China Life Insurance Company Profile (NYSE:LFC)

About China Life Insurance

China Life Insurance logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited is a life insurance company. The Company and its subsidiaries are principally engaged in providing individual and group life insurance, annuity products, and accident and health insurance in China. It operates in five operating segments: Individual life insurance business, which relates to the sale of long-term insurance contracts and universal contracts; Group life insurance business, which relates to the sale of long-term insurance contracts and investment contracts; Short-term insurance business, which relates primarily to the sale of short-term insurance contracts; Supplementary major medical insurance business, which relates primarily to the sale of supplementary major medical insurance contracts, and Other businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LFC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $11.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $11.44
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.21
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.76
  • P/E Growth: 151.20
  • Market Cap: $68.55B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,834,444,000
  • Beta: 1.4
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $23.00 (95.74% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/1/2016Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/27/2015Bank of America Corp.Lower Price TargetBuy$26.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
8/26/2015Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
4/15/2015Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/17/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
9/26/2014Barclays PLCUpgradeOverweightView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.54 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
Annual Dividend:$0.27
Dividend Yield:2.30%
Payout Ratio:34.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.76% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
50.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:26.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/14/2016Annual$0.326/3/20166/7/20168/12/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoWaldorf Astoria owner Anbang plans Hong Kong IPO of life insurance unit: sources (NYSE:LFC)
ca.reuters.com - August 23 at 10:20 AM
News IconChinese Regulator Concerned Over Aggressive Insurers' Stock Market Speculation (NYSE:LFC)
www.chinamoneynetwork.com - August 20 at 10:04 AM
News IconLife Insurance: China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) Position of the day (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - August 19 at 5:54 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-China Ping An H1 profit climbs on one-off gain, life insurance growth (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - August 18 at 5:56 PM
News IconUpdate on China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) for the day (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - August 18 at 5:56 PM
publicnow.com logoNOTICE OF BOARD MEETING (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - August 15 at 8:05 AM
reuters.com logoChina, Hong Kong stocks rise, helped by lower bond yields, insurance deal (NYSE:LFC)
uk.reuters.com - August 11 at 6:13 PM
News IconIs China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - August 11 at 6:13 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance announces resignation of CFO (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - August 9 at 6:07 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Aug 08 (NYSE:LFC)
www.streetinsider.com - August 9 at 6:07 PM
wsj.com logoCFO Moves: Magellan Petroleum, China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
blogs.wsj.com - August 9 at 6:07 PM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - RESIGNATION OF VICE PRESIDENT (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - August 8 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer (NYSE:LFC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo6:04 am China Life Insurance announces Yang Zheng has tendered his resignation as CFO, effective immediately (NYSE:LFC)
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 10:37 AM
News IconThese life, health insurance companies made Fortune’s Global 500 (NYSE:LFC)
www.lifehealthpro.com - August 5 at 6:04 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - August 5 at 6:04 PM
fortune.com logoHow Apple Helped Didi Chuxing Outrun Uber in China (NYSE:LFC)
fortune.com - August 4 at 9:02 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - RESIGNATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 9:02 AM
News IconInsurance profits fall sharply in first half (NYSE:LFC)
www.ecns.cn - August 2 at 10:46 AM
publicnow.com logoMonthly Return for equity issuers on Movements in Securities for the month ended 31 July,2016 (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - August 2 at 10:46 AM
wsj.com logoMeet Taikang: The Chinese Insurance Giant That Just Bought a Big Chunk of Sotheby’s (NYSE:LFC)
www.wsj.com - July 30 at 8:49 AM
twst.com logoChina Life Insurance Co. Ltd.: ANNOUNCEMENT ON ESTIMATED PROFIT DECREASE FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2016 (NYSE:LFC)
www.twst.com - July 30 at 8:49 AM
4-traders.com logoLarge Cap Key Stocks of the Day: China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - July 30 at 8:49 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Jul 29 (NYSE:LFC)
www.streetinsider.com - July 29 at 8:53 AM
News IconChina Sets First-Ever Rules for Ride-Hailing Companies (NYSE:LFC)
www.meetings-conventions.com - July 29 at 8:53 AM
News IconChinese insurer Taikang buys leading stake in Sotheby's (NYSE:LFC)
asia.nikkei.com - July 29 at 8:53 AM
nytimes.com logoChinese Company Now Largest Sotheby’s Shareholder (NYSE:LFC)
www.nytimes.com - July 29 at 8:53 AM
4-traders.com logoChina Life Insurance : ANNOUNCEMENT - APPROVAL OF QUALIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR BY THE CIRC (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - July 29 at 8:53 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT ON ESTIMATED PROFIT DECREASE FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2016 (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - July 29 at 6:38 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - APPROVAL OF QUALIFICATION OF INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR BY THE CIRC (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - July 29 at 6:38 AM
bloomberg.com logoChina Life Profit May Drop Up to 70% on Investment Returns (NYSE:LFC)
www.bloomberg.com - July 29 at 5:05 AM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Hit $15.9? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - July 28 at 6:05 PM
wsj.com logoChina’s Taikang Life Insurance Takes 13.5% Stake in Sotheby’s (NYSE:LFC)
www.wsj.com - July 27 at 6:13 PM
News IconChinese buyers target foreign insurance companies (NYSE:LFC)
www.ecns.cn - July 27 at 8:49 AM
reuters.com logoChina insurers’ worst habits go almost unchecked (NYSE:LFC)
blogs.reuters.com - July 26 at 6:10 PM
bloomberg.com logoChina Life Endorses Wanda Commercial’s $4.4 Billion Buyout Bid (NYSE:LFC)
washpost.bloomberg.com - July 26 at 8:58 AM
wsj.com logoChinese Buyers on Acquisition Spree Eye Insurance Firms (NYSE:LFC)
www.wsj.com - July 26 at 8:58 AM
News IconChinese firms vie for ING Life Korea acquisition (NYSE:LFC)
m.koreaherald.com - July 25 at 6:04 PM
News IconChinese firms in fray to acquire ING Life (NYSE:LFC)
m.koreaherald.com - July 25 at 10:28 AM
News IconChinese enter Korean insurance industry (NYSE:LFC)
www.koreatimes.co.kr - July 25 at 10:28 AM
4-traders.com logoTodays Top Gainers in the Market China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) from Financial (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - July 24 at 5:33 PM
News IconAre Analysts Still Saying "Buy" this Stock: China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) - TGP (NYSE:LFC)
telanaganapress.com - July 22 at 5:51 PM
News IconIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC)? - The Daily Leicester (NYSE:LFC)
thedailyleicester.com - July 22 at 5:51 PM
News IconUpdate on China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) for the day - Twin County News (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - July 21 at 12:04 PM
investornewswire.com logoIs $16.41 Price Target Attainable For China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - July 21 at 12:04 PM
News IconAre Analysts Bullish China Life Insurance Company Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:LFC) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:LFC)
www.consumereagle.com - July 21 at 12:04 PM
News IconHigh Expectations Remain For China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) - TGP (NYSE:LFC)
telanaganapress.com - July 21 at 12:04 PM
News IconChina's reinsurance market drive at CAGR of over 40% by 2020 (NYSE:LFC)
www.whatech.com - July 18 at 6:04 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Life Insurance : Shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Rally 6.39% (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - July 18 at 6:04 PM
fidaily.com logoUBS Boosts Rating On China Life Insurance Company Li (LFC) To "Buy" - Finance Daily (NYSE:LFC)
www.fidaily.com - July 18 at 11:12 AM

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China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Chart for Thursday, August, 25, 2016


Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff