NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $58.71 -1.76 (-2.91 %) (As of 03/22/2019 10:13 AM ET)Previous Close$60.47Today's Range$58.48 - $60.0952-Week Range$48.07 - $76.71Volume56,714 shsAverage Volume1.72 million shsMarket Capitalization$11.99 billionP/E Ratio6.90Dividend Yield2.46%Beta1.93 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 CIK59558 Webwww.lfg.com Phone484-583-1400Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41 Current Ratio0.19 Quick Ratio0.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio6.90 Forward P/E Ratio6.41 P/E Growth0.73 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$16.42 billion Price / Sales0.73 Cash Flow$8.5583 per share Price / Cash Flow6.86 Book Value$67.18 per share Price / Book0.87Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.48 Net Income$1.64 billion Net Margins9.92% Return on Equity12.41% Return on Assets0.64%Miscellaneous Employees11,034 Outstanding Shares204,290,000Market Cap$11.99 billion Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated) 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, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 10th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 9th. View Lincoln National's Dividend History. How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work? Lincoln National announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued. How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter? Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $2.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.13 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $4.39 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.22 billion. Lincoln National had a net margin of 9.92% and a return on equity of 12.41%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $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 1-year price targets for Lincoln National's shares. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Lincoln National's share price to reach $76.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.2% 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 been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a news impact score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Lincoln National include 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), Scor (SCRYY), Athene (ATH), SONY FINL HOLDI/ADR (SNYFY) and Voya Financial (VOYA). What other stocks do shareholders of Lincoln National own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Lincoln National investors own include Mallinckrodt (MNK), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), General Electric (GE), Home Depot (HD), AbbVie (ABBV), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and IBM (IBM). Who are Lincoln National's key executives? Lincoln National's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dennis Robert Glass, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 69)Mr. Randal Jay Freitag FSA, MAAA, Exec. VP, CFO & Head of Individual Life (Age 56)Ms. Ellen Gail Cooper, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 55)Mr. Wilford Herndon Fuller, Exec. VP and Pres of Annuity Solutions, LFD & LFN (Age 48)Mr. Rajat B. Chakraborty, Consultant (Age 49) 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. (8.45%), FMR LLC (2.81%), LSV Asset Management (2.63%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.85%), Norges Bank (1.88%) and Prudential PLC (1.52%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Deirdre P Connelly, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, 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 and Jamie Ohl. View Insider Buying and Selling for Lincoln National. Which institutional investors are buying Lincoln National stock? LNC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Nuveen Asset Management LLC and Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers 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 $58.49. How big of a company is Lincoln National? Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $11.95 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 11,034 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: 351 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 569 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 920MarketBeat'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 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?