LFC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. China's Stock Market Plunges 8 Percent on Margin Crackdown - ...

    January 19, 2015
    Chinese stocks might be in trouble following a crackdown on margin trading for a few key brokerage firms in the country. ...
  2. World's Top 10 Insurance Companies

    January 7, 2015
    This is a list of the world's ten insurance companies with the largest revenues.
  3. Sun Life (SLF) Poised for Growth in Different Segments - Analyst ...

    January 5, 2015
    Sun Life (SLF) is a leading Canadian life insurance company, with an active presence in the U.S. The company is seeking to ...
  4. China Life's Market Position Looks Good, Cash Flows a Drag - ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Jan 2, 2015, we issued an updated research report on China Life insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC).
  5. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC): New Analyst Report from ...

    January 2, 2015
    We are downgrading our recommendation on China Life to Neutral owing to the absence of any near-term catalyst and no estimate ...
  6. Protective Life (PL) to become Part of Dai-ichi Life in 2015 ...

    December 31, 2014
    Protective Life (PL) announced that its takeover by Dai-ichi Life Co. is well on track and will likely close on or around ...
  7. Manulife to Expand its Retirement Plan Services Business - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    Manulife (MFC) to acquire New York Life's Retirement Plan Services business.
  8. American Equity at 52-Week High: Right Time to Add Stock - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 23, 2014, shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. (AEL) scaled a 52-week high of $28.95 buoyed by a ...
  9. Manulife's Asset Management Unit Sees Strong Growth - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Manulife Financial's (MFC) asset management unit has performed impressively so far in 2014, reflected by an increase in global ...
  10. This ETF Offers Easy Access To China's Big Hitters

    November 26, 2014
    The iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund etf has become popular with investors seeking China exposure. Here's why.
  11. Load Up On Chinese Stocks For 2014

    December 16, 2013
    China hasn’t exactly lived up to its promise over the past few years. However, recent economic data is pointing in the right ...
  12. How To Value An Insurance Company

    August 28, 2013
    In the insurance space, accurate predictions of metrics such as ROE are important, and paying a low P/B can help put the ...
  13. China Life Insurance Company Ltd and Other Big Movers In Financial ...

    October 17, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has remained steady, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has moved little. The financial ...
  14. Manulife Upgraded to Outperform - Analyst Blog

    October 10, 2012
    We are upgrading our recommendation on the shares of shares of Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC) to Outperform from Neutral ...
  15. Today's Major Financial Sector Movers: China Life Insurance Company ...

    July 30, 2012
    This morning's trading has marked a bad day for the market so far. The Nasdaq has slipped 0.2%; the S&P 500 is trading ...
  16. A Chance To Add China

    May 30, 2012
    Various economic indicators in the Asian dragon are beginning to show signs of decay. However, low inflationary pressures ...
  17. Prudential An Appealing Life Insurance Play

    November 8, 2011
    Prudential Financial offers solid annual stock return potential for shareholders.
  18. Asia's Dragon-Sized Dividends

    August 10, 2011
    When investors look towards Asia, they tend to focus on the growth aspects. Beyond growth, Asia actually has a lot to offer ...
  19. Asia's Banking Opportunities

    March 16, 2011
    China's growing middle-class population is bolstering consumerism and banking. Find out how to play China's emerging retail ...
  20. MetLife Nearly Thawed From Credit Crisis

    August 3, 2010
    MetLife's top-line and profit growth potential will improve markedly with ALICO.
  21. MetLife's Improving Investment Outlook

    February 4, 2010
    MetLife should continue to see its fortunes improve as losses subside and demographics point to an aging population.
  22. The Dreaded DAC Charge Hits Life Insurers

    October 15, 2008
    Deferred acquisition costs will begin to infect life insurer balance sheets. Learn who's in line to feel the pain.
  23. China ETFs Move With The Market

    October 13, 2008
    China's ETFs responded to the rate cuts Monday and moved with the market. Can this momentum continue?
  24. BRIC Options Against A Falling S&P 500

    September 30, 2008
    Know your BRIC before you invest.
  25. Going Global With New State Street ETFs (GAF, GUR, GMM)

    April 11, 2007
    Six new ETFs introduced by State Street open the doors to areas that were unattainable through ETFs in the past.
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