Financial performance

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Quarterly results

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Q4 2017 results

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Annual reports

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2016 annual report


Financial highlights

C$ millions (1)
(unless otherwise noted)
Q4 2017 Q3 2017 Q4 2016 Full Year 2017 Full Year 2016
Reported net income 207 817 728 2,149 2,485
Underlying net income 2 641 643 560 2,546 2,335
Diluted Report EPS ($) 0.34 1.32 1.18 3.49 4.03
Diluted Underlying EPS ($)2 1.05 1.05 0.91 4.15 3.80
Number of common shares
outstanding (in millions)
610.5 611.9 613.6 610.5 613.6
Reported ROE 4.1% 16.2% 14.8% 10.7% 13.0%
Underlying ROE 2 12.7 12.7% 11.4% 12.7% 12.2%
Premiums and deposits 3 40,966 40,151 42,422 164,680 158,459
MCCSR 4 221% 232% 226% 221% 226%
Dividend per share 0.455 0.435 0.42 1.745 1.62

1 All numbers are unaudited. All numbers are in Canadian dollar millions, unless otherwise noted.
2 Beginning in the first quarter of 2017, we no longer report operating net income and its related measures. Underlying net income (loss), underlying earnings (loss) per share and underlying ROE are not based on International Financial Reporting Standards. All EPS measures refer to diluted EPS, unless otherwise stated.
3 Premiums and deposits represents a non-IFRS financial measure.
4 Minimum Continuing Capital and Surplus Requirements (MCCSR) ratio of Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada.