Sun Life Financial Inc. ( SLF ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 29, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SLF prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -5.47% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SLF was $29.76, representing a -15.29% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.13 and a 17.58% increase over the 52 week low of $25.31.
SLF is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as China Life Insurance Company Limited ( LFC ) and Prudential Public Limited Company ( PUK ). SLF's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.8. Zacks Investment Research reports SLF's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -5.32%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.