NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $64.57 -0.25 (-0.39 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$64.82Today's Range$64.39 - $65.1152-Week Range$61.18 - $86.68Volume1.11 million shsAverage Volume1.60 million shsMarket Capitalization$14.41 billionP/E Ratio8.32Dividend Yield2.00%Beta1.95 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 SymbolNYSE:LNC CUSIP53418710 Webwww.lfg.com Phone484-583-1400 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.35 Current Ratio0.11 Quick Ratio0.11 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.32 Forward P/E Ratio7.65 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$14.59 billion Price / Sales0.97 Cash Flow$7.7515 per share Price / Cash8.33 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 Shares218,710,000Market Cap$14,414.97 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 Friday, May 25th. Stockholders 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 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 9th. View Lincoln National's Dividend History. How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work? Lincoln National announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program 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. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter? Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.97 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.94 by $0.03. The financial services provider had revenue of $3.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.80 billion. Lincoln National had a return on equity of 10.69% and a net margin of 13.90%. Lincoln National's revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Lincoln National's stock. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's share price to reach $81.6923 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln National? 13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln National in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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 Ltd/S (SSREY), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), Sun Life Financial (SLF), HANNOVER RUECK/S (HVRRY), Legal & General Group (LGEN), AMP (AMP), OLD Mut PLC/ADR (ODMTY), AEGON (AEG), Torchmark (TMK), Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Athene (ATH) 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? Media stories about LNC stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.56 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are Lincoln National's major shareholders? Lincoln National's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hexavest Inc. (0.29%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.17%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.14%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.13%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.09%). 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 Bank of Montreal Can, DnB Asset Management AS, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., James Investment Research Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, Bremer Trust National Association, Boston Advisors LLC and Welch & Forbes LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co.. 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 $64.57. How big of a company is Lincoln National? Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $14.41 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 (NYSE LNC)Community Ranking: 1.9 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 302 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 496 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 798MarketBeat'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. 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