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Open
C$34.91
Previous Close
C$34.92
Day High
C$35.22
Day Low
C$34.82
52 Week High
02/17/15 - C$37.00
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - C$28.61
Market Cap
34.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.0M
EPS TTM
C$2.56
Shares Outstanding
998.9M
EX-Date
02/27/15
P/E TM
13.6x
Dividend
C$1.30
Dividend Yield
3.59%
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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$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. 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.

Great-West Lifeco Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Great-West Lifeco Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net premium income was CAD 5,501 million against CAD 5,850 million a year ago. Operating earnings - common shareholders was CAD 657 million against CAD 491 million a year ago. Net earnings - common shareholders was CAD 657 million against CAD 717 million a year ago. Operating earnings per share was CAD 0.658 against CAD 0.491 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 0.657 against CAD 0.716 a year ago. Book value per share was CAD 16.80 against CAD 15.16 a year ago. Return on common shareholders' equity – operating earnings was 15.7% against 15.2% a year ago. Return on common shareholders' equity – net earnings was 15.7% against 16.8% a year ago. Net investment income was CAD 4,061 million against CAD 1,205 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 875 million against CAD 730 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported net premium income was CAD 21,222 million against CAD 20,236 million a year ago. Operating earnings - common shareholders was CAD 2,546 million against CAD 2,052 million a year ago. Net earnings - common shareholders was CAD 2,546 million against CAD 2,278 million a year ago. Operating earnings per share was CAD 2.549 against CAD 2.108 a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 2.546 against CAD 2.297 a year ago. Net investment income was CAD 13,537 million against CAD 2,625 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 3,389 million against CAD 2,781 million a year ago. Cash flows from operations was CAD 5,443 million against CAD 5,026 million a year ago.

Great-West Lifeco Seeks Acquisitions

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSX:GWO) is seeking acquisitions. Paul Mahon, Great-West's Chief Executive Officer and President, said "We may deploy capital through acquisition, as we're always looking at acquisition."

 

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