China Life Insurance Company Limited Company Profile (NYSE:LFC)

About China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance Company Limited 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:LFC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.e-chinalife.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $87.22488 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,653,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.47
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.57
  • 52 Week Range: $12.16 - $16.61
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.82
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.38
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $92.94 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $8.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.14
  • Dividend Yield: 0.9%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $5.79 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.52%
  • Return on Equity: 6.67%
  • Return on Assets: 0.75%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.08%
  • Current Ratio: 6.66%
  • Quick Ratio: 14.17%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 480,638 shs.
  • Beta: 1.34
  • Short Ratio: 1.79
 

Frequently Asked Questions for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)

What is China Life Insurance Company Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

China Life Insurance Company Limited declared a None dividend on Monday, June 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given 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 Company Limited's Dividend History.

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

China Life Insurance Company Limited's stock split on 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 Limited stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

When will China Life Insurance Company Limited make its next earnings announcement?

China Life Insurance Company Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance Company Limited.

Are investors shorting China Life Insurance Company Limited?

China Life Insurance Company Limited saw a decline in short interest during the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 566,229 shares, a decline of 58.6% from the September 15th total of 1,367,512 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 413,502 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days.

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

Who are China Life Insurance Company Limited's key executives?

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

  • Mingsheng Yang, Chairman of the Board, Executive Director
  • Dairen Lin, President, Executive Director
  • Lijun Zhao, Finance Director, Vice President
  • Haifeng Xu, Vice President, Director
  • Hengping Xu, Vice President, Director
  • Mingguang Li, Vice President, Chief Actuary
  • Ying Zhou, Vice President
  • Yong Zheng, Secretary of the Board
  • Jiade Liu, Non-Executive Director
  • Sidong Wang, Non-Executive Director

How do I buy China Life Insurance Company Limited stock?

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

What is China Life Insurance Company Limited's stock price today?

One share of China Life Insurance Company Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.44.


MarketBeat Community Rating for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE LFC)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  153 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  248
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Life Insurance Company Limited 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

Consensus Ratings for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
Price Target History for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
Analysts' Ratings History for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/28/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeBuyLowView Rating Details
8/25/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyHighView Rating Details
8/25/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
8/17/2017Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformHighView Rating Details
8/16/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> BuyLowView Rating Details
3/24/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
9/29/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeReduce -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.69 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
Most Recent Dividend:8/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.14
Dividend Yield:0.91%
Dividend Growth:41.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:26.42% (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 Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)

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

Headlines

Headline Trends for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
Latest Headlines for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Down 58.6% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 17 at 2:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : October 10, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 7:54 PM
seekingalpha.com logoGenworth: 50% Upside In This Merger Arbitrage Stock
seekingalpha.com - October 9 at 4:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Short Interest Up 117.0% in September
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 3:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life's Revenues Grow on Premiums, Higher Costs Hurt
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoZhongAn Insurance IPO Draws Attention To Low Valuation Of Fanhua
seekingalpha.com - September 29 at 1:57 PM
marketwatch.com logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Taiping Reinsurance Company Limited and Its Subsidiary
www.marketwatch.com - September 29 at 1:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoNational Western Life Group (NWLI) vs. China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) vs. Genworth Financial (GNW) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 2:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 8:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoA private solution for China’s zombie company problem? Unlikely
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 7:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) & American Equity Investment Life Holding (AEL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 2:32 PM
streetinsider.com logoMetLife Hong Kong Expands Coverage for People with Diabetes and Introduces Insurtech Solution
www.streetinsider.com - September 20 at 1:37 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Sep 14
www.streetinsider.com - September 16 at 7:36 PM
thestreet.com logoLiNiu 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
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : September 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 9 at 4:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina 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
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) in Focus: Stock Moves 6% Higher
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 8:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 9:58 PM
zacks.com logoChina Life's (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/Y
www.zacks.com - August 25 at 7:57 AM
nasdaq.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited Announces 2017 Interim Results (H Shares)
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 7:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life's (LFC) 1H17 Earnings & Revenues Increase Y/Y
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 7:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Upgraded by Bank of America Corporation to "Buy"
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 7:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life and Baidu to launch $1 billion internet fund
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 8:36 AM
nasdaq.com logoPrudential Public Limited Company (PUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August ...
www.nasdaq.com - August 22 at 8:23 PM
News IconChina is pushing its Amazons and Googles to spend hundreds of millions on failing companies
www.businessinsider.com - August 22 at 8:23 PM
ft.com logoChina state-owned telecom privatisation seen as too timid
www.ft.com - August 22 at 5:37 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance says ‍Zhan Zhong resigns as employee representative supervisor
www.reuters.com - August 22 at 5:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) Lowers China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 9:28 PM
businesswire.com logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of China BOCOM Insurance Company Limited
www.businesswire.com - August 18 at 8:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Cut to "Market Perform" at Sanford C. Bernstein
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 17 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: Aviva Plc (AV) versus China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) and Primerica (PRI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Torchmark Corporation (TMK) & China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 15 at 7:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : July 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Play it Safe with These 4 China Insurance Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 6:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 8:38 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance says accumulated premium income for Jan-March was about rmb246.2 bln
www.reuters.com - April 13 at 9:13 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance says Liu Zhiyong resigned as supervisor
www.reuters.com - April 11 at 6:13 PM
bloomberg.com logoChina Insurance Probe Won't Halt Firms' Overseas Urge
www.bloomberg.com - April 10 at 5:54 PM
nasdaq.com logoAtlantic American Corporation (AAME) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 11, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - April 10 at 10:44 AM
reuters.com logoOld Mutual puts China insurance joint venture stake on block
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 10:47 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance to pay annual cash div as 0.48 yuan per share for FY 2016
www.reuters.com - March 31 at 6:18 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance announces 2016 dividend payment
www.reuters.com - March 30 at 11:37 PM
nasdaq.com logoPrudential Public Limited Company (PUK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 29, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 28 at 10:52 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China life insurance says proposed to enter into framework agreement with Chongqing Trust
www.reuters.com - March 23 at 11:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoChina Life Insurance 2016 says profit slides 45 pct, blames interest rates
www.nasdaq.com - March 23 at 6:49 PM

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China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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