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Great-West Lifeco 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio

: 2.10 (As of Jun. 2021)
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This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years. A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.

The historical rank and industry rank for Great-West Lifeco's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

OTCPK:GWLIF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7   Med: -0.2   Max: 2.1
Current: 2.1

-6.7
2.1

During the past years, Great-West Lifeco's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 2.10. The lowest was -6.70. And the median was -0.20.

OTCPK:GWLIF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 132 Companies
in the Insurance industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. OTCPK:GWLIF: 2.10 )

Great-West Lifeco 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Great-West Lifeco's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio can be seen below:

* 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.

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Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Great-West Lifeco's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 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 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Great-West Lifeco's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Great-West Lifeco's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio falls into.



Great-West Lifeco 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Calculation

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Great-West Lifeco  (OTCPK:GWLIF) 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Explanation

A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.


Be Aware

Investors usually like share buybacks. But as pointed by Warren Buffett, only if a company buys back shares at the prices below the stock's intrinsic value, it rewards remaining shareholders. If a company buys its overvalued stocks back, it destroys shareholder value.


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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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