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sun life financial inc (SLF) Snapshot

Open
$37.13
Previous Close
$36.80
Day High
$37.21
Day Low
$36.87
52 Week High
07/30/14 - $38.85
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $31.52
Market Cap
22.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
215.7K
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
612.7M
EX-Date
11/24/14
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$1.44
Dividend Yield
3.53%
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sun life financial inc (SLF) Details

Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services organization, provides a range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, MFS Investment Management, Sun Life Financial Asia, and Corporate. It offers insurance products, such as permanent life, participating life, term life, universal life, critical illness, long-term care, and personal health insurance; and savings and retirement products, including mutual funds, segregated funds, accumulation annuities, guaranteed investment, certificates, and payout annuities, as well as accidental death and personal health insurance. The company also provides life, dental, drug, extended health care, disability, and critical illness benefit programs to employers; and voluntary benefit solutions comprising post-employment life and health plans to individual plan members. In addition, it offers group retirement services and products, which consists of investment-only segregated funds and fixed rate annuities, stock plans, group life annuities, pensioner payroll services, and solutions for de-risking defined benefit pension plans. Further, the company provides asset management services to retail and institutional investors through mutual funds, separately managed accounts, institutional products, and retirement strategies; and offers run-off reinsurance services. Sun Life Financial Inc. markets and distributes its products through various distribution channels, such as direct sales agents, managing general agents, independent general agents, financial intermediaries, broker-dealers, banks, pension and benefits consultants, and other third-party marketing organizations. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

sun life financial inc (SLF) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$988.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$522.8K
President of Sun Life Financial Canada and Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$585.0K
Chief Investment Officer
Total Annual Compensation: C$530.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sun life financial inc (SLF) Key Developments

SLF Canada Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

SLF Canada reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported underlying ROE of 12.8%. Operating ROE was 12.9% against 11.8% a year ago. Net income was $241 million in compared to $229 million in the third quarter of 2013. Operating net income was $239 million, compared to $215 million in the third quarter of 2013. Operating net income in SLF Canada excludes the impact of certain hedges that do not qualify for hedge accounting in 2014 and 2013 and assumption changes and management actions related to the sale of the company's U.S. Annuity Business in 2013. Underlying net income was $237 million, compared to $222 million in the third quarter of 2013. For the nine months, the company reported underlying ROE of 11.6% Operating ROE was 12.2% against 12.5% a year ago. Net income was $673 million compared to $725 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2013. Operating net income was $674 million, compared to $688 million in the same period of 2013. Underlying net income was $642 million compared to $651 million in the same period last year.

Sun Life Financial Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Shares, Payable on December 31, 2014

The Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial Inc. declared a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.36 per common share, payable on December 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2014. This is the same amount as paid in the previous quarter. The Board also announced that the following quarterly dividends on its Class A Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares are payable on December 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 26, 2014: $0.296875 per share on Series 1, $0.30 per share on Series 2, $0.278125 per share on Series 3, $0.278125 per share on Series 4, $0.28125 per share on Series 5, $0.271875 per share on Series 8R, $0.24375 per share on Series 10R and $0.26563 per share on Series 12R.

Sun Life Financial Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014

Sun Life Financial Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of CAD 5,614 million against CAD 4,156 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was CAD 576 million against CAD 414 million a year ago. Cash flows provided by operating activities was CAD 958 million against CAD 615 million a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was CAD 0.3 billion higher in the third quarter of 2014 than the same period last year, primarily due to higher realized gains on investments and lower net purchases of investments in the third quarter of 2014. Common shareholders net income was CAD 435 million or CAD 0.71 per diluted share against common shareholders net loss of CAD 520 million or CAD 0.84 per diluted share a year ago. Operating net income from continuing operations was CAD 467 million or CAD 0.76 per share compared to CAD 422 million or CAD 0.69 per share in the third quarter of 2013. Underlying net income from continuing operations was CAD 517 million or CAD 0.84 per share in the third quarter of 2014, compared to CAD 448 million or CAD 0.74 per share in the third quarter of 2013. Operating return on equity was 11.9% and underlying ROE was 13.1% compared to operating ROE of 12.6% in the same period last year based on the combined operations. Net income from continuing operations in the third quarter of 2013 also reflected gains from investment activity on insurance contract liabilities, positive impacts from credit, tax benefits and business growth, partially offset by mortality and morbidity and expense experience. For the nine months, the company reported total revenue of CAD 18,389 million against CAD 9,164 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was CAD 1,715 million against CAD 1,460 million a year ago. Total net income from continuing operations was CAD 1,348 million against CAD 1,209 million a year ago. Common shareholders net income was CAD 1,260 million or CAD 2.05 per diluted share against CAD 392 million or CAD 0.65 per diluted share a year ago. Operating net income from continuing operations was CAD 1,409 million or CAD 2.30 per share compared to CAD 1,301 million or CAD 2.15 per share a year ago. Underlying net income from continuing operations was CAD 1,456 million or CAD 2.38 per diluted share against CAD 1,206 million or CAD 2.00 per diluted share a year ago. Operating return on equity was 12.2% against 14.0% a year ago. Underlying ROE was 12.6%. Effective tax rate for the quarter would be just a shade under 22%, which is at the top end of that range of 18% to 22% for the year 2014.

 

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