Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) Director James Mahase Singh acquired 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was bought at an average cost of C$35.05 per share, for a total transaction of C$35,050.00.

Shares of Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) traded down C$0.21 on Thursday, reaching C$34.70. 281,487 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 480,665. Great-West Lifeco Inc. has a twelve month low of C$33.01 and a twelve month high of C$37.79.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a $0.367 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th. This represents a $1.47 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.23%. Great-West Lifeco’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.82%.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on GWO shares. Eight Capital cut their price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$37.00 in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$35.00 to C$36.00 in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$38.00 in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. CSFB lifted their price target on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$39.00 in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, National Bank Financial lifted their price target on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$36.00 to C$38.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, November 17th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$37.33.

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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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