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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) which is in the industry Life Insurance, gaining 4.66% today. In the last week its performance is 14.35%, and 5.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has a target price of 50.15, so today’s gain of 4.66% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.95%.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), has a market cap of 10360.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 83.00%.

At the current price of 42.87, it has a dividend yield of 2.33%, and its target price is 50.15. This is with a profit margin of 7.80%, and total debt/equity of 0. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has a P/E of 10.14, as well as a forward P/E of 6.17.

With a current EPS of 4.23, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 13.67%,Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 10.05%.

Performance for the year is -25.07%. Since its IPO date on 10/5/1984, the total performance to date is -13.11%.

Volume today for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), is 3835000, while its average volume is 2644.93. Whilst the total gain today was 4.66%, it did have a day high of -7.57%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.82%, and 3.43% for the month. The 52-week low for Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has been 42.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.31%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.60%, and its return on assets is 0.40%. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has an operating margin of 11.80%. With a sales growth of -1.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Lincoln National Corporation, LNC is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.39, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Lincoln National Corporation? Well its PEG is 1.01, and the P/S is 0.76, along with a P/B of 0.71. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 3.26.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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