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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 1.24% today. In the last week its performance is 0.83%, and 12.44% for the past quarter. Currently, China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., LFC has a target price of 19.49, so today’s gain of 1.24% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.24%.

China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC), has a market cap of 85105.86, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 68.80%, and institutional ownership is 1.10%.

At the current price of 12.2, it has a dividend yield of 2.62%, and its target price is 19.49. This is with a profit margin of 6.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.22. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) has a P/E of 13.23, as well as a forward P/E of 22.59.

With a current EPS of 0.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -33.33%,China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 0.60%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 0.10%.

Performance for the year is -31.58%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/2003, the total performance to date is -23.70%.

Volume today for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC), is 707924, while its average volume is 599.11. Whilst the total gain today was 1.24%, it did have a day high of -2.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.63%, and 1.25% for the month. The 52-week low for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., LFC has been 21.15%, while the 52-week-high has reached -41.90%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 9.50%, and its return on assets is 1.50%. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC) has an operating margin of 9.50%. With a sales growth of 3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., LFC is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.22, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of China Life Insurance Co. Ltd.? Well its PEG is 132.32, and the P/S is 1.12, along with a P/B of 1.42. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.44.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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