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How has Lincoln National Corporation:(NYSE:LNC) performed recently?

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10858.38. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 10.85, a forward P/E of 6.74 and EPS of 4.23. At a stock price of 46.27 (0.76%) it has a dividend yield of 2.18%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 15.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by -19.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.23% and more long-term 11.01% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -1.40%.

For performance, Lincoln National Corporation the past week has seen a gain of -0.39%. For the last month performance for Lincoln National Corporation is 6.25%. While the last quarter is 2.70% and half year, 31.07%. Finally for the year, performance is -2.43%.

The 52-week high for Lincoln National Corporation, is at -18.08%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.27%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.91% and 7.20% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.27%, and for the month it is 2.09%. Lincoln National Corporation, has a target price of 49.4.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.34, and for total debt/equity Lincoln National Corporation has 0.36. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 11.50%, the profit margin is 7.70%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 81.10%. Lincoln National Corporation has a payout ratio of 22.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 236.46. The shares float is 231.7, with the float short at 1.99%, with short ratio coming to 1.95.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Lincoln National Corporation, get 0.40%, with its returns on investment at 7.60%. Return on equity is 7.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 49.4, reached soon?

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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