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Morning Traders Watch: China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC)

The company in question is, China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) currently with a stock price of 15.44 (0.00% today). The market cap for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 101.29 B, and is in the sector Financial, and Life Insurance industry. The target price for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 19.07. Currently China Life Insurance Company Limited is trading with a P/E of 31, and a forward P/E of 24.51. Average volume for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 337.85 and so far today it is 0.

Performance in the last year for China Life Insurance Company Limited has been 46.63%. For EPS growth, China Life Insurance Company Limited has seen a growth of -44.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 8.62%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 0.90% over the last five years and could be 10.30% for the next five years. China Life Insurance Company Limited has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.60%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -36.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.20%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 8.06%.

Since the IPO date for China Life Insurance Company Limited on the 12/17/2003, China Life Insurance Company Limited has seen performance year to date to be 19.97%. With China Life Insurance Company Limited trading at 15.44, the dividend yield is 1.10%, and the EPS is 0.5.

So could China Life Insurance Company Limited, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 31. The PEG is 3.01, P/S is 1.26 and the P/B is at 1.95. The P/cash is 10.26, with P/free cash flow at 8.96.

China Life Insurance Company Limited ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.19, and total debt/equity at 0.19.

In terms of margins, China Life Insurance Company Limited has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 4.20% and a profit margin of 3.50%.Payout ratio for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 0.00%. Return on assets come to 0.80% with return on investment coming to 5.10%.

Insider ownership for China Life Insurance Company Limited, is at 68.80% and institutional ownership comes to 0.90%. Outstanding shares are at 6560.28. While shares float is 1473.35. The float short is currently 0.08%, and short ratio is 3.6.

Graphs: China Life Insurance Company Limited NYSE: LFC | Friday June 16, 2017

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