EPS for Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF) Expected At $0.90; Sterling Bancorp (STL) Sentiment Is 1.14

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Sterling Bancorp (STL) investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2018 Q3. It’s down -0.10, from 1.24 in 2018Q2. The ratio is negative, as 113 active investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 99 trimmed and sold equity positions in Sterling Bancorp. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 204.82 million shares, up from 200.71 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Sterling Bancorp in top ten holdings increased from 4 to 6 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 24 Reduced: 75 Increased: 86 New Position: 27.

Analysts expect Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) to report $0.90 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 8.43% from last quarter’s $0.83 EPS. SLF’s profit would be $543.42M giving it 10.03 P/E if the $0.90 EPS is correct. After having $0.92 EPS previously, Sun Life Financial Inc.’s analysts see -2.17% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $36.09. About 614,042 shares traded or 29.12% up from the average. Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) has declined 16.57% since February 1, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.57% the S&P500. Some Historical SLF News: 08/05/2018 – Sun Life Raises Dividend to C$0.475; 05/03/2018 YMCA of Greater Boston Welcomes Kathy deCastro of Sun Life Financial as New Member of the General Board; 02/04/2018 – PBOC END-MARCH OUTSTANDING SLF 48.2B YUAN; 16/04/2018 – DEUTSCHE BANK’S DOIRE LEAVES TO JOIN SUN LIFE’S PRIME ADVISORS; 27/03/2018 – Sun Life Financial’s 2017 Annual Report and 2018 Management Information Circular now available; 22/03/2018 – China c.bank raises interest rate on SLF loans; 25/04/2018 – Sun Life Plots Private Debt Growth Via Acquisition This Year; 19/04/2018 – Sun Life Building Makes History on Its 100th Anniversary Earning the First Ever BOMA BEST Platinum Certification for a Centennial Building in North America; 08/03/2018 – FITCH AFFIRMS SUN LIFE FINANCIAL’S RATINGS; OUTLOOK POSITIVE; 02/05/2018 – PBOC END-APRIL OUTSTANDING SLF 39.1B YUAN

More notable recent Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You More Than Pepsi Does – The Motley Fool” on January 14, 2019, also Livetradingnews.com with their article: “The Street’s Key Stock Analysts Research Reports for 2019 – Live Trading News” published on January 02, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Sun Life Financial, Inc. (SLF) CEO Dean Connor on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on November 08, 2018. More interesting news about Sun Life Financial Inc. (NYSE:SLF) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “Sun Life Financial (SLF) Reports Acquisition of Majority Stake in Bentall GreenOak – StreetInsider.com” published on December 19, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Sun Life (SLF) Down 1.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: September 07, 2018.

Sun Life Financial Inc., a financial services company, provides protection and wealth services and products to individuals, businesses, and institutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $21.79 billion. It operates through Sun Life Financial Canada, Sun Life Financial United States, Sun Life Financial Asset Management, and Sun Life Financial Asia divisions. It has a 13.66 P/E ratio. The firm offers life, health, wellness, disability, critical illness, stop-loss, and long-term care insurance products.

Sterling Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Sterling National Bank that provides various banking services to commercial, consumer, and municipal clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.16 billion. The firm accepts deposit products, including checking, money market, savings, time, and interest and non-interest bearing demand deposits, as well as certificates of deposit and mortgage escrow funds. It has a 9.87 P/E ratio. It originates various loans that comprise residential and commercial mortgage loans; commercial and industrial, asset-based, payroll finance, warehouse, factored receivables, equipment finance, public sector, and commercial real estate and multi-family loans; consumer loans, such as homeowner loans, home equity lines of credit, new and used automobile loans, and personal unsecured loans; and acquisition, development, and construction loans.

The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $19.24. About 3.78 million shares traded or 24.54% up from the average. Sterling Bancorp (STL) has declined 32.55% since February 1, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.55% the S&P500. Some Historical STL News: 13/04/2018 – Sterling National Bank Grows Commercial Banking and Commercial Finance Units with Key Hires; 16/04/2018 – STERLING BANK PLC STERLNB.LG – PROPOSED THAT A DIVIDEND OF 2 KOBO PER ORDINARY SHARE WILL BE PAID TO SHAREHOLDERS FOR 2017; 16/04/2018 – STERLING BANK PLC STERLNB.LG – FY ENDED DEC 2017 GROUP PROFIT BEFORE INCOME TAX OF 8.61 BLN NAIRA VS 6.00 BLN NAIRA YEAR AGO; 24/04/2018 – Sterling Bancorp Declares Dividend of 7c; 09/05/2018 – Sterling Bancorp Non-Deal Roadshow Set By KBW for May. 16-17; 24/04/2018 – Sterling Bancorp Declares quarterly Dividend of $0.07 Per Share; 06/03/2018 – STERLING BANCORP – THROUGH UNIT ENTERED INTO AGREEMENT TO BUY ADVANTAGE FUNDING MANAGEMENT; 24/04/2018 – Sterling Bancorp 1Q Adj EPS 45c; 24/04/2018 – STERLING BANCORP 1Q ADJ EPS 45C, EST. 45C; 08/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Sterling Bancorp (STL) Investors

Castine Capital Management Llc holds 5.26% of its portfolio in Sterling Bancorp for 803,659 shares. Ejf Capital Llc owns 2.99 million shares or 4.92% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Clover Partners L.P. has 4.09% invested in the company for 135,000 shares. The Ohio-based Fsi Group Llc has invested 3.65% in the stock. Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., a New York-based fund reported 2.89 million shares.

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