Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Dividends

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): $67.92

3.50 (+5.43%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Currently, LNC generates more cash flow over the 12 months prior than 3.94% of US dividend stocks.
  • Free cash flow for LNC has decreased for the 7th straight quarter.
  • To help you reduce price risk in your dividend portfolio, here are the dividend stocks that are least correlated with LNC's price: PXS, GLT, ETR, FDS and PINC.
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LNC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$67.92$26.47 -61%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Lincoln National Corp, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 61%. Some interesting points we thought investors may wish to consider regarding the dividend discount model forecast for Lincoln National Corp are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Financial Services sector, the expected return of -61%, based on the stock's current share price and target price based on a dividend discount model, is greater than only 22.58% of the DDM-forecasted return of its its sector peers.
  • Out of all stocks in our universe of US-listed dividend-issuing stocks, Lincoln National Corp bears a discount rate, according to our calculations, lower than only 22.58% of them (lower discount rates are generally perceived as positive, and a sign of lower risk).
  • A stock's beta generally indicates its volatility relative to the broader equity market; as for LNC, approximately 4.63% of US-listed dividend issuers had a higher beta, and thus may have greater price volatility.
  • As other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector, LNC's equity discount rate is less than 4.17% of those stocks.

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LNC Dividend History

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LNC Dividends vs. Peers

LNC's dividend yield currently ranks #13 of 41 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Life category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 AVVIY Aviva plc 6.78%
3 LFC China Life Insurance Company Limited American Depositary Shares 5.25%
4 MFC Manulife Financial Corporation 4.86%
5 PRU Prudential Financial, Inc. 4.70%
6 AV Aviva Plc 4.63%
7 ZURVY Zurich Insurance Group AG 4.41%
8 PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 4.08%
9 AEG AEGON N.V. 3.43%
10 FFG FBL Financial Group, Inc. 3.41%
11 MET MetLife, Inc. 3.28%
12 NNGRY NN Group N.V. 3.23%
13 LNC Lincoln National Corporation 2.68%
14 KCLI Kansas City Life Insurance Company 2.57%
15 TRV The Travelers Companies, Inc. 2.30%
16 TIPT Tiptree Inc. 1.71%
17 PRI Primerica, Inc. 1.30%
18 AEL American Equity Investment Life Holding Company 1.15%
19 GL Globe Life Inc. 0.91%
20 IHC Independence Holding Company 0.89%
21 FGL Fidelity & Guaranty Life 0.84%
22 AAGIY AIA Group Limited 0.75%
23 HUM Humana Inc. 0.70%
24 PUK Prudential Public Limited Company 0.56%
25 AAME Atlantic American Corporation 0.52%
26 FG FGL Holdings Ordinary Share 0.48%
27 NWLI National Western Life Group, Inc. - 0.18%
28 CIA Citizens, Inc. ($1.00 Par) 0.00%
29 PNX Phoenix Companies 0.00%
31 BHF Brighthouse Financial, Inc. 0.00%
32 SNFCA Security National Financial Corp. Cl A 0.00%
33 GWGH GWG Holdings, Inc 0.00%
34 GNW Genworth Financial Inc 0.00%
35 ELFIF E-L Financial Corporation Limited 0.00%
36 IAFNF iA Financial Corporation Inc. 0.00%
37 ARZGY Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. 0.00%
38 GJNSY Gjensidige Forsikring ASA 0.00%
39 GWLIF Great-West Lifeco Inc. 0.00%
40 TDHOY T&D Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
41 AEB AEGON N.V. 6.2996% Floating Perpetual Capital Secs. 0.00%

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Lincoln National Corp Common Stock (LNC) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Lincoln National Corp (LNC) - Dividend Investor
Lincoln National Corp (LNC) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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