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Today’s Large Cap Details for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF) of Property & Casualty Insurance

Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE: SLF), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 22.89 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 37.28 (with a change from open of 0.00%), this in conjunction with a target price of 41.11. Volume today has so far reached 0, with an average volume of about 504.98. The GAP for this stock, is 0.00%.

The P/E ratio is 11.71, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 10.99. The current EPS for Sun Life Financial Inc., is 3.18, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 13.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -2.94%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Sun Life Financial Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.53% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.17%. Quarter over quarter is 1.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -20.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 59.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 7.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is 54.40%. Shares outstanding is 614, while shares float is at a value of 613.51. Float short for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 0.24% and the short ratio is 2.87.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.22, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.22. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 15.00%. The profit margin is 9.30%.

Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen returns on assets of 1.00%, and on investment, 11.50%. Return on equity is 12.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.27. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.46 and Price/cash is 4.2, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 11.31.

The simple moving averages are 5.56% and 3.04% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.11% and the 52 week low is 22.71%.

Sun Life Financial Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.47%, with a current price of 37.28. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 40.50%. This is in an industry, Property & Casualty Insurance, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Sun Life Financial Inc. is based in Canada.

Performance in the Property & Casualty Insurance industry means that Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 2.98%, with performance for the month coming to 8.81%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 6.51%, and for the half year the performance is 13.21%. Volatility for this week is 1.59% and for the month this is 1.61%.


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