Sun Life Financial Company Profile (TSE:SLF)

About Sun Life Financial (TSE: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: Financial
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:SLF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sunlife.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$30.35 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 613,694,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$48.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$47.28
  • 52 Week Range: C$43.35 - C$53.75
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$25.39 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.20
  • Book Value: C$33.71 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.47
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.8%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: C$3.73 billion
  • Net Margins: 7.90%
  • Return on Equity: 11.50%
  • Return on Assets: 0.98%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 990,732 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 20.68
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)

What is Sun Life Financial's stock symbol?

Sun Life Financial trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.435 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.52%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 28th. View Sun Life Financial's Dividend History.

When will Sun Life Financial make its next earnings announcement?

Sun Life Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial.

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

11 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Sun Life Financial's shares. Their predictions range from C$49.00 to C$58.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's share price to reach C$53.08 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

How do I buy Sun Life Financial stock?

Shares of Sun Life Financial and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade 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 C$49.45.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  224 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  538
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 (TSE:SLF) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: C$53.08
Consensus Price Target History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Price Target History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$51.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
8/11/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$52.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
8/10/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$52.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
7/12/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$52.00 -> C$53.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$51.00View Rating Details
5/10/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$53.00 -> C$49.00View Rating Details
5/10/2017CSFBDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/7/2017CIBCReiterated RatingOutperformC$55.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyC$50.00 -> C$58.00View Rating Details
1/5/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetC$50.00 -> C$54.00View Rating Details
12/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> NeutralC$54.00 -> C$52.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$52.00 -> C$56.00View Rating Details
3/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformC$38.00 -> C$41.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Earnings by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2017C$0.98N/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014C$0.73C$0.81C$4.89 billionC$6.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014C$0.68C$0.74C$6.46 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.98
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.34
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.98$1.01$1.00
Q2 20174$0.96$1.00$0.98
Q3 20174$0.97$1.02$1.00
Q4 20174$0.99$1.03$1.01
Q1 20183$1.04$1.06$1.05
Q2 20182$1.07$1.08$1.08
Q3 20181$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q4 20181$1.13$1.13$1.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/9/2017quarterly$0.443.54%8/28/20178/30/20179/29/2017
5/9/2017quarterly$0.445/31/20176/30/2017
2/15/2017quarterly$0.423.48%3/1/20173/3/20173/31/2017
11/9/2016quarterly$0.4211/30/201612/30/2016
8/10/2016quarterly$0.418/31/20169/30/2016
5/10/2016quarterly$0.413.54%5/30/20166/1/20166/30/2016
2/10/2016quarterly$0.393.87%2/29/20163/2/20163/31/2016
11/4/2015quarterly$0.393.56%11/23/201511/25/201512/31/2015
8/5/2015quarterly$0.383.44%8/24/20158/26/20159/30/2015
5/5/2015quarterly$0.383.79%5/22/20155/27/20156/30/2015
2/11/2015quarterly$0.363.66%2/23/20152/25/20153/31/2015
11/24/2014Quarterly$0.363.63%11/24/201412/31/201412/31/2014
8/6/2014quarterly$0.363.59%8/25/20148/27/20149/30/2014
5/26/2014Quarterly$0.363.8%5/26/20146/30/20146/30/2014
2/12/2014quarterly$0.362/28/20143/31/2014
8/7/2013quarterly$0.368/28/20139/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2017Kevin StrainInsiderSell34,298C$49.15C$1,685,746.70
8/15/2017Stephanie CoylesDirectorBuy400C$49.18C$19,672.00
5/25/2017Stephanie CoylesDirectorBuy300C$44.54C$13,362.00
5/24/2017William D AndersonDirectorBuy220C$45.21C$9,946.20
5/18/2017Stephanie CoylesDirectorBuy200C$44.64C$8,928.00
2/21/2017Scott F PowersDirectorBuy173C$37.75C$6,530.75
3/8/2016Dean ConnorDirectorBuy5,000C$40.57C$202,850.00
3/7/2016Dean ConnorDirectorSell30,000C$40.64C$1,219,341.00
11/20/2015Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell2,600C$44.32C$115,232.00
11/13/2015Kevin DoughertyInsiderSell2,900C$43.69C$126,701.00
11/12/2015Carolyn Diane BlairInsiderSell2,339C$44.15C$103,266.85
11/9/2015Mark SaundersInsiderSell4,800C$44.89C$215,448.00
5/26/2015Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell1,400C$39.82C$55,748.00
12/8/2014Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell4,800C$42.60C$204,480.00
12/2/2014Stephen PeacherInsiderSell3,743C$42.45C$158,890.35
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-12 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 6:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Estimate for Sun Life Financial Inc Issued By Desjardins (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 7:32 AM
nasdaq.com logo5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 12 at 9:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 9:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial and Canada's children's hospitals form unprecedented partnership to fight type 2 diabetes
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 9:31 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 7:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMedia Advisory - Sun Life Financial to make significant commitment to Canada's first pediatric hospital network in support of diabetes prevention
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMOVES-Ryan Labs Asset Management names new chief investment officer
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 4:42 AM
prnewswire.com logoSun Life Financial takes next step in digital journey with launch of Workplace by Facebook - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 26 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCommunity organizations receive $200,000 from Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant program
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial takes next step in digital journey with launch of Workplace by Facebook
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 4:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SLF-CA : September 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 6:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SLF) : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 6:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHave Investors Already Priced In Sun Life Financial Inc’s (TSX:SLF) Growth?
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 8:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHave Investors Already Priced In Sun Life Financial Inc’s (TSX:SLF) Growth?
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 8:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSun Life Financial's (SLF) Presents at Scotiabank Financials Summit 2017 Conference (Transcript) - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKevin Dougherty, President, Sun Life Financial Canada, to speak at the CIBC 16th Annual Eastern Institutional Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life introduces 'Ella', an interactive digital coach to help Clients navigate and maximize their benefits and pension plans
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life introduces 'Ella', an interactive digital coach to help Clients navigate and maximize their benefits and pension plans
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life offers support for people affected by Hurricane Irma
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:59 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoSun Life expands emerging markets footprint with acquisition
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 9 at 8:32 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sun Life Global Investments to acquire Excel Funds Management and Excel Investment Counsel
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy You Shouldn't Bet Against Sun Life Financial (SLF) Stock
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 4:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life makes it quick and easy for Canadians to apply for life insurance online
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 10:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 7:55 AM
prnewswire.com logoDean Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Financial, to ...
www.prnewswire.com - August 25 at 11:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPharmacogenetics to provide personalized approach to mental health treatment
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 12:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDean Connor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sun Life Financial, to speak at the 2017 Scotiabank Financials Summit
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 12:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Insider Sells 34,298 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 1:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Director Purchases C$19,672.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 10:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 7:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $1.01 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 6:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc (TSE:SLF) Lifted by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 1:38 AM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Q2 Earnings, Revenues Rise Y/Y - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 12 at 7:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Boosts Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target to C$53.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 3:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (TSE:SLF) PT Raised to C$53.00 at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 3:08 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoSun Life grapples with insurance bills for high-cost prescription drugs
www.theglobeandmail.com - August 11 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (TSE:SLF) Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.99 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Bank Financial Boosts Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target to C$53.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 2:34 PM
marketwatch.com logoSun Life Financial Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
www.marketwatch.com - August 10 at 8:00 AM
marketwatch.com logoSun Life Financial to Commence a Normal Course Issuer Bid - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 10 at 7:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.44
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 6:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoShould You Buy Sun Life Financial (SLF) Ahead of Earnings? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 9 at 7:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy Sun Life Financial (SLF) Ahead of Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 7:46 AM
prnewswire.com logoDaily Technical Summary Reports on Insurance Stocks -- Everest Re, Sun Life Financial, Third Point Reinsurance, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - August 8 at 6:55 AM

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