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Great-West Lifeco Inc GWLIF Stock Quote

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  • Last Close 30.62
  • Sector Financial Services
  • Industry Insurance - Life
  • Investment Style Large Value
  • Day Range 30.62  –  30.62
  • Year Range 19.97  –  30.62
  • Market Cap 28.5160 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 180,788.0 /  28,343.0
  • Price / Sales 1.13
  • Price / Book 1.63
  • Forward Div Yield 5.36%
  • Trailing Div Yield 6.69%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis GWLIF

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Company Profile GWLIF

Business Description

Great-West Lifeco provides life insurance, health insurance, retirement products, asset management, recordkeeping services, and reinsurance products in Canada, the United States, and Europe. The Canada business contributes approximately 35% of adjusted earnings and has leading market positions in group insurance, group retirement, and individual insurance. The company operates the second-largest recordkeeping business under the Empower brand in the United States, with an earnings contribution from the country approximating 20%. Great-West Lifeco also offers various products across Europe markets with a strong presence in the U.K., Ireland, and Germany. The Europe segment contributes around 28% of adjusted earnings and the reinsurance business accounts for around 17% of adjusted earnings.

100 Osborne Street North
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1V3, CAN
Industry Insurance - Life
Employees 31,000

Competitors & Peers GWLIF

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FAQs for Great-West Lifeco Inc Stock

Yes. GWLIF has a forward dividend yield of 3.73%. See GWLIF’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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GWLIF’s market cap is 28.52 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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GWLIF’s stock style is Large Value.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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GWLIF’s price/sales is 1.13.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

GWLIF’s price/forward earnings is 13.21.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

GWLIF’s price/book is 1.63.
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GWLIF’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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