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NYSE:LFCChina Life Insurance Stock Price, Forecast & News

$12.28
+0.24 (+1.99 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 01:48 PM ET)
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$12.24
Now: $12.28
$12.32
50-Day Range
$10.06
MA: $11.59
$13.24
52-Week Range
$8.27
Now: $12.28
$14.70
Volume10,722 shs
Average Volume624,647 shs
Market Capitalization$69.42 billion
P/E Ratio9.90
Dividend Yield3.68%
Beta1.3
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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Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.93 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
CUSIPN/A
Phone86-10-6363-1191

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.55 billion
Cash Flow$1.69 per share
Book Value$10.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.43 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees103,826
Outstanding Shares5,652,941,000
Market Cap$69.42 billion
Next Earnings Date8/27/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$12.28
+0.24 (+1.99 %)
(As of 08/12/2020 01:48 PM ET)
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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 shares have increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $12.28.
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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 Thursday, August 27th 2020.
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How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter?

China Life Insurance Co Ltd (NYSE:LFC) announced 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 had revenue of $19.76 billion for the quarter. China Life Insurance had a net margin of 6.50% and a return on equity of 12.18%.
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How often does China Life Insurance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, May 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 7th will be paid 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 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 Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly minted shares were distributed 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?

2 analysts have issued 12 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 stock price to reach $20.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 65.3% from the stock's current price.
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Has China Life Insurance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LFC stock have trended negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to 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 gave media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 863,000 shares, an increase of 29.3% from the February 13th total of 667,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 396,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 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 Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Broadcom (AVGO), Intel (INTC) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 Augustine Asset Management Inc. (0.00%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.00%), Banco de Sabadell S.A (0.00%), UBS Group AG (0.00%), US Bancorp DE (0.00%) and Henry James International 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 US Bancorp DE, UBS Group AG, Augustine Asset Management Inc., Portland Global Advisors LLC, Henry James International Management Inc., Signaturefd LLC, Atlas Capital Advisors LLC, and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banco de Sabadell S.A, First Trust Advisors LP, Integrated Wealth Concepts LLC, JustInvest LLC, Rosenberg Matthew Hamilton, Natixis Advisors L.P., Comerica Bank, and Parallel Advisors 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 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 $12.28.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $69.42 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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