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

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF): $52.38

-0.37 (-0.70%)

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  • Stability is the dimension where SLF ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SLF is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • SLF ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

SLF Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $30,645,868,649, Sun Life Financial Inc has a greater market value than 91.69% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Sun Life Financial Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.7% 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 95.03% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SLF, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SIVB, NTRS, TEF, MFC, and SYF.
  • Visit SLF's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SLF Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SLF, see our SLF price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $54.27 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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SLF Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.38 52-week high $55.07
Prev. close $52.75 52-week low $35.18
Day low $52.17 Volume 662,400
Day high $52.81 Avg. volume 546,009
50-day MA $53.23 Dividend yield 1.57%
200-day MA $47.33 Market Cap 30.67B

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:
$52.38$164.69 205%

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 77th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for SLF, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 89. Notably, its equity weight is greater than 72.95% of US equities in the Financial Services sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • 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 33.41% of tickers in our DCF set.

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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.

Why Is Sun Life (SLF) Down 0.6% Since Last Earnings Report?

Sun Life (SLF) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | June 4, 2021

Sun Life annual report on high-cost medical claims shows cancer continued to increase in cost and frequency despite pandemic environment

Sun Life has released its annual research report on high-cost claims and medical trends. Cancer again topped the list of the 10 most common and costliest medical conditions, with an increase of 16 percent in 2020 despite the likely missed screenings during lockdown early in the pandemic. The report also showed that mental health claims increased by 21 percent in 2020 from 2019, with alcohol or opioid abuse and depression being the most common conditions. Septicemia (infections), one of the most

Yahoo | June 2, 2021

SLGI Asset Management Inc. announces proposed changes to select mutual funds

SLGI Asset Management Inc. ("SLGI Asset Management") announced today proposed changes to select mutual funds. These changes are meant to streamline the SLGI Asset Management product lineup.

Yahoo | May 31, 2021

Time To Worry? Analysts Just Downgraded Their Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSE:SLF) Outlook

The analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. ( TSE:SLF ) delivered a dose of negativity to shareholders today, by...

Yahoo | May 20, 2021

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Manulife Financial, Sun Life Financial, Brighthouse Financial, Lincoln National Corp and Primerica

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Manulife Financial, Sun Life Financial, Brighthouse Financial, Lincoln National Corp and Primerica

Yahoo | May 12, 2021

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SLF Price Returns

1-mo -3.43%
3-mo 1.87%
6-mo 17.58%
1-year 45.10%
3-year 38.87%
5-year 85.69%
YTD 17.81%
2020 1.53%
2019 42.71%
2018 -16.54%
2017 11.42%
2016 27.70%

SLF Dividends

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