China Life Insurance Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   HKD per share 
 Price  23.25
 Dividend  0.27
 Earnings  0.85
 Cash-flow  8.02
 Book value  12.92
 Equity  12.88

China Life Insurance is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. China Life Insurance is a company from China, and his stocks are publicly traded.

China Life Insurance paid a total dividend of 2,009 million HKD last year, for a market value of 173,003 millions (Market Cap 173,007 millions). Dividend per share of China Life Insurance is 0.27 HKD, and his stock market price 23.25 HKD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, China Life Insurance has a dividend yield of 1.17%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from China. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare China Life Insurance dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from China.

Dividend yield of China Life Insurance

China Life Insurance Dividend Payout

About the ability of China Life Insurance to maintain his current dividend of HKD 0.27 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). China Life Insurance payout on ernings is currently 31.76%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 38.75% and 46.33% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that China Life Insurancecan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of China Life Insurance is HKD 8.02 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of HKD 0.27, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of China Life Insurance, compared againt world market average, China companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies. You might also need to check full financial report of China Life Insurance.

China Life Insurance payout

China Life Insurance Stock performance

Finally, last moth China Life Insurance showed a return of -12.10% compared to a worldwide -3.60% average, and a -4.12% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.70% versus a worldwide performance of a 13.88%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for China and Life Insurance firms.

China Life Insurance stock and market return

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