Financial performance

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2018 annual report


Financial highlights
C$ millions(1)
(unless otherwise noted)
Q4 2019 Q3 2019 Q4 2018 Full Year 2019 Full Year 2018
Reported net income 719 681 580 2,618 2,522
Underlying net income2 792 809 718 3,057 2,947
Diluted Report EPS ($) 1.22 1.15 0.96 4.40 4.14
Diluted Underlying EPS ($)2 1.34 1.37 1.19 5.16 4.86
Number of common shares
outstanding (in millions)
587.8 587.6 598.5 587.8 598.5
Reported ROE 13.6% 13.0% 10.9% 12.3% 12.1%
Underlying ROE2 15.0% 15.5% 13.6% 14.3% 14.2%
Premiums and deposits2 51,395 46,495 41,513 183,946 160,108
LICAT Ratio SLF 143% 146% 144% 143% 144%
Dividend per share 0.55 0.525 0.500 2.10 1.905

All numbers are unaudited. All numbers are in Canadian dollar millions, unless otherwise noted.
2) Underlying net income (loss), underlying earnings (loss) per share, underlying ROE and premiums and deposits are non-IFRS financial measures. Additional information concerning these non-IFRS financial measures and reconciliations to the closest IFRS measures are available in section J - Non-IFRS Financial Measures of the Earnings News Release. All EPS measures refer to diluted EPS, unless otherwise stated.