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Open
C$33.38
Previous Close
C$33.43
Day High
C$33.55
Day Low
C$33.36
52 Week High
11/26/14 - C$33.55
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - C$28.61
Market Cap
33.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
847.6K
EPS TTM
C$2.41
Shares Outstanding
998.9M
EX-Date
12/1/14
P/E TM
13.9x
Dividend
C$1.23
Dividend Yield
3.68%
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great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Details

Great-West Lifeco Inc., a financial services holding company, is engaged in life insurance, health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. It offers financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses, and organizations, as well as life, disability, and critical illness insurance products to individual and group clients; and accumulation products and annuity products. The company also provides employer-sponsored retirement savings plans; enrollment services, communication materials, investment options, and education services, as well as fund management, investment and advisory services; retirement services and products; private-label recordkeeping and administrative services, and executive benefits products; and investment products, including equity, fixed income, absolute return, and alternative strategies. In addition, it offers pension, protection, and wealth management products, as well as life, annuity, and property and casualty reinsurance and retrocession products. The company provides products and services under various brands, including the Great-West Life and Canada Life, the Freedom 55 FinancialTM, the Irish Life, the Great-West Financial, and the Putnam Investments and PanAgora brands. Great-West Lifeco Inc. markets its products and services through a network of brokers, advisors, consultants and financial institutions, third-party administrators and banks, wholesale and retail sales force, specialized consultants, and employee benefit consultants. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Winnipeg, Canada. Great-West Lifeco Inc. is a subsidiary of Power Financial Corporation.

Founded in 1891

great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$800.1K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice-Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$684.4K
President of Europe and Chief Operating Offic...
Total Annual Compensation: C$582.8K
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice-P...
Total Annual Compensation: C$656.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Key Developments

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares, Payable on December 31, 2014; Declares Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Shares, Payable on December 31, 2014

The Board of Directors of Great-West Lifeco Inc. approved a quarterly dividend of $0.3075 per share on the common shares of the Company payable December 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 3, 2014. In addition, the Directors approved quarterly dividends on: Series F First Preferred Shares of $0.36875 per share; Series G First Preferred Shares of $0.3250 per share; Series H First Preferred Shares of $0.30313 per share; Series I First Preferred Shares of $0.28125 per share; Series L First Preferred Shares of $0.353125 per share; Series M First Preferred Shares of $0.3625 per share; Series N First Preferred Shares of $0.228125 per share; Series P First Preferred Shares of $0.3375 per share; Series Q First Preferred Shares of $0.321875 per share; Series R First Preferred Shares of $0.3000 per share; and Series S First Preferred Shares of $0.328125 per share all payable December 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business December 3, 2014.

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net premiums of CAD 4,690 million compared with CAD 4,859 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 875 million compared with CAD 654 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to common shareholders was CAD 687 million or CAD 0.615 per diluted share compared with CAD 523 million or CAD 0.522 per diluted share a year ago. Total premiums and deposits was CAD 20,235 million against CAD 19,978 million a year ago. Return on common shareholders equity on net earnings was 16.3% against 14.9% a year ago. Book value per share was CAD 16.54 against CAD 14.39 a year ago. Return on common shareholders' equity on operating earnings were 14.9% against 16.0% a year ago. Total net investment income was CAD 2,669 million compared to CAD 1,392 million for the same period a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total net premiums of CAD 15,721 million compared with CAD 14,386 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 2,514 million compared with CAD 2,051 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to common shareholders was CAD 1,889 million or CAD 1.889 per diluted share compared with CAD 1,561 million or CAD 1.580 per diluted share a year ago. Total premiums and deposits was CAD 64,484 million against CAD 52,227 million a year ago. Total net investment income was CAD 9,476 million compared to CAD 1,420 million for the same period a year ago.

Great-West Lifeco Mulls Acquisitions

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is seeking acquisitions. Paul Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Great-West Lifeco said, "We continue to grow organically and acquisition in our target segments."

 

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