Common share informationGreat-West Lifeco Stock Symbol: GWO
Stock exchange listingsGreat-West Lifeco’s common shares are listed as GWO on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Substantial issuer bid
On March 4, 2019, Great-West Lifeco Inc. (the Company) announced its board of directors had authorized the making of a substantial issuer bid, pursuant to which the Company would offer to repurchase for cancellation up to $2 billion of its common shares from shareholders for cash. On March 8, 2019, the Company announced the terms of its substantial issuer bid.
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- Letter of Transmittal (for Ownership Statement Holders)Opens in a new window
- Notice of Guaranteed DeliveryOpens in a new window
Common share investment data
|Market price per common share ($)||Dividends paid ($)||Dividend payout ratio(1)||Dividend yield(2)|
1 Ratio based on IFRS operating earnings.
2 Dividends as a percent of average high and low market price for the reporting period.
Market price performance shown above is not necessarily indicative of future market price performance.
Dividend record and payment datesDividend record dates for Great-West Lifeco's common shares are usually between the 1st and 4th of March, June, September and December. Dividends are usually paid the last day of each quarter.
Dividend history — common shares
|Declared date||Record date||Payment date||Quarterly dividend ($)|
|May 1||May 31||June 28||0.4130|
|Feb 6||Mar 1||Mar 29||0.4130|
|Oct 31||Dec 3||Dec 31||0.3890|
|Aug 1||Aug 31||Sept 28||0.3890|
|May 3||June 1||June 29||0.3890|
|Feb 8||Mar 1||Mar 29||0.3890|
|Nov 2||Dec 1||Dec 29||0.3670|
|Aug 2||Sept 1||Sept 29||0.3670|
|May 4||June 2||June 30||0.3670|
|Feb 9||Mar 3||Mar 31||0.3670|
|Nov 3||Dec 2||Dec 30||0.3460|
|Aug 3||Sept 2||Sept 30||0.3460|
|May 5||June 2||June 30||0.3460|
|Feb 11||Mar 3||Mar 31||0.3460|
|Nov 5||Dec 3||Dec 31||0.3260|
|Aug 5||Sept 2||Sept 30||0.3260|
|May 7||June 2||June 30||0.3260|
|Feb 12||Mar 3||Mar 31||0.3260|
|Nov 6||Dec 3||Dec 31||0.30750|
|Aug 6||Sept 2||Sept 30||0.30750|
|May 8||June 2||June 30||0.30750|
|Feb 13||Mar 3||Mar 31||0.30750|
|Nov 7||Dec 3||Dec 31||0.30750|
|July 31||Aug 30||Sept 30||0.30750|
|May 2||May 31||June 28||0.30750|
|Feb 7||Feb 28||Mar 28||0.30750|
|Nov 8||Dec 3||Dec 31||0.30750|
|Aug 1||Aug 31||Sept 28||0.30750|
|May 3||June 1||June 29||0.30750|
|Feb 9||Mar 2||Mar 30||0.30750|