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Which Great-West Lifeco Preferred Should I Buy

This compare tool helps you determine Which Great-West Lifeco Preferred you Should Buy. In this section we provide additional information to help you make the right decision. This information includes

  1. A number of what if scenarios for the 5 year resets. The scenarios are based on the various yields of the G.O.C. 5 year bond.
  2. A line graph chart with the historical yields of all preferreds issued.
  3. Links to the prospectus of each preferred.


Reset Scenarios Based on Various G.O.C. 5 Year Bond Yield Rates

The following table presents 6 scenarios, of the issues resetting based on different 5 Year Bond rates. Each scenario consists of 3 columns and grouped by color. The rates assumed for the reset are as follows:
  • Scenario 1: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 2.50%
  • Scenario 2: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 3.0%
  • Scenario 3: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 3.50%
  • Scenario 4: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 4.00%
  • Scenario 5: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 4.5%
  • Scenario 6: 5YR GOC Rate is set at 5.0%

Note: Only the first 3 "What if scenarios" of the total 6 are available on the Free Site. All 6 scenarios can be viewed in the premium site

For more information please review our video and/or post. Links available at the bottom of the page

Rank Preferreds - Compare Reset Scenarios

Last Updated: Market Data 2023-Nov-24 17:31, Model Metrics 2023-Nov-27 18:08
Credit RatingSymbolReset Date Y/M/DCurrent (Yield Dividend)
5Yr @ 2.50%. Reset (Yield Dividend)Scenario: 1 yield and dividend based on GOC 5yr Rate of 5Yr @ 2.50%.
5Yr @ 2.50%. Blended (Yield Dividend)5Yr @ 2.50%. Rate Change (percent | to value )
5Yr @ 3.0%. Reset (Yield Dividend)Scenario: 2 yield and dividend based on GOC 5yr Rate of 5Yr @ 3.0%.
5Yr @ 3.0%. Blended (Yield Dividend)5Yr @ 3.0%. Rate Change (percent | to value )
5Yr @ 3.50%. Reset (Yield Dividend)Scenario: 3 yield and dividend based on GOC 5yr Rate of 5Yr @ 3.50%.
5Yr @ 3.50%. Blended (Yield Dividend)5Yr @ 3.50%. Rate Change (percent | to value )
Pfd2HGWO-N GWO.PR.N CA39138C7917 2025DEC3103.34% $0.43737.25% $0.9505.49% $0.71090% 7.25%8.21% $1.0806.03% $0.79090% 8.21%9.16% $1.2006.54% $0.85090% 9.16%

Current yields over time

The graph below shows the current yield of each Great-West Lifeco preferred share, over time. Place the mouse cursor over the graph to reveal data like (date, ticker and current Yield).
When viewing the graph below keep in mind the following
  1. The yield has an inverse relationshlp to the share price. As the share price rises towards face value the yield gets lower.
  2. For 5 year resets, at reset time the yield usually makes a substantial move up or down when the reset takes effect.

Press Release Summaries

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Additional Information

Continue to Which Lifeco should I Buy – Page 1 of 3 where you can find:

  1. Lifeco Brief Overview
  2. Latest Lifeco Credit Ratings
  3. Lifeco Common Share Metrics
  4. Overall Preferred Share Metrics across all Lifeco preferreds

Additional Information

Continue to Lifeco Preferreds Consolidated Short Position Report page 3 of 3 where you can find

  1. Consolidated Short Position Reports for each Lifeco Preferred