Sun Life Financial Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   CAD per share 
 Price  45.29
 Dividend  2.00
 Earnings  3.71
 Cash-flow  2.90
 Book value  32.35
 Equity  32.83

Sun Life Financial is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Sun Life Financial is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Sun Life Financial paid a total dividend of 1,216 million CAD last year, for a market value of 27,536 millions (Market Cap 27,507 millions). Dividend per share of Sun Life Financial is 2.00 CAD, and his stock market price 45.29 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Sun Life Financial has a dividend yield of 4.42%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Sun Life Financial dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Sun Life Financial

Sun Life Financial Dividend Payout

About the ability of Sun Life Financial to maintain his current dividend of CAD 2.00 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.42%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Sun Life Financial payout on ernings is currently 53.91%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures show that Sun Life Financial can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Sun Life Financial is CAD 2.90 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 2.00, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Sun Life Financial, compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Sun Life Financial payout

Sun Life Financial Stock performance

Finally, last moth Sun Life Financial showed a return of -7.60% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -12.70% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Life Insurance firms.

Sun Life Financial stock and market return

Next companies

Sun Pharmaceuticals. India. Health Care.

Sun TV Network. India. Consumer Services.

Sunac China Holdings. China. Financials.

Suncor Energy. Canada. Oil and Gas.

Suncorp Group. Australia. Financials.

Sundrug Co Ltd. Japan. Consumer Services.

Previous companies

Sun International Ld. South Africa. Consumer Services.

Sun Hung Kai Props. Hong-Kong. Financials.

Sun Art Retail Group. Hong-Kong. Consumer Services.

Sumitomo Rubber Indu. Japan. Consumer Goods.

Sumitomo Rlty & Devt. Japan. Financials.

Sumitomo Real Estate. Japan. Financials.



All rights reserved

 information advertisement legal

Dividends Ranking | Price to BookValue | Price to Cash-Flow | Price to Earnings | Return on Equity

Part of Enciclopedia Financiera Group

Disclaimer: Information on this site is only for informational purposes. Always consult a professional advisor before investing.