About Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)
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 company sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions. The company's products include fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance (UL), variable universal life insurance (VUL), linked-benefit UL, term life insurance, indexed universal life insurance, and employer-sponsored retirement plans and services, as well as group life, disability, and dental products. It also provides various plan investment vehicles, including individual and group variable annuities, group fixed annuities, and mutual fund-based programs; single and survivorship versions of UL and VUL, including corporate-owned UL and VUL, and bank-owned UL and VUL insurance products; and group non-medical insurance products, such as term life, universal life, disability, dental, vision, accident, and critical illness insurance to the employer market place through various forms of contributory and non-contributory 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 1904 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Life insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
Trailing P/E Ratio8.63
Forward P/E Ratio7.98
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$14.59 billion
Price / Sales1.01
Cash Flow$7.9140 per share
Price / Cash8.49
Book Value$79.16 per share
Price / Book0.85
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.79
Net Income$2.08 billion
Return on Equity10.69%
Return on Assets0.63%
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, July 9th. View Lincoln National's Dividend History.
How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work?
Lincoln National declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter?
Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.97 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $3.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.80 billion. Lincoln National had a net margin of 13.90% and a return on equity of 10.69%. The firm's revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.92 earnings per share. View Lincoln National's Earnings History.
When is Lincoln National's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for LNC?
13 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Lincoln National's stock. Their predictions range from $71.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's share price to reach $82.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National.
Are investors shorting Lincoln National?
Lincoln National saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,699,246 shares, an increase of 47.8% from the April 30th total of 3,179,199 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,311,977 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Lincoln National include Metlife (MET), Prudential Financial (PRU), Manulife Financial (MFC), Swiss Re (SSREY), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), Sun Life Financial (SLF), Legal & General Group (LGEN), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), AMP (AMP), OLD Mut PLC/ADR (ODMTY), AEGON (AEG), Torchmark (TMK), Athene (ATH), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) and Voya Financial (VOYA).
Who are Lincoln National's key executives?
Lincoln National's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Dennis Robert Glass, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 68)
- Mr. Randal Jay Freitag FSA, MAAA, Exec. VP, CFO & Head of Individual Life (Age 55)
- Ms. Ellen Gail Cooper, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 53)
- Mr. Wilford Herndon Fuller, Exec. VP and Pres of Annuity Solutions, LFD & LFN (Age 47)
- Mr. Raj B. Chakraborty, Exec. VP & Chief Digital Officer (Age 48)
Has Lincoln National been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about LNC stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a daily sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.05 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders?
Lincoln National's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.67%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.67%), LSV Asset Management (2.53%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.86%), Northern Trust Corp (1.59%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.00%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Christine A Janofsky, Deirdre P Connelly, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, Eric G Johnson, George W Henderson III, Isaiah Tidwell, Kenneth S Solon, Lisa Buckingham, M Leanne Lachman, Mark E Konen, Michael F Mee, Patrick S Pittard, Randal J Freitag, Wilford H Fuller, William H Dr Cunningham and William Porter Payne. 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 Todd Asset Management LLC, Flinton Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Tyers Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Riverhead Capital Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc. and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln National company stock in the last year include Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, Kenneth S Solon, Lisa Buckingham and Randal J Freitag. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln National.
Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln National stock?
LNC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Schroder Investment Management Group, Bloom Tree Partners LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Algebris UK Ltd and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Lincoln National's stock price today?
One share of LNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.19.
How big of a company is Lincoln National?
Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $14.69 billion and generates $14.59 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.08 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.79 on an earnings per share basis. Lincoln National employs 9,047 workers across the globe.
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]
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