NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $61.60 +1.68 (+2.80 %) (As of 02/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$59.92Today's Range$60.50 - $61.6252-Week Range$48.07 - $79.83Volume51,558 shsAverage Volume1.79 million shsMarket Capitalization$13.16 billionP/E Ratio7.27Dividend Yield2.44%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$8.0313 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 Shares213,600,000Market 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. Investors of record on Thursday, January 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 9th. This is a boost 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which permits the company to repurchase shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $4.39 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.22 billion. Lincoln National had a return on equity of 12.41% and a net margin of 9.92%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm 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 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Lincoln National's stock. Their predictions range from $63.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln National's stock price to reach $76.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.8% 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? Media coverage about LNC stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. 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), AVIVA PLC/ADR (AVVIY), Sun Life Financial (SLF), 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 major 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 major investors are buying Lincoln National stock? LNC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Prudential Financial Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. 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 $61.50. How big of a company is Lincoln National? Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $13.14 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 2/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is Preferred Stock Different from Common Stock?