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S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69
S&P 500   4,397.94
DOW   34,265.37
QQQ   351.69

China Life Insurance Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.14 (-1.53%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
479,294 shs
Average Volume
550,363 shs
Market Capitalization
$50.82 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About China Life Insurance

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 products, 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, reinsurance, and health management 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 based 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

Life insurance
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$111.37 billion
Cash Flow
$1.46 per share
Book Value
$11.71 per share


Net Income
$7.28 billion
Pretax Margin




Outstanding Shares
Free Float
Market Cap
$50.82 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Social Links


Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

564th out of 1,355 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

10th out of 29 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 3.7Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions

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

China Life Insurance's stock was trading at $10.78 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LFC stock has decreased by 16.6% and is now trading at $8.99.
View which stocks have been most impacted by COVID-19

Are investors shorting China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 856,400 shares, an increase of 21.8% from the December 15th total of 703,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 627,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
View China Life Insurance's Short Interest

When is China Life Insurance's next earnings date?

China Life Insurance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 24th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for China Life Insurance

How were China Life Insurance's earnings last quarter?

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.32. The financial services provider earned $34.40 billion during the quarter. China Life Insurance had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.13% and a net margin of 6.41%.
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 declared an annual dividend on Wednesday, June 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.4951 per share on Thursday, September 2nd. This represents a yield of 4.93%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 6th.
View China Life Insurance's dividend history

Is China Life Insurance a good dividend stock?

China Life Insurance pays an annual dividend of $0.42 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.60%. 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 29.79%. 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 26.25% 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?

Shares of China Life Insurance split on the morning of Wednesday, May 27th 2015. The 3-1 split was announced on Monday, May 11th 2015. The newly created 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)
  • Ms. Xiumei Huang, VP & CFO (Age 54, Pay $172.88k)
  • Ms. Hong Yang, VP, Operating Director & GM of the Operation Service Center (Age 54, Pay $231.04k)
  • Mr. Ruan Qi, VP (Age 55, Pay $230.51k)
  • Mr. Chongmiao Xu, Compliance Officer, GM of the Legal & Compliance Department and Legal Officer (Age 52, Pay $135.93k)
  • Mr. Zhong Zhan, VP, Marketing Director & GM of Individual Insurance Division (Age 53, Pay $258.96k)
  • Mr. Guodong Zhao, Assistant to the Pres (Age 54, Pay $136.63k)
  • Mr. Mingguang Li, Exec. Director, Board Sec., Chief Actuary & VP (Age 52, Pay $231.1k)
  • Mr. Chuanyong Yang, Person in Charge of Audit (Age 58, Pay $12.41k)

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.

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.00%), CAPROCK Group Inc. (0.00%), Veriti Management LLC (0.00%), Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc. (0.00%) and Parallel Advisors 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 Parallel Advisors LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings 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 CAPROCK Group Inc., Veriti Management LLC, and Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services Inc..

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 $8.99.

How much money does China Life Insurance make?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $50.82 billion and generates $111.37 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $7.28 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does China Life Insurance have?

China Life Insurance employs 102,817 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?

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 86-10-6363-3333, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 86-10-6657-5112.

This page was last updated on 1/23/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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