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NYSE:SLFSun Life Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.37 (-1.10 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $33.36
50-Day Range
MA: $32.98
52-Week Range
Now: $33.36
Volume493,467 shs
Average Volume794,373 shs
Market Capitalization$19.50 billion
P/E Ratio10.97
Dividend Yield4.98%
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: 4.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.57 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$29.90 billion
Cash Flow$4.04 per share
Book Value$28.52 per share


Net Income$2.22 billion


Market Cap$19.50 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)

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Sun Life Financial (NYSE:SLF) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Sun Life Financial's stock was trading at $36.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SLF stock has decreased by 9.6% and is now trading at $33.36. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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, 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Sun Life Financial.

When is Sun Life Financial's next earnings date?

Sun Life Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Sun Life Financial.

How were Sun Life Financial's earnings last quarter?

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.52. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.82 billion for the quarter. Sun Life Financial had a return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 7.01%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.20 earnings per share. View Sun Life Financial's earnings history.

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 Tuesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 27th will be given a dividend of $0.394 per share on Tuesday, June 30th. This represents a $1.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 26th. View Sun Life Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SLF?

12 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Sun Life Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's stock price to reach $56.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 67.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Sun Life Financial.

Has Sun Life Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SLF stock has trended very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sun Life Financial earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSun Life Financial.

Are investors shorting Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,560,000 shares, a decline of 9.3% from the April 30th total of 1,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 953,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Sun Life Financial's Current Options Chain.

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 Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Manulife Financial (MFC), Ford Motor (F), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), BCE (BCE), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) and Blackstone Group (BX).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.25%), CIBC World Markets Inc. (1.02%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.92%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.86%), 1832 Asset Management L.P. (0.83%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.70%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Toronto Dominion Bank, APG Asset Management N.V., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., 1832 Asset Management L.P., Deutsche Bank AG, and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ .

Which institutional investors are buying Sun Life Financial stock?

SLF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, AGF Investments Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, QV Investors Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Mackenzie Financial Corp, Schroder Investment Management Group, and First Trust Advisors LP.

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 $33.36.

How big of a company is Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial has a market capitalization of $19.50 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 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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