Dividend Buzzer: $0.31 dividends will be a reality for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)’s shareholders on Dec 30, 2016.

Dividend Buzzer: $0.31 dividends will be a reality for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)'s shareholders on Dec 30, 2016.

Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) is expected to pay $0.31 on Dec 30, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $1.25. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 28, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Sun Life Financial Inc.’s current price of $39.60, the dividend is 0.79%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 30, 2016 and the announcement date is Nov 10, 2016. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.07 on November 25, hitting $39.6. About 247,916 shares traded hands. Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) has risen 16.71% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.70% the S&P500.

Sun Life Financial Inc. is the holding firm of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. The company has a market cap of $24.28 billion. The Firm is a financial services organization providing a range of protection and wealth services and products. It has a 14.39 P/E ratio. It operates in five divisions: Sun Life Financial Canada , Sun Life Financial United States (SLF U.S.), Sun Life Financial Asset Management (SLF Asset Management), Sun Life Financial Asia (SLF Asia) and Corporate.

Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) Ratings Coverage

Out of 10 analysts covering Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF), 7 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 70% are positive. Sun Life Financial Inc. has been the topic of 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, July 27. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, March 7 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 23 by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Thursday, September 10 to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Sector Outperform” rating on Thursday, February 11 by IBC. On Wednesday, August 24 the stock rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Underperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 11 report. Bank of America upgraded the shares of SLF in a report on Monday, September 21 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Thursday, November 5 to “Neutral”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 6 by Credit Suisse.

More notable recent Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) news were published by: Business.Financialpost.com which released: “Sun Life Financial Inc downgraded, investors told to ‘manage their expectations'” on November 17, 2016, also Fool.ca with their article: “Will Trump’s Presidency Send Sun Life Financial Inc. and Manulife Financial …” published on November 22, 2016, Nasdaq.com published: “Sun Life Financial Inc. Earnings Climb 21% In Q3” on November 09, 2016. More interesting news about Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) were released by: Businessinsider.com and their article: “UPDATE 1-Sun Life Financial profit beats on strength in U.S., Canada” published on November 09, 2016 as well as Forbes.com‘s news article titled: “Sun Life Financial’s Preferred Shares Series 3 Yield Pushes Past 5%” with publication date: November 04, 2016.

SLF Company Profile

Sun Life Financial Inc. (Sun Life Financial), incorporated on August 5, 1999, is the holding firm of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada. The Firm is a financial services organization providing a range of protection and wealth services and products to individuals and corporate customers. The Firm operates in five divisions: Sun Life Financial Canada (SLF Canada), Sun Life Financial United States (SLF U.S.), Sun Life Financial Asset Management (SLF Asset Management), Sun Life Financial Asia (SLF Asia) and Corporate. The Firm operates in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda.

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