Lincoln National Corp (LNC)

LNC (NYSE:Insurance) EQUITY
$70.55
neg -1.10
-1.60%
Today's Range: 70.13 - 70.92 | LNC Avg Daily Volume: 1,551,100
Last Update: 02/24/17 - 2:42 PM EST
Volume: 1,179,692
YTD Performance: 8.18%
Open: $70.64
Previous Close: $71.69
52 Week Range: $35.27 - $73.31
Oustanding Shares: 228,560,352
Market Cap: 16,387,777,238
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for LNC
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 1 1 1 2
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 9 9 8 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.73 2.73 2.65 2.45
Latest Dividend: 0.29
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.62%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/06/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.25
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LNC Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.25 14.30 30.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.75% 99.86% 43.52%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 0.10 0.10 0.04
Net Income 3.30 0.00 -0.01
EPS 11.10 0.10 0.04
Earnings for LNC:
EBITDA 0.00B
Revenue 13.33B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/17) Qtr (06/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $1.64 $1.72 $6.96 $7.51
Number of Analysts 6 5 7 7
High Estimate $1.78 $1.80 $7.24 $7.75
Low Estimate $1.56 $1.68 $6.80 $7.20
Prior Year $1.25 $1.56 $6.50 $6.96
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 31.07% 10.13% 7.12% 7.82%
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 24, 2017 | 7:10 AM EST
"Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they're here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday."
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 23, 2017 | 10:16 AM EST
I'm pressing my individual shorts in Lincoln National (LNC) , Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) now. As I did yesterday …
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 23, 2017 | 9:44 AM EST
I'm adding to my Lincoln National (LNC) and Goldman Sachs (GS) shorts in light of the persistent strength in the bond markets. …
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 22, 2017 | 5:07 PM EST
"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." -- Sir John Templeton 
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 17, 2017 | 10:49 AM EST
Bonds signal "anti-growth" and I am adding to my Lincoln National (LNC) and Goldman Sachs (GS) shorts. …
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 14, 2017 | 9:44 AM EST
I have added to the following shorts today: Goldman Sachs (GS) , Lincoln National (LNC) and MetLife (MET) .
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Doug Kass

 | Feb 13, 2017 | 3:08 PM EST
 
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 31, 2017 | 3:15 PM EST
For the reasons mentioned in my column on financials -- I am offering more Metlife  (MET) and Lincoln National  (LNC) on t …
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 31, 2017 | 1:10 PM EST
Prefer second-level thinking to first-level thinking -- by taking a skeptical and realistic view of possible regulatory changes, the slope of interest rates and other determining factors that influence industry profits. Among other things, second-level thinking weighs whether the share-price advance in the sector had discounted the optimistic consensus thinking and aggressive earnings assumptions. Speaking of consensus, always consider how strong and self confident the market's bias is and how realistic its assumptions might be. Glibness is always a red flag for me -- it is a "trigger" and often generates the start of my analysis. I took on small short positions in the banks (and medium-sized positions in GS, Metlife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) ) because I admitted in my writing that I was not as confident as the many we listen to in the media and Wall Street. The only certainty in managing money is the lack of certainty. We only have to look at the Trump election win and the market's post-victo
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Doug Kass

 | Jan 30, 2017 | 2:20 PM EST
Regulatory changes may be slow in implementation and less (in size/magnitude/impact) than generally expected. The same may apply to tax policy - aimed at accelerating economic growth. As Jim Cramer wrote just now, "Today's the first day since Trump was elected that we see something he wants that could be stalle
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