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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 2.10% today. In the last week its performance is 6.37%, and -13.27% for the past quarter. Currently, China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., LFC has a target price of 19.75, so today’s gain of 2.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.92%.

China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC), has a market cap of 86357.01, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 68.80%, and institutional ownership is 1.10%.

At the current price of 11.18, it has a dividend yield of 2.86%, and its target price is 19.75. 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 12.17, as well as a forward P/E of 12.56.

With a current EPS of 0.92, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -4.30%,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 -42.93%. Since its IPO date on 12/17/2003, the total performance to date is -30.08%.

Volume today for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC), is 608007, while its average volume is 761.19. Whilst the total gain today was 2.10%, it did have a day high of -1.93%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.10%, and 1.60% for the month. The 52-week low for China Life Insurance Co. Ltd., LFC has been 11.02%, while the 52-week-high has reached -46.76%.

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 121.65, and the P/S is 1.14, along with a P/B of 1.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.58.

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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