Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) had its target price hoisted by Scotiabank from C$40.00 to C$41.00 in a research report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock. Scotiabank’s price target indicates a potential upside of 9.42% from the stock’s current price.

GWO has been the subject of several other reports. CSFB reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a C$35.00 price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco in a research note on Tuesday, November 15th. BMO Capital Markets boosted their price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$34.00 to C$38.00 in a research note on Monday, January 16th. CIBC decreased their price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$36.00 to C$35.00 in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Dundee Securities boosted their price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco from C$33.00 to C$36.00 in a research note on Friday, February 10th. Finally, TD Securities reiterated a “hold” rating and set a C$36.00 price objective on shares of Great-West Lifeco in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$36.75.

Analyst Recommendations for Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO)

Shares of Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) traded up 0.59% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $37.47. 610,829 shares of the company traded hands. Great-West Lifeco has a 12 month low of $30.83 and a 12 month high of $37.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $36.96 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.07. The company has a 50 day moving average of $36.02 and a 200 day moving average of $33.98.

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In other news, Director Charles Donald Harvey Henaire sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, December 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$34.82, for a total value of C$348,200.00. Also, Director Siim A. Vanaselja bought 25,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 5th. The stock was purchased at an average price of C$34.73 per share, with a total value of C$868,250.00.

Great-West Lifeco Company Profile

Great-West Lifeco Inc (Lifeco) is a Canada-based financial services holding company. It has interests in the life insurance, health insurance, asset management, investment and retirement savings, and reinsurance businesses. It operates through the following segments: Canada, United States, Europe and Lifeco Corporate.

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