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How has China Life Insurance Co. Ltd.:(NYSE:LFC) performed recently?

China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE: LFC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 86545.99. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 14.56, a forward P/E of 24.83 and EPS of 0.92. At a stock price of 13.41 (4.11%) it has a dividend yield of 2.39%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 0.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 7.70%. The next year growth is going to be about -8.47% and more long-term 0.10% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -62.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.50%.

For performance, China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. the past week has seen a gain of 1.28%. For the last month performance for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. is 7.62%. While the last quarter is 26.63% and half year, 10.10%. Finally for the year, performance is -26.88%.

The 52-week high for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., is at -36.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 33.17%. The 20-day simple moving average is 13.84% and 9.78% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.85%, and for the month it is 1.37%. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., has a target price of 19.49.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.22, and for total debt/equity China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. has 0.22. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 9.50%, the profit margin is 6.80%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 68.80%, with instituitional ownership at 1.10%. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. has a payout ratio of 34.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 6453.84. The shares float is 1743.24, with the float short at 0.10%, with short ratio coming to 2.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., get 1.50%, with its returns on investment at 9.50%. Return on equity is 12.00%. So will the investors see the target price of 19.49, reached soon?

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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