China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares (LFC): Price and Financial Metrics


China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares (LFC)

Today's Latest Price: $11.30 USD

0.14 (-1.22%)

Updated Jan 15 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 34 in Insurance - Life

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LFC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $64,669,645,040, China Life Insurance Co Ltd has a greater market value than 96.42% of US stocks.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LFC is currently 0.23, higher than just 2.08% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LFC comes in at 69.69% -- higher than that of 96.74% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to China Life Insurance Co Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be ITUB, SHW, ITW, ADP, and PNC.
  • Visit LFC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.e-chinalife.com.

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LFC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.30 52-week high $14.31
Prev. close $11.44 52-week low $8.27
Day low $11.29 Volume 314,800
Day high $11.41 Avg. volume 442,410
50-day MA $11.25 Dividend yield 3.89%
200-day MA $11.17 Market Cap 63.88B

China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares (LFC) Company Bio


China Life Insurance LFC operates as a life insurance company in the People’s Republic of China. The company operates through Life Insurance Business, Health Insurance Business, Accident Insurance Business, and Other Business segments. The company was founded in 1949 and is based in Beijing, China.

LFC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$11.30$507.14 4333%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for China Life Insurance Co Ltd with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that China Life Insurance Co Ltd ranked in the 95th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 4354.83%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LFC, they are:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 21.46% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • LFC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 39.48% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, China Life Insurance Co Ltd experienced a tax rate of about 1% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Financial Services), this tax rate is higher than only 23.26% of stocks generating free cash flow.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%4246%
1%4290%
2%4333%
3%4377%
4%4420%
5%4463%

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of China Life Insurance Co Ltd? See CUII, ESGR, SLRC, JRVR, and VCTR.


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Latest LFC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about China Life Insurance Co Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LFC as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | January 14, 2021

Should Value Investors Buy China Life (LFC) Stock?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

China Life Insurance: The Former Champion's Anxiety

China Life Insurance (LFC) (2628:HK, 601628:SH) is one of the largest life insurance companies in China and has been leading the industry for decades. However, with other companies' rapid expansion and a successful transformation of the scene, LFC has been losing its advantage in a field it used to dominate....

EqualOcean on Seeking Alpha | January 12, 2021

A Trio of Stocks Trading Below Intrinsic Value

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Yahoo | January 3, 2021

Are Investors Undervaluing China Life (LFC) Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | December 1, 2020

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LFC Price Returns

1-mo 2.36%
3-mo -5.91%
6-mo -9.74%
1-year -16.99%
3-year -27.59%
5-year -4.20%
YTD 2.17%
2020 -16.64%
2019 32.82%
2018 -31.56%
2017 22.33%
2016 -17.13%

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