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Great-West Lifeco's Preferred Series H Shares Cross 5% Yield Mark

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In trading on Tuesday, shares of Great-West Lifeco Inc's Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series H (TSX: GWO-PRH.TO ) were yielding above the 5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $1.2125), with shares changing hands as low as $24.18 on the day. As of last close, GWO.PRH was trading at a 2.56% discount to its liquidation preference amount. Investors should keep in mind that the shares are not cumulative , meaning that in the event of a missed payment, the company does not have to pay the balance of missed dividends to preferred shareholders before resuming a common dividend.

The chart below shows the one year performance of GWO.PRH shares, versus GWO:

Performance Comparison Chart

Below is a dividend history chart for GWO.PRH, showing historical dividend payments on Great-West Lifeco Inc's Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series H:

GWO.PRH+Dividend+History+Chart

In Tuesday trading, Great-West Lifeco Inc's Non-Cumulative First Preferred Shares, Series H (TSX: GWO-PRH.TO ) is currently down about 0.6% on the day, while the common shares (TSX: GWO.TO ) are down about 0.7%.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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