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NYSE:LNC - Lincoln National Stock Price, Forecast & News

$59.94
+0.74 (+1.25 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 03:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
$59.25
Now: $59.94
$60.14
50-Day Range
$56.16
MA: $58.89
$61.12
52-Week Range
$50.81
Now: $59.94
$67.52
Volume62,343 shs
Average Volume1.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$11.89 billion
P/E Ratio7.07
Dividend Yield2.75%
Beta1.96
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 Annuities segment offers variable, fixed, and indexed variable annuities. The Retirement Plan Services segment provides employers with retirement plan products and services primarily in the defined contribution retirement plan marketplace. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.42 billion
Cash Flow$8.87 per share
Book Value$67.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.64 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees11,034
Market Cap$11.89 billion
Next Earnings Date2/5/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Wednesday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 10th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Saturday, February 1st. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 9th. This is a boost from Lincoln National's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View Lincoln National's Dividend History.

How will Lincoln National's stock buyback program work?

Lincoln National declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Monday, January 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Lincoln National's earnings last quarter?

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The financial services provider reported ($0.25) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.41 by $2.66. The financial services provider earned $4.70 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.47 billion. Lincoln National had a net margin of 4.82% and a return on equity of 10.64%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $2.34 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, February 5th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Lincoln National.

How can I listen to Lincoln National's earnings call?

Lincoln National will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 5th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for LNC?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Lincoln National's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $92.00. On average, they anticipate Lincoln National's stock price to reach $71.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Lincoln National.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Lincoln National?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Lincoln National in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Lincoln National.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Lincoln National stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Lincoln National stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Lincoln National is poised to grow on the back of its increasing top line led by strong performance of the Life Insurance Segment, new product introduction, enhancement of existing products and change in business mix. It has been performing well on the back of solid business lines as well as strategic investments. It has also streamlined its business by axing unprofitable and non-core lines to focus on core growth areas. Performance of its Group Insurance business is impressive. The company's shares have underperformed its industry in a year's time.  It has witnessed its 2020 estimates move south over the past 30 days. However, its increased expenses driven by investment in technology might weigh on margins. High leverage of the company is another cause of concern." (12/18/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We expect LNC shares should trade in-line with the market tomorrow give the company’s clean quarter and coming in pretty close to the consensus expectations." (7/31/2019)

Has Lincoln National been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LNC stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Lincoln National earned a news sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Lincoln National.

Are investors shorting Lincoln National?

Lincoln National saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,330,000 shares, a decrease of 32.6% from the December 15th total of 4,940,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Lincoln National's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Lincoln National's key competitors?

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 Intel (INTC), Mallinckrodt (MNK), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Home Depot (HD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) and General Electric (GE).

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 C.F.A., F.S.A., Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Buckingham, Exec. VP and Chief People, Place & Brand Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Wilford Herndon Fuller, Exec. VP and Pres of Annuities, LFD & LFN (Age 48)

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 Scout Investments Inc. (0.73%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.26%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.13%), United Services Automobile Association (0.09%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%) and Advisors Capital Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Lincoln National stock include Christine A Janofsky, Deirdre P Connelly, Dennis R Glass, Ellen Cooper, Gary C Kelly, Jamie Ohl, Kenneth S Solon, Lisa Buckingham 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 DNB Asset Management AS, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, OLD National Bancorp IN, Advisors Capital Management LLC and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. Company insiders that have sold Lincoln National company stock in the last year include Christine A Janofsky, Dennis R Glass, Gary C Kelly, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., United Services Automobile Association, Appleton Partners Inc. MA, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Gradient Investments LLC, Sciencast Management LP, Diversified Trust Co and Cerebellum GP 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Lincoln National's stock price today?

One share of LNC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.83.

How big of a company is Lincoln National?

Lincoln National has a market capitalization of $11.87 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.View Additional Information About Lincoln National.

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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  416 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  640 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,056
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 1/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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