NYSE:LFC - China Life Insurance Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.06 +0.23 (+1.94 %) (As of 01/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$11.83Today's Range$11.99 - $12.1252-Week Range$9.85 - $17.32Volume670,902 shsAverage Volume744,040 shsMarket Capitalization$68.17 billionP/E Ratio12.97Dividend Yield2.14%Beta1.31 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email China Life Insurance Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a life insurance company in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in four segments: Life Insurance Business, Health Insurance Business, Accident Insurance Business, and Other Business. It offers individual and group life, annuity, accident, and health insurance products, as well as provides pension products. The company is also involved in reinsurance business; the asset management, fund management, and health management activities; retirement properties investment; and provision of financial services. It sells its products through agents, direct sales representatives, and dedicated and non-dedicated agencies. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. China Life Insurance Company Limited is a subsidiary of China Life Insurance (Group) Company Limited. Receive LFC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LFC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:LFC Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.e-chinalife.com Phone86-10-6363-3333Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.06 Current Ratio9.10 Quick Ratio9.10Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.97 Forward P/E Ratio20.79 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$105.48 billion Price / Sales0.65 Cash Flow$0.9837 per share Price / Cash Flow12.26 Book Value$8.52 per share Price / Book1.42Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.93 Net Income$4.77 billion Net Margins4.03% Return on Equity7.73% Return on Assets0.85%Miscellaneous Employees102,297 Outstanding Shares5,652,941,000Market Cap$68.17 billion OptionableOptionable China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions What is China Life Insurance's stock symbol? China Life Insurance trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LFC." How often does China Life Insurance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Life Insurance? China Life Insurance declared an annual dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 13th will be given a dividend of $0.3185 per share on Thursday, August 16th. This represents a yield of 2.3%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 12th. View China Life Insurance's Dividend History. When did China Life Insurance's stock split? How did China Life Insurance's stock split work? China Life Insurance shares split on Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, May 26th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of China Life Insurance stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split. How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter? China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.30. The financial services provider earned $19.76 billion during the quarter. China Life Insurance had a net margin of 4.03% and a return on equity of 7.73%. View China Life Insurance's Earnings History. When is China Life Insurance's next earnings date? China Life Insurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance. What price target have analysts set for LFC? 10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for China Life Insurance's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.85 to $13.85. On average, they expect China Life Insurance's share price to reach $13.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for China Life Insurance. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for China Life Insurance? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Life Insurance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for China Life Insurance. Has China Life Insurance been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about LFC stock has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. China Life Insurance earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of China Life Insurance's key competitors? Some companies that are related to China Life Insurance include AXA (AXAHY), Prudential Public (PUK), Metlife (MET), Prudential Financial (PRU), SWISS RE LTD/S (SSREY), Manulife Financial (MFC), Sun Life Financial (SLF), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), AEGON (AEG), Lincoln National (LNC), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Torchmark (TMK), Scor (SCRYY) and Athene (ATH). Who are China Life Insurance's key executives? China Life Insurance's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Lijun Zhao, VP & CFO (Age 55)Mr. Hengping Xu, VP, COO & Exec. Director (Age 60)Mr. Ruan Qi, VP (Age 52)Mr. Zhong Zhan, Marketing Director (Age 50)Mr. Mingguang Li, Board Sec., Chief Actuary & VP (Age 49) Who are China Life Insurance's major shareholders? China Life Insurance's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.01%), Portland Global Advisors LLC (0.00%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%) and Quadrant Capital Group LLC (0.00%). Which major investors are selling China Life Insurance stock? LFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Which major investors are buying China Life Insurance stock? LFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Quadrant Capital Group LLC and Portland Global Advisors LLC. How do I buy shares of China Life Insurance? Shares of LFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is China Life Insurance's stock price today? One share of LFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.06. How big of a company is China Life Insurance? China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $68.17 billion and generates $105.48 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.93 on an earnings per share basis. China Life Insurance employs 102,297 workers across the globe. What is China Life Insurance's official website? The official website for China Life Insurance is http://www.e-chinalife.com. How can I contact China Life Insurance? China Life Insurance's mailing address is 16 FINANCIAL STREET XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING F4, 100033. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-6363-3333 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for China Life Insurance (NYSE LFC)Community Ranking: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 185 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 265 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 450MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Life Insurance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of momentum investing?