Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF): Price and Financial Metrics

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF)

Today's Latest Price: $48.09 USD

1.36 (2.91%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 70 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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SLF Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Sun Life Financial Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.46% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • SLF's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 95.2% of US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that SLF's revenue has grown 115.83% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 95.18% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Sun Life Financial Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be ROK, AFL, SIVB, MTB, and NTRS.
  • Visit SLF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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SLF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.09 52-week high $50.13
Prev. close $46.73 52-week low $24.37
Day low $47.40 Volume 563,300
Day high $48.79 Avg. volume 479,709
50-day MA $45.08 Dividend yield 3.53%
200-day MA $39.90 Market Cap 28.13B

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Company Bio

Sun Life Financial SLF provides protection and wealth products and services to individuals and corporate customers worldwide. It operates through Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, MFS Investment Management, and Sun Life Financial Asia segments. The company provides permanent life, participating life, term life, universal life, critical illness, long-term care, and personal health insurance. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

SLF Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$48.09$14.81 -68%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Sun Life Financial Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Sun Life Financial Inc ranked in the 26th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Sun Life Financial Inc ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.01 years, is -0.14% -- higher than only 11.47% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • SLF's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 33.99% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Sun Life Financial Inc has a reliance on debt greater than only 21.64% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

PRA, GDOT, HLNE, MA, and NMFC can be thought of as valuation peers to SLF, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest SLF News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Sun Life Financial Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SLF as an investment opportunity.

Second year of the Montreal Heart Institute's Diabetes Prevention Clinic sponsored by Sun Life

Supporting people with type 2 diabetes throughout the pandemicMONTREAL, Jan. 14, 2021 /CNW/ - When the pandemic forced gyms to close, it caused some disruption to the plans that had been developed for patients by the team at the Montreal Heart Institute's Diabetes Prevention Clinic sponsored by Sun Life.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Sun Life Financial Inc. and Its Subsidiaries

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “aa” of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada (Sun Life) (Ontario, Canada) and Sun Life and Health Insurance Company (U.S.) (Lansing, MI) – the core insurance subsidiaries of Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) (Ontario, Canada) [NYSE: SLF] (collectively referred to as Sun Life Group). Concurrently, AM Best has affirmed the Long-Term ICR o

Business Wire | January 13, 2021

Natural Gas and Oil Industry Investing in Canada's Economic Recovery: CAPP forecasts an increase of more than $3 billion in planned upstream spending for 2021

CALGARY, AB, Jan. 13, 2021 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is forecasting a 14 per cent increase in upstream natural gas and oil investment in 2021.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

AlgaEnergy and Laboratoire M2 Sign Global Strategic Partnership Agreements for Distribution and Product Development

MADRID, Spain and SHERBROOKE, QC, Jan. 12, 2021 /CNW/ -- AlgaEnergy N.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Income Investors: Should You Buy Manulife (TSX:MFC) or Sun Life (TSX:SLF)?

Manulife Corp. (TSX:MFC)(NYSE:MFC) and Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX:SLF)(NYSE:SLF) are two compelling income options, but which is better? The post Income Investors: Should You Buy Manulife (TSX:MFC) or Sun Life (TSX:SLF)? appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada .

The Motley Fool Canada | January 8, 2021

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SLF Price Returns

1-mo 10.15%
3-mo 16.61%
6-mo 23.39%
1-year N/A
3-year 22.49%
5-year 116.91%
YTD 8.16%
2020 1.53%
2019 42.71%
2018 -16.54%
2017 11.42%
2016 27.70%

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