NYSE:SLF - Sun Life Financial Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $69.22
  • Forecasted Upside: 38.31 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 8 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for SLF

Average Price Target: $69.22
▲ +38.31% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Sun Life Financial in the last 3 months. The average price target is $69.22, with a high forecast of $76.00 and a low forecast of $55.00. The average price target represents a 38.31% upside from the last price of $50.05.


The current consensus among 11 investment analysts is to buy stock in Sun Life Financial. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/7/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$69.00 ➝ $70.00Low
5/6/2021TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuy$76.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$67.00 ➝ $71.00Low
4/29/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperform$70.00 ➝ $76.00Low
4/28/2021Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$69.00 ➝ $72.00Low
2/12/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$64.00 ➝ $69.00Low
2/12/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$69.00 ➝ $70.00Low
2/12/2021Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy$68.50 ➝ $69.00Low
2/12/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$65.00 ➝ $67.00Low
2/11/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$73.00 ➝ $75.00Low
1/29/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
1/21/2021Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$66.00Low
1/18/2021National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformN/A
1/14/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$69.00Low
11/20/2020DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuy$65.00Low
11/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 ➝ $62.00Low
11/6/2020Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$58.50 ➝ $61.00Low
11/6/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$61.00 ➝ $64.00Low
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$61.00 ➝ $63.00Low
10/27/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$57.00 ➝ $61.00High
10/9/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
8/10/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$59.00 ➝ $64.00Medium
8/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$56.00 ➝ $61.00Medium
8/10/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$55.00 ➝ $57.00Low
8/10/2020Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold ➝ Neutral$55.50 ➝ $58.00Medium
7/30/2020Veritas Investment ResearchUpgradeSell ➝ BuyMedium
7/24/2020Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$55.50Low
5/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$61.00 ➝ $59.00Low
5/12/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$52.00 ➝ $38.00Medium
5/7/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 ➝ $59.00Low
5/7/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperform$58.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
5/7/2020Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
5/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
4/27/2020ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
4/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$63.00Low
4/9/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetUnderweight$39.00 ➝ $44.00Low
2/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$67.00Medium
2/14/2020CfraBoost Price TargetHold$48.00 ➝ $52.00Low
2/14/2020CIBCUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralHigh
2/13/2020TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$72.00High
2/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$71.00Low
1/17/2020ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$53.00Low
1/13/2020BarclaysBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$60.00 ➝ $65.00Low
12/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$67.00Low
11/7/2019National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
10/28/2019Canaccord GenuityBoost Price Target$56.00 ➝ $58.00Low
10/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$60.00Low
8/26/2019BarclaysReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/22/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ OutperformLow
7/1/2019ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $45.00Low
6/12/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
4/26/2019BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
3/14/2019CIBCDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$53.00 ➝ $54.00Low
2/20/2019ScotiabankReiterated RatingHold$54.00Low
2/6/2019ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
2/5/2019Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/31/2018ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
12/20/2018CIBCReiterated RatingHold ➝ Average$53.00Low
11/9/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/9/2018Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold ➝ Average$53.00Low
10/16/2018DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/10/2018Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperformLow
5/28/2018CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ NeutralHigh
4/5/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$57.00 ➝ $56.00Low
2/16/2018BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
1/31/2018ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Buy$63.00Low
1/15/2018TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
11/24/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$52.00Low
10/5/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$52.00 ➝ $53.00N/A
8/10/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $51.00Low
7/10/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ HoldLow
6/7/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$51.00High
5/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralHigh
5/9/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingOutperform OverweightMedium
2/17/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$53.00 ➝ $51.00N/A
2/16/2017ScotiabankDowngradeSector Outperform ➝ Sector PerformN/A
12/31/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
12/23/2016ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/21/2016Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/17/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldN/A
11/14/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformN/A
11/11/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$45.00 ➝ $53.00N/A
11/11/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
11/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$46.00 ➝ $50.00N/A
9/30/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$37.00N/A
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesInitiated CoverageBuyN/A
8/24/2016Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/A
8/15/2016UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyN/A
8/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
8/13/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$47.00N/A
8/13/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 ➝ $46.00N/A
8/11/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$47.00 ➝ $46.00N/A
(Data available from 6/20/2016 forward)
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Sun Life Financial Inc., a financial services company, provides insurance, wealth, and asset management solutions to individuals and corporate clients worldwide. It offers term and permanent life, as well as health, dental, critical illness, long-term care, and disability insurance products. The company also provides reinsurance products; investment counselling and portfolio management services; mutual funds and segregated funds; trust and banking services; real estate property brokerage and appraisal services; and merchant banking services. It distributes its products through direct sales, and managing and independent general agents, as well as financial intermediaries, broker-dealers, banks, pension and benefits consultants, and other third-party marketing organizations. The company was founded in 1871 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $50.05
Low: $50.05
High: $50.49

50 Day Range

MA: $53.28
Low: $50.05
High: $54.71

52 Week Range

Now: $50.05
Low: $35.18
High: $55.07


860,964 shs

Average Volume

561,607 shs

Market Capitalization

$29.30 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Sun Life Financial?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued reports on Sun Life Financial in the last year: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity, CIBC, Credit Suisse Group AG, Desjardins, National Bank Financial, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Securities, TheStreet, Veritas Investment Research, and Zacks Investment Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for SLF.

What is the current price target for Sun Life Financial?

9 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Sun Life Financial in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $69.22, suggesting a possible upside of 38.3%. Scotiabank has the highest price target set, predicting SLF will reach $76.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $55.00 for Sun Life Financial in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Sun Life Financial?

Sun Life Financial currently has 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe SLF will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Sun Life Financial.
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How do I contact Sun Life Financial's investor relations team?

Sun Life Financial's physical mailing address is 1 YORK STREET 31ST FLOOR, TORONTO A6, M5J 0B6. The financial services provider's listed phone number is 416-979-9966 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Sun Life Financial is www.sunlife.com.