China Life Insurance Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:LFC)

$15.38 -0.20 (-1.28 %)
(As of 12/15/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.38
Today's Range$15.33 - $15.45
52-Week Range$12.74 - $17.85
Volume597,173 shs
Average Volume497,680 shs
Market Capitalization$116.87 billion
P/E Ratio29.4
Dividend Yield1.13%
Beta1.38

About China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance 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 three segments: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Accident Insurance. Its Life Insurance segment provides participating and non-participating life insurance and annuities to individuals and groups. Its Health Insurance segment provides short-term and long-term health insurance to individuals and groups. Its Accident Insurance segment provides short-term and long-term accident insurance to individuals and groups.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life Insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSE:LFC
CUSIPN/A
Phone+86-10-63633333

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08%
Current Ratio11.01%
Quick Ratio11.01%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.4
Forward P/E Ratio24.41
P/E Growth1.8

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$81.43 billion
Price / Sales1.07
Cash Flow$0.56 per share
Price / Cash27.58
Book Value$8.19 per share
Price / Book1.88

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.56
Net Income$2.88 billion
Net Margins5.21%
Return on Equity10.32%
Return on Assets1.16%

Miscellaneous

Employees99,739
Outstanding Shares5,652,940,000

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 announced a None dividend on Monday, June 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.137 per share on Friday, August 11th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. View China Life Insurance's Dividend History.

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

Shares of China Life Insurance 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 payable 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.

When will China Life Insurance make its next earnings announcement?

China Life Insurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance.

Who are some of China Life Insurance's key competitors?

Who are China Life Insurance's key executives?

China Life Insurance's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mingsheng Yang, Chairman of the Board, Executive Director (Age 62)
  • Dairen Lin, President, Executive Director (Age 59)
  • Lijun Zhao, Finance Director, Vice President (Age 54)
  • Qi Ruan, Chief Information Officer (Age 51)
  • Haifeng Xu, Vice President, Director (Age 48)
  • Hengping Xu, Vice President, Director (Age 59)
  • Mingguang Li, Vice President, Chief Actuary (Age 48)
  • Jianyou Xiao, Vice President (Age 49)
  • Yong Zheng, Secretary of the Board (Age 55)
  • Jiade Liu, Non-Executive Director (Age 54)

Who owns China Life Insurance stock?

China Life Insurance's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.01%) and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Life Insurance.

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

China Life Insurance's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Athos Capital Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Aperio Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Stevens Capital Management LP and Augustine Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Life Insurance.

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

China Life Insurance's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., OxFORD Asset Management LLP, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Jane Street Group LLC, Trexquant Investment LP and Nine Chapters Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Life Insurance.

How do I buy China Life Insurance stock?

Shares of China Life Insurance 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 China Life Insurance stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.38.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $116.87 billion and generates $81.43 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.88 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.56 on an earnings per share basis. China Life Insurance employs 99,739 workers across the globe.

How can I contact China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance's mailing address is No. 16 Financial Street, Xicheng District, BEIJING, BEJ 100033, China. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at +86-10-63633333 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for China Life Insurance (LFC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  104 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  272
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Life Insurance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.292.432.432.67
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/13/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
8/28/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeBuyLowView Rating Details
8/25/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> BuyHighView Rating Details
8/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
8/17/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformHighView Rating Details
3/24/2017CitigroupUpgradeSell -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
9/29/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/16/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.69 EPS

Dividends

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:8/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.14
Dividend Yield:0.91%
Dividend Growth:41.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:25.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.22% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
20.29% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/5/2017None$0.146/13/20176/15/20178/11/2017
5/17/2017special$0.172.06%6/6/20176/8/20178/21/2017
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)

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Headlines

China Life Insurance (NYSE LFC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of China Taiping Insurance (HK) Company LimitedA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of China Taiping Insurance (HK) Company Limited
www.businesswire.com - December 16 at 9:40 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 15, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 5:45 PM
Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Dec 12Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Dec 12
www.streetinsider.com - December 13 at 5:22 PM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Cut to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs GroupChina Life Insurance (LFC) Cut to "Neutral" at Goldman Sachs Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 11:50 AM
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 1:38 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 8 at 9:52 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 5, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 5:08 PM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Upgraded by UBS to "Buy"China Life Insurance (LFC) Upgraded by UBS to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:22 AM
China Life Gears Up for Deals as Capital Curbs Restrain RivalsChina Life Gears Up for Deals as Capital Curbs Restrain Rivals
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 5:12 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (LFC)China Life Insurance Company Limited Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 1:26 AM
Critical Analysis: Atlantic American Corporation (AAME) and China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC)Critical Analysis: Atlantic American Corporation (AAME) and China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 7:28 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) vs. Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Head-To-Head ReviewChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) vs. Fidelity and Guaranty Life (FGL) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 9:42 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : November 21, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : November 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 1:52 AM
China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. :LFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 20, 2017China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. :LFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : November 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 2:32 AM
BRIEF-Peoples Insurance Group Of China posts ‍aggregate premiums income for unitsBRIEF-People's Insurance Group Of China posts ‍aggregate premiums income for units
www.reuters.com - November 17 at 12:54 PM
Head to Head Review: China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) versus Atlantic American Corporation (AAME)Head to Head Review: China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) versus Atlantic American Corporation (AAME)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 1:08 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 10:54 AM
Chinas Great Financial Wall Tumbles DownChina's Great Financial Wall Tumbles Down
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 4:22 PM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : November 8, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : November 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 6:51 PM
BRIEF-King Fook Holdings says unit sold 1.1 mln China Life Insurance sharesBRIEF-King Fook Holdings says unit sold 1.1 mln China Life Insurance shares
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 1:49 PM
Beware Cap-in-Hand XiBeware Cap-in-Hand Xi
finance.yahoo.com - October 30 at 6:06 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesChina Life Insurance Company Limited 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - October 28 at 7:40 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 4:42 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 9:06 AM
Health Insurance Innovations: Set Aside Debunked Fraud Claims And Focus On FundamentalsHealth Insurance Innovations: Set Aside Debunked Fraud Claims And Focus On Fundamentals
seekingalpha.com - October 18 at 4:03 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Down 58.6% in SeptemberChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Down 58.6% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 2:50 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : October 10, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 7:54 PM
Genworth: 50% Upside In This Merger Arbitrage StockGenworth: 50% Upside In This Merger Arbitrage Stock
seekingalpha.com - October 9 at 4:26 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Up 117.0% in SeptemberChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Up 117.0% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 3:32 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 26, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:28 PM
China Life's Revenues Grow on Premiums, Higher Costs HurtChina Life's Revenues Grow on Premiums, Higher Costs Hurt
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:28 PM
ZhongAn Insurance IPO Draws Attention To Low Valuation Of FanhuaZhongAn Insurance IPO Draws Attention To Low Valuation Of Fanhua
seekingalpha.com - September 29 at 1:57 PM
A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Taiping Reinsurance Company Limited and Its SubsidiaryA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Taiping Reinsurance Company Limited and Its Subsidiary
www.marketwatch.com - September 29 at 1:57 PM
National Western Life Group (NWLI) vs. China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Head to Head AnalysisNational Western Life Group (NWLI) vs. China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 12:32 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) vs. Genworth Financial (GNW) Critical ContrastChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) vs. Genworth Financial (GNW) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 2:20 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 8:45 AM
A private solution for China’s zombie company problem? UnlikelyA private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 7:51 PM
Contrasting China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) & American Equity Investment Life Holding (AEL)Contrasting China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) & American Equity Investment Life Holding (AEL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 2:32 PM
MetLife Hong Kong Expands Coverage for People with Diabetes and Introduces Insurtech SolutionMetLife Hong Kong Expands Coverage for People with Diabetes and Introduces Insurtech Solution
www.streetinsider.com - September 20 at 1:37 AM
Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Sep 14Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Sep 14
www.streetinsider.com - September 16 at 7:36 PM
LiNiu Technology Group Announces Strategic Cooperation Agreement With The Peoples Insurance Company Of China Limiteds Guangzhou BranchLiNiu Technology Group Announces Strategic Cooperation Agreement With The Peoples Insurance Company Of China Limited's Guangzhou Branch
www.thestreet.com - September 11 at 10:19 PM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 9, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 4:41 AM
China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. :LFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. :LFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 5:10 AM
China Life Insurance Company (LFC) in Focus: Stock Moves 6% HigherChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) in Focus: Stock Moves 6% Higher
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 8:06 PM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded at Credit Suisse GroupChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 9:58 PM
China Lifes (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/YChina Life's (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/Y
www.zacks.com - August 25 at 7:57 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited Announces 2017 Interim Results (H Shares)China Life Insurance Company Limited Announces 2017 Interim Results (H Shares)
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 7:57 AM
China Life's (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/YChina Life's (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/Y
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 7:55 AM
China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded by Bank of America Corporation to "Buy"China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded by Bank of America Corporation to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 7:28 AM
China Life and Baidu to launch $1 billion internet fundChina Life and Baidu to launch $1 billion internet fund
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 8:36 AM

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