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: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:SLF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sunlife.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$27.55 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 613,679,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$45.75
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$48.97
  • 52 Week Range: C$40.00 - C$53.75
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.21
  • P/E Growth: 1.64
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$26.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: C$33.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.34
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$3.76 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.69%
  • Return on Equity: 11.14%
  • Return on Assets: 1.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.38 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 11.4
 

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 9th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be given a dividend of 0.435 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $1.74 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.88%. This is a positive change from Sun Life Financial's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. 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, August, 9th 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 1 year price objectives for Sun Life Financial's shares. Their predictions range from C$49.00 to C$58.00. On average, they anticipate Sun Life Financial's share price to reach C$52.67 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$44.89.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  180 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  273 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  453
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$52.67

Analysts' Ratings History for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/7/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformC$51.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$54.00 -> C$52.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$51.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetC$54.00 -> C$52.00View Rating Details
5/10/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperformC$52.00View 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 6/22/2015 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
8/9/2017        
8/6/2014$0.73$0.81$4.89 billion$6.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.68$0.74$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: $3.99
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.32
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.98$1.01$1.00
Q2 20174$0.97$1.00$0.99
Q3 20174$0.96$1.01$0.99
Q4 20174$0.98$1.04$1.02
Q1 20183$1.04$1.05$1.04
Q2 20181$1.07$1.07$1.07
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
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
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)
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DateHeadline
seekingalpha.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. - Less Volatile Than Its Largest Canadian Counterpart - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 20 at 7:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 8:05 AM
nasdaq.com logoWhy Is Sun Life Financial (SLF) Down 2.9% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 14 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Is Sun Life Financial (SLF) Down 2.9% Since the Last Earnings Report?
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 8:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Upgraded at Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 2:16 PM
streetinsider.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Announces Resignation of A. Grieg Woodring from the Board of Directors
www.streetinsider.com - June 3 at 12:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreig Woodring stepping down from the Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 12:58 AM
prnewswire.com logoKC Royals and Sun Life launch 'Home Run to Health' fitness clinic ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 2 at 4:43 AM
prnewswire.com logoSun Life Financial completes acquisition of The Premier Dental Group, Inc. - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 2 at 4:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKC Royals and Sun Life launch "Home Run to Health" fitness clinic for Kansas City youth
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 11:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial brings music to life in celebration of Canada 150
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 11:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo/DISREGARD RELEASE: Sun Life Financial/
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 11:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial completes acquisition of The Premier Dental Group, Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 11:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOne million and counting: Canadian insurance industry's first National Healthcare Provider Ratings Network hits significant milestone
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. : SLF-CA: Dividend Analysis : May 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 12:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial advances its sustainability strategy
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial continues to share the joy of music and expands its Musical Instrument Lending Library program to the Calgary Public Library
finance.yahoo.com - May 29 at 6:45 PM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 3.92% Yield (SLF) - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 27 at 5:00 AM
fool.ca logoSun Life Financial Inc.: Should You Buy the Pullback? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - May 26 at 7:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Director Stephanie Coyles Purchases 300 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 8:48 PM
prnewswire.com logoLegislative and regulatory action on health care reform likely to give states ...
www.prnewswire.com - May 25 at 2:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 7:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial's Preferred Shares Series 1 Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory
www.nasdaq.com - May 20 at 12:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc to Post FY2017 Earnings of $3.94 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 8:26 AM
prnewswire.com logoHow These Financial Stocks are Faring? -- Realogy, AXIS Capital, Sun Life ...
www.prnewswire.com - May 13 at 12:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.99 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SLF-CA : May 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given a C$51.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 2:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Lowers Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target to C$52.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 2:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) PT Lowered to C$52.00 at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc Decreased by National Bank Financial (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 7:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Comments on Sun Life Financial Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 7:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 5:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 1:07 AM
fool.ca logoSun Life Financial Inc. Dimmer on Gloomy Earnings Results
www.fool.ca - May 10 at 8:07 PM
nasdaq.com logoSun Life Financial (SLF) Q1 Earnings Decline, Dividend Raised - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 8:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial announces election of directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given a C$52.00 Price Target at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Lowers Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target to C$49.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 2:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Downgraded by CSFB to "Neutral"
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 2:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed as earnings misses offset energy gains
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 10:48 AM
marketbeat.com logoSun Life posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 5:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial donates $25,000 to support communities impacted by Eastern Canada floods
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSun Life Financial increases dividend
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian insurer Sun Life's underlying profit slips
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian insurer Sun Life's profit misses estimates
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.44 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Offer Predictions for Sun Life Financial Inc's Q1 2017 Earnings (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:33 AM
fool.ca logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. to Cut its Way to Greater Profits - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - April 26 at 3:46 PM

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