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: $36.80
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $35.79
  • 52-Week Range: $613,611,000.00 - $29.32
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.95
  • P/E Growth: 3.10
  • Market Cap: $22.58B
  • Outstanding Shares: 613,611,000
  • Beta: 1.14
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.63%
  • Return on Equity: 12.37%
  • Return on Assets: 0.94%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.26%
  • Current Ratio: 2.85%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.85%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $46.27 (25.74% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$53.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
2/17/2017RBC Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$53.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/31/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
11/21/2016Edward JonesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
11/17/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
11/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
11/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
8/24/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
8/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$47.00View 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
5/13/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
11/5/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/6/2015CIBCBoost Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 -> $47.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2017        
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: $3.10 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.36 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$0.71$0.70
Q4 20162$0.68$0.70$0.69
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:$1.25
Dividend Yield:3.40%
Dividend Growth:-1.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:44.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.32% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.20% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/16/2017quarterly$0.323.36%3/1/20173/3/20173/31/2017
11/10/2016quarterly$0.313.32%11/28/201611/30/201612/30/2016
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
4-traders.com logoA.M. Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of Sun Life Financial Inc.'s Dental HMO Subsidiaries (NYSE:SLF)
www.4-traders.com - February 27 at 9:15 AM
News IconWhat are Analysts Expecting for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Earnings? - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:SLF)
aikenadvocate.com - February 26 at 6:53 PM
investornewswire.com logoStrong Sell Recommendations Of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:SLF)
www.investornewswire.com - February 24 at 10:05 PM
News IconInvestor Guide: Check on Technical Levels for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) - BVN (NYSE:SLF)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 24 at 10:05 PM
News IconAre Analysts Optimistic About Where Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) is Heading? - Winfield Review (NYSE:SLF)
winfieldreview.com - February 24 at 10:05 PM
News IconABR Of Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) At 3 - Stock Observer (NYSE:SLF)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 24 at 10:05 PM
fool.ca logoHow Investors Should Prepare for More Interest Rate Hikes - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:SLF)
www.fool.ca - February 23 at 8:01 PM
News IconCompany in Focus: Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) - Baldwin Journal (NYSE:SLF)
baldwinjournal.com - February 23 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSUN LIFE FINANCIAL INC Financials (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 21, 2017 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 21 at 5:02 PM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target Cut to C$54.00 (NYSE:SLF)
emfizz.com - February 19 at 8:54 AM
investornewswire.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Strong Sell Recommendations At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:SLF)
www.investornewswire.com - February 18 at 8:41 AM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 1-Canadian insurer Sun Life's underlying profit falls 13.3 ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:SLF)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 7:33 PM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 17, 2017 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 7:33 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCanadian insurer Sun Life's underlying profit falls 13.3 pct (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:35 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Canada's Sun Life Financial Posts Higher Profit (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:35 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life posts 4Q profit (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:35 PM
News IconThe Give Agency And Sun Life Financial Launch Toronto’s Biggest Creative Agency To Help Local Charities (NYSE:SLF)
mysocialgoodnews.com - February 1 at 5:03 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc Valuation – Initial Coverage $TSE:SLF (NYSE:SLF)
www.moderngraham.com - January 26 at 5:22 AM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. : SLF-US: Dividend Analysis : November 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 25, 2017 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 26 at 5:22 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) from Property & Casualty Insurance – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:SLF)
twincountynews.com - January 25 at 5:43 AM
capitalcube.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-US : January 24, 2017 (NYSE:SLF)
www.capitalcube.com - January 25 at 5:43 AM
News IconIs This Stock Fairly Valued Heading Into Earnings Season: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:SLF)
aikenadvocate.com - January 20 at 4:33 AM
News IconSun Life caters to health, wellness needs of Filipinos (NYSE:SLF)
www.businessmirror.com.ph - January 19 at 4:39 PM
4-traders.com logoSun Life Financial : named one of the 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (NYSE:SLF)
www.4-traders.com - January 17 at 12:35 PM
prnewswire.com logoBoston Celtics and Sun Life Financial Team Up with YMCAs throughout New ... (NYSE:SLF)
www.prnewswire.com - January 17 at 12:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life named one of the 2017 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBoston Celtics and Sun Life Financial Team Up with YMCAs throughout New England for 3rd annual Fit to Win Program (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 12:35 PM
News IconEquity Rundown: RSI and CCI Check on Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF.TO) - Rives Journal (NYSE:SLF)
rivesjournal.com - January 16 at 1:23 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:02 pm Sun Life to redeem all of the outstanding $800 million principal amount of Series 2012-1 Subordinated Unsecured 4.38% Fixed/Floating Deben (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 5 at 6:38 AM
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twincountynews.com - January 3 at 9:39 AM
News IconAnalysts Set Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) PT at $50.25 (NYSE:SLF)
larampadinapoli.com - January 3 at 9:39 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) ABR At 2.33 - Stock Observer (NYSE:SLF)
www.thestockobserver.com - December 30 at 8:10 PM
zacks.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) on Growth Track: Should You Hold? (NYSE:SLF)
www.zacks.com - December 27 at 9:07 AM
News IconProperty & Casualty Insurance: Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Position of the day - Twin County News (NYSE:SLF)
twincountynews.com - December 26 at 7:05 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Downgrades – Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Stock Gets Downgraded By Argus from Buy to Hold - Market Exclusive (NYSE:SLF)
marketexclusive.com - December 24 at 7:15 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSun Life downgraded by Argus (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 23 at 8:01 PM
News IconTrading Lines in Focus for Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF-PE.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - December 20 at 8:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlog Coverage Fairfax Financial to Acquire Swiss Insurance Company Allied World Assurance (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 2:41 PM
stocksdaily.net logoCan Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Meet Analysts EPS Target Of $0.72? (NYSE:SLF)
www.stocksdaily.net - December 18 at 10:19 PM
News IconWatching CCI and RSI levels on Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - December 17 at 12:52 AM
News IconCCI, ADX, and Williams %R Review for Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF-PE.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - December 15 at 1:08 AM
News IconWatching Technical Positions on Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - December 8 at 8:26 AM
zacks.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) and its Units Rated by A.M. Best (NYSE:SLF)
www.zacks.com - December 5 at 9:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBoston Celtics and Sun Life's annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaign raises $75k for the YMCA of Greater Boston's Diabetes Prevention Program (NYSE:SLF)
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 9:05 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - Wilfrid Laurier University and Sun Life Financial to announce program for children and youth at risk of developing type 2 diabetes (NYSE:SLF)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 1 at 7:46 PM
prnewswire.com logoSun Life study shows 30% of Americans don't know their health plan deductible or out-of-pocket - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:SLF)
www.prnewswire.com - November 30 at 10:44 AM
investorplace.com logo9 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now - Investorplace.com (NYSE:SLF)
investorplace.com - November 30 at 10:44 AM
News IconInvestor Corner: Checking in on Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF-PD.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - November 30 at 10:44 AM
News IconTrading Spotlight: Zooming in on Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (NYSE:SLF)
wsconfidential.com - November 29 at 3:24 PM

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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 Thursday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.321 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 1st. This is an increase from Sun Life Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31.

Where is Sun Life Financial's stock going? Where will Sun Life Financial's stock price be in 2017?

15 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Sun Life Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's share price to reach $46.27 in the next year.

When will Sun Life Financial announce their earnings?

Sun Life Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 8th 2017.

Who owns Sun Life Financial stock?

Sun Life Financial's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (2.80%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.54%), I.G. Investment Management LTD. (0.86%), Scotia Capital Inc. (0.33%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.33%) and Guardian Capital LP (0.23%).

Who sold Sun Life Financial stock? Who is selling Sun Life Financial stock?

Sun Life Financial's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including I.G. Investment Management LTD., Intact Investment Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Vertex One Asset Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC.

Who bought Sun Life Financial stock? Who is buying Sun Life Financial stock?

Sun Life Financial's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Leuthold Group LLC.

How do I buy Sun Life Financial stock?

Shares of Sun Life Financial can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Sun Life Financial stock cost?

One share of Sun Life Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.80.

Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Chart for Monday, February, 27, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)

Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff