Based on the aggregated intelligence of 170,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, insurance company Sun Life Financial
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Sun Life's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Sun Life facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Toronto, Canada (1999)|
|Market Cap||$18.2 billion|
|Industry||Life and health insurance|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$25.31 billion|
CEO Donald Stewart (since 1999)
CFO Colm Freyne (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||6.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$70.4 billion / $10.3 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Just last week, billybob4148 tapped Sun Life as a rather timely opportunity: "Great financial company, nice dividend, TONS of cash on hand, insurance companies in general getting beat up due to Japan disaster, I expect this company to come back."
In fact, Sun Life currently boasts a particularly juicy dividend of 4.7%. That's higher than that of other life insurance stocks like Manulife (3%), MetLife
CAPS member witness1260 elaborates on the bull case:
They have little debt and are primed to grow. They've already seen above-average earnings growth, and I think that's just the beginning. Solid margins absolutely help. Throw in the P/E and Price to Book, and this stock is way on sale.
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