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C$32.17
Previous Close
C$32.20
Day High
C$32.24
Day Low
C$31.63
52 Week High
11/25/13 - C$33.56
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - C$28.61
Market Cap
32.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.4M
EPS TTM
C$2.27
Shares Outstanding
998.9M
EX-Date
08/28/14
P/E TM
14.2x
Dividend
C$1.23
Dividend Yield
3.82%
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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, Payable on September 30, 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 September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business September 2, 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 $0.47106 per share all payable September 30, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business September 2, 2014.

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014

Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net premiums of CAD 5,764 million compared with CAD 4,596 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 828 million compared with CAD 701 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to common shareholders was CAD 615 million or CAD 0.615 per diluted share compared with CAD 521 million or CAD 0.547 per diluted share a year ago. Total premiums and deposits was CAD 20,352 million against CAD 15,258 million a year ago. Net earnings common shareholders were CAD 615 million against CAD 521 million a year ago. Return on common shareholders equity on net earnings was 15.8% against 15.6% a year ago. Net earnings were CAD 644 million against CAD 553 million a year ago. Book value per share was CAD 16.04 against CAD 13.48 a year ago. Total net investment income was CAD 3,196 million compared to total net investment loss of CAD 1,799 million for the same period a year ago. Net investment income was CAD 10,070 million compared to CAD 3,628 million for the same period a year ago. For the six months, the company reported total net premiums of CAD 11,031 million compared with CAD 9,527 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 1,639 million compared with CAD 1,397 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to common shareholders was CAD 1,202 million or CAD 1.202 per diluted share compared with CAD 1,038 million or CAD 1.091 per diluted share a year ago. Total premiums and deposits was CAD 44,249 million against CAD 32,249 million a year ago. Net earnings common shareholders were CAD 1,202 million against CAD 1,038 million a year ago. Net earnings were CAD 1,260 million against CAD 1,103 million a year ago. Total net investment income was CAD 6,807 million compared to CAD 28 million for the same period a year ago. Net investment income was CAD 20,007 million compared to CAD 11,184 million for the same period a year ago.

Great-West Lifeco Inc., Board Meeting, Aug 06, 2014

Great-West Lifeco Inc., Board Meeting, Aug 06, 2014., at 11:30 Eastern Daylight. Agenda: To approve quarterly dividend.

 

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