Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Dividends



Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF)

Today's Latest Price: $47.73 USD

0.72 (-1.49%)

Updated Jan 22 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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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • In terms of debt burden relative to earnings, SLF has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of 3,332,000,000, ranking above 98.49% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with SLF's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: AMGN, NWE, ETRN, MUR and SNDR.
SLF Ex-Dividend Date
SLF Dividend Yield
3.41%
SLF Annual Dividend
$1.65
SLF Payout Ratio

SLF Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$47.73$52.75 23.04%

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, as implemented by StockNews, implies a positive return of 23.04% relative to its current price. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Sun Life Financial Inc are:

  • SLF's market cap is about 26 billion US dollars -- its dividend yield of 3.79 is greater than 77.38% 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 23.04% based on the forecast of the dividend discount model we used relative to its current share price; this is a better return than 73.93% of all stocks we measured with our dividend discount model.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector, Sun Life Financial Inc has an equity discount rate lower than 68.9% of them.

SLF Dividend Chart


SLF Dividend History

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SLF Dividends vs. Peers

SLF's dividend yield currently ranks #15 of 80 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Property & Casualty category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 FNHC FedNat Holding Company 6.37%
2 PGR Progressive Corporation (The) 4.88%
3 MCY Mercury General Corporation 4.74%
4 SAFT Safety Insurance Group, Inc. 4.64%
5 ORI Old Republic International Corporation 4.52%
6 UIHC United Insurance Holdings Corp. 4.23%
7 DGICA Donegal Group, Inc. - 4.20%
8 UVE UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC 4.11%
9 TKOMY Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. 4.02%
10 AGESY ageas SA/NV 4.02%
11 CNA CNA Financial Corporation 3.65%
12 GBLI Global Indemnity Limited - Class A Common Shares 3.64%
13 MSADY MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. 3.43%
14 ANAT American National Insurance Company 3.43%
15 SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. 3.41%
16 AXS Axis Capital Holdings Limited 3.36%
17 AIG American International Group, Inc. New 3.12%
18 ALIZY Allianz SE 2.99%
19 HCI HCI Group, Inc. 2.95%
20 PTVCB Protective Insurance Corporation - Class B (nonvoting) 2.81%
21 ARGO Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. 2.79%
22 HMN Horace Mann Educators Corporation 2.79%
23 CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation 2.72%
24 FRFHF Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited 2.71%
25 HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 2.55%
26 EMCI EMC Insurance Group Inc. 2.55%
27 SAXPY Sampo Oyj 2.53%
28 PTVCA Protective Insurance Corporation - Class A (voting) 2.46%
29 AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. 2.43%
30 HRTG Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. 2.36%
31 THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 2.35%
32 AFG American Financial Group, Inc. 2.32%
33 NSEC National Security Group, Inc. 2.28%
34 VR Validus Holdings, Ltd. 2.25%
35 STFC State Auto Financial Corporation 2.22%
36 KINS Kingstone Companies, Inc 2.18%
37 CB Chubb Limited 1.99%
38 UFCS United Fire Group, Inc 1.97%
39 ALL Allstate Corporation (The) 1.95%
40 AMSF AMERISAFE, Inc. 1.93%
41 AHL Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited 1.68%
42 IPCC Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation 1.63%
43 KMPR Kemper Corporation 1.59%
44 SIGI Selective Insurance Group, Inc. 1.48%
45 SNC State National Companies, Inc. 1.14%
46 RLI RLI Corp. (DE) 0.95%
47 WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation 0.72%
48 NGHC National General Holdings Corp 0.59%
49 L Loews Corporation 0.54%
50 NAVG The Navigators Group, Inc. 0.40%
51 WTM White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. 0.10%
52 AFH Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
53 ROOT Root Inc. Cl A 0.00%
54 MKL Markel Corporation 0.00%
55 GSHD Goosehead Insurance, Inc. - 0.00%
56 NODK NI Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
57 KFS Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (DE) 0.00%
58 ESGR Enstar Group Limited - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
59 SG Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. 0.00%
60 BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 0.00%
61 BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New 0.00%
62 Y Alleghany Corporation 0.00%
63 MHLD Maiden Holdings, Ltd. 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 WTRE Watford Holdings Ltd. 0.00%
68 LMND Lemonade Inc. 0.00%
69 PROS PROSIGHT GLOBAL, INC. 0.00%
70 ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. 0.00%
71 MBI MBIA Inc. 0.00%
72 PIH 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
73 UFGSY Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. 0.00%
74 RSNAY RSA Insurance Group plc 0.00%
75 IFCZF Intact Financial Corporation 0.00%
76 AMIGY Admiral Group plc 0.00%
77 plmr Palomar Holdings, Inc. - Common stock 0.00%
78 BRK-A 0.00%
79 GMICF Genworth MI Canada Inc. 0.00%
80 DIISY Direct Line Insurance Group plc 0.00%

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