Great-West Lifeco Inc (TSE:GWO) – Equities research analysts at Desjardins upped their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Great-West Lifeco in a note issued to investors on Monday, October 15th. Desjardins analyst D. Young now anticipates that the company will earn $0.76 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.74. Desjardins also issued estimates for Great-West Lifeco’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.76 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $3.02 EPS, FY2019 earnings at $3.22 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $3.44 EPS.
Great-West Lifeco (TSE:GWO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 1st. The company reported C$0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of C$0.75 by C$0.09. The business had revenue of C$10.61 billion during the quarter. Great-West Lifeco had a return on equity of 7.94% and a net margin of 3.43%.
Shares of TSE GWO opened at C$29.84 on Wednesday. Great-West Lifeco has a fifty-two week low of C$29.72 and a fifty-two week high of C$36.65.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 28th were paid a $0.389 dividend. This represents a $1.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 30th.
Great-West Lifeco Company Profile
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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