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Last C$36.90 CAD
Change Today -0.12 / -0.32%
Volume 618.3K
As of 4:00 PM 04/17/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Snapshot

Open
C$36.85
Previous Close
C$37.02
Day High
C$36.94
Day Low
C$36.70
52 Week High
03/24/15 - C$37.50
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - C$28.61
Market Cap
36.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
864.1K
EPS TTM
C$2.56
Shares Outstanding
996.7M
EX-Date
02/27/15
P/E TM
14.4x
Dividend
C$1.30
Dividend Yield
3.38%
Current Stock Chart for GREAT-WEST LIFECO INC (GWO)

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great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Details

Great-West Lifeco Inc., a financial services holding company, engages 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 protection and wealth management products; pension products; and life, annuity, and property and casualty reinsurance and retrocession products. The company provides its products and services under various brands, including the Great-West Life and Canada Life, the Freedom 55 Financial, the Irish Life, the Great-West Financial, the Empower Retirement, 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.

Founded in 1891

great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$964.2K
President of Europe and Chief Operating Offic...
Total Annual Compensation: C$604.8K
Member of Risk Committee, President of Canada...
Total Annual Compensation: C$549.6K
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice-P...
Total Annual Compensation: C$741.0K
Advisor
Total Annual Compensation: C$707.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

great-west lifeco inc (GWO) Key Developments

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Proposes Amendments to the Articles of the Corporation

Great-West Lifeco Inc. at its Annual and Special Meeting of the Shareholders to be held on May 7, 2015, will approve the amendments to the articles of the corporation to increase the number of directors from 18 to 20.

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months Ended December 31, 2014

Great-West Lifeco Inc. reported unaudited earnings results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2014. For the period, the company operating and net earnings attributable to common shareholders of $657 million or $0.658 per share. In the corresponding period of 2013, Lifeco reported operating earnings of $491 million or $0.491 per share. Including the impact of a litigation recovery of $226 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, net earnings were $717 million or $0.717 per share. For the twelve-month period ended December 31, 2014, Lifeco reported operating and net earnings attributable to common shareholders of $2,546 million or $2.549 per share. In the corresponding period of 2013, Lifeco reported operating earnings of $2,052 million or $2.108 per share. Net earnings in 2013 were $2,278 million or $2.340 per share.

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Approves Quarterly Dividend on the Common Shares and Preferred Shares, Payable on March 31, 2015

At its meeting, the Board of Directors of Great-West Lifeco Inc. approved a quarterly dividend of $0.3260 per share on the common shares of the company payable March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 3, 2015. 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 $0.36250 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 March 31, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business March 3, 2015.

 

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