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Consensus recommendation

As of Mar 23, 2017, the consensus forecast amongst 34 polled investment analysts covering China Life Insurance Company Limited advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Nov 18, 2013. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in China Life Insurance Company Limited.
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Buy7
Outperform18
Hold8
Underperform0
Sell1

Dividends

In 2016, China Life Insurance Co Ltd reported a dividend of 0.24 CNY, which represents a 42.86% decrease from last year. The 24 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 0.33 CNY for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 37.08%.
Div growth (TTM)-42.86%
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Earnings history & estimates

On Mar 23, 2017, China Life Insurance Company Limited reported semi annual 2016 earnings of 0.300 per share. This result exceeded the 0.270 expectation of the one analyst covering the company and exceeded last year's results for the same period by 0.19.
Average growth rate+55.48%
China Life Insurance Company Limited reported annual 2016 earnings of 0.66 per share on Mar 23, 2017.
Average growth rate+29.08%
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Revenue history & estimates

China Life Insurance Company Limited reported semi annual 2016 revenues of 141.99bn. This bettered the 141.52bn estimate of the one analyst covering the company. This was 6.81% above the prior year's period results.
Average growth rate+22.17%
China Life Insurance Company Limited had revenues for the full year 2016 of 426.23bn. This was 17.65% above the prior year's results.
Average growth rate+7.47%
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