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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sun Life Financial (NYSE: SLF) is Monday, March 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $22.52 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 6.6%. The average volume for Sun Life Financial has been 912,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sun Life Financial has a market cap of $12.15 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 19.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Sun Life Financial Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance, savings, investment management, retirement, and pension products and services to individuals and corporate customers.