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BRIEF-Sun Life Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

May 5 (Reuters) - Sun Life Financial Inc:

* SUN LIFE REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2020 RESULTS

* QTRLY EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.67

* QTRLY UNDERLYING EPS $1.31

* Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW C$1.12 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA

* SUN LIFE FINANCIAL - COVID-19 IMPACTS ON UNDERLYING NET INCOME, OTHER FINANCIAL METRICS WERE NOT SIGNIFICANT

* THROUGHOUT APRIL, ABLE TO CONTINUE SALES ACTIVITIES USING DIGITAL TOOLS AND PROCESSES

* Q2 SALES LEVELS REMAIN UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME

* TO DATE, MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY CLAIMS EXPERIENCE FROM COVID-19 HAS BEEN SMALL

* TO DATE, MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY CLAIMS AMOUNTED TO LESS THAN 5% OF MONTHLY AVERAGE FOR MORTALITY AND DISABILITY CLAIMS PAID

* SOME ADDITIONAL COVID-19 CLAIMS OFFSET BY LOWER CLAIMS EXPERIENCE IN OTHER AREAS

* QTRLY ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT $1,023 BILLION VERSUS $1,011 BILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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