Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) has been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve research firms that are covering the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have assigned a hold rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is C$34.18.
A number of research firms have weighed in on GWO. Dundee Securities restated a “neutral” rating and issued a C$32.00 price target on shares of Great-West Lifeco in a research note on Wednesday, September 21st. CSFB decreased their price target on Great-West Lifeco from C$36.00 to C$34.00 and set an “underperform” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 23rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$34.00 to C$33.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 8th. TD Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and set a C$36.00 target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Finally, RBC Capital Markets reduced their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$34.00 to C$33.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, August 5th.
Shares of Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) opened at 32.26 on Friday. Great-West Lifeco has a 12 month low of $30.83 and a 12 month high of $37.10. The company has a market capitalization of $31.97 billion and a PE ratio of 11.92. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $31.70 and a 200-day moving average price of $34.05.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be issued a $0.346 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 31st. This represents a $1.38 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.29%.
About Great-West Lifeco
Great-West Lifeco Inc (Lifeco) is a financial services holding company. The Company has interests in the life insurance, health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses. It operates through four operating segments: Canada, United States, Europe and Lifeco Corporate.
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