Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) reached a new 52-week low on Thursday . The company traded as low as C$33.01 and last traded at C$33.18, with a volume of 404698 shares. The stock had previously closed at C$33.81.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on GWO shares. CIBC downgraded Great-West Lifeco from an “outperform” rating to a “negative” rating in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Barclays cut their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$36.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$37.00 in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Eight Capital cut their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$36.00 in a research report on Friday, February 9th. Finally, National Bank Financial upped their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$39.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$37.44.

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The stock has a market cap of $33,690.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.58 and a beta of 0.59.

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported C$0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$0.74 by C$0.01. The company had revenue of C$12.89 billion for the quarter. Great-West Lifeco had a return on equity of 7.94% and a net margin of 3.43%.

In other Great-West Lifeco news, insider Paul Mahon sold 150,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$33.81, for a total value of C$5,071,500.00. Also, Director Arshil Jamal sold 25,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$34.00, for a total value of C$850,000.00.

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About Great-West Lifeco

Great-West Lifeco Inc, a financial services holding company, engages in life and health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company offers a portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses, and organizations; life, disability, critical illness, accidental death, dismemberment, dental protection, direct marketing, health, and creditor insurance products; and wealth accumulation and annuity products.

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