NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$65.05 -0.27 (-0.41 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.63
Today's Range$64.29 - $65.63
52-Week Range$64.57 - $86.68
Volume141,092 shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.59 billion
P/E Ratio8.36
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta1.91
Lincoln National logoLincoln 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.35
Current Ratio0.11
Quick Ratio0.11

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio8.36
Forward P/E Ratio7.73
P/E Growth0.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.59 billion
Price / Sales0.98
Cash Flow$7.7165 per share
Price / Cash8.43
Book Value$79.16 per share
Price / Book0.82

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.79
Net Income$2.08 billion
Net Margins13.90%
Return on Equity10.69%
Return on Assets0.63%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,047
Outstanding Shares218,710,000

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. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 10th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Wednesday, August 1st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. 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 of Directors 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 reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' 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 return on equity of 10.69% and a net margin of 13.90%. Lincoln National's quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.92 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln National.

What price target have analysts set for LNC?

13 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Lincoln National's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's stock price to reach $82.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National.

Are investors shorting Lincoln National?

Lincoln National saw a increase in short interest in 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 trading volume of 2,311,977 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Lincoln National's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors?

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?

Press coverage about LNC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.02 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders?

Lincoln National's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 major 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 major 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 $65.05.

How big of a company is Lincoln National?

Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $14.59 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Lincoln National (LNC)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  292 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  483 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  775
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 6/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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