Lincoln National Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:LNC)

About Lincoln National Corp.

Lincoln National Corp. logoLincoln National Corporation is a holding company, which operates insurance and retirement businesses through subsidiary companies. The Company sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation and retirement income products and solutions, through its business segments. It operates through four segments: Annuities segment, which offers fixed (including indexed) and variable annuities; Retirement Plan Services segment, which provides employers with retirement plan products and services; Life Insurance segment, which focuses in the creation and protection of wealth through life insurance products, and Group Protection, which offers principally group non-medical insurance products. These products include fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance, linked-benefit UL, term life insurance, indexed universal life insurance, employer-sponsored retirement plans and services, and group life, disability and dental.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Life Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: LNC
  • CUSIP: 53418710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $46.57
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $46.554
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.247
  • 52-Week Range: $30.39 - $57.54
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.249
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 6.87
  • P/E Growth: 0.800
  • Market Cap: $10.93B
  • Outstanding Shares: 232,795,000
  • Beta: 2.16
  • Net Margins: 7.71%
  • Return on Equity: 9.27%
  • Return on Assets: 0.53%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 0.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.15%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.38)
Consensus Price Target: $53.43 (14.73% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$51.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$57.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$47.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
6/10/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/10/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/5/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$51.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details
4/14/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
2/4/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingBuy$60.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$59.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$55.00View Rating Details
11/16/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$59.00 -> $64.00View Rating Details
10/29/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetUnderperform$54.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
10/5/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$62.00View Rating Details
8/27/2015Sandler O'NeillInitiated CoverageBuy$55.00View Rating Details
1/29/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageHold$55.00View Rating Details
10/13/2014Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$59.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$1.58$1.56$3.45 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$1.49$1.25$3.44 billion$3.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q4$1.56$1.54$3.38 billion$3.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$1.50$1.11$3.39 billion$3.72 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$1.53$1.46$3.40 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$1.49$1.35$3.39 billion$3.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$1.48$1.67$3.30 billion$3.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$1.42$1.56$3.27 billion$3.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.37$1.47$3.25 billion$3.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$1.30$1.34$3.17 billion$3.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$1.26$1.40$3.08 billion$3.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$1.20$1.34$3.01 billion$3.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$1.14$1.15$2.99 billion$3.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$1.09$1.02$3.00 billion$2.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$1.05$1.10$2.87 billion$2.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$1.03$1.41$2.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.99$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$0.97$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$1.00$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.93$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.94$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$0.92$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.89$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$1.48$1.52$1.50
Q2 20162$1.56$1.62$1.59
Q3 20162$1.59$1.65$1.62
Q4 20162$1.64$1.72$1.68
Q1 20172$1.55$1.67$1.61
Q2 20172$1.68$1.71$1.70
Q3 20172$1.73$1.82$1.78
Q4 20172$1.74$1.90$1.82
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:2.15%
Dividend Growth:35.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.92% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.47% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
14.75% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.41%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.68%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2016Patrick S PittardDirectorSell10,382$46.67$484,527.94View SEC Filing  
8/31/2016Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell12,881$48.26$621,637.06View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Mark E KonenInsiderSell16,000$45.25$724,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Douglas N MillerCAOSell6,960$40.03$278,608.80View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016William H. Dr CunninghamDirectorBuy7,500$33.20$249,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2015William J AveryDirectorSell4,500$52.91$238,095.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2015George W. Henderson IIIDirectorSell8,179$55.75$455,979.25View SEC Filing  
11/30/2015Douglas N MillerCAOSell1,406$55.10$77,470.60View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015William Porter PayneDirectorSell8,179$56.00$458,024.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell13,000$53.40$694,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Douglas N MillerCAOSell28,624$61.65$1,764,669.60View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Mark E KonenInsiderSell12,500$61.70$771,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Dennis R GlassCEOSell100,044$61.01$6,103,684.44View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Patrick S PittardDirectorSell21,753$58.70$1,276,901.10View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell22,000$57.35$1,261,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Mark E KonenInsiderSell11,904$57.14$680,194.56View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Douglas N MillerCAOSell3,471$59.19$205,448.49View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Dennis R GlassCEOSell576,471$59.20$34,127,083.20View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Patrick S PittardDirectorSell1,945$58.28$113,354.60View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Mark E KonenInsiderSell24,531$884.41$21,695,461.71View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015Ellen CooperEVPSell3,000$58.12$174,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Dennis R GlassCEOSell4,500$58.23$262,035.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell3,000$58.14$174,420.00View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014William J AveryDirectorSell11,082$54.72$606,407.04View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Charles C CornelioInsiderSell24,586$56.80$1,396,484.80View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014M Leanne LachmanDirectorSell4,348$56.13$244,053.24View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell54,714$57.65$3,154,262.10View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Charles C CornelioInsiderSell10,000$55.00$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell9,500$55.52$527,440.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2014Douglas N MillerCAOSell16,320$55.64$908,044.80View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Adam G CiongoliEVPSell7,000$55.01$385,070.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell10,000$55.00$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014Patrick S PittardDirectorSell8,179$54.26$443,792.54View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014William Porter PayneDirectorSell8,179$54.73$447,636.67View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Wilford H FullerInsiderSell32,838$53.67$1,762,415.46View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014William H Dr CunninghamDirectorSell8,179$53.48$437,412.92View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Charles C CornelioInsiderSell38,171$52.80$2,015,428.80View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Isaiah TidwellDirectorSell3,317$52.81$175,170.77View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell8,000$51.90$415,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell3,000$51.63$154,890.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell10,000$53.00$530,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell9,000$50.59$455,310.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Mark E KonenInsiderSell7,900$49.00$387,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Michael MeeDirectorSell3,000$52.66$157,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Mark KonenInsiderSell40,352$52.77$2,129,375.04View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Douglas MillerCAOSell7,000$50.88$356,160.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Mark KonenInsiderSell3,000$50.16$150,480.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Eric JohnsonDirectorSell3,000$50.93$152,790.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Mark KonenInsiderSell8,000$49.36$394,880.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell8,200$50.85$416,970.00View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Randal FreitagCFOSell3,271$50.41$164,891.11View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Patrick PittardDirectorSell8,179$51.01$417,210.79View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013William Porter PayneDirectorSell8,075$51.13$412,874.75View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Mark KonenInsiderSell15,000$52.00$780,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013William Porter PayneDirectorSell8,179$52.06$425,798.74View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013William Dr CunninghamDirectorSell8,179$50.83$415,738.57View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Charles CornelioInsiderSell30,536$50.46$1,540,846.56View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Dennis GlassCEOSell109,060$50.38$5,494,442.80View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Mark KonenInsiderSell30,536$50.50$1,542,068.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Mark KonenInsiderSell8,000$49.94$399,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Douglas MillerCAOSell6,587$42.83$282,121.21View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Lisa BuckinghamEVPSell2,400$42.36$101,664.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Adam CiongoliEVPSell2,000$44.08$88,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Charles C CornelioInsiderSell4,000$44.14$176,560.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Mark E KonenInsiderSell9,850$36.46$359,131.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Eric G JohnsonDirectorSell3,000$31.44$94,320.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2012Gary C KellyDirectorBuy2,000$23.46$46,920.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC)
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Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

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