Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Dividends

Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF): $46.12

0.19 (+0.41%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • SLF has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 3,929,000,000; for context, that's better than 98.11% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • Currently, SLF generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than 93.01% of US dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with SLF that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: HCC, SNX, IVC, ETR and PJT.
SLF Ex-Dividend Date
SLF Dividend Yield
4.59%
SLF Annual Dividend
$2.11
SLF Payout Ratio

SLF Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$46.12$138.85 149.1%

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 dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 149.1%. 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 33 billion US dollars -- its dividend yield of 3.73 is greater than 84.39% of its fellow stocks in the large market cap class.
  • If we compare the valuation opportunity a dividend discount model provides relative to other dividend stocks in the Financial Services sector, Sun Life Financial Inc's expected return of 149.1% is higher than 80.35% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, SLF has a discount rate lower than 80.35% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).

SLF Dividend Chart


SLF Dividend History

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SLF Dividends vs. Peers

SLF's dividend yield currently ranks #6 of 85 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Property & Casualty category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 KINS Kingstone Companies, Inc 15.24%
2 AGESY Ageas N.V. ADR 8.09%
3 UVE UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC 6.09%
4 SAXPY Sampo Oyj Series A ADR 5.63%
5 ARGO Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. 4.72%
6 SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. 4.59%
7 DGICA Donegal Group, Inc. - 4.41%
8 HCI HCI Group, Inc. 4.39%
9 GBLI Global Indemnity Limited - Class A Common Shares 4.31%
10 SAFT Safety Insurance Group, Inc. 3.97%
11 ORI Old Republic International Corporation 3.81%
12 CNA CNA Financial Corp. 3.79%
13 ALIZY Allianz SE ADR 3.77%
14 WTRE Watford Holdings Ltd. 3.55%
15 MCY Mercury General Corporation 3.53%
16 MSADY MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc. ADR 3.38%
17 HMN Horace Mann Educators Corporation 3.38%
18 AXS Axis Capital Holdings Limited 3.04%
19 CINF Cincinnati Financial Corp. 2.57%
20 ALL Allstate Corp. 2.56%
21 EMCI EMC Insurance Group Inc. 2.55%
22 AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. 2.43%
23 KMPR Kemper Corporation 2.29%
24 AMSF AMERISAFE, Inc. 2.18%
25 UFCS United Fire Group, Inc 2.17%
26 AIG American International Group, Inc. New 2.11%
27 VR Validus Holdings, Ltd. 2.07%
28 THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 2.07%
29 HIG Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. 2.05%
30 TRV Travelers Cos. Inc. 2.00%
31 AFG American Financial Group, Inc. 1.78%
32 ANAT American National Insurance Company 1.73%
33 FRFHF Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. 1.73%
34 PTVCA Protective Insurance Corporation - Class A (voting) 1.72%
35 PTVCB Protective Insurance Corporation - Class B (nonvoting) 1.72%
36 AHL Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited 1.68%
37 IPCC Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation 1.63%
38 CB Chubb Ltd. 1.54%
39 NSEC National Security Group, Inc. 1.47%
40 SIGI Selective Insurance Group, Inc. 1.25%
41 SNC State National Companies, Inc. 1.14%
42 TKOMY Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. ADR 0.96%
43 RLI RLI Corp. 0.79%
44 STFC State Auto Financial Corporation 0.77%
45 NGHC National General Holdings Corp 0.59%
46 WRB W.R. Berkley Corp. 0.53%
47 L Loews Corp. 0.44%
48 NAVG The Navigators Group, Inc. 0.40%
49 PGR Progressive Corp. 0.31%
50 WTM White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. 0.07%
51 AFH Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
52 ROOT Root Inc. Cl A 0.00%
53 MKL Markel Corporation 0.00%
54 GSHD Goosehead Insurance, Inc. - 0.00%
55 NODK NI Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
56 KFS Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (DE) 0.00%
57 ESGR Enstar Group Limited - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
58 HRTG Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
59 BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. CI A 0.00%
60 BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New 0.00%
61 Y Alleghany Corporation 0.00%
62 MHLD Maiden Holdings, Ltd. 0.00%
63 UIHC United Insurance Holdings Corp. 0.00%
64 HALL Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. 0.00%
65 CNFR Conifer Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
66 UNAM Unico American Corporation 0.00%
67 LMND Lemonade Inc. 0.00%
68 HGTY Hagerty, Inc. 0.00%
69 PROS PROSIGHT GLOBAL, INC. 0.00%
70 ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. 0.00%
71 FNHC FedNat Holding Company 0.00%
72 MBI MBIA Inc. 0.00%
73 PIH 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
74 HIPO Hippo Holdings Inc. 0.00%
75 UFGSY Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. 0.00%
76 RSNAY RSA Insurance Group plc 0.00%
77 VNRFY Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe 0.00%
78 NGHCO National General Holdings Corp. Dep. Pfd. 0.00%
79 IFCZF Intact Financial Corporation 0.00%
80 AMIGY Admiral Group plc 0.00%
81 plmr Palomar Holdings, Inc. - Common stock 0.00%
82 BRK-A 0.00%
83 GMICF Genworth MI Canada Inc. 0.00%
84 QBIEY QBE Insurance Group Limited 0.00%
85 DIISY Direct Line Insurance Group plc 0.00%

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