Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): $68.15

-3.17 (-4.44%)

POWR Rating

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  • LNC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 68.42% of US stocks.
  • LNC's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 52 weeks.
  • LNC's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.1% 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; merely 0.35% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • For LNC, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 98.9% of US equities we're observing.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 17.49 for Lincoln National Corp; that's greater than it is for 97.45% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to LNC, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SLRC, FDUS, GLAD, TSLX, and PSEC.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 9; this is 4.65% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • LNC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 7.4 over the prior 243 months.
  • LNC's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.7 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LNC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LNC 2016-02-12 0.6 0.6 6.6 5.6
LNC 2011-10-05 0.4 0.3 4.3 4.4
LNC 2010-02-17 0.9 0.7 -6.9 -7.3
LNC 2009-05-27 0.5 0.6 -5.4 -5.1
LNC 2006-11-24 2.3 1.5 15.5 11.4
LNC 2004-09-08 1.5 1.5 12.7 6.9

LNC Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 23.33%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 24.19%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 31.13%.
LNC's revenue has moved up $5,310,000,000 over the prior 67 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
2021-06-30 18,882 -668 1,408
2021-03-31 17,548 -563 672
2020-12-31 17,439 534 499
2020-09-30 17,648 512 788
2020-06-30 16,925 847 229
2020-03-31 17,718 -900 686

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)

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LNC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $68.15 52-week high $77.57
Prev. close $71.32 52-week low $44.59
Day low $65.12 Volume 2,261,400
Day high $68.83 Avg. volume 1,424,012
50-day MA $71.74 Dividend yield 2.47%
200-day MA $66.04 Market Cap 12.32B

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.

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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.

Aflac (AFL) Okays 21.2% Dividend Hike, Boosts Shareholder Value

Aflac's (AFL) latest dividend hike of 21.2% indicates a strong financial position and effective deployment of capital.

Yahoo | November 16, 2021

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Sells 67,153 Shares of Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC)

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC reduced its stake in shares of Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) by 3.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,115,248 shares of the financial services providers stock after selling 67,153 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC owned about 1.13% []

Transcript Daily | November 15, 2021

Lincoln National (LNC) Board Okays Buyback Authorization

Lincoln National's (LNC) board increases share buyback authorization in an effort to support prudent capital deployment.

Yahoo | November 15, 2021

Faced With Rising Taxes and Ongoing Market Uncertainty, Pre-retirees Lean on New Investment Options to Maximize Savings Potential

RADNOR, Pa., November 15, 2021--Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) today announced the upcoming launch of a new crediting strategy within its highly recognized indexed variable annuity, Lincoln Level Advantage®. Beginning Nov. 22, 2021, new contracts with Lincoln Level Advantage will offer a spread crediting strategy, in addition to several existing investing options, providing investors with a new option for portfolio growth opportunities, balanced with added protection. Lincoln Financial’s la

Yahoo | November 15, 2021

Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.76 Billion

Equities research analysts expect that Lincoln National Co. (NYSE:LNC) will report $4.76 billion in sales for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Lincoln Nationals earnings, with the highest sales estimate coming in at $4.81 billion and the lowest estimate coming in at $4.70 billion. Lincoln National []

Transcript Daily | November 13, 2021

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LNC Price Returns

1-mo -9.07%
3-mo -2.98%
6-mo N/A
1-year 42.52%
3-year 18.86%
5-year 23.00%
YTD 39.26%
2020 -11.08%
2019 17.95%
2018 -31.98%
2017 17.98%
2016 35.02%

LNC Dividends

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