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China Life Insurance Stock Forecast, Price & News

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(As of 02/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.97
50-Day Range
MA: $10.97
52-Week Range
Now: $10.97
Volume668,741 shs
Average Volume468,519 shs
Market Capitalization$62.01 billion
P/E Ratio9.14
Dividend Yield4.01%
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 contracts, accident, and health insurance products. It is also involved in the third-party asset management, annuity funds, fund management, investment management, pension security, occupational pension, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Year Founded1931



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.55 billion
Cash Flow$1.53 per share
Book Value$10.48 per share


Net Income$8.43 billion


Outstanding Shares5,652,940,000
Market Cap$62.01 billion
Next Earnings Date3/25/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.44 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

699th out of 1,937 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

16th out of 40 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What stocks does MarketBeat like better than China Life Insurance?

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Are investors shorting China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 1,600,000 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the January 14th total of 1,260,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 427,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days.
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When is China Life Insurance's next earnings date?

China Life Insurance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 25th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for China Life Insurance

How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter?

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.30. The financial services provider earned $19.76 billion during the quarter. China Life Insurance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.22% and a net margin of 5.94%.
View China Life Insurance's earnings history

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

China Life Insurance's stock was trading at $10.78 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LFC stock has increased by 1.8% and is now trading at $10.97.
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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. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.5134 per share on Wednesday, September 2nd. This represents a 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.
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Is China Life Insurance a good dividend stock?

China Life Insurance pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.01%. LFC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of China Life Insurance is 29.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, China Life Insurance will have a dividend payout ratio of 31.21% next year. This indicates that China Life Insurance will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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's stock split before market open 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 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.

Who are China Life Insurance's key executives?

China Life Insurance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bin Wang, Exec. Chairman (Age 63)
  • Mr. Hengxuan Su, Pres, Principal Exec. Officer & Exec. Director (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ruan Qi, VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Chongmiao Xu, Compliance Officer, GM of the Legal & Compliance Department and Legal Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Hong Yang, VP & Operating Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Zhong Zhan, VP (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mingguang Li, Exec. Director, Board Sec., Chief Actuary & VP (Age 52)
  • Ms. Xiumei Huang, VP of Fin. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Guodong Zhao, Assistant to the Pres (Age 54)
  • Qun Huo, Assistant Pres

What is Yang Mingsheng's approval rating as China Life Insurance's CEO?

12 employees have rated China Life Insurance CEO Yang Mingsheng on Glassdoor.com. Yang Mingsheng has an approval rating of 57% among China Life Insurance's employees. This puts Yang Mingsheng in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Pfizer (PFE), Morgan Stanley (MS) and Target (TGT).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (0.05%), Credit Suisse AG (0.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), Fosun International Ltd (0.01%) and Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, LMR Partners LLP, Aperio Group LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wetherby Asset Management Inc., Signaturefd LLC, Augustine Asset Management Inc., and FNY Investment Advisers LLC.

Which major investors are buying China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fosun International Ltd, Credit Suisse AG, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, First Trust Advisors LP, Eqis Capital Management Inc., Assetmark Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC, and Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is China Life Insurance's stock price today?

One share of LFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.97.

How much money does China Life Insurance make?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $62.01 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.

How many employees does China Life Insurance have?

China Life Insurance employs 103,826 workers across the globe.

When was China Life Insurance founded?

China Life Insurance was founded in 1931.

What is China Life Insurance's official website?

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

Where are China Life Insurance's headquarters?

China Life Insurance is headquartered at 12F CHINA LIFE PLAZA A NO.16 FINANCIAL STREET XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING F4, 100033.

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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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