Great-West Lifeco Inc. (TSE:GWO) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 30th, TickerTech reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of 0.367 per share on Friday, December 29th. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 30th.

Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) traded up C$0.01 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching C$35.30. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 229,584 shares, compared to its average volume of 483,560. Great-West Lifeco has a twelve month low of C$33.01 and a twelve month high of C$37.79.

In related news, insider Lifeco U.S. Holding Great-West acquired 81,387 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Saturday, September 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$35.62 per share, for a total transaction of C$2,899,004.94. Also, insider Helen Ruth Kasdorf sold 2,280 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$35.50, for a total value of C$80,940.00.

GWO has been the topic of several research analyst reports. CSFB boosted their price objective on Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$39.00 in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$35.00 to C$36.00 in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Barclays boosted their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$37.00 to C$38.00 in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. National Bank Financial boosted their target price on 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. Finally, Eight Capital lowered their target price on Great-West Lifeco from C$38.00 to C$37.00 in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Great-West Lifeco has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$37.33.

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Great-West Lifeco Company Profile

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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