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

$15.25 +0.21 (+1.40 %)
(As of 02/23/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.25
Today's Range$15.08 - $15.25
52-Week Range$14.31 - $17.85
Volume412,504 shs
Average Volume890,522 shs
Market Capitalization$112.02 billion
P/E Ratio25.85
Dividend Yield1.14%
Beta1.44

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 Ratio25.8474576271186
Forward P/E Ratio17.53
P/E Growth0.54

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$81.43 billion
Price / Sales1.06
Cash Flow$0.57 per share
Price / Cash26.62
Book Value$8.19 per share
Price / Book1.86

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.59
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 declared a None dividend on Monday, June 5th. Stockholders 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'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 before market open on Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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, March, 22nd 2018. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC (0.06%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.02%), Millennium Management LLC (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.01%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.01%). 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 Millennium Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Profund Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Franklin Resources Inc. and Envestnet 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bain Capital Public Equity Management LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Aperio Group LLC and Jane Street Group 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 $15.25.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $112.02 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 $0.59 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:  114 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  187 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  301
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: HoldHoldBuyHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.252.292.502.43
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 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)
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
2/2/2018NomuraUpgradeReduce -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
1/8/2018Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
1/4/2018Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformMediumView Rating Details
1/4/2018Deutsche BankDowngradeBuy -> HoldMediumView Rating Details
12/13/2017Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
8/28/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeBuyLowView Rating Details
8/25/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral -> BuyHighView Rating Details
3/24/2017CitigroupUpgradeSell -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
9/29/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2016 forward)

Earnings

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance (NYSE LFC) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/22/2018        
9/8/2017Q2 2017$0.16$18.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.15$38.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2017Q4 2016$0.14$12.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q3 2016$0.08$17.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/8/2016Q2 2016$0.14$17.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1 2016$0.14$34.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/23/2016Q4 2015$0.02$5.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3 2015$0.07$15.57 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q2 2015$0.56$15.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q1 2015$0.35$30.97 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/25/2015Q4 2014$0.14$13.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q3 2014$0.26$16.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q2 2014$0.32$13.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2014Q1 2014$0.21$24.49 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/9/2014Q4 2013$0.03$9.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2013Q3 2013$0.22$15.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q2 2013$0.17$16.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.29$21.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/27/2013Q4 2012$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q3 2012($0.06)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/28/2012Q2 2012$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012Q1 2012$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/26/2012Q4 2011$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2011Q3 2011$0.10ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011Q4 2010$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2010Q3 2010$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2010Q2 2010$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2010Q1 2010$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2009Q3 2009$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.87 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.03 EPS

Dividends

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:8/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.14
Dividend Yield:0.92%
Dividend Growth:-13.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.73% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.09% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
13.59% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
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

Source:
DateHeadline
China regulator to assume management of Waldorf owner AnbangChina regulator to assume management of Waldorf owner Anbang
abcnews.go.com - February 23 at 8:24 AM
China seizes control of Anbang Insurance as chairman prosecutedChina seizes control of Anbang Insurance as chairman prosecuted
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 8:24 AM
China Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsChina Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 9:47 AM
Investors Buy Large Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)Investors Buy Large Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 14 at 7:38 PM
China’s Insurers Try Novel Approach to Elderly Care: Building Retirement HomesChina’s Insurers Try Novel Approach to Elderly Care: Building Retirement Homes
www.wsj.com - February 14 at 9:51 AM
BRIEF-China Taiping Insurance Posts Jan‍ Taiping Life Insurance Co Premium Income Of RMB35.98 BlnBRIEF-China Taiping Insurance Posts Jan‍ Taiping Life Insurance Co Premium Income Of RMB35.98 Bln
www.reuters.com - February 13 at 9:58 AM
Leading China based Life Insurer Adopts InsureMOLeading China based Life Insurer Adopts InsureMO
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 3:46 PM
BRIEF-New China Life Insurances Jan Gross Premium Income At 18.6 Bln YuanBRIEF-New China Life Insurance's Jan Gross Premium Income At 18.6 Bln Yuan
www.reuters.com - February 11 at 9:43 AM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Stock Rating Upgraded by NomuraChina Life Insurance (LFC) Stock Rating Upgraded by Nomura
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 3 at 12:04 AM
UPDATE 2-China insurers 2017 operating cash flow slides 65 pct amid crackdown -sourceUPDATE 2-China insurers' 2017 operating cash flow slides 65 pct amid crackdown -source
www.cnbc.com - January 31 at 10:10 AM
BRIEF-China Life Expects 2017 Net Profit To Rise 55-75 Percent Y/YBRIEF-China Life Expects 2017 Net Profit To Rise 55-75 Percent Y/Y
www.reuters.com - January 30 at 3:45 PM
China Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesChina Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 10:34 AM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchChina Life Insurance (LFC) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 24 at 8:34 PM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchChina Life Insurance (LFC) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 23 at 8:02 PM
BRIEF-China Life Insurance Says 2017 Accumulated Premium Income Was About RMB 512.3 BlnBRIEF-China Life Insurance Says 2017 Accumulated Premium Income Was About RMB 512.3 Bln
www.reuters.com - January 16 at 9:43 AM
GE to Take $6.2 Billion Charge After Being Burned by InsuranceGE to Take $6.2 Billion Charge After Being Burned by Insurance
www.bloomberg.com - January 16 at 9:43 AM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Lowered to Underperform at Credit Suisse GroupChina Life Insurance (LFC) Lowered to Underperform at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 5:04 PM
China Life Insurance (LFC) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche BankChina Life Insurance (LFC) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 8:20 AM
Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Jan 03Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Jan 03
www.streetinsider.com - January 3 at 8:51 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 - January 2 at 10:00 AM
Investors Purchase Large Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)Investors Purchase Large Volume of China Life Insurance Put Options (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 3:50 AM
ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 26, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : December 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 9:02 AM
Emergent Capital (EMGC) and China Life Insurance (LFC) Financial AnalysisEmergent Capital (EMGC) and China Life Insurance (LFC) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 7:14 PM
Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Dec 19Form 6-K CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO For: Dec 19
www.streetinsider.com - December 20 at 5:09 PM
China Stocks-Factors to watch on WednesdayChina Stocks-Factors to watch on Wednesday
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 9:42 AM
Comparing Security National Financial (SNFCA) & China Life Insurance (LFC)Comparing Security National Financial (SNFCA) & China Life Insurance (LFC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 11:38 PM
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

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