NYSE:LFC - China Life Insurance Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$11.91 +0.04 (+0.34 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 01:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.87
Today's Range$11.79 - $11.91
52-Week Range$11.52 - $17.85
Volume391,800 shs
Average Volume565,767 shs
Market Capitalization$68.46 billion
P/E Ratio12.81
Dividend Yield2.19%
China Life Insurance logoChina Life Insurance Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a life insurance company in the People's Republic of China. The company operates in four segments: Life Insurance Business, Health Insurance Business, Accident Insurance Business, and Other Business. It offers individual and group life, annuity, accident, and health insurance products, as well as provides pension products. The company is also involved in reinsurance business; the asset management, fund management, and health management activities; retirement properties investment; and provision of financial services. It 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Life insurance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.05
Current Ratio8.45
Quick Ratio8.45


Trailing P/E Ratio12.81
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$105.48 billion
Price / Sales0.64
Cash Flow$0.9778 per share
Price / Cash12.18
Book Value$8.52 per share
Price / Book1.40


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.93
Net Income$4.77 billion
Net Margins6.27%
Return on Equity12.27%
Return on Assets1.38%


Outstanding Shares5,652,940,000
Market Cap$68.46 billion

China Life Insurance (NYSE:LFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is China Life Insurance's stock symbol?

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

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 Tuesday, April 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.3185 per share on Thursday, August 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.3%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 12th. 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 distributed 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.

When is China Life Insurance's next earnings date?

China Life Insurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, September, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for China Life Insurance.

What price target have analysts set for LFC?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for China Life Insurance's shares. Their predictions range from $13.85 to $13.85. On average, they anticipate China Life Insurance's share price to reach $13.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for China Life Insurance.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for China Life Insurance?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Life Insurance in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for China Life Insurance.

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

Who are China Life Insurance's key executives?

China Life Insurance's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dairen Lin, Pres & Interim Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mingsheng Yang, Chairman (Age 63)
  • Mr. Lijun Zhao, VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Hengping Xu, VP, COO & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ruan Qi, VP (Age 52)

Has China Life Insurance been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LFC stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Life Insurance earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.88 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for China Life Insurance.

Who are China Life Insurance's major shareholders?

China Life Insurance's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include LMR Partners LLP (0.02%), Millennium Management LLC (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.00%) and Crossmark Global Holdings 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 Millennium Management LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Aperio Group LLC, World Asset Management Inc and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.

Which major investors are buying China Life Insurance stock?

LFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LMR Partners LLP, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Raymond James & Associates, Cibc Bank USA, US Bancorp DE and Tower Research Capital LLC TRC .

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is China Life Insurance's stock price today?

One share of LFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.91.

How big of a company is China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance has a market capitalization of $68.46 billion and generates $105.48 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.77 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.93 on an earnings per share basis. China Life Insurance employs 99,739 workers across the globe.

How can I contact China Life Insurance?

China Life Insurance's mailing address is 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for China Life Insurance (NYSE LFC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  169 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  403
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Life Insurance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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