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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 -1.68% today. In the last week its performance is -2.09%, and 29.08% for the past quarter. Currently, Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has a target price of 50.3, so today’s gain of -1.68% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -1.60%.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), has a market cap of 10596.6, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 80.90%.

At the current price of 45.52, it has a dividend yield of 2.20%, and its target price is 50.3. This is with a profit margin of 7.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.36. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has a P/E of 10.76, as well as a forward P/E of 6.7.

With a current EPS of 4.23, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.01%,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 9.51%.

Performance for the year is -2.98%. Since its IPO date on 10/5/1984, the total performance to date is -7.74%.

Volume today for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), is 1438600, while its average volume is 2154.54. Whilst the total gain today was -1.68%, it did have a day high of -6.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.87%, and 2.19% for the month. The 52-week low for Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has been 51.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.41%.

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 11.50%. With a sales growth of -1.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Lincoln National Corporation, LNC is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.34, 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 1.13, and the P/S is 0.78, along with a P/B of 0.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.58.

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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