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NYSE:LFCChina Life Insurance Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.23 (+2.54 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.30
50-Day Range
MA: $10.01
52-Week Range
Now: $9.30
Volume705,596 shs
Average Volume547,520 shs
Market Capitalization$52.57 billion
P/E Ratio7.50
Dividend Yield0.88%
China Life Insurance Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a life insurance company in the People's Republic of China. It operates in four segments: Life Insurance Business, Health Insurance Business, Accident Insurance Business, and Other Businesses. The company offers individual and group life, annuity, accident, and health insurance products, as well as pension products. It is also involved in the asset management, annuity, retirement properties investment, fund management, financial service, health management, investment, investment management, and reinsurance businesses. China Life Insurance Company Limited 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.24 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.55 billion
Cash Flow$1.65 per share
Book Value$10.48 per share


Net Income$8.43 billion


Outstanding Shares5,652,941,000
Market Cap$52.57 billion
Next Earnings Date8/27/2020 (Estimated)

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China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has China Life Insurance's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

China Life Insurance's stock was trading at $10.78 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LFC stock has decreased by 13.7% and is now trading at $9.30. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of China Life Insurance?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Life Insurance in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for China Life Insurance.

When is China Life Insurance's next earnings date?

China Life Insurance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 27th 2020. View our earnings forecast for China Life Insurance.

How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter?

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The financial services provider earned $49.15 billion during the quarter. China Life Insurance had a net margin of 6.50% and a return on equity of 12.18%. View China Life Insurance's earnings history.

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

China Life Insurance announced an annual dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.5134 per share on Wednesday, September 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 6th. This is a boost from China Life Insurance's previous annual dividend of $0.12. 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 the morning of Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly issued shares were payable 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.

What price target have analysts set for LFC?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for China Life Insurance's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.30 to $20.30. On average, they expect China Life Insurance's share price to reach $20.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 118.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for China Life Insurance.

Has China Life Insurance been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LFC stock has trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. China Life Insurance earned a coverage optimism score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutChina Life Insurance.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of China Life Insurance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other China Life Insurance investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Bank of America (BAC), Baidu (BIDU), Micron Technology (MU), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Caterpillar (CAT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

Who are China Life Insurance's key executives?

China Life Insurance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bin Wang, Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Hengxuan Su, Pres, Principal Exec. Officer & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Lijun Zhao, VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Ms. Hong Yang, GM of the Operation Service Center & Director of Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. Ruan Qi, VP (Age 53)

What is China Life Insurance's stock symbol?

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

Who are China Life Insurance's major shareholders?

China Life Insurance's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.01%), Morgan Stanley (0.01%), Morgan Stanley (0.01%) and Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Natixis Advisors L.P., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Wetherby Asset Management Inc., and Atlas Capital Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Securities LLC, Augustine Asset Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Trexquant Investment LP, Engineers Gate Manager LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC, and UBS Group AG.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is China Life Insurance's stock price today?

One share of LFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.30.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $52.57 billion and generates $105.55 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $8.43 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.48 on an earnings per share basis. China Life Insurance employs 103,826 workers across the globe.

What is China Life Insurance's official website?

The official website for China Life Insurance is www.e-chinalife.com.

How can I contact China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance's mailing address is 12F CHINA LIFE PLAZA A NO.16 FINANCIAL STREET XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING F4, 100033. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-6363-1191 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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