Press coverage about China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Life Insurance Company Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.226229253236 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) traded down $0.16 on Monday, reaching $17.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 378,600 shares, compared to its average volume of 402,315. The stock has a market cap of $97,400.17, a P/E ratio of 32.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.40. China Life Insurance Company Limited has a 1-year low of $12.74 and a 1-year high of $17.85. The company has a current ratio of 11.01, a quick ratio of 11.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08.
Several brokerages have commented on LFC. BidaskClub downgraded China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) downgraded China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “conviction-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th. Sanford C. Bernstein downgraded China Life Insurance Company Limited from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded China Life Insurance Company Limited from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation upgraded China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 25th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. China Life Insurance Company Limited has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.00.
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China Life Insurance Company Limited is a life insurance company. The Company provides a range of insurance products, including individual and group life insurance, health insurance and accident insurance products. It operates through three segments: Life Insurance, Health Insurance, and Accident Insurance.
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