Sun Life Financial Company Profile (NYSE:SLF)

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: $32.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.87
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.75
  • 52-Week Range: $25.31 - $35.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.45
  • P/E Growth: 3.60
  • Market Cap: $19.72B
  • Outstanding Shares: 612,831,000
  • Beta: 1.15
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.47%
  • Return on Equity: 11.88%
  • Return on Assets: 0.91%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 2.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.43%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (39.84% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2016Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
8/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$47.00View Rating Details
8/13/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
8/11/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details
5/25/2016National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform$44.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
5/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
5/14/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
5/13/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
5/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$45.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
11/5/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/6/2015CIBCBoost Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/10/2016Q216$0.70$0.90$4.92 billion$6.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.91$0.95$6.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.88$0.96$2.83 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.88$0.78$2.64 billion$3.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.83$1.00$6.70 billion$6.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.78$0.73$6.04 billion$7.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.81$0.83$5.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.72$0.76$6.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.70$0.81$4.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1$0.66$0.74$6.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.63$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q213$0.66$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q412$0.64$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.63$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.08 EPS
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:$1.24
Dividend Yield:3.85%
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:49.80% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.51% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/11/2016quarterly$0.313.83%8/29/20168/31/20169/30/2016
5/11/2016quarterly$0.323.76%5/30/20166/1/20166/30/2016
2/11/2016quarterly$0.284.19%2/29/20163/2/20163/31/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.303.58%11/23/201511/25/201512/31/2015
8/5/2015$0.298/24/20158/26/20159/30/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.313.78%5/25/20155/27/20156/30/2015
2/12/2015quarterly$0.293.66%2/23/20152/25/20153/31/2015
11/6/2014quarterly$0.323.69%11/24/201411/26/201412/31/2014
8/7/2014quarterly$0.333.59%8/25/20148/27/20149/30/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.333.8%5/23/20145/28/20146/30/2014
2/12/2014$0.332/26/20142/28/20143/31/2014
2/13/2014quarterly$0.333.73%2/26/20142/28/20143/31/2014
11/6/2013$0.3511/25/201311/27/201312/31/2013
11/11/2013quarterly$0.353.97%11/25/201311/27/201312/31/2013
8/8/2013quarterly$0.354.23%8/26/20138/28/20139/30/2013
5/9/2013quarterly$0.364.93%5/24/20135/29/20136/28/2013
2/13/2013quarterly$0.364.98%2/25/20132/27/20133/28/2013
(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
News IconToday's Top Gainers in the Market Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:SLF)
thedailyleicester.com - September 27 at 11:57 AM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-US : September 27, 2016 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 11:57 AM
stocksdaily.net logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Ratings in Focus - Stocks Daily (NYSE:SLF)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 25 at 1:01 PM
News IconToday's Top Gainers in the Market Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) from Financial - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:SLF)
thedailyleicester.com - September 24 at 6:35 PM
prnewswire.com logoSun Life Financial Reports Results of Conversion Privilege of Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:SLF)
www.prnewswire.com - September 21 at 6:54 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) (NYSE:SLF)
twincountynews.com - September 21 at 11:26 AM
4-traders.com logoFitch Rates Sun Life Financial Inc.'s C$1B Subordinated Debt 'BBB+' (NYSE:SLF)
www.4-traders.com - September 20 at 11:53 AM
businesswire.com logoAM Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to Sun Life Financial Inc.'s Forthcoming Subordinated Debentures - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:SLF)
www.businesswire.com - September 16 at 7:02 PM
News IconStock Perspective: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Company Earnings Watch - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:SLF)
friscofastball.com - September 16 at 10:53 AM
stocksdaily.net logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Price Forecast At $38.755 - Stocks Daily (NYSE:SLF)
www.stocksdaily.net - September 16 at 10:53 AM
investorplace.com logo3 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now - Investorplace.com (NYSE:SLF)
investorplace.com - September 14 at 7:30 PM
News IconWhat are Research Firms Saying About Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)? - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:SLF)
friscofastball.com - September 14 at 7:30 PM
forbes.com logoRSI Alert: Sun Life Financial Now Oversold (NYSE:SLF)
www.forbes.com - September 14 at 11:44 AM
forbes.com logoRSI Alert: Sun Life Financial Now Oversold (NYSE:SLF)
www.forbes.com - September 14 at 11:44 AM
marketwatch.com logoSun Life Financial announces offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures (NYSE:SLF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 14 at 11:44 AM
marketwatch.com logoSun Life Financial announces offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures (NYSE:SLF)
www.marketwatch.com - September 14 at 11:44 AM
News IconThe Sell-side Consensus is in on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF); Earnings & Target Updates (NYSE:SLF)
www.nationaldailypress.com - September 9 at 12:07 PM
reuters.com logoSun Life CEO says looking for acquisitions but bar set high - Reuters (NYSE:SLF)
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 11:11 AM
publicnow.com logoSun Life Financial Announces Dividend Rates on Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 10R and Class A Non-Cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares Series 11QR (NYSE:SLF)
www.publicnow.com - September 1 at 10:32 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : September 1, 2016 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - September 1 at 10:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoLooking for Value? Why It Might Be Time to Try Sun Life (SLF) - Nasdaq (NYSE:SLF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 31 at 12:45 PM
fool.ca logoSun Life Financial Inc.: A Worthy Addition to Your Portfolio? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:SLF)
www.fool.ca - August 31 at 12:45 PM
4-traders.com logoPVI : Sun Life Financial to acquire remaining 25% stake in PVI Sun Life (NYSE:SLF)
www.4-traders.com - August 29 at 11:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCoverage initiated on Sun Life by BofA/Merrill (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 7:09 PM
fool.ca logoSun Life Financial Inc.: Is it Time to Buy This Stock? (NYSE:SLF)
www.fool.ca - August 22 at 7:21 PM
investornewswire.com logoWill Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Hit $52 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:SLF)
www.investornewswire.com - August 19 at 7:18 PM
prnewswire.com logoSun Life Financial Announces Conversion Privilege of Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 10R - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:SLF)
www.prnewswire.com - August 16 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - August 12 at 10:39 AM
News IconSun Life Financial’s earnings tumble in Q2 of 2016 (NYSE:SLF)
www.lifehealthpro.com - August 11 at 7:57 PM
business.financialpost.com logoSun Life Financial continues ‘aggressive’ hunt for acquisitions, with potential further expansion in Asia (NYSE:SLF)
business.financialpost.com - August 11 at 7:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life (SLF) Q2 Earnings Decline on Segmental Weakness - Nasdaq (NYSE:SLF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 11 at 10:45 AM
cnbc.com logoSun Life posts 2Q profit (NYSE:SLF)
www.cnbc.com - August 10 at 7:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. Earnings Fall 10% In Q2 (NYSE:SLF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 10 at 7:57 PM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: Sun Life Financial Inc., SLF ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:SLF)
thedailyleicester.com - August 10 at 10:36 AM
ftsenews.co.uk logoNew Broker Ratings For Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - FTSE ... - FTSE News (NYSE:SLF)
www.ftsenews.co.uk - August 9 at 7:45 PM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Sun Life Financial (SLF) Might Surprise This Earnings Season - Nasdaq (NYSE:SLF)
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 10:43 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Key Canada Events: Week of August 8 to 12 (NYSE:SLF)
www.wsj.com - August 8 at 12:13 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoSun Life’s expansion strategy in Asia counters those of Canada’s banks (NYSE:SLF)
www.theglobeandmail.com - August 7 at 7:00 PM
News Icon75-year-old retiree returns to insurer as an intern (NYSE:SLF)
www.advisor.ca - August 3 at 7:50 PM
News IconSun Life boosts Hong Kong presence through pension acquisition (NYSE:SLF)
www.benefitscanada.com - August 3 at 7:50 PM
baystreet.ca logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)
www.baystreet.ca - August 3 at 7:50 PM
streetinsider.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) to Acquire FWD Life Insurance's Pension Business - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:SLF)
www.streetinsider.com - August 3 at 10:44 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) – Top Stock from Financial ... - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:SLF)
thedailyleicester.com - July 29 at 10:33 AM
twst.com logoSun Life Financial Inc.: Sun Life Financial partners with Plug and Play Tech Centre – a first for Canadian insurers (NYSE:SLF)
www.twst.com - July 28 at 10:42 AM
publicnow.com logoSun Life Financial partners with Plug and Play Tech Centre - a first for Canadian insurers (NYSE:SLF)
www.publicnow.com - July 27 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Hartford (HIG) Q2 Earnings: Disappointment in Store? (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 9:39 AM
News IconLowe Fs buys $52046 stake in Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) - TheFounders Daily (NYSE:SLF)
www.thefoundersdaily.com - July 22 at 10:21 AM
News IconEquity Roundup: Stock Performance Focus on Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:SLF)
presstelegraph.com - July 21 at 10:16 AM
News IconCould Sun Life Financial Inc Change Direction After Today's Gap Up? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:SLF)
presstelegraph.com - July 20 at 8:23 PM
fool.ca logoWhich Is a Better Buy Today: Manulife Financial Corp. or Sun Life Financial Inc.? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:SLF)
www.fool.ca - July 20 at 10:22 AM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff