NASDAQ:GWGH - GWG Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $6.45 -0.08 (-1.23 %) (As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$6.53Today's Range$6.13 - $6.9352-Week Range$5.85 - $13.10Volume24,220 shsAverage Volume9,621 shsMarket Capitalization$36.97 millionP/E Ratio2.09Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.7 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive GWGH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for GWGH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance SymbolNASDAQ:GWGH CUSIPN/A Webwww.gwgh.com Phone612-746-1944 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio-14.37 Current Ratio23.78 Quick Ratio23.78 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio2.09 Forward P/E Ratio14.02 P/E Growth0.69 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$64.13 million Price / Sales0.58 Cash Flow$8.0625 per share Price / Cash0.80 Book Value($6.78) per share Price / Book-0.95 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 Shares5,810,000Market Cap$36.97 million 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. Investors 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 15th. The financial services provider reported $1.76 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.85) by $2.61. The financial services provider had revenue of $24.32 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates 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 Thursday, November, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GWG. What price target have analysts set for GWGH? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for GWG's stock. Their predictions range from $14.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect GWG's share price to reach $14.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 117.1% 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. 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) 2. 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. " (7/17/2018) Who are some of GWG's key competitors? Some companies that are related to GWG include UTG (UTGN), Atlantic American (AAME), Emergent Capital (EMGC), National Security Group (NSEC) and Investors Heritage Capital (IHRC). 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 OfficerMr. Dan Callahan, Director of Communication Has GWG been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about GWGH stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GWG earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines 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 $6.45. How big of a company is GWG? GWG has a market capitalization of $36.97 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 142 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 130 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 272MarketBeat'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 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the Book Value of a Share?