May 26th, 2024

Power Corp. reports net earnings of $709 million in first quarter

By The Canadian Press on May 8, 2024.

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MONTREAL – Power Corp. of Canada says its net earnings for the first quarter were $709 million, up from $313 million a year earlier.

The Montreal-based management and holding company says net earnings per share were $1.09, up from 47 cents during the same quarter last year.

Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $727 million or $1.12 per share.

That’s up from $588 million, or 88 cents per share, a year earlier.

Power Corp., which holds a 70.49 per cent interest in Great-West Lifeco, says that company’s net earnings from continuing operations were $702 million.

Power Corp. holds a 59.10 per cent stake in IGM Financial Inc. and says that company’s net earnings from continuing operations were $139 million.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 8, 2024.

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