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Great-West Lifeco 50-Day SMA

: $30.26 (As of Today)
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Moving averages are one of the core indicators in technical analysis. A Simple Moving Average (SMA) is simply the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. It is calculated by adding a selected range of prices, usually closing prices, and then dividing that figure by the number of time periods in that range.

The 50-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days. And the 20-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days and 200 days separately.

As of today (2021-12-03), Great-West Lifeco's 50-Day SMA is $30.26. It's 20-Day SMA is $30.12 and 200-Day SMA is $29.49.


Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Great-West Lifeco's 50-Day SMA, along with its competitors' market caps and 50-Day SMA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Great-West Lifeco 50-Day SMA Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Great-West Lifeco's 50-Day SMA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Great-West Lifeco's 50-Day SMA falls into.



Great-West Lifeco  (OTCPK:GWLIF) 50-Day SMA Calculation

The formula for calculating SMA is:

SMA=( P1 + P2 + ... + Pn ) / n

where:
Pn is the price of the stock at period n.
n is the total number of periods.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Great-West Lifeco  (OTCPK:GWLIF) 50-Day SMA Explanation

Simple Moving Average (SMA) is the arithmetic average of stock price over a period. The 20-Day SMA calculates the average price over 20 days. And the 50-Day SMA and 200-Day SMA calculates the average price over 50 days and 200 days separately. SMAs are often used to determine the price trend direction. A 200-Day SMA is usually a proxy for the long-term trend, while shorter periods indicate short-term trend.

SMA are commonly compared with stock price or different period SMAs to indicate a trading signal. Generally speaking, if the price goes above the SMA, or a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA, an uptrend is expected, investors may want to go long or cover short. Conversely, if the price goes below the SMA, or the short-term SMA crosses below a long-term SMA, a downtrend is expected, investors may want to go short or exit long.

Two popular trading patterns that use SMA include the death cross and a golden cross. A death cross occurs when the 50-day SMA crosses below the 200-day SMA. This is considered a bearish signal, that further losses are in store. The golden cross is a bullish signal which occurs when a short-term SMA crosses above a long-term SMA.


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Great-West Lifeco Business Description

Great-West Lifeco logo
Industry
Financial Services » Insurance NAICS : 524113 SIC : 7311
Address
100 Osborne Street North, Winnipeg, MB, CAN, R3C 1V3
Great-West Lifeco is one of the three big Canadian life insurance firms. With just under half of the firm's profit and revenue in Canada, Great-West also operates in the U.S. and Europe. In Canada, Great-West provides both individual and group insurance. In the United States, Great-West operates Putnam Investments and defined-contribution recordkeeping firm Empower Retirement. In 2020, Great-West announced it would acquire Personal Capital and MassMutual's recordkeeping business. In Europe, Great-West offers life insurance, annuities, and reinsurance primarily in the U.K., Ireland, and Germany.

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