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Great-West Lifeco Dividend Yield %

: 4.63% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-10-25), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Great-West Lifeco is 4.63%.

Warning Sign:

Great-West Lifeco Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

The historical rank and industry rank for Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Yield % or its related term are showing as below:

OTCPK:GWLIF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35   Med: 4.54   Max: 8.44
Current: 4.63

3.35
8.44

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Great-West Lifeco was 8.44%. The lowest was 3.35%. And the median was 4.54%.

OTCPK:GWLIF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 119 Companies
in the Insurance industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. OTCPK:GWLIF: 4.63 )

Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was 0.52.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Great-West Lifeco was 0.68. The lowest was 0.47. And the median was 0.54.

As of today (2021-10-25), the Forward Dividend Yield % of Great-West Lifeco is 4.58%.

Great-West Lifeco's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0.36.

During the past 12 months, Great-West Lifeco's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 2.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 6.10% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 3.80% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Great-West Lifeco was 21.60% per year. The lowest was 0.80% per year. And the median was 14.00% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Great-West Lifeco Dividend Yield % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Yield % 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.

* Premium members only.

Great-West Lifeco Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Dividend Yield %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3.05 3.04 5.76 4.85 5.64

Great-West Lifeco Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Dividend Yield % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.26 6.50 5.64 5.02 4.67

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Dividend Yield % 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 Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Great-West Lifeco's Dividend Yield % falls into.



Great-West Lifeco Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Great-West Lifeco Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
CAD 0.4382021-09-012021-09-022021-09-30Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.789079
CAD 0.4382021-06-012021-06-022021-06-30Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.806192
CAD 0.4382021-03-022021-03-032021-03-31Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.795482
CAD 0.4382020-12-022020-12-032020-12-31Cash DividendquarterlyCAD:USD 0.784129

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Great-West Lifeco's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.390598316/29.92774
=4.65 %

Current Share Price is $29.92774.
Great-West Lifeco's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.390598316.

Great-West Lifeco's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.382466408/29.92774
=4.62 %

Current Share Price is $29.92774.
Great-West Lifeco's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.345616602 * 4 = $1.382466408.

* 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) Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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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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