Lincoln National Corp. (LNC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lincoln National Corp. (LNC): $27.16

0.19 (-0.69%)

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LNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.16 52-week high $33.37
Prev. close $27.35 52-week low $18.50
Day low $26.71 Volume 1,361,000
Day high $27.53 Avg. volume 1,953,368
50-day MA $27.13 Dividend yield 6.58%
200-day MA $24.95 Market Cap 4.61B

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  • Growth is the dimension where LNC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.78% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LNC is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • LNC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 2.64% of US stocks).

LNC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.17% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP is higher than it is for about 97.94% of US stocks.
  • LNC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.58% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP are FTAI, PIII, WTI, LNG, and OCN.
  • LNC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP's official web site, go to

LNC Valuation Summary

  • LNC's price/earnings ratio is 11.4; this is 3.64% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, LNC's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LNC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LNC 2023-12-22 0.3 1.4 11.4 2.6
LNC 2023-12-21 0.3 1.5 11.5 2.7
LNC 2023-12-20 0.3 1.4 11.3 2.6
LNC 2023-12-19 0.3 1.5 11.7 2.7
LNC 2023-12-18 0.3 1.4 11.5 2.6
LNC 2023-12-15 0.3 1.5 11.7 2.7

LNC Growth Metrics

    The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 9.39%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -182.87%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 69.74%.
LNC's revenue has moved up $22,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows LNC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 18,784 4,033 -2,227
2022-09-30 19,192 3,437 -2,012
2022-06-30 19,635 3,090 880
2022-03-31 19,382 1,546 1,284
2021-12-31 19,230 151 1,405
2021-09-30 18,762 301 1,328

LNC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LNC has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 22.86% of graded US stocks.
  • LNC's asset turnover comes in at 0.052 -- ranking 121st of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • VOYA, FAF, and PRU are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LNC.

The table below shows LNC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.052 0.102 0.005
2021-03-31 0.049 0.057 0.003
2020-12-31 0.051 0.044 0.002
2020-09-30 0.053 0.066 0.003
2020-06-30 0.051 0.030 0.001
2020-03-31 0.054 0.060 0.003

LNC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LNC, see our LNC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $72.27 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

Lincoln National Corp. (LNC) Company Bio

Lincoln National Corporation is a Fortune 200 American holding company, which operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies. Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for LNC and its subsidiary companies. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Below are the latest news stories about LINCOLN NATIONAL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LNC as an investment opportunity.

As Americans Look Ahead to a New Year, Lincoln Financial Group Shares Recommendations for Turning Financial Resolutions Into Reality

RADNOR, Pa., December 28, 2023--With the new year approaching, people are setting resolutions with goals for exercising, reading, saving money and more.

Yahoo | December 28, 2023

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Yahoo | December 27, 2023

Lincoln National (LNC) Inks Deal to Sell Wealth Management Unit

Lincoln National (LNC) inks a deal with Osaic to divest LFA and LFS and plans to increase its RBC ratio with the transaction proceeds. It also aims to focus more on growing its core businesses.

Yahoo | December 15, 2023

Insurer Lincoln National to Sell Wealth Management Unit to Osaic

Lincoln’s sale of its wealth management business, which has approximately 1,450 advisors, is the latest instance of consolidation in the broker-dealer sector.

Yahoo | December 14, 2023

Lincoln Financial Group Enters Agreement to Sell Wealth Management Business to Osaic, Inc.

RADNOR, Pa., December 14, 2023--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced that it has signed a stock purchase agreement with Osaic, Inc. (Osaic), one of the nation’s largest providers of wealth management solutions, which will acquire Lincoln’s wealth management business, including all ownership interests in the Lincoln subsidiary entities comprising that business. The transaction is expected to provide approximately $700 million of capital benefit to Lincoln upon closing, which is ant

Yahoo | December 14, 2023

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LNC Price Returns

1-mo -3.21%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 10.44%
1-year -7.61%
3-year -43.73%
5-year -46.70%
YTD 2.32%
2023 -5.55%
2022 -53.53%
2021 39.49%
2020 -11.08%
2019 17.95%

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