Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) Director Charles Donald Harvey Henaire Sells 28,800 Shares

Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWOGet Free Report) Director Charles Donald Harvey Henaire sold 28,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$43.00, for a total transaction of C$1,238,400.00.

Great-West Lifeco Trading Up 1.4 %

Shares of TSE GWO opened at C$43.31 on Tuesday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is C$39.51 and its 200 day simple moving average is C$39.12. Great-West Lifeco Inc. has a fifty-two week low of C$29.58 and a fifty-two week high of C$43.36. The firm has a market capitalization of C$40.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.51, a P/E/G ratio of 2.26 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 31.18, a current ratio of 25.47 and a quick ratio of 22.18.

Great-West Lifeco Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 30th will be issued a $0.52 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $2.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.80%. Great-West Lifeco’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 88.89%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$40.00 to C$44.00 and gave the stock a “sector perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$40.00 to C$42.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. TD Securities boosted their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$41.00 to C$42.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Barclays boosted their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$40.00 to C$43.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, CIBC boosted their target price on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$41.00 to C$42.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$41.22.

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About Great-West Lifeco

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Great-West Lifeco Inc engages in the life and health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The company offers life, accidental death and dismemberment, disability, critical illness, health and dental protection, and creditor insurance products; and retirement and wealth savings, income and annuity products, and other specialty products to individuals, families, businesses, and organizations.

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