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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 31.71 (0.96% today). The market cap for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 19513.38, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 34.02. Currently Sun Life Financial Inc. is trading with a P/E of 12.59, and a forward P/E of 10.34. Average volume for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 396.46 and so far today it is 355500.

Performance in the last year for Sun Life Financial Inc. has been 4.48%. For EPS growth, Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen a growth of 24.10%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.49%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 9.10% over the last five years and could be 4.09% for the next five years. Sun Life Financial Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 466.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -33.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.74%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 1.76%.

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 4.56%. With Sun Life Financial Inc. trading at 31.71, the dividend yield is 3.88%, and the EPS is 2.52.

So could Sun Life Financial Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.59. The PEG is 3.08, P/S is 0.9 and the P/B is at 1.37. The P/cash is 3.92, with P/free cash flow at 5.66.

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 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.22.

In terms of margins, Sun Life Financial Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 10.40% and a profit margin of 7.10%.Payout ratio for Sun Life Financial Inc. is 47.00%. Return on assets come to 0.80% 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 615.37. While shares float is 612.67. The float short is currently 0.43%, and short ratio is 6.67.

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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