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: $11.23 USD

0.15 (-1.32%)

Updated Oct 29 1:05pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 in Insurance - Life

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LFC Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $64,330,468,580, China Life Insurance Co Ltd has a greater market value than 97.09% of US stocks.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for LFC is currently 0.22, higher than just 2.47% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • China Life Insurance Co Ltd's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 70.06%, greater than the shareholder yield of 95.15% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LFC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CI, SHW, INFY, ANTM, and BKNG.
  • LFC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit China Life Insurance Co Ltd's official web site, go to

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LFC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.23 52-week high $14.70
Prev. close $11.38 52-week low $8.27
Day low $11.16 Volume 290,768
Day high $11.29 Avg. volume 569,047
50-day MA $11.80 Dividend yield 3.87%
200-day MA $11.23 Market Cap 63.48B

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:
$11.23$290.48 2453%

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 90th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 2465.5%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of China Life Insurance Co Ltd, consider:

  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 18.06% 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 41.16% 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 22.49% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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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.

Insurers Ping An, China Life vow to further develop online sales after coronavirus pandemic eats into first-half earnings

Ping An Insurance (Group) and China Life Insurance, two of the mainland’s largest insurers, have vowed to step up the development of online sales after their first half earnings were hit by the coronavirus pandemic.Their results were marred by social distancing measures that made it difficult for millions of their agents to meet clients and sell policies, while returns on investments were hit hard by market uncertainties. Moreover, both companies benefited from a tax rule change last year, a…

South China Morning Post | August 27, 2020

China’s Insurers Get More Room to Invest—and Their Investors Take Note

As the government seeks to rein in the broader financial sector, the insurance industry has its winners and losers.

Yahoo | July 21, 2020

Asia-Pacific Healthcare and Social Services Industry 2020-2027 | Featuring Biotricity, AIA Group, AXA, China Life Insurance, Metlife, UnitedHealth Group and More

DUBLIN, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Asia Pacific Healthcare and Social Services Market Outlook 2027" report has been added to's offering. The Asia Pacific healthcare and social services market is anticipated to grow with a modest CAGR over the forecast…

PR Newswire | June 22, 2020

China Life Announces Filing of 2019 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 2019 Annual Report on Form 20-F (the "2019 Form 20-F"), which includes its audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Yahoo | April 29, 2020

Are You An Income Investor? Don't Miss Out On China Life Insurance Company Limited (HKG:2628)

Today we'll take a closer look at China Life Insurance Company Limited (HKG:2628) from a dividend investor's...

Yahoo | April 23, 2020

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LFC Price Returns

1-mo -0.35%
3-mo -2.18%
6-mo 15.11%
1-year -7.97%
3-year -27.65%
5-year -30.94%
YTD -15.35%
2019 32.82%
2018 -31.56%
2017 22.33%
2016 -17.13%
2015 -17.18%

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China Life Insurance Co Ltd (LFC) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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