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: $33.24
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.84
  • 52-Week Range: $25.31 - $35.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.90
  • P/E Growth: 3.68
  • Market Cap: $20.37B
  • Outstanding Shares: 612,831,000
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Net Margins: 7.47%
  • Return on Equity: 11.88%
  • Return on Assets: 0.91%
  • 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: $44.90 (35.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/30/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$37.00View Rating Details
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
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 10/21/2014 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: $2.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.05 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$0.71$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:$1.24
Dividend Yield:3.73%
Dividend Growth:-3.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:49.80% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.44% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
40.66% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

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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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

Last Updated on 10/21/2016 by Staff