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


China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares (LFC): $10.19

0.13 (+1.29%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

LFC POWR Grades


  • Sentiment is the dimension where LFC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 95.66% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LFC is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 198 days.
  • LFC ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

LFC Stock Summary

  • China Life Insurance Co Ltd's market capitalization of $57,603,468,790 is ahead of 95.73% of US-listed equities.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LFC is currently 0.19, higher than just 1.63% 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 45.38% -- higher than that of 95.57% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LFC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PGR, HUM, ITUB, SNP, and ETN.
  • 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 $10.19 52-week high $13.63
Prev. close $10.06 52-week low $9.05
Day low $10.18 Volume 215,000
Day high $10.21 Avg. volume 543,748
50-day MA $10.42 Dividend yield 4.32%
200-day MA $11.22 Market Cap 57.60B

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:
$10.19$337.88 3216%

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. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for LFC, they are:

  • LFC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 35.8% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), China Life Insurance Co Ltd has a reliance on debt greater than just 23.24% of them.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%3151%
1%3183%
2%3216%
3%3248%
4%3281%
5%3313%

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LFC, try HTGC, NMFC, BCSF, VCTR, and FDUS.


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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.

China Life Announces Filing of 2020 Annual Report on Form 20-F

China Life Insurance Company Limited (the "Company") (NYSE: LFC; HKSE: 2628; SSE: 601628), announced that the Company has filed its 2020 Annual Report on Form 20-F (the "2020 Form 20-F"), which includes its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Yahoo | April 29, 2021

Ping An: Currently Overvalued Despite Its Tech Story

Photo by Andy Feng/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Investment thesis Given all the tech initiatives underway, Ping An (PNGAY) has long been seen as the best-run insurer in China and has been trading at a much richer valuation than the other (traditional) Chinese insurers. However, its largest business segment, life...

Alec Tseung on Seeking Alpha | April 12, 2021

Is China Life (LFC) a Great Value Stock 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 | March 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 | February 9, 2021

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LFC Price Returns

1-mo -2.11%
3-mo -3.78%
6-mo -10.06%
1-year 6.22%
3-year -21.88%
5-year 3.35%
YTD -7.87%
2020 -16.64%
2019 32.82%
2018 -31.56%
2017 22.33%
2016 -17.13%

LFC Dividends

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