Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

Today's Latest Price: $50.70 USD

0.51 (-1.00%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 34 in Insurance - Life

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LNC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Lincoln National Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.48% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For LNC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 99.22% of US equities we're observing.
  • LNC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.44% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Lincoln National Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be AINV, TCPC, PNNT, OCSL, and NGG.
  • Visit LNC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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LNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $50.70 52-week high $61.96
Prev. close $51.21 52-week low $16.11
Day low $49.99 Volume 1,955,200
Day high $51.08 Avg. volume 1,627,171
50-day MA $49.27 Dividend yield 3.31%
200-day MA $39.08 Market Cap 9.80B

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Company Bio

Lincoln National Corporation engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. It operates through Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection segments. The company was founded in 1904 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

LNC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$50.70$5.72 -89%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LNC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Lincoln National Corp ranked in the 12th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Lincoln National Corp ended up being:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.52 years, is -0.25% -- higher than only 6.48% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Lincoln National Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 3.61% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Lincoln National Corp has a reliance on debt greater than 67.45% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

AIG, GEG, MN, GSHD, and AXS can be thought of as valuation peers to LNC, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest LNC News From Around the Web

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.

RBC Capital Stick to Their Hold Rating for Lincoln National By

RBC Capital Stick to Their Hold Rating for Lincoln National | January 14, 2021

Lincoln National (LNC) Adds Solution to Attain Retirement Goals

Lincoln National (LNC) introduces personalized solution in a bid to help its plan participants in bolstering retirement savings.

Yahoo | January 12, 2021

Lincoln Financial Adds Personalized Retirement Service With Advisor Managed Accounts

Lincoln Financial Group has added a personalized retirement service with Advisor Managed Accounts.

Yahoo | January 11, 2021

Lincoln National goes ex-dividend tomorrow

Lincoln National (LNC) declares $0.42/share quarterly dividend, 5% increase from prior dividend of $0.40.Payable Feb. 1; for shareholders of record Jan. 11; ex-div Jan. 8.See LNC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | January 7, 2021

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Yahoo | January 7, 2021

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LNC Price Returns

1-mo 2.75%
3-mo 37.94%
6-mo 40.67%
1-year -6.38%
3-year -33.43%
5-year 49.79%
YTD 1.59%
2020 -11.08%
2019 17.95%
2018 -31.98%
2017 17.98%
2016 35.02%

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