China Life Insurance Co Ltd Company Profile (NYSE:LFC)

About China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)

China Life Insurance Co Ltd 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
  • Symbol: NYSE:LFC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.e-chinalife.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $95.57 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,856,190,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $15.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $14.54
  • 52 Week Range: $10.07 - $16.51
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 33.31
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $86.8 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.10
  • Book Value: $7.66 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.13
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.27
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $5.19 billion
  • 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%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 316,505 shs.
  • Beta: 1.32
  • Short Ratio: 2.63
 

Frequently Asked Questions for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)

What is China Life Insurance Co Ltd's stock symbol?

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

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

China Life Insurance Co Ltd declared a special dividend on Wednesday, May 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of $0.1741 per share on Monday, August 21st. This represents a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 6th. View China Life Insurance Co Ltd's Dividend History.

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

China Life Insurance Co Ltd's stock split on the morning of Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly issued shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, May 26th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of China Life Insurance Co Ltd stock prior to the split would have 300 shares after the split.

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

Who owns China Life Insurance Co Ltd stock?

China Life Insurance Co Ltd's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Credit Suisse AG (0.02%), Segantii Capital Management Ltd (0.01%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.01%), Karp Capital Management Corp (0.01%) and Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Life Insurance Co Ltd.

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

China Life Insurance Co Ltd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, LMR Partners LLP, Morgan Stanley, Jane Street Group LLC, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Advisors Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Life Insurance Co Ltd.

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

China Life Insurance Co Ltd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Karp Capital Management Corp, Credit Suisse AG, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Point72 Asia Hong Kong Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP, Profund Advisors LLC and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Life Insurance Co Ltd.

How do I buy China Life Insurance Co Ltd stock?

Shares of China Life Insurance Co Ltd 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 Co Ltd stock cost?

One share of China Life Insurance Co Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.32.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/25/2017Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> NeutralHighView Rating Details
3/24/2017Citigroup IncUpgradeSell -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
1/18/2017Credit Suisse Group AGUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/5/2017Daiwa Capital MarketsUpgradeHold -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeBuy -> Conviction-BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/29/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeReduce -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
8/26/2015Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (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 Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
Next Dividend:8/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.27
Dividend Yield:1.65%
Dividend Growth:41.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:71.05% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
75.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
55.10% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)

Dividend History by Quarter for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
Latest Headlines for China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Acquires U.S. Real Estate Portfolio for $950 Million
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 11:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 1:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 7:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Announces $0.17 Special Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 6:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co (LFC) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 11:44 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance Co. Ltd. :LFC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 6:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co (LFC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 4:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Co (LFC) Earns Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.31
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 12:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance Q1 Profit Rises 17% on Strong Premium Growth
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.38
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 10:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Announces Filing of 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 10:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Chinese Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Now
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company (LFC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 12:52 PM
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
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 6:47 PM
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
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 12:46 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
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC) Raised to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Life Insurance Company Ltd. (LFC) Upgraded to "Neutral" by Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:05 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
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Life Insurance reports FY net profit of RMB19.13 bln vs RMB34.70 bln
www.reuters.com - March 23 at 6:49 PM
bloomberg.com logoChina's UCF Group Backs $914 Million Deal for Hong Kong Insurer
www.bloomberg.com - March 21 at 11:15 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance appoints Yang Zheng as finance director
www.reuters.com - March 11 at 12:33 AM
nasdaq.com logoAmerican National Insurance Company (ANAT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ...
www.nasdaq.com - March 8 at 7:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoVoya Financial, Inc. (VOYA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 24, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 23 at 6:16 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance upgraded by Citigroup
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:17 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Taiping Insurance says Jan premium income of Taiping Life Insurance RMB 38.58 bln
www.reuters.com - February 16 at 4:59 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoWhy Is China Life Insurance Soaring?
blogs.barrons.com - February 5 at 11:05 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance expects decrease in FY profit
www.reuters.com - January 24 at 4:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Grand Opening of China Life Center and China Life International Financial Academy
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 8:05 PM
streetinsider.com logoCredit Suisse Upgrades China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC) to Outperform - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - January 18 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life Insurance upgraded by Credit Suisse
finance.yahoo.com - January 18 at 6:47 PM
bizjournals.com logoLife Insurance Stocks on Investors' Radar -- China Life Insurance, Primerica, Torchmark, and Reinsurance Group of America
www.bizjournals.com - January 10 at 7:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoNotable ETF Inflow Detected - VWO, CHL, INFY, LFC - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 6 at 6:55 PM
nasdaq.com logoLincoln National Corporation (LNC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 06, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 5 at 7:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoTorchmark Corporation (TMK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 04, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 3 at 9:59 PM
streetinsider.com logoClarification Announcement Regarding the Number of the Corporation's Shares Held by China Life Insurance (Overseas) Co., Ltd.
www.streetinsider.com - December 29 at 6:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Life's Premium Growth Strong Amid Economic Downturn
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 6:18 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-New China Life Insurance says Gong Xingfeng appointed company secretary
www.reuters.com - December 21 at 6:53 AM

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This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff