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China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Electric Vehicles Can Drive Alcoa Stock Higher
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees
S&P 500   4,145.19
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NYSE:LNC

Lincoln National - LNC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$45.94
-1.10 (-2.34%)
(As of 08/5/2022 08:48 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.73
$47.66
50-Day Range
$45.61
$58.32
52-Week Range
$44.89
$77.57
Volume
3.27 million shs
Average Volume
1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.90 billion
P/E Ratio
9.57
Dividend Yield
3.92%
Price Target
$63.00

Lincoln National MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.30 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
37.1% Upside
$63.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.35% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.29
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.40mentions of Lincoln National in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
34.56%
From $8.71 to $11.72 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.82 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

1st out of 1,176 stocks

Life Insurance Industry

1st out of 20 stocks

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About Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) Stock

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 fixed, variable, 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. This segment offers individual and group variable annuities, group fixed annuities, and mutual fund-based programs; and a range of plan services, including plan recordkeeping, compliance testing, participant education, and trust and custodial services. The Life Insurance segment provides life insurance products, including term insurance, such as single and survivorship versions of universal life insurance; variable universal life insurance; indexed universal life insurance products; and critical illness and long-term care riders. The Group Protection segment offers group non-medical insurance products comprising short and long-term disability, statutory disability and paid family medical leave administration and absence management services, term life, dental, vision and accident, and critical illness benefits and services to the employer marketplace through various forms of employee-paid and employer-paid plans. The company distributes its products through consultants, brokers, planners, agents, financial advisors, third-party administrators, and other intermediaries. Lincoln National Corporation was founded in 1905 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of research analysts recently commented on LNC shares. Morgan Stanley lowered their price objective on shares of Lincoln National from $80.00 to $68.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 6th. Royal Bank of Canada cut their target price on shares of Lincoln National from $71.00 to $57.00 in a research report on Friday. Wolfe Research restated a "peer perform" rating on shares of Lincoln National in a report on Thursday, June 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lowered their target price on shares of Lincoln National from $83.00 to $77.00 in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Finally, Piper Sandler decreased their price target on shares of Lincoln National from $70.00 to $55.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $63.00.

Lincoln National Stock Performance

Shares of NYSE:LNC traded down $1.10 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $45.94. 3,267,526 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,566,701. Lincoln National has a 52 week low of $44.89 and a 52 week high of $77.57. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $49.90 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $59.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.90 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.57, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.28 and a beta of 1.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 0.19 and a quick ratio of 0.21.

Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC - Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.97 by ($0.31). The firm had revenue of $4.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.80 billion. Lincoln National had a return on equity of 7.82% and a net margin of 4.45%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.82 EPS. Analysts predict that Lincoln National will post 8.71 EPS for the current year.

Lincoln National Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 1st. Investors of record on Monday, July 11th were given a dividend of $0.45 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 8th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.92%. Lincoln National's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 37.50%.

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LNC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2021
Ex-Dividend for 8/1 Dividend
7/08/2022
Dividend Payable
8/01/2022
Today
8/07/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Life insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
53418710
Employees
10,848
Year Founded
1905

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$63.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$49.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+37.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.30
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.41 billion
Pretax Margin
4.91%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.23 billion
Cash Flow
$8.32 per share
Book Value
$112.18 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
167,247,000
Market Cap
$7.90 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.89

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Ellen Gail Cooper C.F.A. (Age 58)
    F.S.A., Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.9M
  • Mr. Randal Jay Freitag FSA (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Head of Individual Life
    Comp: $3M
  • Mr. Kenneth Steven Solon (Age 61)
    Exec. VP, Chief Information Officer and Head of Digital, IT & Enterprise Services
    Comp: $2.45M
  • Mr. Jayson Reagan Bronchetti C.A.I.A. (Age 43)
    C.F.A., Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Adam Cohen
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Lucy Denise Gase
    Sr. VP and Head of Admin. Services & Strategic Support
  • Mr. Al Copersino
    VP & Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Steve Harris
    Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer and Sr. VP
  • Mr. Craig Todd Beazer (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Kristen Phillips
    Head of Corp. Marketing and Enterprise Communications













LNC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Lincoln National stock right now?

10 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln National in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Lincoln National stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in LNC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Lincoln National's stock price forecast for 2022?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Lincoln National's shares. Their LNC stock forecasts range from $49.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's share price to reach $63.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.1% from the stock's current price.
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How has Lincoln National's stock performed in 2022?

Lincoln National's stock was trading at $68.26 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, LNC stock has decreased by 32.7% and is now trading at $45.94.
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When is Lincoln National's next earnings date?

Lincoln National is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 2nd 2022.
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How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.62 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.57 by $0.95. The financial services provider earned $5.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.88 billion. Lincoln National had a net margin of 4.45% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.82%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned ($0.72) earnings per share.
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How often does Lincoln National pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Lincoln National?

Lincoln National declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 27th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, August 1st. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 8th.
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Is Lincoln National a good dividend stock?

Lincoln National(NYSE:LNC) pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.92%. Lincoln National has been increasing its dividend for 13 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Lincoln National is 37.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Lincoln National will have a dividend payout ratio of 15.36% next year. This indicates that Lincoln National will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Dennis R. Glass' approval rating as Lincoln National's CEO?

470 employees have rated Lincoln National CEO Dennis R. Glass on Glassdoor.com. Dennis R. Glass has an approval rating of 87% among Lincoln National's employees.

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 AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Walt Disney (DIS) and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

What is Lincoln National's stock symbol?

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

Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders?

Lincoln National's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.50%), RNC Capital Management LLC (0.47%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.31%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.31%), AustralianSuper Pty Ltd (0.30%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.29%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Christine A Janofsky, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, John Christopher Kennedy, Kenneth S Solon, Leon E Roday, Lisa Buckingham, M Leanne Lachman, Randal J Freitag and Wilford H Fuller.
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How do I buy shares of Lincoln National?

Shares of LNC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Lincoln National's stock price today?

One share of LNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.94.

How much money does Lincoln National make?

Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) has a market capitalization of $7.90 billion and generates $19.23 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.41 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.80 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Lincoln National have?

Lincoln National employs 10,848 workers across the globe.

Does Lincoln National have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Lincoln National: California Fringe Benefit and Insurance Marketing Corporation, First Penn-Pacific Life Insurance Company, Jefferson-Pilot Investments Inc., LFA Limited Liability Company, LFD Insurance Agency Limited Liability Company, Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston, Lincoln Assignment Corporation, Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation, Lincoln Financial Distributors Inc., Lincoln Financial Group Trust Company Inc., Lincoln Financial Limited Liability Company I, Lincoln Financial Reinsurance Company of Vermont, Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation, Lincoln Insurance Services Limited, Lincoln Investment Advisors Corporation, Lincoln Investment Management Company, Lincoln Investment Solutions Inc., Lincoln Life & Annuity Company of New York, Lincoln National Corporation, Lincoln National Management Corporation, Lincoln National Reinsurance Company (Barbados) Limited, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of South Carolina, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont I, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont III, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont IV, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont V, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont VI, Lincoln Reinsurance Company of Vermont VII, Lincoln Retirement Services Company LLC, The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, and Westfield Assigned Benefits Company.
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When was Lincoln National founded?

Lincoln National was founded in 1905.

How can I contact Lincoln National?

Lincoln National's mailing address is 150 N RADNOR CHESTER RD, RADNOR PA, 19087. The official website for Lincoln National is www.lfg.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (484) 583-1400, via email at investorrelations@lfg.com, or via fax at 215-448-3962.

This page (NYSE:LNC) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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