Sun Life Financial - SLF Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: C$73.15
  • Forecasted Upside: 19.08%
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for SLF

Analyst Price Target is C$73.15
▲ +19.08% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Sun Life Financial in the last 3 months. The average price target is C$73.15, with a high forecast of C$78.00 and a low forecast of C$65.00. The average price target represents a 19.08% upside from the last price of C$61.43.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 polled investment analysts is to hold stock in Sun Life Financial. This rating has held steady since October 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/27/2023BarclaysBoost TargetC$75.00 ➝ C$76.00
2/10/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$75.00 ➝ C$76.00
2/10/2023BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$76.00 ➝ C$78.00
2/10/2023Canaccord Genuity GroupBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$75.00
2/10/2023CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralC$71.00 ➝ C$73.00
2/10/2023CormarkBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$73.00
2/10/2023CSFBBoost TargetC$74.00 ➝ C$75.00
2/10/2023ScotiabankBoost TargetC$71.00 ➝ C$75.00
2/9/2023EvercoreBoost TargetC$73.00 ➝ C$76.00
2/9/2023National BanksharesBoost TargetSector PerformC$69.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/9/2023TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$68.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/2/2023CSFBBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$74.00
1/25/2023CIBCBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$71.00
1/25/2023National BanksharesBoost TargetSector PerformC$66.00 ➝ C$69.00
1/23/2023CormarkBoost TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$72.00
11/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector PerformC$78.00 ➝ C$75.00
11/4/2022CIBCBoost TargetOutperformC$62.00 ➝ C$65.00
11/4/2022National BanksharesBoost TargetSector PerformC$65.00 ➝ C$66.00
11/3/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$57.00 ➝ C$59.00
10/31/2022Evercore ISILower TargetBuyC$67.00
10/28/2022National BanksharesLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$65.00
10/26/2022CIBCLower TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$62.00
10/12/2022BarclaysLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$63.00
8/5/2022BarclaysBoost TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$67.00
8/5/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$72.00
8/5/2022CormarkBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$62.00
8/4/2022TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$64.00 ➝ C$65.00
7/22/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperformC$65.00
7/22/2022CIBCLower TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$65.00
7/19/2022National BanksharesLower TargetSector PerformC$68.00 ➝ C$67.00
6/9/2022BarclaysInitiated CoverageOutperformC$71.00
6/1/2022TD SecuritiesLower TargetHoldC$72.00 ➝ C$68.00
6/1/2022National BanksharesLower TargetSector PerformC$72.00 ➝ C$68.00
6/1/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$75.00 ➝ C$72.00
5/13/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$80.00 ➝ C$75.00
5/13/2022Canaccord Genuity GroupLower TargetC$75.50 ➝ C$67.00
5/13/2022CIBCLower TargetOutperformC$71.00 ➝ C$68.00
5/12/2022National BanksharesLower TargetSector PerformC$76.00 ➝ C$72.00
5/12/2022TD SecuritiesLower TargetHoldC$76.00 ➝ C$72.00
5/2/2022ScotiabankLower TargetC$76.00 ➝ C$71.00
4/22/2022CIBCLower TargetC$81.00 ➝ C$78.00
4/20/2022National BanksharesLower TargetC$77.00 ➝ C$76.00
4/20/2022Veritas Investment ResearchReiterated RatingReduce
2/11/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$81.00 ➝ C$80.00
2/11/2022ScotiabankLower TargetC$78.00 ➝ C$76.00
2/10/2022National Bank FinancialLower TargetSector PerformC$77.00
2/10/2022TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$81.00 ➝ C$78.00
2/10/2022National BanksharesDowngradeOutperform ➝ HoldC$79.00 ➝ C$77.00
2/9/2022National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform
1/12/2022Evercore ISIReiterated RatingHoldC$27.00
11/9/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$74.00 ➝ C$78.00
11/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$71.00 ➝ C$74.00
11/5/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$76.00 ➝ C$79.00
11/5/2021CIBCBoost TargetOutperformC$74.00 ➝ C$81.00
11/5/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetC$77.00 ➝ C$78.00
11/5/2021Veritas Investment ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Reduce
11/4/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$78.00 ➝ C$79.00
10/29/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$73.00 ➝ C$78.00
10/29/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$78.00
10/27/2021CormarkBoost TargetBuyC$69.00 ➝ C$73.00
10/20/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetC$73.00 ➝ C$77.00
10/13/2021CIBCReiterated RatingBuyC$74.00
10/7/2021BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform
10/5/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$71.00 ➝ C$73.00
10/5/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$74.00
10/5/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$73.00
10/5/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNAC$74.00
10/5/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetNAC$75.00 ➝ C$76.00
10/5/2021CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformC$72.00 ➝ C$74.00
10/4/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformC$72.00
10/4/2021CSFBSet TargetOutperformC$72.00
8/10/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetC$71.00 ➝ C$72.00
8/10/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$71.00 ➝ C$72.00
8/6/2021CIBCBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$72.00
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$69.00 ➝ C$71.00
8/5/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$73.00 ➝ C$75.00
7/26/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetC$74.00 ➝ C$77.00
5/7/2021CIBCBoost TargetNeutralC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00
5/7/2021ScotiabankLower TargetC$76.00 ➝ C$74.00
5/6/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$71.00
5/6/2021National BanksharesBoost TargetOutperformC$69.00 ➝ C$71.00
5/6/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$75.00 ➝ C$76.00
5/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$69.00
4/30/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetNAC$71.00
4/30/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$67.00 ➝ C$71.00
4/29/2021ScotiabankBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$76.00
4/20/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$69.00
4/20/2021CIBCReiterated RatingNeutralC$69.00
4/16/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperformC$70.00 ➝ C$75.00
3/3/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingNAC$73.00
3/3/2021EvercoreBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$73.00
2/12/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$69.00
2/12/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$73.00
2/12/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$65.00 ➝ C$69.00
2/12/2021CIBCBoost TargetC$64.00 ➝ C$69.00
2/12/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$69.00 ➝ C$70.00
2/12/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$73.00 ➝ C$75.00
2/12/2021EvercoreBoost TargetC$72.00 ➝ C$73.00
2/11/2021National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$67.00 ➝ C$69.00
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$65.00
1/29/2021CSFBBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$65.00
1/29/2021ScotiabankUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$64.00 ➝ C$70.00
1/18/2021National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$59.00 ➝ C$67.00
1/14/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformC$61.00 ➝ C$69.00
1/13/2021Evercore ISIBoost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$72.00
1/13/2021EvercoreBoost TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$72.00
11/19/2020DesjardinsReiterated RatingBuyC$65.00
11/11/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$56.00 ➝ C$59.00
11/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$63.00
11/6/2020ScotiabankBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$64.00
11/5/2020EvercoreBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$63.00
11/5/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$56.00 ➝ C$59.00
10/27/2020ScotiabankBoost TargetC$57.00 ➝ C$61.00
10/19/2020EvercoreBoost TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$62.00
8/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetC$51.00 ➝ C$55.00
8/10/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$56.00 ➝ C$61.00
8/10/2020ScotiabankBoost TargetC$55.00 ➝ C$57.00
8/10/2020CIBCBoost TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$64.00
8/10/2020CSFBBoost TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/7/2020EvercoreBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/7/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$48.00 ➝ C$56.00
5/7/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$49.00 ➝ C$54.00
5/7/2020CIBCBoost TargetC$57.00 ➝ C$59.00
5/7/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$63.00 ➝ C$61.00
3/30/2020National Bank FinancialLower TargetSector PerformC$60.00 ➝ C$48.00
3/23/2020TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuyC$72.00 ➝ C$49.00
3/9/2020National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$66.00 ➝ C$60.00
2/14/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$68.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/14/2020CIBCUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralC$59.00 ➝ C$70.00
2/13/2020Evercore ISIBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/13/2020TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$69.00 ➝ C$72.00
2/13/2020EvercoreBoost TargetC$70.00 ➝ C$71.00
2/13/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$65.00 ➝ C$66.00
2/7/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformC$71.00
2/7/2020CSFBSet TargetOutperformC$71.00
1/29/2020National Bank FinancialBoost TargetSector PerformC$63.00 ➝ C$65.00
12/2/2019Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformC$67.00
11/8/2019TD SecuritiesBoost TargetBuyC$61.00 ➝ C$67.00
11/8/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$67.00
11/8/2019CIBCBoost TargetC$53.00 ➝ C$59.00
11/8/2019DesjardinsBoost TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$67.00
11/8/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformC$66.00 ➝ C$67.00
11/7/2019National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform Overweight ➝ Sector Perform OverweightC$63.00
11/7/2019EvercoreLower TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$62.00
10/1/2019National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$59.00 ➝ C$63.00
8/2/2019CIBCLower TargetC$54.00 ➝ C$53.00
8/1/2019TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuyC$61.00 ➝ C$60.00
7/22/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingOutperformC$63.00
7/22/2019EvercoreSet TargetOutperformC$63.00
6/12/2019BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightC$58.00 ➝ C$57.00
5/10/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$60.00
5/10/2019Eight CapitalBoost TargetC$54.00 ➝ C$55.00
5/9/2019National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$58.00 ➝ C$59.00
4/29/2019National Bank FinancialBoost TargetOutperformC$55.00 ➝ C$58.00
4/15/2019DesjardinsBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$59.00
3/14/2019CIBCDowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderperformC$53.00 ➝ C$54.00
2/15/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$56.00 ➝ C$57.00
2/15/2019CormarkSet TargetC$54.00
2/14/2019TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuyC$60.00 ➝ C$57.00
1/29/2019CormarkLower TargetC$56.00 ➝ C$53.00
1/10/2019BarclaysLower TargetC$54.00 ➝ C$49.00
12/20/2018CIBCLower TargetC$55.00 ➝ C$53.00
11/9/2018BarclaysLower TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$54.00
11/9/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$56.00
11/8/2018Evercore ISILower TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$59.00
11/8/2018EvercoreLower TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$59.00
11/8/2018National Bank FinancialLower TargetOutperformC$59.00 ➝ C$55.00
10/29/2018CIBCLower TargetC$59.00 ➝ C$57.00
10/16/2018DesjardinsLower TargetC$60.00 ➝ C$58.00
10/15/2018EvercoreLower TargetC$60.50 ➝ C$60.00
8/10/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetC$62.00 ➝ C$60.00
8/10/2018CormarkSet TargetC$60.00
8/9/2018TD SecuritiesLower TargetC$63.00 ➝ C$62.00
6/29/2018DesjardinsBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$60.00
5/10/2018CIBCBoost TargetC$58.00 ➝ C$59.00
5/10/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetC$61.00 ➝ C$62.00
5/10/2018Eight CapitalBoost TargetC$55.00 ➝ C$57.00
(Data available from 3/26/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.94 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Sun Life Financial logo
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 personal 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 agents, managing and independent general agents, 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: C$61.43
Low: C$60.63
High: C$61.45

50 Day Range

MA: C$65.67
Low: C$60.56
High: C$68.91

52 Week Range

Now: C$61.43
Low: C$52.97
High: C$70.95


795,466 shs

Average Volume

2,390,642 shs

Market Capitalization

C$36.04 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 stock ratings on Sun Life Financial in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., CIBC, Cormark, Credit Suisse Group AG, CSFB, Evercore Inc., Evercore ISI, National Bankshares, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, TD Securities, and Veritas Investment Research.
View the latest analyst ratings for SLF.

What is the current price target for Sun Life Financial?

13 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Sun Life Financial in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is C$73.15, suggesting a possible upside of 19.1%. BMO Capital Markets has the highest price target set, predicting SLF will reach C$78.00 in the next twelve months. Credit Suisse Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of C$65.00 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, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in SLF, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Sun Life Financial's investor relations team?

Sun Life Financial's physical mailing address is Sun Life Assurance Co Of Canada One York Street, TORONTO, ON M5J 0B6, Canada. The financial services provider's listed phone number is +1-416-9794800. The official website for Sun Life Financial is Learn More about contacing Sun Life Financial investor relations.