NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $61.61 +1.69 (+2.82 %) (As of 02/17/2019 01:06 AM ET)Previous Close$61.61Today's Range$60.50 - $61.6552-Week Range$48.07 - $79.83Volume1.23 million shsAverage Volume2.05 million shsMarket Capitalization$13.16 billionP/E Ratio7.27Dividend Yield2.47%Beta1.9 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive LNC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LNC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Life insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:LNC Previous Symbol CUSIP53418710 Webwww.lfg.com Phone484-583-1400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41 Current Ratio0.19 Quick Ratio0.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio7.27 Forward P/E Ratio6.71 P/E Growth0.73 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$16.42 billion Price / Sales0.80 Cash Flow$8.0326 per share Price / Cash Flow7.67 Book Value$67.18 per share Price / Book0.92Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.48 Net Income$1.64 billion Net Margins9.92% Return on Equity12.41% Return on Assets0.64%Miscellaneous Employees9,047 Outstanding Shares213,605,000Market Cap$13.16 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Thursday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 10th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 9th. This is a positive change from Lincoln National's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. View Lincoln National's Dividend History. How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work? Lincoln National declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter? Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.13 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.22 billion. Lincoln National had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 12.41%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.98 earnings per share. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln National. What price target have analysts set for LNC? 12 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Lincoln National's shares. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's stock price to reach $76.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln National. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln National? 12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln National in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National. Has Lincoln National been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about LNC stock have trended neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a daily sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lincoln National include Prudential Public (PUK), Metlife (MET), Prudential Financial (PRU), SWISS RE LTD/S (SSREY), Manulife Financial (MFC), Sun Life Financial (SLF), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), Legal & General Group (LGEN), AEGON (AEG), Torchmark (TMK), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Athene (ATH), SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY) and Scor (SCRYY). 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 54)Mr. Wilford Herndon Fuller, Exec. VP and Pres of Annuity Solutions, LFD & LFN (Age 47)Mr. Rajat B. Chakraborty, Consultant (Age 48) Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders? Lincoln National's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.45%), LSV Asset Management (2.63%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.85%), Prudential PLC (1.52%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.36%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.33%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Deirdre P Connelly, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, Eric G Johnson, Isaiah Tidwell, Jamie Ohl, Kenneth S Solon, Lisa Buckingham, Michael F Mee 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 Two Sigma Investments LP, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Scout Investments Inc., BlackRock Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc. and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln National company stock in the last year include Dennis R Glass, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Millennium Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. 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 $61.61. How big of a company is Lincoln National? Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $13.16 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 9,047 workers across the globe. 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: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 348 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 562 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 910MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the components of an earnings report?