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Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-1.33 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$31.22
50-Day Range
MA: C$30.00
52-Week Range
Now: C$31.22
Volume777,757 shs
Average Volume884,474 shs
Market CapitalizationC$28.96 billion
P/E Ratio11.39
Dividend Yield5.54%
Great-West Lifeco Inc., a financial services holding company, engages in the life and health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company offers a portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses, and organizations; life, disability, critical illness, accidental death, dismemberment, health and dental protection, and creditor insurance products; and wealth savings and income, accumulation, and annuity products. It also provides employer-sponsored retirement savings plans, individual retirement accounts, enrollment services, communication materials, investment options, and education services; and fund management, investment, and advisory services. In addition, the company offers private-label recordkeeping and administrative services; and investment products, including equity, fixed income, absolute return, and alternative strategies. Further, it provides protection and wealth management products, including payout annuity products; life, annuity/longevity, mortgage, and property catastrophe reinsurance; and pension products. The company offers its products under the under various brand names, including the Great-West Life, London Life, the Canada Life, the Freedom 55 Financial, the Irish Life, the Great-West Financial, the Empower Retirement, and the Putnam Investments. It distributes its products through a network of advisors, dealers, brokers, managing general agencies, financial institutions, consultants, third-party administrators, sales force, financial planners, employee benefit consultants, banks, and multi-tied agents. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Winnipeg, Canada. Great-West Lifeco Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Power Financial Corporation.
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Overall MarketRank

1.56 out of 5 stars

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 1.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance - Life



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$54.39 billion
Cash FlowC$121.48 per share
Book ValueC$22.58 per share



Market CapC$28.96 billion
Next Earnings Date2/10/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
-0.42 (-1.33 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) (TSE:GWO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s stock was trading at C$27.03 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, GWO stock has increased by 15.5% and is now trading at C$31.22.
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Is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in GWO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s next earnings date?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 10th 2021.
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How were Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s earnings last quarter?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) (TSE:GWO) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 4th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.67 by $0.06. The firm had revenue of $13.74 billion for the quarter.
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How often does Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 3rd will be given a dividend of 0.438 per share on Thursday, December 31st. This represents a $1.75 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.61%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 2nd.
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Is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) a good dividend stock?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) pays an annual dividend of C$1.73 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.54%. GWO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) is 63.01%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for GWO?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s shares. Their forecasts range from C$23.00 to C$34.00. On average, they anticipate Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s stock price to reach C$28.35 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.2%.
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Who are Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s key executives?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Paul Anthony Mahon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $3.16M)
  • Mr. Garry MacNicholas, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Raman Srivastava CFA, Exec. VP & Global Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Arshil Jamal, Pres & Group Head of Strategy, Investments, Reinsurance and Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. Graham R. Bird, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer
  • Mr. Gordon Patrick Menzie, Sr. Vice-Pres of Corp. Fin. & Treasury
  • Mr. Philip Armstrong, Exec. VP & Global Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Anne C. Sonnen, Sr. VP & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Sharon C. Geraghty, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Marlene Klassen, Assistant VP of Communications

What is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)?

Shares of GWO and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.

What is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s stock price today?

One share of GWO stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$31.22.

How big of a company is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) has a market capitalization of C$28.96 billion and generates C$54.39 billion in revenue each year. Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

What is Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s official website?

The official website for Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO) is www.greatwestlifeco.com.

How can I contact Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)?

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (GWO.TO)'s mailing address is 100 Osborne Street North, Stn Main PO Box 6000, WINNIPEG, MB R3C 3A5, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-204-9461190.

This page was last updated on 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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