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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.60
GWLIF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. GWLIF: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GWLIF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.68 Max: N/A
Current: 0.6
Equity to Asset 0.05
GWLIF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.08 vs. GWLIF: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GWLIF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.1
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.1
Interest Coverage 10.33
GWLIF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 80.41 vs. GWLIF: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GWLIF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 9.44 Max: 11.98
Current: 10.33
1.27
11.98
F-Score: 6
M-Score: -2.30
WACC vs ROIC
6.93%
10.58%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.61
GWLIF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. GWLIF: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GWLIF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 8.85 Max: 10.52
Current: 6.61
1.11
10.52
Net-margin (%) 5.91
GWLIF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. GWLIF: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GWLIF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.28  Med: 6.95 Max: 9.11
Current: 5.91
4.28
9.11
ROE (%) 12.18
GWLIF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. GWLIF: 12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GWLIF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.04  Med: 12.78 Max: 18.67
Current: 12.18
11.04
18.67
ROA (%) 0.70
GWLIF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. GWLIF: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GWLIF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.7
0.7
1.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
GWLIF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. GWLIF: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GWLIF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: 5.9 Max: 25
Current: 2.1
-6.3
25
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
GWLIF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. GWLIF: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GWLIF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.6 Max: 56.5
Current: 9.1
0
56.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
GWLIF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GWLIF: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GWLIF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.1  Med: 10.7 Max: 39.2
Current: 13.5
-26.1
39.2
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Preferred stocks of Great-West Lifeco Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GWO.PR.P.Canada24.385.525.4 % Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -P-
GWO.PR.I.Canada21.013.994.50% NON-CUMULATIVE Great-West Lifeco Inc. FIRST PREFERRED SHARES, SERIES I
GWO.PR.F.Canada25.374.365.9 % 1st Pfd Shs Series F
GWO.PR.G.Canada23.864.125.2 % Non Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -G
GWO.PR.H.Canada22.384.054.85 % Non-Cum Pfd Shs Series -H
GWO.PR.R.Canada21.905.43Non-Cum Red 1st Pfd Shs Series -R-
GWO.PR.L.Canada25.324.19Great-West Lifeco Inc,5.65 % Non Cum First Pfd Shs Series -L-
GWO.PR.M.Canada25.554.25Great West Lifeco --- 5.8 % Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -M-
GWO.PR.N.Canada13.843.67Great West Lifeco --- Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -N-
GWO.PR.Q.Canada23.365.47Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -Q-
GWLXF22.850.00Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -Q-
GWLOF19.102.865.9 % 1st Pfd Shs Series F
GWO.PR.S.Canada24.015.45Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -S-
GRWTF14.930.004.50% NON-CUMULATIVE Great-West Lifeco Inc. FIRST PREFERRED SHARES, SERIES I
GWO.PR.O.Canada13.182.59Non-Cum 1st Pfd Shs Series -O- Fltg Rt

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Life » Insurance - Life
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Traded in other countries:GWO.Canada, GWS.Germany,
Great-West Lifeco Inc is a financial service holding company. It is engaged in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses.

Great-West Lifeco Inc was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on November 8, 1979. The Company is an international financial service holding company with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management and reinsurance businesses. The Company has operations in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia through Great-West Life, London Life, Canada Life, Irish Life, Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments. The Company operates through three reportable segments: Canada, United States and Europe. In Canada, Company and its operating subsidiaries, London Life and Canada Life, offer financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations. In the U.S, Company is provider of employer-sponsored retirement savings plans in the public/non-profit and corporate sectors. It also provides annuity and life insurance products for individuals and businesses, individual retirement accounts as well as fund management, investment and advisory services. Its products and services are marketed nationwide through its sales force, brokers, consultants, advisors, third-party administrators and financial institutions. The Europe segment comprises two distinct business units: Insurance & Annuities, where the Company offers protection and wealth management products including payout annuity products through subsidiaries of Canada Life in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man, and Germany and through Irish Life in Ireland; and Reinsurance, which operates in the United States, Barbados and Ireland. Reinsurance products are provided through Canada Life, London Life and their subsidiaries.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.22
GWLIF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GWLIF: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GWLIF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.65  Med: 13.7 Max: 112.87
Current: 13.22
6.65
112.87
Forward P/E 12.03
GWLIF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. GWLIF: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.27
GWLIF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
58% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 14.13 vs. GWLIF: 13.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GWLIF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 13.9 Max: 107
Current: 13.27
8.94
107
P/B 1.84
GWLIF's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. GWLIF: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GWLIF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.32
Current: 1.84
0.96
3.32
P/S 0.75
GWLIF's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. GWLIF: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GWLIF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.75
0.39
1.35
POCF 5.92
GWLIF's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. GWLIF: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GWLIF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 5.92 Max: 10.43
Current: 5.92
2.87
10.43
EV-to-EBIT 12.41
GWLIF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. GWLIF: 12.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GWLIF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 11.6 Max: 113.8
Current: 12.41
7.4
113.8
EV-to-EBITDA 11.56
GWLIF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
75% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. GWLIF: 11.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GWLIF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 11.2 Max: 85.2
Current: 11.56
7.2
85.2
PEG 1.43
GWLIF's PEG is ranked lower than
52% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. GWLIF: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GWLIF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.16 Max: 10.46
Current: 1.43
0.32
10.46
Shiller P/E 15.42
GWLIF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. GWLIF: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GWLIF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.48  Med: 14.63 Max: 27.16
Current: 15.42
7.48
27.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.95
GWLIF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. GWLIF: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GWLIF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 4.06 Max: 10.04
Current: 3.95
2.48
10.04
Dividend Payout 0.51
GWLIF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
67% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. GWLIF: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GWLIF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.51
0.33
1.86
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.00
GWLIF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
74% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. GWLIF: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GWLIF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.7 Max: 21.4
Current: 2
0
21.4
Forward Dividend Yield 4.03
GWLIF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. GWLIF: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.11
GWLIF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. GWLIF: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GWLIF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 4.23 Max: 10.45
Current: 4.11
2.58
10.45
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
GWLIF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. GWLIF: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GWLIF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: -1.6 Max: 0.7
Current: -1.5
-6.7
0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.86
GWLIF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. GWLIF: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GWLIF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.51 Max: 66.95
Current: 3.86
1.71
66.95
Price/Projected FCF 0.43
GWLIF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. GWLIF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GWLIF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.43
0.3
1.43
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
GWLIF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GWLIF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GWLIF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.86
0.59
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.24
GWLIF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GWLIF: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GWLIF' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.99 Max: 7.78
Current: 2.24
0.49
7.78
Price/Graham Number 1.51
GWLIF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GWLIF: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GWLIF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 2.18 Max: 7.52
Current: 1.51
1.25
7.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.09
GWLIF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. GWLIF: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GWLIF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 8.6 Max: 13.5
Current: 8.09
0.9
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.92
GWLIF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Life industry.

( Industry Median: 18.14 vs. GWLIF: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GWLIF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: 10.6 Max: 41.2
Current: 5.92
-16.5
41.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $35,569
EPS (TTM) $ 2.01
Beta1.08
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $21.95 - 29.58
Shares Outstanding (Mil)986.06

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.99 2.19 2.34
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.99 2.19 2.34
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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