Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Dividends

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF)

Today's Latest Price: $39.82 USD

0.15 (0.38%)

Updated Oct 30 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 59 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • SLF has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 3,332,000,000; for context, that's better than 98.54% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with SLF's price: NEU, AAPL, NEM, CRK and SJM.
SLF Ex-Dividend Date
SLF Dividend Yield
4.12%
SLF Annual Dividend
$1.64
SLF Payout Ratio

SLF Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$39.82$52.52 29.51%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for SLF, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 29.51% in comparison to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of Sun Life Financial Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • SLF's market cap is about 23 billion US dollars -- its dividend yield of 4.21 is greater than 73.77% of its fellow stocks in the large market cap class.
  • Regarding its relative worth based on the dividend discount model, SLF's provides a return of 29.51% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 69.83% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Financial Services sector, SLF's equity discount rate is less than 68.65% of those stocks.

SLF Dividend Chart


SLF Dividend History

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SLF Dividends vs. Peers

SLF's dividend yield currently ranks #13 of 67 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Property & Casualty category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 FNHC FedNat Holding Company 6.94%
2 MCY Mercury General Corporation 6.28%
3 UFCS United Fire Group, Inc 6.11%
4 UVE UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC 5.78%
5 UIHC United Insurance Holdings Corp. 5.29%
6 ORI Old Republic International Corporation 5.22%
7 CNA CNA Financial Corporation 5.14%
8 SAFT Safety Insurance Group, Inc. 5.13%
9 ANAT American National Insurance Company 4.82%
10 GBLI Global Indemnity Limited - Class A Common Shares 4.26%
11 DGICA Donegal Group, Inc. - 4.25%
12 AIG American International Group, Inc. New 4.23%
13 SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. 4.21%
14 AXS Axis Capital Holdings Limited 3.68%
15 HMN Horace Mann Educators Corporation 3.50%
16 HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 3.48%
17 ARGO Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. 3.47%
18 HCI HCI Group, Inc. 3.37%
19 CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation 3.37%
20 STFC State Auto Financial Corporation 3.18%
21 PTVCB Protective Insurance Corporation - Class B (nonvoting) 3.01%
22 KINS Kingstone Companies, Inc 2.77%
23 THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 2.74%
24 PTVCA Protective Insurance Corporation - Class A (voting) 2.74%
25 AFG American Financial Group, Inc. 2.72%
26 EMCI EMC Insurance Group Inc. 2.55%
27 ALL Allstate Corporation (The) 2.45%
28 CB Chubb Limited 2.45%
29 AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. 2.43%
30 HRTG Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. 2.42%
31 VR Validus Holdings, Ltd. 2.25%
32 NSEC National Security Group, Inc. 2.10%
33 KMPR Kemper Corporation 1.93%
34 AMSF AMERISAFE, Inc. 1.86%
35 SIGI Selective Insurance Group, Inc. 1.74%
36 AHL Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited 1.68%
37 IPCC Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation 1.63%
38 XL XL Group Ltd. 1.54%
39 SNC State National Companies, Inc. 1.14%
40 RLI RLI Corp. (DE) 1.10%
41 WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation 0.79%
42 L Loews Corporation 0.75%
43 NGHC National General Holdings Corp 0.59%
44 PGR Progressive Corporation (The) 0.44%
45 NAVG The Navigators Group, Inc. 0.40%
46 WTM White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. 0.11%
47 AFH Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
48 MKL Markel Corporation 0.00%
49 GSHD Goosehead Insurance, Inc. - 0.00%
50 NODK NI Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
51 KFS Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (DE) 0.00%
52 ESGR Enstar Group Limited - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
53 BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 0.00%
54 BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New 0.00%
55 Y Alleghany Corporation 0.00%
56 MHLD Maiden Holdings, Ltd. 0.00%
57 HALL Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. 0.00%
58 CNFR Conifer Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
59 UNAM Unico American Corporation 0.00%
60 LMND Lemonade Inc. 0.00%
61 PROS PROSIGHT GLOBAL, INC. 0.00%
62 ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. 0.00%
63 AWH Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG (Switzerland) 0.00%
64 MBI MBIA Inc. 0.00%
65 PIH 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
66 plmr Palomar Holdings, Inc. - Common stock 0.00%
67 BRK-A 0.00%

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