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China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC)

NYSE: LFC · Delayed Price · USD
8.05 -0.14 (-1.71%)
Sep 24, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap107.51B
Revenue (ttm)123.08B
Net Income (ttm)7.69B
Shares Out5.65B
EPS (ttm)1.66
PE Ratio4.85
Forward PE4.85
Dividend$0.49 (6.13%)
Ex-Dividend DateJul 6, 2021
Volume661,162
Open8.12
Previous Close8.19
Day's Range8.04 - 8.19
52-Week Range7.85 - 12.39
Beta1.05
AnalystsStrong Buy
Price Target15.36 (+90.8%)
Est. Earnings DateOct 27, 2021

About LFC

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 h...

IndustryInsurance
IPO DateDec 18, 2003
Employees103,154
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolLFC
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, LFC's revenue was 804.96 billion, an increase of 10.35% compared to the previous year's 729.47 billion. Earnings were 50.27 billion, a decrease of -13.76%.

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Analyst Forecast

According to one analyst, the rating for LFC stock is "Strong Buy" and the 12-month stock price forecast is 15.36.

Price Target
$15.36
(90.80% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Strong Buy

News

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