NASDAQ:GWGH - GWG Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.80 -1.17 (-19.60 %)
(As of 11/13/2018 03:54 PM ET)
Previous Close$5.9699
Today's Range$4.80 - $5.99
52-Week Range$5.47 - $13.10
Volume2,576 shs
Average Volume4,821 shs
Market Capitalization$35.46 million
P/E Ratio1.52
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.05
GWG Holdings, Inc., a financial services company, purchases life insurance policies in the secondary market in the United States. It purchases or finances life insurance assets from consumers in the secondary market at a discount to the face value of the policy benefit. The company also purchases policies in the secondary market through financial advisors and appointed agents. In addition, it focuses on applying proprietary M-Panel epigenetic technology to disrupt traditional life insurance underwriting practices. Further, it provides secured loans to merchant cash advance funders, as well as merchant cash advances directly to small businesses. GWG Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:GWGH
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone612-746-1944

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio23.78
Quick Ratio23.78

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio1.52
Forward P/E Ratio10.43
P/E Growth0.66

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$64.13 million
Price / Sales0.43
Cash Flow$6.2338 per share
Price / Cash0.77
Book Value($6.78) per share
Price / Book-0.71

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.16
Net Income$-20,630,000.00
Net Margins-38.85%
Return on Equity-87.97%
Return on Assets4.35%

Miscellaneous

Employees65
Outstanding Shares5,810,000
Market Cap$35.46 million
OptionableNot Optionable

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GWG's stock symbol?

GWG trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GWGH."

How often does GWG pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for GWG?

GWG declared a special dividend on Friday, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 27th will be paid a dividend of $4.30 per share on Wednesday, September 5th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 6th. View GWG's Dividend History.

How were GWG's earnings last quarter?

GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.85) by $2.61. The financial services provider earned $24.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.33 million. GWG had a negative return on equity of 87.97% and a negative net margin of 38.85%. View GWG's Earnings History.

When is GWG's next earnings date?

GWG is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GWG.

What price target have analysts set for GWGH?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for GWG's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate GWG's share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 191.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GWG.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GWG?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GWG in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for GWG.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about GWG stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about GWG stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "GWG Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries are engaged in the life insurance secondary market. It offers a variety of solutions for seniors who own life insurance. The Company's services allow policyholders to sell, keep, trade or gift their life insurance based upon their needs today. GWG Holdings, Inc. is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. " (11/8/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "GWGH’s transaction with Group, LP (private) closed on August 10. Part Two, which will involve the issuance of $292 million of GWGH common stock, is scheduled for 4Q18. This transaction greatly increases GWGH’s GAAP equity, increases its assets by 80%, and diversifies its business and earnings from being a pure-play on the alternative asset class of life insurance settlements (and on insurtech), to being a company that has investments in many other alternative asset classes." (8/16/2018)

Has GWG been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about GWGH stock have trended somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. GWG earned a news impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of GWG's key competitors?

Who are GWG's key executives?

GWG's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jon R. Sabes, Chairman & CEO (Age 51)
  • Mr. William B. Acheson CPA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. Steven F. Sabes, Exec. VP of Originations & Servicing, Sec. and Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Brian Bailey, Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Dan Callahan, Director of Communication

Who are GWG's major shareholders?

GWG's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ (0.61%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for GWG.

Which major investors are buying GWG stock?

GWGH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Groesbeck Investment Management Corp NJ. View Insider Buying and Selling for GWG.

How do I buy shares of GWG?

Shares of GWGH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is GWG's stock price today?

One share of GWGH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.80.

How big of a company is GWG?

GWG has a market capitalization of $35.46 million and generates $64.13 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $-20,630,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $3.16 on an earnings per share basis. GWG employs 65 workers across the globe.

What is GWG's official website?

The official website for GWG is http://www.gwgh.com.

How can I contact GWG?

GWG's mailing address is 220 SOUTH SIXTH STREET SUITE 1200, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 1200. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 612-746-1944 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for GWG (NASDAQ GWGH)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  148 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  139 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  287
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GWG and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GWGH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GWGH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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