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Great-West Lifeco (GWO) Stock Forecast & Price Target

C$40.75
-0.05 (-0.12%)
(As of 07/22/2024 ET)

Great-West Lifeco - Analysts' Recommendations and Stock Price Forecast (2024)

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Consensus Rating

Based on 7 Wall Street analysts who have issued ratings for Great-West Lifeco in the last 12 months, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold." Out of the 7 analysts, 6 have given a hold rating, and 1 has given a buy rating for GWO.

Consensus Price Target

C$43.44
6.61% Upside
High ForecastC$46.00
Average ForecastC$43.44
Low ForecastC$40.00

According to the 7 analysts' twelve-month price targets for Great-West Lifeco, the average price target is C$43.44. The highest price target for GWO is C$46.00, while the lowest price target for GWO is C$40.00. The average price target represents a forecasted upside of 6.61% from the current price of C$40.75.

TypeCurrent Forecast
7/23/23 to 7/22/24
1 Month Ago
6/23/23 to 6/22/24
3 Months Ago
4/24/23 to 4/23/24
1 Year Ago
7/23/22 to 7/23/23
Consensus Rating
Hold
Hold
Hold
Hold
Strong Buy
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Buy
1 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
Hold
6 Hold rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
Sell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Sell rating(s)
Consensus Price TargetC$43.44C$44.00C$43.11C$37.56
Forecasted Upside6.61% Upside5.54% Upside4.10% Upside4.43% Upside
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GWO Analyst Recommendations By Month

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GWO Price Targets by Month

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Great-West Lifeco Stock vs. The Competition

TypeGreat-West LifecoFinancial Services Companies
Consensus Rating Score
2.14
2.52
Consensus RatingHoldModerate Buy
News Sentiment RatingNeutral News
Positive News
DateBrokerageAnalyst NameActionRatingPrice TargetUpside/Downside on Report DateDetails
7/18/2024Jefferies Financial Group
2 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetC$46.00 ➝ C$42.00+2.34%
7/12/2024TD Securities
4 of 5 stars
 Lower TargetC$44.00 ➝ C$43.00+7.77%
5/3/2024BMO Capital Markets
3 of 5 stars
 Boost TargetOutperformC$44.00 ➝ C$45.00+6.23%
5/3/2024Royal Bank of Canada
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 Boost TargetSector PerformC$44.00 ➝ C$45.00+6.23%
5/2/2024National Bankshares
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 Boost TargetSector PerformC$42.00 ➝ C$43.00+3.02%
2/16/2024CIBC
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 Boost TargetNeutralC$44.00 ➝ C$46.00+9.97%
2/6/2024Scotiabank
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 Boost TargetSector PerformC$42.00 ➝ C$44.00-1.35%
10/12/2023Desjardins
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 Lower TargetHoldC$41.00 ➝ C$40.00+3.01%
8/10/2023Barclays
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 Boost TargetC$40.00 ➝ C$43.00+8.92%
5/5/2023CSFB
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 Boost TargetC$37.00 ➝ C$40.00+3.65%

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GWO Forecast - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great-West Lifeco's forecast for 2024?

According to the research reports of 7 Wall Street equities research analysts, the average twelve-month stock price forecast for Great-West Lifeco is C$43.44, with a high forecast of C$46.00 and a low forecast of C$40.00.

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 year. There are currently 6 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.

Does Great-West Lifeco's stock price have much upside?

According to analysts, Great-West Lifeco's stock has a predicted upside of 4.70% based on their 12-month stock forecasts.

What analysts cover Great-West Lifeco?

Great-West Lifeco has been rated by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets, Jefferies Financial Group, National Bankshares, Royal Bank of Canada, and TD Securities in the past 90 days.

Do Wall Street analysts like Great-West Lifeco more than its competitors?

Analysts like Great-West Lifeco less than other "financial services" companies. The consensus rating for Great-West Lifeco is Hold while the average consensus rating for "financial services" companies is Moderate Buy. Learn more on how GWO compares to other companies.


This page (TSE:GWO) was last updated on 7/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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