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Sun Life Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.53 (+1.33 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $40.28
50-Day Range
MA: $41.93
52-Week Range
Now: $40.28
Volume319,060 shs
Average Volume710,498 shs
Market Capitalization$23.56 billion
P/E Ratio13.75
Dividend Yield4.13%
Sun Life Financial Inc., a financial services company, provides insurance, wealth, and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate clients worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, Sun Life Financial Asset Management, Sun Life Financial Asia, and Corporate. It offers life, health, wellness, disability, critical illness, stop-loss, and long-term care insurance products. The company also provides mutual funds, segregated funds, annuities, and guaranteed investment products; and financial and retirement planning services, as well as pooled funds, institutional portfolios, and pension funds. It 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. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.56 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$29.90 billion
Cash Flow$3.90 per share
Book Value$28.52 per share


Net Income$2.22 billion


Market Cap$23.56 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Sun Life Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Sun Life Financial's stock was trading at $36.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SLF shares have increased by 9.1% and is now trading at $40.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Sun Life Financial?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sun Life Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Sun Life Financial's next earnings date?

Sun Life Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Sun Life Financial's earnings last quarter?

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 6th. The financial services provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.09. The financial services provider earned $10.96 billion during the quarter. Sun Life Financial had a return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 6.03%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.24 EPS.
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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, August 6th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.07%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 25th. This is a positive change from Sun Life Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.
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What price target have analysts set for SLF?

12 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Sun Life Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's stock price to reach $56.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 41.3% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,160,000 shares, a drop of 13.9% from the August 31st total of 2,510,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 599,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 0.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of Sun Life Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sun Life Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sun Life Financial investors own include AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Bank of America (BAC), Manulife Financial (MFC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Ford Motor (F), Intel (INTC) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Sun Life Financial's key executives?

Sun Life Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Dean Arthur Connor, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Kevin David Strain C.A., CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Clarkson Peacher CFA, Pres of Sun Life Investment Management (Age 55)
  • Mr. Daniel Richard Fishbein, Pres of Sun Life Financial - United States
  • Mr. Jacques Goulet, Pres of Sun Life Financial Canada

What is Sun Life Financial's stock symbol?

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

Who are Sun Life Financial's major shareholders?

Sun Life Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include TD Asset Management Inc. (3.09%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.06%), FIL Ltd (2.58%), Bank of Nova Scotia (1.58%), FMR LLC (1.10%) and Great West Life Assurance Co. Can (1.05%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Toronto Dominion Bank, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., Alberta Investment Management Corp, and APG Asset Management N.V..

Which institutional investors are buying Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, FIL Ltd, Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, FMR LLC, Toronto Dominion Bank, CIBC Asset Management Inc, and Value Partners Investments Inc..

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Sun Life Financial's stock price today?

One share of SLF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.28.

How big of a company is Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial has a market capitalization of $23.56 billion and generates $29.90 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.22 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.89 on an earnings per share basis. Sun Life Financial employs 22,719 workers across the globe.

What is Sun Life Financial's official website?

The official website for Sun Life Financial is www.sunlife.com.

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]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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