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Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.5 years of data (i.e. since Feb 15, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto exchange in CAD dollars.


It is in the financial sector.

Current Status of Sun Life Financial Inc.

It is currently trading at $55.0 ($53.98 the previous day).It pays a 4.03% dividend.


The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33859.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 3.5% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 6.16. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year54.4385526315797.1+ Above Average
2 year50.844658634538-2.2- Below Average
3 year51.9938493723859.2+ Above Average
4 year47.6221224489812.3+ Above Average
5 year42.4141064638784.4- Below Average


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -64.1%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 3.5% year over year, if Sun Life Financial Inc. is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 219.8 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 14.03. The stock is over valued as the industry standard in the financial sector is a P/E of 13.24.

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Sun Life (SLF) Q2 Earnings Flat Y/Y, Asset Management Grows

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:06:03 Sun Lifeand's (SLF) Q2 results reflect business growth, favorable morbidity experience and higher net investment returns, offset by higher expenses and unfavorable tax impacts.... Read Full Article

Sun Life says return of COVID-19 lockdowns in parts of Asia contribute to third-quarter uncertainties

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:58:34 ... Read Full Article

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sun Life Financial, EOG Resources, NortonLifeLock and Magna International

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:51:01 The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Sun Life Financial, EOG Resources, NortonLifeLock and Magna International... Read Full Article

Sun Life says return of COVID-19 lockdowns in parts of Asia contribute to Q3 uncertainties

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:21:30 ... Read Full Article

Sun Life declares dividends on Common and Preferred Shares payable in Q3 2020

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:02:00 The Board of Directors (the and"Boardand") of Sun Life Financial Inc. (the and"Companyand") (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that a dividend of $0.55 per share on the common shares of the Company has been declared, payable September 30, 2020 to ...... Read Full Article

Sun Life Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:01:00 Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. Second quarter reported net income was $519 million and underlying net income(1) was $739 million.... Read Full Article

Top 4 Large-Cap Stocks Ahead of Earnings Results This Week

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 10:12:10 Expectations for second-quarter earnings as a whole, have improved to some extent than they were at the beginning of the reporting cycle.... Read Full Article

Is a Surprise Coming for Sun Life Financial (SLF) This Earnings Season?

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:46:12 Sun Life Financial (SLF) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.... Read Full Article

PRESS DIGEST-Canada - Aug 5

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 12:32:43 ... Read Full Article

Sun Life offers hospital indemnity insurance with new extended hospitalization coverage to help members close coverage gaps

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 15:41:00 For many people, hospitalizations can result in high out-of-pocket costs, sometimes in the thousands of dollars, depending on the length of stay. To help offset the costs to consumers, Sun Life now offers hospital indemnity insurance. The coverage pays a ...... Read Full Article

Why Sun Life (SLF) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:10:04 Sun Life (SLF) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.... Read Full Article

Canadaand's Sun Life sees Asia accounting for quarter of income in five-six years

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 05:12:49 Sun Life Financial Inc lt;SLF.TOgt; expects Asia's contribution to its income to rise to about 25% in five to six years, from 18% now, driven by its push to sell insurance products via digital channels and higher demand after the ...... Read Full Article

Virus Woes Hit Canada Lifecos Facing Worst Profit Pinch in Years

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 11:15:00 (Bloomberg) -- The global coronavirus pandemic is proving challenging for Canada’s largest life insurers, with analysts expecting the biggest profit decline in eight years amid a slowdown in insurance sales, higher credit losses and bruised investments.Most expect an ...... Read Full Article

Sun Life hosts second quarter 2020 earnings conference call

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:15:00 TORONTO, July 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results on Thursday, August 6, after markets close.... Read Full Article

Sun Life Global Investments reduces select mutual fundsand' management fees

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 20:01:00 TORONTO, July 21, 2020 /CNW/ - SLGI Asset Management Inc. (and"Sun Life Global Investmentsand") announced today changes to select mutual funds, including reduced management fees and other business-related changes.... Read Full Article

Sun Life Clients can now get the insurance they need, faster than ever

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 12:00:00 As Canadians continue to navigate the pandemic, the Sun eApp makes it easier for Clients to get the solutions they need to close insurance coverage gaps and build long-term wealth. Financial security is a key pillar of Sun Lifeand's sustainability ...... Read Full Article

Sun Life Survey: Family Business Model in Asia Set to Change with New Generation of Business Owners

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:27:00 The multigenerational family business model could be set to decline in Asia, according to a survey of more than 1,300 family business owners in six Asian markets conducted by Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF). The research reveals a ...... Read Full Article

Sun Life takes action against racism

Fri, 17 Jul 2020 19:48:00 TORONTO, July 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Sun Life stands for equality, social change and justice to support under-represented communities. We are actively removing systemic barriers that negatively affect the lives of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.... Read Full Article

With few options for summer child care, Sun Life U.S. partners with Boston Childrenand's Museum on virtual summer program for employeesand' kids

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:00:00 In the absence of most summer camp and daycare options, Boston Childrenand's Museum and Sun Life have partnered to develop a virtual play and learning experience for Sun Life U.S. employees and their children, including those located in Ireland ...... Read Full Article

Is Sun Life Financial (SLF) a Good Stock for Value Investors?

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 13:50:01 Letand's see if Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now, or if investors subscribing to this methodology should look elsewhere for top picks.... Read Full Article