Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of 0.367 per share on Friday, September 29th. This represents a $1.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th.

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) opened at 34.83 on Friday. Great-West Lifeco has a 52-week low of $30.83 and a 52-week high of $37.79. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $35.41 and its 200-day moving average is $35.67. The company has a market capitalization of $34.48 billion and a PE ratio of 13.65.

In other news, insider Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-West sold 33,665 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$34.11, for a total value of C$1,148,313.15.

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GWO has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. CIBC upped their price target on Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$39.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Scotiabank reduced their price target on Great-West Lifeco from C$41.00 to C$39.00 and set a “sector perform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 5th. TD Securities cut Great-West Lifeco from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from C$42.00 to C$37.00 in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, Barclays PLC upped their price target on Great-West Lifeco from C$36.00 to C$37.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$36.70.

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.

Dividend History for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)

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