© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Sun Life Financial logo is seen at their corporate headquarters of One York Street in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Helgren//File Photo
TORONTO (Reuters) – Sun Life Financial (NYSE:) on Wednesday beat analyst estimates for third-quarter core profit, which rose from a year earlier due to a rise in new business and as assets under management increased from a year earlier.
Underlying profit at Canada’s second-largest life insurer was C$902 million ($728 million), or C$1.54 a share, in the three months ended Sept. 30, from C$842 million, or C$1.44, a year earlier. Analysts had expected C$1.52 Canadian cents.
Reported net income attributable to shareholders climbed to C$1 billion from C$750 million a year earlier.
($1 = 1.2390 Canadian dollars)
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