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NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, Forecast & News

$56.78
+0.14 (+0.25 %)
(As of 12/5/2019 12:08 PM ET)
Today's Range
$56.62
Now: $56.78
$57.27
50-Day Range
$55.77
MA: $59.39
$62.50
52-Week Range
$48.07
Now: $56.78
$67.52
Volume209,129 shs
Average Volume1.56 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.26 billion
P/E Ratio6.70
Dividend Yield2.64%
Beta1.97
Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. It operates through four segments: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. The Annuities segment offers variable, fixed, and indexed variable annuities. The Retirement Plan Services segment provides employers with retirement plan products and services primarily in the defined contribution retirement plan marketplace. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP53418710
Phone484-583-1400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.42 billion
Cash Flow$8.42 per share
Book Value$67.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,034
Market Cap$11.26 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lincoln National's stock symbol?

Lincoln National trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LNC."

How often does Lincoln National pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lincoln National?

Lincoln National declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 30th. Investors of record on Friday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Saturday, February 1st. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 9th. This is an increase from Lincoln National's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Lincoln National's Dividend History.

How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work?

Lincoln National declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which allows the company to buyback shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The financial services provider reported ($0.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.41 by $2.66. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.70 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.47 billion. Lincoln National had a return on equity of 10.64% and a net margin of 4.82%. Lincoln National's revenue was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $2.34 EPS. View Lincoln National's Earnings History.

When is Lincoln National's next earnings date?

Lincoln National is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln National.

What price target have analysts set for LNC?

7 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Lincoln National's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $92.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's stock price to reach $72.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln National.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln National?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln National in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lincoln National stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lincoln National stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lincoln National’s earnings of $2.34 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 7.8% and grew 15.3% year over year, mainly led by double-digit earnings growth across all business lines as well as strategic investments such as Liberty acquisition. The company is poised to grow on the back of its increasing top line led by strong performance of the Life Insurance Segment, new product introduction, enhancement of existing products and change in business mix. It has also streamlined its business by axing unprofitable and non-core lines to focus on core growth areas. Performance of its Group Insurance business is impressive. Its shares have underperformed its industry in a year's time. Its increased expenses driven by investment in technology might weigh on margins. High leverage is another cause of concern." (11/25/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We expect LNC shares should trade in-line with the market tomorrow give the company’s clean quarter and coming in pretty close to the consensus expectations." (7/31/2019)

Has Lincoln National been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about LNC stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a coverage optimism score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Lincoln National.

Are investors shorting Lincoln National?

Lincoln National saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,650,000 shares, an increase of 14.8% from the September 15th total of 4,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,440,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold. View Lincoln National's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Lincoln National own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lincoln National investors own include Mallinckrodt (MNK), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and IBM (IBM).

Who are Lincoln National's key executives?

Lincoln National's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Dennis Robert Glass, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 69)
  • Mr. Randal Jay Freitag FSA, MAAA, Exec. VP, CFO & Head of Individual Life (Age 56)
  • Ms. Ellen Gail Cooper C.F.A., F.S.A., Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Buckingham, Exec. VP and Chief People, Place & Brand Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Wilford Herndon Fuller, Exec. VP and Pres of Annuities, LFD & LFN (Age 48)

Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders?

Lincoln National's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (4.71%), Man Group plc (1.04%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.68%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.66%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.49%) and Poplar Forest Capital LLC (0.46%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Christine A Janofsky, Deirdre P Connelly, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, Gary C Kelly, Jamie Ohl, Kenneth S Solon, Lisa Buckingham and Randal J Freitag. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Lincoln National.

Which institutional investors are selling Lincoln National stock?

LNC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Retirement Systems of Alabama, State Street Corp, Icon Advisers Inc. Co., Mackay Shields LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Man Group plc and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln National company stock in the last year include Christine A Janofsky, Dennis R Glass, Gary C Kelly, Jamie Ohl, Kenneth S Solon and Lisa Buckingham. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln National.

Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln National stock?

LNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Algebris UK Ltd, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, First Trust Advisors LP and Artemis Investment Management LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln National.

How do I buy shares of Lincoln National?

Shares of LNC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lincoln National's stock price today?

One share of LNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.67.

How big of a company is Lincoln National?

Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $11.24 billion and generates $16.42 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.64 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.48 on an earnings per share basis. Lincoln National employs 11,034 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Lincoln National.

What is Lincoln National's official website?

The official website for Lincoln National is http://www.lfg.com/.

How can I contact Lincoln National?

Lincoln National's mailing address is 150 N. Radnor Chester Road Suite A305, Radnor PA, 19087. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 484-583-1400 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lincoln National (NYSE LNC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  403 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  630 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,033
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Lincoln National and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LNC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LNC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/5/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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