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Today’s Large Cap Details for China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE: LFC) of Life Insurance

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE: LFC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 107.18 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 15.64 (with a change from open of 0.06%), this in conjunction with a target price of 19.07. Volume today has so far reached 456923, with an average volume of about 333.88. The GAP for this stock, is 1.17%.

The P/E ratio is 31.47, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 24.83. The current EPS for China Life Insurance Company Limited, is 0.5, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -44.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 21.52%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for China Life Insurance Company Limited, EPS is looking like it will grow 8.62% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.30%. Quarter over quarter is -36.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 0.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 7.90%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 68.80% and institutional ownership is 0.90%. Shares outstanding is 6853.15, while shares float is at a value of 1473.35. Float short for China Life Insurance Company Limited is 0.08% and the short ratio is 3.65.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.19, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.19. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 4.20%. The profit margin is 3.50%.

China Life Insurance Company Limited has seen returns on assets of 0.80%, and on investment, 5.10%. Return on equity is 6.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.06. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.34, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.98 and Price/cash is 10.88, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 9.49.

The simple moving averages are -2.94% and 9.34% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.67% and the 52 week low is 55.31%.

China Life Insurance Company Limited has a dividend yield of 1.09%, with a current price of 15.64. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Life Insurance, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. China Life Insurance Company Limited is based in China.

Performance in the Life Insurance industry means that China Life Insurance Company Limited has seen performance for the past week of -3.28%, with performance for the month coming to 0.77%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -3.64%, and for the half year the performance is 47.97%. Volatility for this week is 0.75% and for the month this is 0.96%.

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