Great-West Lifeco Company Profile (TSE:GWO)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s), 5 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.78)
Consensus Price Target: C$36.25

Analysts' Ratings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHold -> SellC$34.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/12/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetC$36.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/27/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$35.00 -> C$38.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/30/2016CSFBDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/22/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$34.00 -> C$35.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$39.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/6/2015TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$36.00 -> C$37.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/4/2016        
8/8/2014$0.62$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/9/2014$0.60$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.73$0.71
Q2 20163$0.65$0.70$0.67
Q3 20163$0.68$0.71$0.70
Q4 20163$0.69$0.72$0.71
Q1 20172$0.68$0.74$0.71
Q2 20171$0.76$0.76$0.76
Q3 20171$0.78$0.78$0.78
Q4 20171$0.79$0.79$0.79
Q1 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/31/2016QuarterlyC$0.353.86%5/31/20166/30/20166/30/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/1/2016QuarterlyC$0.354%3/1/20163/31/20163/31/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/1/2015QuarterlyC$0.333.63%12/1/201512/31/201512/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2015QuarterlyC$0.253.83%8/31/20159/2/20159/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2015QuarterlyC$0.273.55%5/29/20156/2/20156/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015QuarterlyC$0.263.65%2/27/20153/3/20153/31/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/6/2014QuarterlyC$0.273.67%12/1/201412/3/201412/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2014QuarterlyC$0.283.77%8/28/20149/2/20149/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/8/2014QuarterlyC$0.284.15%5/29/20146/2/20146/30/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014C$0.282/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014quarterlyC$0.313.93%2/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013C$0.2911/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/7/2013quarterlyC$0.313.71%11/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/8/2016Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell2,600C$35.06C$91,156.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/18/2016Susan J McarthurDirectorBuy1,000C$34.93C$34,930.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/21/2015James Mahase SinghDirectorBuy500C$34.41C$17,205.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/30/2015Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-WestInsiderBuy691,453C$35.70C$24,684,249.79Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/19/2015Paul MahonInsiderSell60,000C$35.00C$2,100,000.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/30/2015Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-WestInsiderSell626,072C$36.73C$22,996,501.06Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/24/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell60,000C$37.34C$2,240,154.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/9/2015Paul MahonInsiderSell60,000C$34.92C$2,095,230.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/6/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell10,000C$35.07C$350,721.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell10,000C$35.14C$351,380.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
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07/29/16 04:31 PMCanada Brings Out Jobs Numbers Next Week - Baystreet.ca
07/29/16 12:33 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : July 29, 2016 -
07/28/16 07:16 AMA report released earlier today by Canaccord Genuity about Great West Lifeco(TSE:GWO) lowers the target price to $33 - Breaking Finance News
07/27/16 07:08 AMA report released earlier today by Canaccord Genuity about Great West Lifeco(TSE:GWO) lowers the target price to $33
07/25/16 10:32 AMGreat-West Lifeco's second quarter 2016 results conference call available by webcast -
07/20/16 07:12 AMWhat Will Happen to Great-West Lifeco Inc. Next? The Stock Just Declined A Lot - Consumer Eagle
07/20/16 07:12 AMFitch Affirms Great-West Lifeco; Outlook Stable - Reuters
07/18/16 12:51 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : July 18, 2016 -
07/14/16 07:49 AMHow Analysts Feel About Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)? - Consumer Eagle
07/07/16 07:13 AMCould Great-West Lifeco Inc. Change Direction After Today's Gap Down? - Press Telegraph
07/05/16 09:00 AMGreat-West Lifeco Inc.'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's Gap Up - Engelwood Daily
06/30/16 07:13 AMRRSP Investors: 4 Stocks With Yields of 4-9% to Buy Now - The Motley Fool Canada
06/29/16 07:08 AMCanaccord Genuity announced (TSE:GWO) Great West Lifeco, reducing its target price to $34 earlier today - Breaking Finance News
06/26/16 03:50 PMCanadian business ponder Brexit vote - Brampton Guardian
06/26/16 03:50 PMCanadian businesses weigh Brexit vote - Waterloo Record
06/25/16 08:12 AMCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote - 570 News
06/24/16 04:25 PMCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote
06/24/16 02:08 PMConcordia, Finning Lead Canada Losers of U.K. Brexit Vote -
06/24/16 11:14 AMCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote - 680 News
06/24/16 08:14 AMGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWO-CA : June 24, 2016 -
06/24/16 01:47 AMGreat-West Lifeco statement on the U.K.'s June 23rd EU referendum -
06/18/16 08:46 AMGreat-West Lifeco Obtains Issuer Bid Exemption Orders to Permit Purchases by Way of Private Agreements - Canada NewsWire (press release)
06/17/16 04:35 PMGreat-West Lifeco Obtains Issuer Bid Exemption Orders to Permit Purchases by Way of Private Agreements -
06/17/16 04:17 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : June 17, 2016 -
06/10/16 04:32 PMFitch Assigns 'AA' Rating to Canada Life International Re Limited; Outlook Stable - Business Wire (press release)
06/08/16 07:03 AMGreat-West Lifeco To Hold Investor Day June 7 in Toronto - Canada NewsWire (press release)
06/06/16 09:49 PMGreat-West Lifeco To Hold Investor Day June 7 in Toronto - Stockhouse
06/06/16 04:32 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : June 6, 2016 -
06/06/16 04:16 PMPower Financial Corp.: This Boring Stock Could Make You Rich - The Motley Fool Canada
06/06/16 04:13 PMGreat-West Lifeco To Hold Investor Day June 7 in Toronto -
06/06/16 07:54 AMGreat-West Lifeco Inc. to Post Q2 2016 Earnings of $0.70 Per Share, Scotiabank Forecasts (GWO) - Let Me Know About This
05/30/16 09:47 PMGreat-West Lifeco Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of C$0.35 (GWO) - Let Me Know About This - Great-West Lifeco Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of C$0.35 (GWO)Let Me Know About ThisGreat-West Lifeco logo Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.346 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $1.38 ...
05/30/16 09:47 PMGreat-West Lifeco Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of C$0.35 (GWO) - Let Me Know About This - Great-West Lifeco Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of C$0.35 (GWO)Let Me Know About ThisGreat-West Lifeco logo Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 31st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.346 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $1.38 ...
05/30/16 08:25 AMGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWO-CA : May 30, 2016 -
05/27/16 08:17 PMGreat-West Lifeco Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series G About To Put More Money In Your Pocket - Nasdaq - Great-West Lifeco Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series G About To Put More Money In Your PocketNasdaqOn 5/31/16, Great-West Lifeco Inc.'s Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series G (TSX: GWO-PRG.TO ) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.325, payable on 6/30/16. As a percentage of GWO.PRG's recent share price of $24.30, this ...
05/26/16 06:46 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : May 26, 2016 -
05/24/16 07:40 PMCould Great-West Lifeco Inc. Lose Strenght? The Stock Increases A Lot Today - Wall Street Hints and News - Could Great-West Lifeco Inc. Lose Strenght? The Stock Increases A Lot TodayWall Street Hints and NewsThe stock of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) is a huge mover today! The stock is up 1.52% or $0.53 after the news, hitting $35.43 per share. About 78,005 shares traded hands. Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) has risen 5.79% since October 16, 2015 and ...and more »
05/23/16 12:30 PM3 Quality Dividend Stocks to Consider Today - 1. Great-West Lifeco Inc. Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is an international financial services holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses.
05/17/16 06:54 PMFinancial Sector Update for 05/17/2016: SLF.TO, MFC.TO, IAG.TO, GWO.TO - Nasdaq - NasdaqFinancial Sector Update for 05/17/2016: SLF.TO, MFC.TO, IAG.TO, GWO.TONasdaqLifecos reported solid earnings in a challenging quarter with a beat from Sun Life, in-line for Manulife, slight miss for IAG and large miss for Great Western Life.MFC and SLF led growth at 13% each followed by IAG at +7% with GWO earnings ...
05/16/16 05:27 PMETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : May 16, 2016 -
05/12/16 10:02 AMGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. :GWO-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/12/16 01:47 AMSun Life net income beats expectations - bnn.ca - bnn.caSun Life net income beats expectationsbnn.ca... pillars," said Chief Executive Officer Dean Connor. Sun Life, whose rivals include Manulife Financial Corp (MFC.TO) and Great West Lifeco Inc (GWO.TO), raised its quarterly dividend to 40.5 Canadian cents per share, up 4 percent on the previous ...and more »
05/06/16 08:51 PMOversold Conditions For Great-West Lifeco (GWO) - Forbes - ForbesOversold Conditions For Great-West Lifeco (GWO)ForbesIn trading on Friday, shares of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (Toronto: GWO) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 28.0, after changing hands as low as $34.05 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading of the S&P/TSX Composite ...and more »
05/06/16 08:00 AMGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GWO-CA : May 6, 2016 -
05/05/16 09:31 PMEdited Transcript of GWO.TO earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-16 7:30pm GMT -
05/05/16 05:14 PMGreat-West Lifeco announces election of Directors - [at noodls] - Great-West Lifeco announces election of Directors
05/05/16 11:51 AMGreat-West Lifeco announces succession plan for President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada - [at noodls] - Great-West Lifeco announces succession plan for President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada
05/05/16 10:41 AMGreat-West Lifeco reports first quarter 2016 results - [at noodls] - Great-West Lifeco reports first quarter 2016 results
05/05/16 10:08 AMGreat-West Lifeco reports continued strong sales for the first quarter of 2016 -
05/05/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 Great-West Lifeco Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied -

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About Great-West Lifeco

Great-West Lifeco logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. (Lifeco) is a financial services holding company. The Company has interests in the life insurance, health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses. It operates through four operating segments: Canada, United States, Europe and Lifeco Corporate. Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through The Great-West Life Assurance Company, London Life Insurance Company, The Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life), Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company, Putnam Investments, LLC (Putnam), Canada Life Limited and Irish Life Group Limited (Irish Life). Lifeco, through its operating subsidiaries, provides products and services under various brands, including the Great-West Life brand, London Life brand, the Canada Life brand, the Freedom 55 Financial brand, the Irish Life brand, the Great-West Financial brand, the Empower Retirement brand, and the Putnam Investments and PanAgora brands.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: GWO
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.91
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.70
  • P/E Ratio: 12.60
  • P/E Growth: 3.89
  • Market Cap: $33.68B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.10 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) Chart for Saturday, July, 30, 2016