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: $32.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.45
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.38
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.64
  • P/E Growth: 3.53
  • Market Cap: $19.70B
  • Outstanding Shares: 612,831,000
  • Beta: 1.1
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.62)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (40.01% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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 8/29/2014 forward)


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)


Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.8 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.02 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)


Current Dividend Information for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Annual Dividend:$1.29
Dividend Yield:4.01%
Payout Ratio:51.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
46.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateHeadline logoCoverage initiated on Sun Life by BofA/Merrill (NYSE:SLF) - August 24 at 7:09 PM logoSun Life Financial Inc.: Is it Time to Buy This Stock? (NYSE:SLF) - August 22 at 7:21 PM logoWill Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Hit $52 Price Target? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:SLF) - August 19 at 7:18 PM logoSun Life Financial Announces Conversion Privilege of Class A Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 10R - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:SLF) - August 16 at 7:32 PM logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 12, 2016 (NYSE:SLF) - August 12 at 10:39 AM
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News IconYounger investors hesitant to take on risk–Sun Life poll (NYSE:SLF) - July 18 at 12:58 PM logoSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 10R Crosses Above 6% Yield Territory (NYSE:SLF) - July 16 at 10:39 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Earnings Concentration and Analyst Target Watch - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:SLF) - July 15 at 6:25 PM logoSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 10R Crosses Above 6% Yield Territory - Forbes (NYSE:SLF) - July 15 at 6:25 PM logoSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 2 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory - Forbes (NYSE:SLF) - July 14 at 11:02 AM
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News IconSun Life aims for 5M clients by 2020 (NYSE:SLF) - June 27 at 11:32 AM logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-US : June 27, 2016 (NYSE:SLF) - June 27 at 10:58 AM
News IconSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:SLF) - June 25 at 11:06 AM
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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Chart for Monday, August, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 8/29/2016 by Staff