China Life Insurance Company Company Profile (NYSE:LFC)

About China Life Insurance Company

China Life Insurance Company logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited is a life insurance company. The Company provides a range of insurance products, including individual and group life insurance, health insurance and accident insurance products. It operates through four segments: life insurance, health insurance, accident insurance and other. Its life insurance segment offers participating and non-participating life insurance and annuities to individuals and groups. Its health insurance segment offers short-term and long-term health insurance to individuals and groups. Its accident insurance segment offers short-term and long-term accident insurance to individuals and groups. Its other segment reports the results of the insurance policy management services that it provides to China Life Insurance (Group) Company (CLIC), and the sales agency services that it provides to China Life Property and Casualty Insurance Company Limited (CLPCIC), as well as the results of its associates, joint ventures and subsidiaries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LFC
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.17
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $13.23
  • 52-Week Range: $10.07 - $15.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 43.22
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 31.76
  • P/E Growth: -6.13
  • Market Cap: $88.64B
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,696,363,000
  • Beta: 1.32
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 2.69%
  • Return on Equity: 4.52%
  • Return on Assets: 0.56%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.27%
  • Current Ratio: 21.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 21.84%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
1/18/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
1/5/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> OutperformView Rating Details
11/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeBuy -> Conviction-BuyView Rating Details
9/29/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
9/27/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeReduce -> HoldView Rating Details
8/27/2015Bank of America CorpLower Price TargetBuy$26.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
8/26/2015Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
4/15/2015Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.36 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.49 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC)
Annual Dividend:$0.27
Dividend Yield:1.74%
Dividend Growth:41.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:71.05% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
75.00% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
55.10% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Headlines

Latest Headlines for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC)
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Taiping Insurance says Jan premium income of Taiping Life Insurance RMB 38.58 bln (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - February 16 at 4:59 PM
4-traders.com logoNew China Life Insurance : NCI January premium income down 22% to Rmb16.95bn (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - February 15 at 9:22 PM
News IconVolatility Spiking as Shares Ride the Wave: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:LFC)
aikenadvocate.com - February 9 at 7:14 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Hit $16.96? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - February 9 at 12:03 AM
News IconChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Shares Gapping Up BMO - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:LFC)
aikenadvocate.com - February 6 at 6:22 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoWhy Is China Life Insurance Soaring? (NYSE:LFC)
blogs.barrons.com - February 5 at 11:05 PM
News IconEquity In Focus: Stock Strength Indicator Watch On China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:LFC)
wsbeacon.com - January 30 at 6:56 PM
News IconIs China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 27 at 8:27 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance expects decrease in FY profit (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - January 24 at 4:37 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 21 at 6:01 PM
News IconInvestors are Looking at Levels for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC) - Sherwood Daily (NYSE:LFC)
sherwooddaily.com - January 20 at 9:38 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Life Insurance : ANNOUNCEMENT OF PREMIUM INCOME (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - January 19 at 8:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Grand Opening of China Life Center and China Life International Financial Academy (NYSE:LFC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 8:05 PM
investornewswire.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Strong Sell Recommendations At 0 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - January 18 at 6:47 PM
streetinsider.com logoCredit Suisse Upgrades China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC) to Outperform - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:LFC)
www.streetinsider.com - January 18 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance upgraded by Credit Suisse (NYSE:LFC)
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 6:47 PM
News IconRunning on Fumes? Stock Sluggish Out of the Gate: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:LFC)
aikenadvocate.com - January 17 at 11:39 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) from Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 15 at 10:53 PM
4-traders.com logoNew China Life Insurance : ANNOUNCEMENT RELATING TO PREMIUM INCOME (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - January 14 at 12:35 AM
bizjournals.com logoLife Insurance Stocks on Investors' Radar -- China Life Insurance, Primerica, Torchmark, and Reinsurance Group of America (NYSE:LFC)
www.bizjournals.com - January 10 at 7:09 PM
News IconHigh Market Cap Stock of the Day – China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 10 at 7:09 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : January 9, 2017 (NYSE:LFC)
www.capitalcube.com - January 9 at 7:00 PM
News IconLarge Cap Life Insurance: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 6 at 11:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Inflow Detected - VWO, CHL, INFY, LFC - Nasdaq (NYSE:LFC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 6 at 6:55 PM
News IconUpdate on China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) for the day (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 6 at 5:42 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Upgrades – China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Stock Gets Upgraded By Daiwa Capital Markets from Hold to Outperform (NYSE:LFC)
marketexclusive.com - January 6 at 5:42 AM
nasdaq.com logoLincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 06, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:LFC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 5 at 7:38 PM
investornewswire.com logoCan Shares Of China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Hit $16.33? - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - January 5 at 7:38 PM
News IconChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) from Life Insurance – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 5 at 5:10 AM
publicnow.com logoMonthly Return for equity issuers on Movements in Securities for the month ended 31 Dec,2016 (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 5:10 AM
News IconLife Insurance: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Position of the day (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - January 4 at 3:01 AM
nasdaq.com logoTorchmark Corporation (TMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 04, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:LFC)
www.nasdaq.com - January 3 at 9:59 PM
News IconChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Under Analyst Spotlight - UK Market News (NYSE:LFC)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 3 at 9:59 PM
4-traders.com logoCentral China Securities : CONNECTED TRANSACTION ESTABLISHMENT OF the LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - December 30 at 6:38 PM
openpr.com logoUnited States, EU, Japan, China, India and Southeast Asia Life Insurance Market Size, Share, Analysis, Growth and Demand (NYSE:LFC)
www.openpr.com - December 30 at 4:24 AM
4-traders.com logoChina Regulator Curbs Products of Two More Insurance Firms (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - December 29 at 6:19 PM
streetinsider.com logoClarification Announcement Regarding the Number of the Corporation's Shares Held by China Life Insurance (Overseas) Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LFC)
www.streetinsider.com - December 29 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life's Premium Growth Strong Amid Economic Downturn (NYSE:LFC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 6:18 PM
investornewswire.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Strong Buy Recommendations At 2 - Investor Newswire (NYSE:LFC)
www.investornewswire.com - December 28 at 6:11 PM
4-traders.com logoNew China Life Insurance : CHANGE OF COMPANY SECRETARY (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - December 27 at 10:35 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE FIRST EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING 2016 (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - December 27 at 10:35 AM
News IconTicker Tracker: Looking at China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:LFC)
stocktalkdaily.com - December 22 at 12:08 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance says Gong Xingfeng appointed company secretary (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - December 21 at 6:53 AM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) from Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)
twincountynews.com - December 21 at 6:53 AM
4-traders.com logoChina Life Insurance : ANNOUNCEMENT - CONNECTED TRANSACTION - PROPOSED INVESTMENT IN TRUST SCHEME (NYSE:LFC)
www.4-traders.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance, China Life Property and Casualty to invest in Qingdao PPP project (NYSE:LFC)
www.reuters.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM
forbes.com logoChina Billionaires Team Up To Help Form New Insurer (NYSE:LFC)
www.forbes.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Clamps Down On 'Barbaric' Insurance Sector (NYSE:LFC)
seekingalpha.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - NOMINATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM
publicnow.com logoANNOUNCEMENT - NOMINATION OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS (NYSE:LFC)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 11:56 AM

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What is China Life Insurance Company's stock symbol?

China Life Insurance Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LFC."

How often does China Life Insurance Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Life Insurance Company?

China Life Insurance Company announced an annual dividend on Thursday, April 14th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.324 per share on Friday, August 12th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 3rd.

When did China Life Insurance Company's stock split? How did China Life Insurance Company's stock split work?

China Life Insurance Company shares split on the morning of Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, May 26th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of China Life Insurance Company stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

Who owns China Life Insurance Company stock?

China Life Insurance Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.01%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.01%), Glacier Peak Capital LLC (0.00%), Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. (0.00%) and Comerica Bank (0.00%).

Who sold China Life Insurance Company stock? Who is selling China Life Insurance Company stock?

China Life Insurance Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Franklin Resources Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC.

Who bought China Life Insurance Company stock? Who is buying China Life Insurance Company stock?

China Life Insurance Company's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glacier Peak Capital LLC, Ellington Management Group LLC, Comerica Bank, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. and State Street Corp.

How do I buy China Life Insurance Company stock?

Shares of China Life Insurance Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of China Life Insurance Company stock cost?

One share of China Life Insurance Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.56.

China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Life Insurance Company (NYSE:LFC)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff