NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Sun Life Financial

(NYSE:

SLF

) is tomorrow, May 25, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $20.73 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.9%.

The average volume for Sun Life Financial has been 773,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sun Life Financial has a market cap of $12.24 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sun Life Financial Inc., an international financial services organization, provides a range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Sun Life Financial as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its growth in earnings per share. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

Sun Life Financial Ratings Report

.

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