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About the company

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. Its Life Insurance segment provides participating and non-participating life insurance and annuities to individuals and groups. Its Health Insurance segment provides short-term and long-term health insurance to individuals and groups. Its Accident Insurance segment provides short-term and long-term accident insurance to individuals and groups.

  • Revenue in CNY (TTM)812.44bn
  • Net income in CNY47.66bn
  • Incorporated2003
  • Employees103.83k
  • Location
    China Life Insurance Co LtdNo. 16, Jinrong Avenue, Xicheng DistrictBEIJING 100033ChinaCHN
  • Phone+86 1 063631241
  • Fax+86 1 066575112
  • Websitehttps://www.e-chinalife.com/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd865.04bn31.72bn270.24bn250.26k7.660.24814.510.3124105.38105.382,873.893,251.990.0397----47,337,320.000.17540.1413--------4.423.15----0.22651.83-6.46-3.470.89980.0435-5.33--
China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd491.21bn28.84bn369.51bn111.25k13.521.70--0.75232.662.6645.2121.170.2582----3,746,726.001.561.64--------6.035.85--10.090.061947.218.7911.8953.9520.22-0.950719.14
AIA Group Ltd327.92bn38.61bn1.07tn23.00k27.792.4425.623.283.203.2027.1636.420.1547----14,257,550.001.822.20--------11.7913.33--17.110.107434.9547.4713.60155.9914.02-27.4420.31
China Life Insurance Co Ltd933.22bn60.25bn1.16tn101.54k8.241.0117.351.252.132.1333.0217.310.2131----8,988,293.001.401.11--------6.575.16----0.121435.5115.7710.74411.5112.5917.73--
Ping An Insurance (Grp) Co of China Ltd1.40tn144.81bn1.78tn372.19k12.632.24--1.276.916.9166.7638.970.1404----3,192,110.001.621.74--------11.5711.96--7.380.820618.4819.4420.0839.1130.63-2.0340.46
Data as of Nov 27 2020. Currency figures normalised to China Life Insurance Co Ltd's reporting currency: Hong Kong Dollar HKD

Institutional shareholders

20.76%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (Investment Management)as of 04 Jun 2020363.23m4.88%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Oct 2020264.85m3.56%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 12 Nov 2020169.49m2.28%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 30 Sep 2020146.48m1.97%
Hang Seng Investment Management Ltd.as of 05 Nov 2020127.15m1.71%
Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.as of 31 Jul 2020120.00m1.61%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2019108.99m1.47%
FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.as of 30 Sep 202099.37m1.34%
State Street Global Advisors Asia Ltd.as of 05 Nov 202076.78m1.03%
Comgest SAas of 30 Oct 202068.16m0.92%
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Data from 31 Dec 2019 - 26 Nov 2020Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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