Sun Life Financial Company Profile (NYSE:SLF)

About Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)

Sun Life Financial logoSun Life Financial Inc. is the holding company of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. The Company is a financial services company providing a range of insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate Clients. It operates through five segments. The Sun Life Financial Canada segment provides retail insurance and investment advice, products and services to people across Canada. The SLF U.S. segment has three business units: Group Benefits, International and In-force Management. Its Sun Life Financial Asset Management segment consists of MFS Investment Management and Sun Life Investment Management. The SLF Asia segment operates through subsidiaries in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Vietnam, as well as through joint ventures and associates with local partners in the Philippines, India, China and Malaysia. Its Corporate segment includes SLF U.K. and Corporate Support. Corporate Support operations consist of its Run-off reinsurance business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life & Health Insurance - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SLF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sunlife.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $23.26 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 613,679,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $35.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.27
  • 52 Week Range: $30.38 - $40.57
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.85
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.02
  • P/E Growth: 2.92
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $21.2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.10
  • Book Value: $26.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.43
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.27
  • Dividend Yield: 3.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $2.98 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.31%
  • Return on Equity: 13.02%
  • Return on Assets: 1.00%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 3.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 3.12%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 505,397 shs.
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Short Ratio: 2.74
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.3164 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $1.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.34%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 26th. View Sun Life Financial's Dividend History.

How were Sun Life Financial's earnings last quarter?

Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.20. The company earned $6.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.92 billion. Sun Life Financial had a net margin of 11.31% and a return on equity of 13.02%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.00 EPS. View Sun Life Financial's Earnings History.

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

11 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Sun Life Financial's shares. Their predictions range from $37.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's stock price to reach $46.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sun Life Financial.

Who are some of Sun Life Financial's key competitors?

Who are Sun Life Financial's key executives?

Sun Life Financial's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William D. Anderson, Chairman of the Board
  • Dean Arthur Connor, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Colm Joseph Freyne, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kevin P. Dougherty, President - SLF Canada
  • Daniel R. Fishbein M.D., President - SLF U.S.
  • Stephen Clarkson Peacher, President - Sun Life Investment Management
  • Kevin David Strain, President - Sun Life Financial Asia
  • Carolyn Diane Blair, Chief Human Resources & Communications Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mark S. Saunders, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer
  • Claude Alan Accum, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer

Who owns Sun Life Financial stock?

Sun Life Financial's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.49%), APG Asset Management N.V. (0.23%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.23%), Hexavest Inc. (0.06%), Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.05%) and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd (0.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sun Life Financial.

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 Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA, Huntington National Bank, Forsta AP Fonden, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Capstone Asset Management Co., DORCHESTER WEALTH MANAGEMENT Co, OLD National Bancorp IN and NEXT Financial Group Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sun Life Financial.

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 Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd., Hexavest Inc., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., Aperio Group LLC, Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd and Pennsylvania Trust Co. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sun Life Financial.

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.

What is Sun Life Financial's stock price today?

One share of Sun Life Financial stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.90.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Life Financial (NYSE SLF)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  193 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  407
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sun Life Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: $46.20 (21.90% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/10/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> HoldLowView Rating Details
6/7/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$51.00HighView Rating Details
5/9/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform OverweightMediumView Rating Details
5/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
2/16/2017ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/31/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016Edward JonesDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/17/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$47.00N/AView Rating Details
5/14/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$45.00 -> $46.00N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2016DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
11/5/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/6/2015CIBCBoost Price TargetSector Perform$45.00 -> $47.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Earnings by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Earnings History by Quarter 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 billion$4.17 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$4.43 billion$5.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.72$0.76$4.22 billion$4.93 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$0.70$0.81$4.47 billion$5.78 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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.95
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.16
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.71$0.75$0.73
Q2 20174$0.71$0.76$0.73
Q3 20174$0.70$0.77$0.73
Q4 20174$0.72$0.81$0.76
Q1 20182$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q2 20181$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q3 20181$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q4 20181$0.83$0.83$0.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Most Recent Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.27
Dividend Yield:3.35%
Dividend Growth:-1.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:41.23% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.45% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
36.92% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (NYSE SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/11/2017quarterly$0.323.72%5/26/20175/31/20176/30/2017
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

Headline Trends for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.73 EPS Expected for Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 2:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.76 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 7:56 AM
fool.ca logoBrighten Up Your Portfolio With Sun Life Financial Inc. - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 18 at 3:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 4:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSymetra Financial (SYA) and Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 8:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) Lifted to "Neutral" at Bank of America Corporation
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 9:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Lifted to Buy at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 4:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Voya Financial (VOYA) & Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Upgraded to Hold by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 28 at 9:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.72 Earnings Per Share Expected for Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 12:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SLF-US : June 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 5:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Short Interest Down 48.4% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 7:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) versus Athene Holding (ATH) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Survey: Sun Life Financial (SLF) & Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 6:26 PM
fool.ca logoManulife Financial Corp. vs. Sun Life Financial Inc.: 1 of These Life Insurers Is Underestimated - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - June 13 at 9:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOld Republic International (ORI) and Sun Life Financial (SLF) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 10:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Upgraded at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 8:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:37 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoSun Life shares rally, but will the clear skies last?
www.theglobeandmail.com - June 7 at 7:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Outperform"
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 7:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 10:32 AM
prnewswire.com logoMulti-million-dollar medical cases increased 68% over past four years: Sun ...
www.prnewswire.com - June 5 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial to launch online therapy expanding access to mental health care
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMulti-million-dollar medical cases increased 68% over past four years: Sun Life Report
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoValuEngine Downgrades Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 3 at 10:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) to Announce $0.72 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 1 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 31 at 7:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. : SLF-US: Dividend Analysis : May 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 6:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLegislative and regulatory action on health care reform likely to give states more authority, says president of American Benefits Council at Sun Life Summit
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 2:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 10:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Rating Lowered to Neutral at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 5:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given "Outperform Overweight" Rating at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 12:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 10:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Issued By National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc Expected to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.72 Per Share (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.32
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Decreased by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 7:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down; corporate earnings remain in focus - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 10:48 AM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial Inc. Reports 2% Retreat In Q1 Earnings - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Q1 Earnings Decline, Dividend Raised
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX rises with energy gains; Sun Life and TMX weigh
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Sun Life Financial (SLF) a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 11:21 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.75 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 9:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 10:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.28
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:33 PM

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