For the period ended sunlife.com
June 30, 2010
CANADIAN RESIDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE SHARE ACCOUNT
Shareholders holding shares in the Canadian Share Account can sell their shares for $15 plus 5 cents per share.
Complete Form A on the front of your Share Ownership Statement, tear it off and return it by mail to CIBC Mellon.
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Sun Life Financial reports second quarter results
Second quarter 2010 financial highlights
TORONTO (August 4, 2010) – Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX/NYSE: SLF) reported net income of $213 million for the second quarter of 2010,
compared with net income of $591 million in the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share were $0.37 compared to earnings per
share of $1.05 in the second quarter of 2009.
Volatile market conditions continued to impact the Company’s financial results and reflected a much different capital market environment than
the same period one year ago. Net income in the second quarter of 2010 was adversely impacted by declining equity markets and
unfavourable interest rate movements. This contrasts with a strong equity market recovery and increasing interest rates in the second
quarter of 2009, which favourably impacted results in that quarter.
Credit experience was favourable in the second quarter of 2010 relative to the same period a year ago. In addition, a tax benefit in the
Company’s United Kingdom operations contributed to an overall tax recovery in the quarter.
The Board of Directors of Sun Life Financial today declared a quarterly shareholder dividend of $0.36 per common share, maintaining its
current quarterly dividend.
“We continued to execute on our growth strategies this past quarter, resulting in solid growth in sales and premiums and deposits across a
number of our businesses and geographies,” Chief Executive Officer, Donald A. Stewart, said.
“Strong momentum continued in our Canadian busine