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Great-West Lifeco Company Profile (TSE:GWO)

Consensus Ratings for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s), 6 Hold Rating(s), 1 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: C$36.75

Analysts' Ratings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/27/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHoldC$36.00 -> C$34.00View 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
6/8/2016RBC CapitalReiterated 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
4/8/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$35.00 -> C$36.00View 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 SuisseDowngradeNeutral -> 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 6/29/2014 forward)
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)
Earnings Estimates for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.73$0.71
Q2 20163$0.67$0.71$0.69
Q3 20163$0.71$0.72$0.71
Q4 20163$0.72$0.73$0.72
Q1 20172$0.72$0.74$0.73
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)
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 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)
Latest Headlines for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
DateHeadline
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 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 -
05/04/16 08:36 PMIncome Investors: Check Out These 3 Underrated Dividend Machines - The Motley Fool Canada - Income Investors: Check Out These 3 Underrated Dividend MachinesThe Motley Fool CanadaManulife Financial and Sun Life Financial get much of the attention in the insurance space, but there's a legitimate argument to be made that Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is a finer company. First of all, we can look at the relative 10-year ...
04/28/16 09:37 PMHow Many Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - B.O.D.Y Confidential - How Many Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)'s Analysts Are Bullish?B.O.D.Y ConfidentialOut of 10 analysts covering Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 10% are positive. Great-West Lifeco has been the topic of 19 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below ...
04/22/16 10:04 PMMoody's affirms The Great West Life Assurance (Aa3 insurance financial strength) and affiliates with a stable outlook - Moodys.com (press release) (subscription) - Moody's affirms The Great West Life Assurance (Aa3 insurance financial strength) and affiliates with a stable outlookMoodys.com (press release) (subscription)Toronto, April 22, 2016 -- Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the credit ratings of The Great-West Life Assurance Company (GWL, Aa3 for insurance financial strength (IFS)) and Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (GWLA, Aa3 for insurance ...
04/22/16 08:17 AMGreat-West Lifeco's Annual Meeting and first quarter 2016 results conference call available by webcast - [at noodls] - Great-West Lifeco's Annual Meeting and first quarter 2016 results conference call available by webcast
04/19/16 09:53 PMGreat-West Lifeco annonce le plan de relève du chef de la direction de sa filiale Irish Life - CNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse) - Great-West Lifeco annonce le plan de relève du chef de la direction de sa filiale Irish LifeCNW Telbec (Communiqué de presse)Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX : GWO) est une société de portefeuille internationale spécialisée dans les services financiers ayant des participations dans l'assurance-vie, l'assurance-maladie, les services de retraite et de placement, la gestion d'actifs ...and more »
04/19/16 09:53 PMGreat-West Lifeco announces CEO succession plan for subsidiary Irish Life - Montreal Gazette - Great-West Lifeco announces CEO succession plan for subsidiary Irish LifeMontreal GazetteGreat-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. Great-West Lifeco has ...and more »
04/19/16 10:08 AMGreat-West Lifeco announces CEO succession plan for subsidiary Irish Life - [at noodls] - Great-West Lifeco announces CEO succession plan for subsidiary Irish Life
04/18/16 11:00 PMCanada Gets Wake-Up Call on Hybrids as Great West Opts to Float -
04/13/16 02:41 AMGreat-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO) Price Target Raised to C$36.00 - Washington News Wire - Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO) Price Target Raised to C$36.00Washington News WireGreat-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) had its price target boosted by Barclays from C$35.00 to C$36.00 in a research report sent to investors on Friday, Analyst Ratings Net reports. Shares of Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) opened at 35.13 on Friday. Great-West ...Barclays Increases Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO) Price Target to C$36.00The Vista VoiceCould Great-West Lifeco Inc. See a Reversal After This Very Weak Session?RiversideGazette.com3 Undervalued Stocks With High Yields to Pounce On TodayThe Motley Fool Canadaall 5 news articles »
04/12/16 06:12 AMNatixis Global Asset Management: Investment Manager Highlight (NTXFY) -
04/12/16 01:45 AMCould Great-West Lifeco Inc. See a Reversal After This Very Weak Session? - RiversideGazette.com - Could Great-West Lifeco Inc. See a Reversal After This Very Weak Session?RiversideGazette.comThe stock of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) is a huge mover today! The stock is down 0.71% or $0.25 after the news, hitting $34.75 per share. About 184,029 shares traded hands. Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) has risen 6.84% since September 2, ...and more »
04/10/16 12:29 PMHow Many Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - Business Standard Tribune - How Many Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)'s Analysts Are Bullish?Business Standard TribuneOut of 10 analysts covering Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO), 1 rate it “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 10% are positive. Great-West Lifeco was the topic in 19 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a ...
04/08/16 07:49 AMGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GWO-CA : April 8, 2016 -
About Great-West Lifeco

Great-West Lifeco logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. (Lifeco) is a Canada-based financial services holding company. The Company has interests in the life insurance, health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses. Lifeco has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through The Great-West Life Assurance Company (Great-West), London Life Insurance Company (London Life), The Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life), Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company (Great-West Financial), 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 and Canada Life brands, 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: $32.71
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.77
  • P/E Ratio: 12.31
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
  • Market Cap: $32.89B
  • Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79 EPS
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Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) Chart for Wednesday, June, 29, 2016


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