Media coverage about China Life Insurance Company Limited (NYSE:LFC) has trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Life Insurance Company Limited earned a daily sentiment score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.3561539477211 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday. Daiwa Capital Markets upgraded shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Bank of America Corporation upgraded shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of China Life Insurance Company Limited from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. China Life Insurance Company Limited has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $18.00.

China Life Insurance Company Limited (LFC) traded down 1.05% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $16.08. 590,172 shares of the stock traded hands. China Life Insurance Company Limited has a 1-year low of $11.82 and a 1-year high of $16.61. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $15.82 and a 200 day moving average of $15.57. The firm has a market cap of $87.63 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.50 and a beta of 1.37.

The company also recently declared a None dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 15th were issued a $0.137 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 13th. China Life Insurance Company Limited’s dividend payout ratio is 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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