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China Life Insurance Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.36 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $11.12
50-Day Range
MA: $11.99
52-Week Range
Now: $11.12
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume595,120 shs
Market Capitalization$62.86 billion
P/E Ratio8.69
Dividend Yield3.94%
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.55 billion
Cash Flow$1.51 per share
Book Value$10.48 per share


Net Income$8.43 billion


Outstanding Shares5,652,941,000
Market Cap$62.86 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has China Life Insurance's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, LFC stock has increased by 3.2% and is now trading at $11.12.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of China Life Insurance?

2 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter?

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.30. The financial services provider had revenue of $19.76 billion for the quarter. China Life Insurance had a return on equity of 12.27% and a net margin of 6.47%.
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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. Investors 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 is Monday, July 6th. This is an increase from China Life Insurance's previous annual dividend of $0.12.
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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 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.

What price target have analysts set for LFC?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for China Life Insurance's shares. 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 82.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,100,000 shares, a decline of 17.3% from the August 15th total of 1,330,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 664,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days.
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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), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), Broadcom (AVGO), Alibaba Group (BABA), Pfizer (PFE) and Home Depot (HD).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.01%), Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.00%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.00%) and Jane Street Group LLC (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 Bank of America Corp DE, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Two Sigma Securities LLC, US Bancorp DE, UBS Group AG, Augustine Asset Management Inc., Portland Global Advisors LLC, and Henry James International Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Jane Street Group LLC, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC, JustInvest LLC, and Rosenberg Matthew Hamilton.

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 $11.12.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $62.86 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 9/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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