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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)860.53bn
  • Net income in CNY51.69bn
  • Incorporated2003
  • Employees104.16k
  • Location
    China Life Insurance Co LtdNo. 16, Jinrong Avenue, Xicheng DistrictBEIJING 100033ChinaCHN
  • Phone+86 1 063633333
  • Fax+86 1 066575722
  • 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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Dai-ichi Life Holdings Inc549.98bn31.71bn181.15bn64.47k5.660.50364.940.3294414.87414.877,225.834,661.680.1238----122,804,500.000.71380.4371--------5.763.66--28.110.138725.8318.872.041,021.6315.3012.0112.12
Japan Post Holdings Co Ltd817.46bn34.85bn227.49bn237.89k6.870.24483.710.2783127.16127.162,986.443,570.060.0397----48,569,260.000.20610.1466--------5.193.39----0.250757.52-1.92-3.84-13.54-0.3658-11.9714.87
Cathay Financial Holding Co., Ltd.136.21bn130.09bn249.34bn58.00k1.710.93531.881.8335.0735.0736.7265.210.0441----8,359,661.004.250.651--------96.4311.44----0.273747.3012.995.0118.474.3611.964.69
Fubon Financial Holding Co Ltd.276.63bn42.07bn273.82bn44.46k5.400.99876.130.989913.6813.6888.9275.120.1028----22,088,630.001.620.8099--------15.796.98--7.930.455839.744.358.9656.356.564.906.19
Bajaj Finserv Ltd65.57bn4.38bn287.92bn105.0065.997.3435.694.39265.03265.033,971.562,383.850.2223----6,028,742,000.002.552.79--------11.4612.27--2.720.69631.1011.4824.1632.6919.13--11.38
China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co., Ltd528.14bn33.76bn290.47bn110.94k9.431.18--0.552.872.8744.9522.940.2366----3,894,592.001.561.55--------6.595.68--10.060.054747.439.9111.38-11.386.762.185.39
China Life Insurance Co Ltd1.04tn74.18bn842.85bn103.15k5.000.643810.240.80952.622.6236.8420.380.1978----10,158,240.001.441.10--------7.285.17----0.10635.9110.979.97-13.767.69-2.29--
AIA Group Ltd427.09bn53.19bn983.46bn23.00k18.462.1417.302.304.404.4035.3737.960.1765----18,254,
Ping An Insurance (Grp) Co of China Ltd1.47tn148.76bn1.06tn362.04k7.161.12--0.72436.846.8467.4343.630.1248----3,312,970.001.481.78--------11.8412.44--6.710.822218.374.0114.23-4.2221.43-9.5732.93
Data as of Dec 06 2021. Currency figures normalised to China Life Insurance Co Ltd's reporting currency: Hong Kong Dollar HKD

Institutional shareholders

17.01%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 05 Nov 2021237.77m3.20%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 29 Nov 2021164.27m2.21%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 2020114.97m1.55%
FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.as of 31 Oct 202190.87m1.22%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Oct 202173.18m0.98%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 20 Mar 202058.39m0.79%
State Street Global Advisors Asia Ltd.as of 04 Nov 202157.67m0.78%
BlackRock Asset Management Ireland Ltd.as of 29 Nov 202155.44m0.75%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 04 Nov 202149.88m0.67%
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Data from 31 Dec 2020 - 01 Dec 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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