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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF)?

The company in question is, Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) currently with a stock price of 32.35 (-0.19% today). The market cap for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 19987.9, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 36.72. Currently Sun Life Financial Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.44, and a forward P/E of 10.49. Average volume for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 392.6 and so far today it is 148171.

Performance in the last year for Sun Life Financial Inc. has been -2.57%. For EPS growth, Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen a growth of 24.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.62%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.10% over the last five years and could be 12.78% for the next five years. Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 19.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 22.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.45%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.49%.

Since the IPO date for Sun Life Financial Inc. on the 3/23/2000, Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 5.83%. With Sun Life Financial Inc. trading at 32.35, the dividend yield is 3.86%, and the EPS is 2.83.

So could Sun Life Financial Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.44. The PEG is 0.9, P/S is 1.26 and the P/B is at 1.41. The P/cash is 4.85, with P/free cash flow at 6.92.

Sun Life Financial Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.28, and total debt/equity at 0.28.

In terms of margins, Sun Life Financial Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 16.10% and a profit margin of 11.00%.Payout ratio for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 41.30%. Return on assets come to 0.90% with return on investment coming to 9.70%.

Insider ownership for Sun Life Financial Inc., is at *TBA and institutional ownership comes to 54.40%. Outstanding shares are at 616.72. While shares float is 612.65. The float short is currently 0.44%, and short ratio is 6.83.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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