GWG Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:GWGH)

$8.81 -0.38 (-4.13 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 04:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$9.19
Today's Range$8.81 - $8.83
52-Week Range$8.10 - $11.25
Volume300 shs
Average Volume6,013 shs
Market Capitalization$51.22 million
P/E Ratio-2.52
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.44

About GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH)

GWG logoGWG Holdings, Inc. is the parent company of GWG Life, is a financial services company. The Company is focused on transforming the life insurance industry through its products and services. The Company has developed a new suite of options for the life insurance secondary market called LifeCare Xchange (LCX). This new capability provides seniors with the exchange value of their life insurance policies they can apply to long-term care and other post-retirement needs. Through its subsidiary GWG Life, LLC, seeks to further transform the industry by applying proprietary M-Panel epigenetic technology to disrupt traditional life insurance underwriting practices.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life & Health Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
SymbolNASDAQ:GWGH
CUSIPN/A
Phone612-746-1944

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio-21.50%
Current Ratio20.89%
Quick Ratio20.89%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-2.52434806777058
Forward P/E Ratio-2.36
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$69.48 million
Price / Sales0.74
Cash Flow$8.16 per share
Price / Cash1.08
Book Value($1.91) per share
Price / Book-4.61

Profitability

Trailing EPS($3.49)
Net Income$390,000.00
Net Margins-28.93%
Return on Equity-121.72%
Return on Assets3.59%

Miscellaneous

Employees70
Outstanding Shares5,810,000

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GWG's stock symbol?

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

How were GWG's earnings last quarter?

GWG Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:GWGH) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.44) by $1.29. The financial services provider had revenue of $20.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.60 million. GWG had a negative return on equity of 121.72% and a negative net margin of 28.93%. View GWG's Earnings History.

When will GWG make its next earnings announcement?

GWG is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GWG.

Where is GWG's stock going? Where will GWG's stock price be in 2018?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for GWG's stock. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate GWG's stock price to reach $14.50 in the next year. 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, "On January 18, GWGH announced a transaction with The Beneficient Company Group, LP (private) that should greatly increase GWGH’s GAAP equity, double its assets, and diversify its business and earnings from being a pure-play on the alternative asset class of life insurance settlements to being a company that has investments in many other alternative asset classes." (1/23/2018)
  • 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. " (1/10/2018)

Who are some of GWG's key competitors?

Who are GWG's key executives?

GWG's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jon R. Sabes, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 50)
  • William B. Acheson, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Steven F. Sabes, Executive Vice President - Originations and Servicing, Secretary, Director (Age 49)
  • Chris Orestis, Executive Vice President - Life Insurance Secondary Markets
  • David H. Abramson, Independent Director (Age 75)
  • Shawn R. Gensch, Independent Director (Age 47)
  • Charles H. Maguire III, Independent Director (Age 73)
  • Jeffrey L. Mcgregor, Independent Director (Age 63)
  • Mark Schwarzmann, Independent Director (Age 55)

How do I buy GWG stock?

Shares of GWG 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 GWG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.81.

How big of a company is GWG?

GWG has a market capitalization of $51.22 million and generates $69.48 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $390,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($3.49) on an earnings per share basis. GWG employs 70 workers across the globe.

How can I contact GWG?

GWG's mailing address is 220 SOUTH SIXTH STREET SUITE 1200, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55402. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 612-746-1944 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for GWG (GWGH)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  109 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  199
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Analyst Ratings

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 3.003.003.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $14.50$14.50$14.50$14.50
Price Target Upside: 64.03% upside35.51% upside35.51% upside35.51% upside

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH)

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/23/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$14.00LowView Rating Details
8/14/2017Roth CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$15.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH)

GWG (NASDAQ GWGH) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/6/2018($0.60)N/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2017Q3 2017($1.01)$0.94$15.60 million$14.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2017Q2 2017($0.56)$1.26$19.06 million$11.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017($0.28)($0.32)$18.40 million$20.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/8/2017Q4 2016($0.14)$1.42$17.40 million$16.88 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316($0.26)$0.98$16.06 million$13.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/16/2016Q216($0.44)$0.85$8.60 million$20.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1($0.54)$1.68$9.86 million$17.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/8/2016Q415($0.68)($0.75)$8.26 million$6.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2015Q3$0.74$8.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/11/2015Q215($0.32)$5.49 million$8.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q116$0.46$5.50 million$16.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q415$0.27$14.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-3.73 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-3.16 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH)


No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

GWG (NASDAQ GWGH) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 77.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 24.91%
Insider Trades by Quarter for GWG (NASDAQ:GWGH)

GWG (NASDAQ GWGH) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
9/24/2014Jon SabesCEOBuy100,000$12.50$1,250,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

GWG (NASDAQ GWGH) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
GWGs (GWGH) Buy Rating Reiterated at Maxim GroupGWG's (GWGH) Buy Rating Reiterated at Maxim Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 23 at 4:42 PM
GWG Holdings to Partner with The Beneficient Company Group In a Strategic Transaction Valued at Up to $800 Million Including a $150 Million Cash Investment in GWG HoldingsGWG Holdings to Partner with The Beneficient Company Group In a Strategic Transaction Valued at Up to $800 Million Including a $150 Million Cash Investment in GWG Holdings
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 7:20 PM
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert Dr. Randal S. Olson Joins GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary Life Epigenetics as Lead Data ScientistArtificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Expert Dr. Randal S. Olson Joins GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary Life Epigenetics as Lead Data Scientist
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 11:14 AM
GWG (GWGH) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Strong-BuyGWG (GWGH) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Strong-Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 3 at 9:22 PM
GWG (GWGH) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchGWG (GWGH) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 2 at 12:50 AM
 Brokerages Set $14.50 Price Target for GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Brokerages Set $14.50 Price Target for GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 1:50 PM
GWG (GWGH) Downgraded to Buy at ValuEngineGWG (GWGH) Downgraded to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 10:10 PM
GWG (GWGH) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment ResearchGWG (GWGH) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 26 at 11:32 PM
GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 18, 2017GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 11:49 AM
 GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 7:14 PM
Life Epigenetics, GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Releases Infographic Timeline of the Impact of Epigenetics on the Insurance IndustryLife Epigenetics, GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Releases Infographic Timeline of the Impact of Epigenetics on the Insurance Industry
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 11:32 AM
Analyzing GWG (GWGH) & Unum Group (UNM)Analyzing GWG (GWGH) & Unum Group (UNM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 7:56 PM
Zacks: GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given $14.50 Consensus Target Price by BrokeragesZacks: GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given $14.50 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 9:34 AM
GWG Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsGWG Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 5:15 AM
Is GWG Holdings Inc’s (GWGH) CEO Incentives Align With Yours?Is GWG Holdings Inc’s (GWGH) CEO Incentives Align With Yours?
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 5:15 AM
GWG Holdings Inc to Host Earnings CallGWG Holdings Inc to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 5:15 AM
Edited Transcript of GWGH earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 10:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of GWGH earnings conference call or presentation 9-Nov-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 5:15 AM
GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Scheduled to Post Earnings on MondayGWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 30 at 9:37 AM
GWG Holdings to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsGWG Holdings to Report Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - October 27 at 3:32 AM
GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Life Epigenetics, Retains Insurance Technology and Testing Executive Michael P. Curran as Senior AdvisorGWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Life Epigenetics, Retains Insurance Technology and Testing Executive Michael P. Curran as Senior Advisor
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 9:36 AM
GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment ResearchGWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 11:20 PM
GWG Holdings (GWGH) vs. Sun Life Financial (SLF) Critical AnalysisGWG Holdings (GWGH) vs. Sun Life Financial (SLF) Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 4:34 PM
Zacks Investment Research Lowers GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) to HoldZacks Investment Research Lowers GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 10:18 PM
GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded at Zacks Investment ResearchGWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 12:58 AM
Comparing GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Its PeersComparing GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 6:28 PM
Head to Head Review: GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Prudential Financial (PRU)Head to Head Review: GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Prudential Financial (PRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 10 at 12:18 AM
Head-To-Head Analysis: GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Prudential Financial (PRU)Head-To-Head Analysis: GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Prudential Financial (PRU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 9 at 12:30 AM
GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngineGWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 8 at 4:14 PM
With The Swab Of A Cheek, This Company Knows When Youre Likely To DieWith The Swab Of A Cheek, This Company Knows When You're Likely To Die
finance.yahoo.com - October 4 at 1:45 PM
GWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Life Epigenetics, Announces Two Major Insurers to Test Lifespan-Predictive TechnologyGWG Holdings’ Insurtech Subsidiary, Life Epigenetics, Announces Two Major Insurers to Test Lifespan-Predictive Technology
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 9:14 AM
GWG Holdings (GWGH) and Its Competitors Critical ContrastGWG Holdings (GWGH) and Its Competitors Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 10:22 AM
GWG Holdings Increases Long-Term Credit Facility to $300 MillionGWG Holdings Increases Long-Term Credit Facility to $300 Million
www.nasdaq.com - September 29 at 4:38 PM
Head to Head Review: GWG Holdings (GWGH) vs. Sun Life Financial (SLF)Head to Head Review: GWG Holdings (GWGH) vs. Sun Life Financial (SLF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 27 at 12:06 PM
GWG Holdings (GWGH) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head AnalysisGWG Holdings (GWGH) & Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 10:28 AM
Would Warren Buffett Buy This Half-Priced Insurer?Would Warren Buffett Buy This Half-Priced Insurer?
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 11:29 AM
GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 22, 2017GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 11:29 AM
GWG Holdings Hires Steven Reed to Lead West Region SalesGWG Holdings Hires Steven Reed to Lead West Region Sales
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 7:21 PM
GWG Holdings (GWGH) versus Its Peers Head to Head AnalysisGWG Holdings (GWGH) versus Its Peers Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 10:37 AM
Head to Head Analysis: GWG Holdings (GWGH) & Its RivalsHead to Head Analysis: GWG Holdings (GWGH) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 12:34 PM
GWG Holdings (GWGH) and CNO Financial Group (CNO) Head-To-Head ComparisonGWG Holdings (GWGH) and CNO Financial Group (CNO) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 10:56 AM
Contrasting MetLife (MET) and GWG Holdings (GWGH)Contrasting MetLife (MET) and GWG Holdings (GWGH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 12:10 AM
GWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given a $15.00 Price Target at Roth CapitalGWG Holdings, Inc (GWGH) Given a $15.00 Price Target at Roth Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 7:20 PM
Edited Transcript of GWGH earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 8:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of GWGH earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 8:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:49 PM
GWG Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial ResultsGWG Holdings Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 1:30 AM
NAIC Endorses Concepts Pioneered by GWG Life’s LifeCare Xchange Creating Private Market Options for Financing Long-Term CareNAIC Endorses Concepts Pioneered by GWG Life’s LifeCare Xchange Creating Private Market Options for Financing Long-Term Care
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 7:34 PM
GWG Life Teams with Long-Term Care Resources to Assist Seniors Facing Post-Retirement CrisisGWG Life Teams with Long-Term Care Resources to Assist Seniors Facing Post-Retirement Crisis
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 6:02 AM
GWG HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and ExhibitsGWG HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - April 3 at 5:47 PM
GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 21, 2017GWG Holdings, Inc. :GWGH-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : March 21, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 21 at 3:45 PM
GWG HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual ReportGWG HOLDINGS, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:53 PM
Q4 2016 GWG Holdings Inc Earnings Release - Before Market OpenQ4 2016 GWG Holdings Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 8 at 6:25 PM

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