Great-West Lifeco Company Profile (TSE:GWO)

About Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)

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: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$34.88 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 989,897,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$34.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$35.36
  • 52 Week Range: C$32.07 - C$37.79
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$45.15 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.77
  • Book Value: C$19.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.77
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$4.14 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.31%
  • Return on Equity: 11.87%
  • Return on Assets: 0.58%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 425,778 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 66.41
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)

What is Great-West Lifeco's stock symbol?

Great-West Lifeco trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "GWO."

How often does Great-West Lifeco pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great-West Lifeco?

Great-West Lifeco announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of 0.367 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. View Great-West Lifeco's Dividend History.

When will Great-West Lifeco make its next earnings announcement?

Great-West Lifeco is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Great-West Lifeco.

Where is Great-West Lifeco's stock going? Where will Great-West Lifeco's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Great-West Lifeco's shares. Their predictions range from C$35.00 to C$39.00. On average, they anticipate Great-West Lifeco's share price to reach C$36.70 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Great-West Lifeco.

Who are some of Great-West Lifeco's key competitors?

Who are Great-West Lifeco's key executives?

Great-West Lifeco's management team includes the folowing people:

  • R. Jeffrey Orr, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Paul A. Mahon, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Garry MacNicholas, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer of Lifeco, Great-West, London Life and Canada Life
  • Arshil Jamal, President and Chief Operating Officer, Europe of Lifeco, Great-West, London Life and Canada Life
  • Stefan Kristjanson, President and Chief Operating Officer, Canada of Lifeco, Great- West, London Life and Canada Life
  • Grace M. Palombo, Executive Vice-President, Chief Human Resources Officer of Lifeco, Great-West, London Life and Canada Life
  • Seguard Mark Corbett, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Investment Officer
  • Philip Armstrong, Executive Vice-President and Global Chief Information Officer
  • Andrew D. Brands, Executive Vice-President, General Counsel and Compliance of Lifeco, Great-West, London Life and Canada Life
  • Dervla Mary Tomlin, Executive Vice-President, Chief Actuary of Lifeco, Great-West, London Life and Canada Life

How do I buy Great-West Lifeco stock?

Shares of Great-West Lifeco and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Great-West Lifeco's stock price today?

One share of Great-West Lifeco stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$35.24.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Great-West Lifeco (TSE GWO)
Community Ranking:  0.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  408 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  484
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.88)
Consensus Price Target: C$36.70

Analysts' Ratings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/12/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetC$36.00 -> C$37.00View Rating Details
5/5/2017TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldC$42.00 -> C$37.00View Rating Details
5/5/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$41.00 -> C$39.00View Rating Details
5/5/2017CIBCDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformC$39.00 -> C$37.00View Rating Details
4/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$39.00View Rating Details
3/6/2017National Bank FinancialReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
2/10/2017DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$35.00 -> C$37.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017Dundee SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$33.00 -> C$36.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$35.00View Rating Details
1/13/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetC$32.00 -> C$35.00View Rating Details
11/15/2016CSFBReiterated RatingNeutralC$35.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Earnings by Quarter for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Earnings History by Quarter for Great-West Lifeco (TSE GWO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/2/2017        
8/6/2014C$0.62C$0.62C$8.36 billionC$10.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014C$0.60C$0.59C$8.14 billionC$9.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.95
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.68$0.74$0.70
Q2 20173$0.65$0.76$0.72
Q3 20173$0.72$0.78$0.76
Q4 20173$0.75$0.79$0.77
Q1 20181$0.80$0.80$0.80
Q2 20181$0.73$0.73$0.73
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Great-West Lifeco (TSE GWO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/3/2017Quarterly$0.374.18%8/30/20179/1/20179/29/2017
5/31/2017Quarterly$0.374.3%5/31/20176/30/20176/30/2017
3/1/2017Quarterly$0.373.97%3/1/20173/31/20173/31/2017
11/30/2016Quarterly$0.353.92%11/30/201612/30/201612/30/2016
8/31/2016Quarterly$0.354.37%8/31/20169/30/20169/30/2016
5/31/2016Quarterly$0.353.86%5/31/20166/30/20166/30/2016
3/1/2016Quarterly$0.354%3/1/20163/31/20163/31/2016
12/1/2015Quarterly$0.333.63%12/1/201512/31/201512/31/2015
8/5/2015Quarterly$0.253.83%8/31/20159/2/20159/30/2015
5/7/2015Quarterly$0.273.55%5/29/20156/2/20156/30/2015
2/12/2015Quarterly$0.263.65%2/27/20153/3/20153/31/2015
11/6/2014Quarterly$0.273.67%12/1/201412/3/201412/31/2014
8/6/2014Quarterly$0.283.77%8/28/20149/2/20149/30/2014
5/8/2014Quarterly$0.284.15%5/29/20146/2/20146/30/2014
2/13/2014$0.282/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014
2/13/2014quarterly$0.313.93%2/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014
11/7/2013$0.2911/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013
11/7/2013quarterly$0.313.71%11/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/30/2017Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-WestInsiderSell33,665C$34.11C$1,148,313.15
5/9/2017Deborah Jean BarrettDirectorBuy2,900C$34.91C$101,239.00
3/23/2017Arshil JamalDirectorSell64,000C$37.37C$2,391,680.00
3/23/2017Helen Ruth KasdorfInsiderSell1,355C$37.00C$50,135.00
3/3/2017Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell5,000C$36.44C$182,200.00
3/2/2017Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell4,000C$36.44C$145,760.00
2/17/2017Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell2,500C$37.47C$93,675.00
2/16/2017Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell5,000C$37.48C$187,400.00
2/15/2017Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell5,000C$37.20C$186,000.00
12/7/2016Charles Donald Harvey HenaireDirectorSell10,000C$34.82C$348,200.00
12/5/2016Siim A VanaseljaDirectorBuy25,000C$34.73C$868,250.00
3/8/2016Brian Robert AllisonDirectorSell2,600C$35.06C$91,156.00
2/18/2016Susan J McarthurDirectorBuy1,000C$34.93C$34,930.00
12/21/2015James Mahase SinghDirectorBuy500C$34.41C$17,205.00
11/30/2015Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-WestInsiderBuy691,453C$35.70C$24,684,249.79
11/19/2015Paul MahonInsiderSell60,000C$35.00C$2,100,000.00
4/30/2015Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-WestInsiderSell626,072C$36.73C$22,996,501.06
3/24/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell60,000C$37.34C$2,240,154.00
3/9/2015Paul MahonInsiderSell60,000C$34.92C$2,095,230.00
3/6/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell10,000C$35.07C$350,721.00
3/3/2015James David JohnstonInsiderSell10,000C$35.14C$351,380.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Latest Headlines for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Executive Vice-President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer to speak at CIBC Eastern Institutional Investor Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 12:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSX:GWO) At $34.19?
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 6:50 PM
fool.ca logoManulife Financial Corp.’s Stock Just Got a Whole Lot More Attractive
www.fool.ca - September 12 at 8:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 4:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer to speak at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 1 at 7:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. : GWO-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 5:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco subsidiary Canada Life Group announces agreement to acquire Retirement Advantage
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 6:28 AM
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www.fool.ca - August 16 at 7:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : GWO-CA : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 7:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : August 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 4:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoReport Coverage on Financials Stocks, Manulife Financial, Power Financial, Great West Lifeco, and Intact Financial
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Issue Forecasts for Great-West Lifeco Inc's Q2 2018 Earnings (TSE:GWO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. :GWO-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.37
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Weighs in on Great-West Lifeco Inc's FY2017 Earnings (GWO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) Lifted by National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 10:00 AM
fool.ca logoLooking Into Canada’s Insurance Companies: Great-West Lifeco Inc.
www.fool.ca - August 4 at 5:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GWO.TO earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 12:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco reports second quarter 2017 adjusted net earnings of $712 million, up 6% from the second quarter of 2016
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 9:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. :GWO-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 4:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco subsidiary completes acquisition of Financial Horizons Group - The leading MGA in the Canadian market
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 6:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:37 PM
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www.fool.ca - July 20 at 10:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco to release second quarter 2017 financial results
finance.yahoo.com - July 19 at 8:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 12:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Boosts Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) Price Target to C$37.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 12 at 2:51 PM
fool.ca logoWhich Stocks Will Benefit From a Rising Interest Rate Environment? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 10 at 7:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:GWO) : June 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 7:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLifeco U.S. Holding Great-West Sells 33,665 Shares of Great-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 30 at 1:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDaily Coverage on Financials Stocks: Manulife Financial, Power Financial, Great West Lifeco, and Intact Financial
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 11:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWO-CA : June 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 11:32 PM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's Preferred Series I Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - June 26 at 7:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 11:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series G Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 1 at 11:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. : GWO-CA: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 6:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Declares $0.37 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc (GWO) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 9:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco completes offering of US$700 million of senior notes
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:15 PM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's Preferred Series N Shares Cross 3.5% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - May 25 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco President and CEO to Speak at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 25 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco announces pricing of US$700 million of senior notes
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 5:13 PM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco' Preferred Series L Shares Cross 5.5% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - May 22 at 5:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco subsidiary announces acquisition of Financial Horizons Group - The leading MGA in the Canadian market
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 5:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFinancial Horizons Group Announces Sale to Great-West Lifeco subsidiary The Great-West Life Assurance Company
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Great-West Lifeco Unit Buying Financial Horizons Group From Genstar
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoIIROC Trading Halt - GWO.PR.T
www.bizjournals.com - May 18 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco completes offering of Preferred Shares
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 9:45 AM
nasdaq.com logoGWO's Strong Dividend History Helps Get It To The Top 25
www.nasdaq.com - May 16 at 11:26 AM
fool.ca logoAvoid the Siren Song of This Massive Canadian Holding Company
www.fool.ca - May 15 at 5:09 PM

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