Great-West Lifeco Company Profile (TSE:GWO)

About Great-West Lifeco

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:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: GWO
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.76
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $34.03
  • 52-Week Range: C$30.83 - C$37.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.93
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $32.00B
  • Outstanding Shares: 991,158,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: C$34.18

Analysts' Ratings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralC$32.00View Rating Details
8/23/2016CSFBLower Price TargetUnderperformC$36.00 -> C$34.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector PerformC$34.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$36.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016RBC Capital MarketsLower Price TargetSector PerformC$34.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformC$40.00 -> C$35.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual WeightC$33.00 -> C$32.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$37.00View Rating Details
8/4/2016CIBCLower Price TargetSector PerformC$38.00 -> C$36.00View Rating Details
7/26/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHold -> SellC$34.00 -> C$33.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
2/22/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$34.00 -> C$35.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016        
8/8/2014$0.62$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014$0.60$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.05 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.69$0.73$0.71
Q2 20163$0.65$0.70$0.67
Q3 20163$0.68$0.71$0.69
Q4 20163$0.69$0.72$0.70
Q1 20172$0.68$0.74$0.71
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)

Dividends

Dividend History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/31/2016QuarterlyC$0.354.37%8/31/20169/30/20169/30/2016
5/31/2016QuarterlyC$0.353.86%5/31/20166/30/20166/30/2016
3/1/2016QuarterlyC$0.354%3/1/20163/31/20163/31/2016
12/1/2015QuarterlyC$0.333.63%12/1/201512/31/201512/31/2015
8/5/2015QuarterlyC$0.253.83%8/31/20159/2/20159/30/2015
5/7/2015QuarterlyC$0.273.55%5/29/20156/2/20156/30/2015
2/12/2015QuarterlyC$0.263.65%2/27/20153/3/20153/31/2015
11/6/2014QuarterlyC$0.273.67%12/1/201412/3/201412/31/2014
8/6/2014QuarterlyC$0.283.77%8/28/20149/2/20149/30/2014
5/8/2014QuarterlyC$0.284.15%5/29/20146/2/20146/30/2014
2/13/2014C$0.282/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014
2/13/2014quarterlyC$0.313.93%2/27/20143/3/20143/31/2014
11/7/2013C$0.2911/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013
11/7/2013quarterlyC$0.313.71%11/29/201312/3/201312/31/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : September 30, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 30 at 10:29 AM
News IconQ2 2016 Earnings Estimate for Great-West Lifeco Inc. Issued By Desjardins (GWO) - DailyQuint (TSE:GWO)
dailyquint.com - September 22 at 8:26 AM
News IconGreat-West Lifeco Inc. to Post Q2 2016 Earnings of $0.70 Per Share, Scotiabank Forecasts (GWO) - DailyQuint (TSE:GWO)
dailyquint.com - September 21 at 9:34 AM
capitalcube.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWO-CA : September 20, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 20 at 10:28 AM
marketwatch.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. Opens the Market - MarketWatch (TSE:GWO)
www.marketwatch.com - September 18 at 9:52 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : September 15, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - September 15 at 5:44 PM
baystreet.ca logoResearch Reports Initiated on Insurance Stock Manulife Financial, Power Financial, Genworth MI Canada, and Great ... - Baystreet.ca (TSE:GWO)
www.baystreet.ca - September 12 at 5:08 PM
baystreet.ca logoResearch Reports Initiated on Insurance Stock Manulife Financial, Power Financial, Genworth MI Canada, and Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)
www.baystreet.ca - September 12 at 10:06 AM
bloomberg.com logoGreat-West CEO: A Canada Rate Cut 'Not Appropriate' (TSE:GWO)
www.bloomberg.com - September 9 at 10:04 AM
bloomberg.com logoGreat-West CEO: Brexit Not an Inflection Point (TSE:GWO)
www.bloomberg.com - September 9 at 10:04 AM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's Preferred Shares, Series R Yield Pushes Past 5% (TSE:GWO)
www.nasdaq.com - September 1 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco subsidiary The Great-West Life Assurance Company celebrates 125 years of working with Canadians (TSE:GWO)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 5:25 PM
forbes.com logoReminder - Great-West Lifeco (GWO) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Forbes (TSE:GWO)
www.forbes.com - August 30 at 8:29 AM
newswire.ca logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. Opens the Market - Canada NewsWire (press release) (TSE:GWO)
www.newswire.ca - August 29 at 5:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc. Opens the Market (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 5:16 PM
News IconPutnam Adds Ex-Morgan Stanley Executive Greg Fleming to Board (TSE:GWO)
www.advfn.com - August 25 at 10:21 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : August 24, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 24 at 5:12 PM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 4.43% Yield (GWO) - Nasdaq (TSE:GWO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 8:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoGreat-West Lifeco Named Top 25 Dividend Stock With 4.43% Yield (GWO) (TSE:GWO)
www.nasdaq.com - August 15 at 8:59 AM
fool.ca logoGreat-West Lifeco Inc.: An Interesting Opportunity - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:GWO)
www.fool.ca - August 12 at 5:24 PM
reuters.com logoProfile: Great-West Lifeco Inc (GWO.TO) (TSE:GWO)
www.reuters.com - August 8 at 5:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : August 8, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 5:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of GWO.TO earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:16 AM
investing.com logoCanada stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/TSX Composite up 0.12% - Investing.com (TSE:GWO)
www.investing.com - August 4 at 5:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco reports second quarter 2016 results (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:18 AM
stockhouse.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's Irish subsidiary, Irish Life Group, completes acquisition of Aviva Health Insurance Ireland ... - Stockhouse (TSE:GWO)
www.stockhouse.com - August 3 at 8:28 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ2 2016 Great-West Lifeco Inc Earnings Release - Time Not Supplied (TSE:GWO)
biz.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:28 AM
newswire.ca logoGreat-West Lifeco's Irish subsidiary, Irish Life Group, completes acquisition of Aviva Health Insurance Ireland ... - Canada NewsWire (press release) (TSE:GWO)
www.newswire.ca - August 2 at 5:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's Irish subsidiary, Irish Life Group, completes acquisition of Aviva Health Insurance Ireland Limited and GloHealth Financial Services Limited (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 10:09 AM
baystreet.ca logoCanada Brings Out Jobs Numbers Next Week - Baystreet.ca (TSE:GWO)
www.baystreet.ca - July 29 at 5:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : July 29, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - July 29 at 1:33 PM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released earlier today by Canaccord Genuity about Great West Lifeco(TSE:GWO) lowers the target price to $33 - Breaking Finance News (TSE:GWO)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 28 at 8:16 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoA report released earlier today by Canaccord Genuity about Great West Lifeco(TSE:GWO) lowers the target price to $33 (TSE:GWO)
breakingfinancenews.com - July 27 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco's second quarter 2016 results conference call available by webcast (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 11:32 AM
News IconWhat Will Happen to Great-West Lifeco Inc. Next? The Stock Just Declined A Lot - Consumer Eagle (TSE:GWO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 20 at 8:12 AM
reuters.com logoFitch Affirms Great-West Lifeco; Outlook Stable - Reuters (TSE:GWO)
www.reuters.com - July 20 at 8:12 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Great-West Lifeco, Inc. : July 18, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - July 18 at 1:51 PM
News IconHow Analysts Feel About Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO)? - Consumer Eagle (TSE:GWO)
www.consumereagle.com - July 14 at 8:49 AM
News IconCould Great-West Lifeco Inc. Change Direction After Today's Gap Down? - Press Telegraph (TSE:GWO)
presstelegraph.com - July 7 at 8:13 AM
News IconGreat-West Lifeco Inc.'s Trend Up, Especially After Today's Gap Up - Engelwood Daily (TSE:GWO)
www.engelwooddaily.com - July 5 at 10:00 AM
fool.ca logoRRSP Investors: 4 Stocks With Yields of 4-9% to Buy Now - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:GWO)
www.fool.ca - June 30 at 8:13 AM
breakingfinancenews.com logoCanaccord Genuity announced (TSE:GWO) Great West Lifeco, reducing its target price to $34 earlier today - Breaking Finance News (TSE:GWO)
breakingfinancenews.com - June 29 at 8:08 AM
News IconCanadian business ponder Brexit vote - Brampton Guardian (TSE:GWO)
www.bramptonguardian.com - June 26 at 4:50 PM
News IconCanadian businesses weigh Brexit vote - Waterloo Record (TSE:GWO)
www.therecord.com - June 26 at 4:50 PM
News IconCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote - 570 News (TSE:GWO)
www.570news.com - June 25 at 9:12 AM
News IconCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote (TSE:GWO)
www.bnn.ca - June 24 at 5:25 PM
bloomberg.com logoConcordia, Finning Lead Canada Losers of U.K. Brexit Vote (TSE:GWO)
www.bloomberg.com - June 24 at 3:08 PM
News IconCanadian businesses, economists weigh the impact of Brexit vote - 680 News (TSE:GWO)
www.680news.com - June 24 at 12:14 PM
capitalcube.com logoGreat-West Lifeco, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : GWO-CA : June 24, 2016 (TSE:GWO)
www.capitalcube.com - June 24 at 9:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreat-West Lifeco statement on the U.K.'s June 23rd EU referendum (TSE:GWO)
finance.yahoo.com - June 24 at 2:47 AM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff