News coverage about China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. China Life Insurance Company Limited earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1955778593555 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

LFC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Bank of America Corporation cut shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, June 16th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. China Life Insurance Company Limited presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.00.

China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) traded down 1.12% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $15.91. 321,192 shares of the company were exchanged. China Life Insurance Company Limited has a 52-week low of $11.54 and a 52-week high of $16.61. The company has a 50 day moving average of $15.85 and a 200-day moving average of $15.41. The company has a market capitalization of $93.17 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.89 and a beta of 1.37.

The firm also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th will be issued a dividend of $0.137 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 13th. China Life Insurance Company Limited’s dividend payout ratio is presently 27.45%.

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About China Life Insurance Company Limited

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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