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TSE:GWO

Great-West Lifeco - GWO Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$32.15
+0.38 (+1.20%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
C$31.85
C$32.18
50-Day Range
C$30.03
C$33.82
52-Week Range
C$29.93
C$41.50
Volume
2.54 million shs
Average Volume
2.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
C$29.96 billion
P/E Ratio
9.40
Dividend Yield
6.17%
Price Target
C$38.22

Great-West Lifeco MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.9% Upside
C$38.22 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.26mentions of Great-West Lifeco in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
C$195,300 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.09 out of 5 stars

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About Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) Stock

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 retirement savings and income, annuity, and other specialty products. It also provides employer-sponsored retirement savings plans, individual retirement and taxable brokerage 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; pension products; and life, annuity/longevity, mortgage surety, and property catastrophe reinsurance products. The company offers its products under the Canada Life, Irish Life, Empower, Putnam Investments, and PanAgora brand names. 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.

Great-West Lifeco Trading Up 1.5 %

Shares of GWO Stock opened at C$31.77 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of C$29.60 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.29. Great-West Lifeco has a 1-year low of C$29.93 and a 1-year high of C$41.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.97, a current ratio of 5.55 and a quick ratio of 2.45. The firm's 50-day simple moving average is C$31.46 and its 200-day simple moving average is C$34.84.

Great-West Lifeco Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were issued a dividend of $0.49 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.17%. Great-West Lifeco's payout ratio is currently 55.79%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts have issued reports on GWO shares. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$35.00 to C$34.00 in a report on Friday, August 5th. National Bankshares reduced their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$36.00 and set a "sector perform" rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Veritas Investment Research restated a "sell" rating on shares of Great-West Lifeco in a report on Friday, May 6th. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$41.00 to C$37.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 13th. Finally, Scotiabank reduced their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$37.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Great-West Lifeco currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of C$38.22.

Insider Transactions at Great-West Lifeco

In other Great-West Lifeco news, Director Claude Généreux bought 6,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 13th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$32.55 per share, with a total value of C$195,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 6,000 shares in the company, valued at C$195,300.

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GWO Stock News Headlines

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) PT Lowered to C$34.00
Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) PT Lowered to C$36.00
Great-West Lifeco Inc. stock advanced on Tuesday.
Great-West Lifeco Inc Pref Ser L stock eased on Friday.
Great-West Lifeco reports second quarter 2022 results
Great-West Lifeco Inc stock boosted on Friday.
Great-West Lifeco Inc Pr. G stock raised on Friday.
Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) PT Lowered to C$35.00
Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) PT Lowered to C$37.00
Great-West Lifeco Inc Pr. G stock dipped on Tuesday.
Great-West Lifeco Inc Pref Ser L stock lost on Tuesday.
Great-West Lifeco Inc stock advanced on Friday.
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GWO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/01/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Insurance - Life
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
28,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
C$38.22
High Stock Price Forecast
C$44.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
C$34.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+18.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$53.19 billion
Cash Flow
C$8.81 per share
Book Value
C$26.61 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$29.96 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Paul Anthony Mahon (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.59M
  • 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. Jeffrey F. Macoun
    Pres & COO for Canada
  • Mr. Edmund Francis Murphy III (Age 60)
    Pres & CEO of Empower Retirement
    Comp: $6.98M
  • Mr. Gordon Patrick Menzie
    Sr. Vice-Pres of Corp. Fin. & Treasury
  • Ms. Anne C. Sonnen
    Sr. VP & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Ms. Sharon C. Geraghty
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. David Simmonds
    Sr. VP and Chief Communications & Sustainability Officer













GWO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Great-West Lifeco stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great-West Lifeco in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" GWO shares. 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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What is Great-West Lifeco's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Great-West Lifeco's stock. Their GWO share price forecasts range from C$34.00 to C$44.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach C$38.22 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have GWO shares performed in 2022?

Great-West Lifeco's stock was trading at C$37.96 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, GWO stock has decreased by 15.4% and is now trading at C$32.10.
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When is Great-West Lifeco's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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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 Wednesday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.49 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.11%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 1st.
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Is Great-West Lifeco a good dividend stock?

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) pays an annual dividend of C$1.91 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.17%. GWO has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 55.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for GWO.

What other stocks do shareholders of Great-West Lifeco own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Great-West Lifeco investors own include Intact Financial (IFC), Constellation Software (CSU), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), AutoCanada (ACQ), Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), AbbVie (ABBV), Enbridge (ENB), Vermilion Energy (VET) and Manulife Financial (MFC).

What is Great-West Lifeco's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Great-West Lifeco?

Shares of GWO stock 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.
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What is Great-West Lifeco's stock price today?

One share of GWO stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$32.10.

How much money does Great-West Lifeco make?

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) has a market capitalization of C$29.91 billion and generates C$53.19 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Great-West Lifeco have?

The company employs 28,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Great-West Lifeco?

Great-West Lifeco's mailing address is 100 Osborne Street North, Stn Main PO Box 6000, WINNIPEG, MB R3C 3A5, Canada. The official website for the company is www.greatwestlifeco.com. The company can be reached via phone at +1-204-9461190.

This page (TSE:GWO) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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