financial's share price to reach $55.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Sun Life Financial.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sun Life Financial?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sun Life Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

Who are some of Sun Life Financial's key competitors?

Who are Sun Life Financial's key executives?

Sun Life Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dean Arthur Connor, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Kevin David Strain, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Kevin Patrick Dougherty, Exec. VP of Innovation & Partnerships
  • Mr. Colm Joseph Freyne CPA, CA, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Stephen Clarkson Peacher CFA, Pres of Sun Life Investment Management (Age 54)

Has Sun Life Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SLF stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sun Life Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.39 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Sun Life Financial's major shareholders?

Sun Life Financial's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. (0.34%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.21%), Hexavest Inc. (0.08%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.01%) and Addenda Capital Inc. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sun Life Financial.

Which institutional investors are selling Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. and Cardinal Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sun Life Financial.

Which institutional investors are buying Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Addenda Capital Inc. and Addenda Capital Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sun Life Financial.

How do I buy shares of Sun Life Financial?

Shares of SLF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sun Life Financial's stock price today?

One share of SLF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.63.

How big of a company is Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial has a market capitalization of $24.54 billion and generates $22.62 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 on an earnings per share basis. Sun Life Financial employs 21,495 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial's mailing address is 1 YORK STREET 31ST FLOOR, TORONTO A6, M5J 0B6. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 416-979-9966 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Life Financial (NYSE SLF)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  335 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  683
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sun Life Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SLF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SLF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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