Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

Today's Latest Price: $34.06 USD

1.73 (-4.83%)

Updated Oct 27 1:06pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 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 0.32% 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 99.24% of US stocks.
  • LNC's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 97.92% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LNC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TCPC, NGG, AINV, EPD, and GSBD.
  • 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 $34.06 52-week high $62.95
Prev. close $35.79 52-week low $16.11
Day low $34.03 Volume 530,803
Day high $35.60 Avg. volume 2,308,209
50-day MA $34.49 Dividend yield 4.47%
200-day MA $38.15 Market Cap 6.58B

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:
$34.06$12.08 -66%

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 23th 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. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Lincoln National Corp, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.45 years, is -0.18% -- higher than only 9% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Lincoln National Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than merely 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Lincoln National Corp has a reliance on debt greater than 70.01% of them.

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

FDS, HLNE, ICCH, NICK, and WETF 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

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3 Fast-Growing, High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Are Outrageously Undervalued

(Source: imgflip) The current pullback has done little to alleviate the broader market's overvaluation problem. S&P 500 Valuation Profile Year EPS Consensus YOY Growth Forward PE Blended PE Overvaluation (Forward PE) Overvaluation (Blended PE) 2020 $130.14 -20% 25.8 24.0 57% 41% 2021 $166.48 28% 20.2 23.0 23% 35% 2022 $189.64...

Dividend Sensei on Seeking Alpha | October 1, 2020

Lincoln National declares $0.40 dividend

Lincoln National (LNC) declares $0.40/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.Forward yield 4.46%Payable Nov. 1; for shareholders of record Oct. 12; ex-div Oct. 9.See LNC Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth....

Seeking Alpha | August 20, 2020

Lincoln National (LNC) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

Lincoln National (LNC) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

What Percentage Of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) Shares Do Insiders Own?

The big shareholder groups in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) have power over the company. Institutions will...

Yahoo | July 18, 2020

Lincoln Financial Group Joins Benefitfocus Benefit Catalog

Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a technology platform provider enabling rapid innovation for employers, health plans and consumers, has added a portfolio of financial protection solutions from Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) to the ever-growing range of products and services in its Benefit Catalog.

Yahoo | July 16, 2020

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LNC Price Returns

1-mo 12.52%
3-mo -10.21%
6-mo -1.75%
1-year -42.87%
3-year -51.99%
5-year -28.19%
YTD -39.80%
2019 17.95%
2018 -31.98%
2017 17.98%
2016 35.02%
2015 -11.55%

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