SLF - Sun Life Financial Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$50.38 0.05 (0.10 %)
(As of 11/24/2017 03:10 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$50.33
Today's RangeC$50.34 - C$50.50
52-Week RangeC$43.51 - C$53.75
Volume289,708 shs
Average Volume1.24 million shs
Market CapitalizationC$30.80 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.62%
Beta0.55

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

Industry Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial
SymbolTSE:SLF
CUSIPN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Dividend

Annual DividendC$1.71
Dividend Yield3.6%

Profitability

Trailing EPSC$4.33
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins7.90%
Return on Equity11.50%
Return on Assets0.98%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares613,694,000

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

What is Sun Life Financial's stock symbol?

Sun Life Financial trades on the Toronto 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 Wednesday, November 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be given a dividend of 0.02 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.16%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 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, February, 21st 2018. 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?

10 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sun Life Financial's stock. Their predictions range from C$51.00 to C$58.00. On average, they expect Sun Life Financial's share price to reach C$54.17 in the next twelve months. 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 (Age 67)
  • Dean Arthur Connor, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 60)
  • 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 (Age 53)
  • 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$50.38.

How big of a company is Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial has a market capitalization of C$30.80 billion.

How can I contact Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial's mailing address is Sun Life Assurance Co Of Canada One York Street, TORONTO, ON M5J 0B6, Canada. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +1-416-9794800.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sun Life Financial (SLF)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  323 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  556
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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$54.17

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
11/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$53.00 -> C$56.00View Rating Details
11/9/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$53.00 -> C$54.00View Rating Details
11/9/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$53.00 -> C$54.00View Rating Details
11/1/2017CSFBBoost Price TargetC$52.00 -> C$54.00View Rating Details
8/11/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$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
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 11/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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
2/21/2018        
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: $4.00
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.35
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$1.06$1.03
Q1 20183$1.04$1.08$1.06
Q2 20182$1.07$1.10$1.09
Q3 20181$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q4 20181$1.13$1.13$1.13
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)

Next Dividend:12/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.71
Dividend Yield:3.39%
Payout Ratio:39.49% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE:SLF)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/8/2017quarterly$0.023.61%11/28/201711/29/201712/29/2017
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
11/20/2017Dean ConnorDirectorSell50,042C$50.37C$2,520,615.54
11/16/2017Colm Joseph FreyneInsiderSell17,731C$49.93C$885,308.83
11/13/2017Stephanie CoylesDirectorBuy500C$49.11C$24,555.00
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

Latest Headlines for Sun Life Financial (TSE SLF)

Source:
DateHeadline
Sun Life Financial completes offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures - PR Newswire (press release)Sun Life Financial completes offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - November 23 at 11:50 AM
Sun Lifes Kathy Cunningham named one of Canadas 100 Most Powerful WomenSun Life's Kathy Cunningham named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 11:50 AM
Sun Life Financial completes offering of Subordinated Unsecured DebenturesSun Life Financial completes offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 11:50 AM
Sun Life plans $400M debenture offeringSun Life plans $400M debenture offering
seekingalpha.com - November 22 at 8:05 AM
Sun Life Financial announces offering of Subordinated Unsecured DebenturesSun Life Financial announces offering of Subordinated Unsecured Debentures
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 8:05 AM
Insider Selling: Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Director Sells 50,042 Shares of StockInsider Selling: Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Director Sells 50,042 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 7:44 PM
Colm Joseph Freyne Sells 17,731 Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) StockColm Joseph Freyne Sells 17,731 Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 8:10 PM
ETFs with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : November 15, 2017ETFs with exposure to Sun Life Financial, Inc. : November 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 9:56 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:38 AM
Sun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 14, 2017Sun Life Financial, Inc. :SLF-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 8:32 AM
Stephanie Coyles Purchases 500 Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) StockStephanie Coyles Purchases 500 Shares of Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 1:34 PM
RLI Improves Shareholders Value, Okays Special Dividend - Nasdaq - NasdaqRLI Improves Shareholders' Value, Okays Special Dividend - Nasdaq - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 14 at 7:56 AM
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc Increased by National Bank Financial (SLF)FY2017 EPS Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc Increased by National Bank Financial (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 1:50 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target Increased to C$56.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of CanadaSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target Increased to C$56.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 2:50 PM
Edited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 3:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 11:49 AM
Sun Life Financials (SLF) CEO Dean Connor on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSun Life Financial's (SLF) CEO Dean Connor on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 6:35 PM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) PT Raised to C$54.00Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) PT Raised to C$54.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 2:58 PM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) PT Raised to C$54.00 at National Bank FinancialSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) PT Raised to C$54.00 at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 2:58 PM
Sun Life Financial Inc. Q3 Profit Rises 1%Sun Life Financial Inc. Q3 Profit Rises 1%
www.rttnews.com - November 9 at 1:30 PM
Sun Life Financial increases Common Share dividend and declares dividends on ...Sun Life Financial increases Common Share dividend and declares dividends on ...
www.prnewswire.com - November 9 at 1:30 PM
Sun Life Financial Inc. to Host Earnings CallSun Life Financial Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:30 PM
Sun Life beats 3Q profit forecastsSun Life beats 3Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:29 PM
Sun Life Financial (SLF) Q3 Earnings Grow Y/Y, Dividend UpSun Life Financial (SLF) Q3 Earnings Grow Y/Y, Dividend Up
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:29 PM
Sun Life Financial President and CEO, Dean Connor named Canadas Outstanding CEO of the Year for 2017Sun Life Financial President and CEO, Dean Connor named Canada's Outstanding CEO of the Year for 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 1:29 PM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.02Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.02
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 6:01 PM
Boston Celtics teams up with Sun Life Financial for 4th annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaign - PR Newswire (press release)Boston Celtics teams up with Sun Life Financial for 4th annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaign - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - November 2 at 8:51 AM
Sun Life adds new vision plan to benefits portfolioSun Life adds new vision plan to benefits portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 8:51 AM
Boston Celtics teams up with Sun Life Financial for 4th annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaignBoston Celtics teams up with Sun Life Financial for 4th annual #SunLifeDunk4Diabetes campaign
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 8:51 AM
National Bank Financial Comments on Sun Life Financial Incs FY2017 Earnings (SLF)National Bank Financial Comments on Sun Life Financial Inc's FY2017 Earnings (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 7:40 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target Raised to C$54.00Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Price Target Raised to C$54.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 12:56 AM
Sun Life Investment Management Strengthens Canadian Institutional Business with Distribution Team AppointmentsSun Life Investment Management Strengthens Canadian Institutional Business with Distribution Team Appointments
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 8:52 AM
Sun Life Global Investments announces changes to Sun Life Sentry Infrastructure FundSun Life Global Investments announces changes to Sun Life Sentry Infrastructure Fund
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 8:52 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) to Release Quarterly Earnings on WednesdaySun Life Financial Inc (SLF) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 1 at 6:52 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by AnalystsSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 4:40 AM
Taking the fight against diabetes to the basketball courtTaking the fight against diabetes to the basketball court
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 8:34 AM
Edited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-12 3:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of SLF.TO earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-12 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 6:35 AM
FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Sun Life Financial Inc Issued By Desjardins (SLF)FY2017 Earnings Estimate for Sun Life Financial Inc Issued By Desjardins (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 7:32 AM
5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3 - Nasdaq5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - October 12 at 9:16 PM
5 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q35 Life Insurers Billed as Stocks for an Earnings Beat in Q3
finance.yahoo.com - October 12 at 9:16 PM
Sun Life Financial and Canadas childrens hospitals form unprecedented partnership to fight type 2 diabetesSun 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
Desjardins Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF)Desjardins Research Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 7:24 AM
Media Advisory - Sun Life Financial to make significant commitment to Canadas first pediatric hospital network in support of diabetes preventionMedia 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
MOVES-Ryan Labs Asset Management names new chief investment officerMOVES-Ryan Labs Asset Management names new chief investment officer
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 7:44 AM
Sun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesSun Life Financial Inc (SLF) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 4:42 AM
Sun Life Financial takes next step in digital journey with launch of Workplace by Facebook - PR Newswire (press release)Sun 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
Community organizations receive $200,000 from Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant programCommunity organizations receive $200,000 from Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant program
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 4:57 PM
Sun Life Financial takes next step in digital journey with launch of Workplace by FacebookSun Life Financial takes next step in digital journey with launch of Workplace by Facebook
finance.yahoo.com - September 26 at 4:57 PM
Sun Life Financial, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SLF-CA : September 21, 2017Sun 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
Sun Life Financial, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SLF) : September 22, 2017Sun Life Financial, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:SLF) : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 6:59 AM
Have Investors Already Priced In Sun Life Financial Inc’s (TSX:SLF) Growth?Have Investors Already Priced In Sun Life Financial Inc’s (TSX:SLF) Growth?
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 8:56 AM

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