China Life Insurance Company Limited

OTCPK:LFCH.Y Stock Report

Market Cap: US$101.6b

China Life Insurance Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 2/6

China Life Insurance has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 9.3%, while the Insurance industry saw earnings growing at 9% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 9.6% per year. China Life Insurance's return on equity is 7.6%, and it has net margins of 4.4%.

Key information


Earnings growth rate


EPS growth rate

Insurance Industry Growth8.0%
Revenue growth rate9.6%
Return on equity7.6%
Net Margin4.4%
Last Earnings Update30 Sep 2022

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

China Life Insurance reports 1H results

Aug 25

China Life Insurance President resigns, new President appointed

Aug 02

China Life Insurance: Fundamentals Remain Intact

Jul 15

China Life Insurance: Continues To Offer Good Value

Mar 29

China Life Insurance: One Year Cash Flow Greater Than Its Value

Dec 16

China Life Insurance Company Limited: Risky, But Upside Potentially Significant

Aug 06

China Life Insurance: The Former Champion's Anxiety

Jan 12

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How China Life Insurance makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.

Earnings and Revenue History

OTCPK:LFCH.Y Revenue, expenses and earnings (CNY Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
30 Sep 22771,14633,55241,7150
30 Jun 22775,60335,36941,7620
31 Mar 22767,00437,51441,9770
31 Dec 21794,69150,92141,8330
30 Sep 21808,45151,46440,4030
30 Jun 21810,36160,69039,8500
31 Mar 21809,79761,55138,3960
31 Dec 20778,86350,05638,7000
30 Sep 20774,71147,26940,8420
30 Jun 20758,84650,62841,2380
31 Mar 20722,12048,94942,5500
31 Dec 19689,16657,89341,1660
30 Sep 19665,55948,84441,2730
30 Jun 19632,87132,18740,3820
31 Mar 19639,16523,52739,1390
31 Dec 18518,79411,01138,3010
30 Sep 18527,25824,91738,6010
30 Jun 18534,22136,05438,2110
31 Mar 18518,23439,24237,4090
31 Dec 17555,72731,87336,7380
30 Sep 17542,14832,03833,9410
30 Jun 17515,89520,58833,2700
31 Mar 17512,37019,63933,0190
31 Dec 16472,61118,74132,6280
30 Sep 16458,88814,20530,0550
30 Jun 16426,04913,42029,2820
31 Mar 16443,14727,49428,4710
31 Dec 15402,55234,51427,9560

Quality Earnings: LFCH.Y has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LFCH.Y's current net profit margins (4.4%) are lower than last year (6.4%).

Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LFCH.Y's earnings have grown by 9.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LFCH.Y's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LFCH.Y had negative earnings growth (-34.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (14.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: LFCH.Y's Return on Equity (7.6%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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