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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 11605.6. It is in the Life Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.6, a forward P/E of 7.22 and EPS of 4.23. At a stock price of 49.08 (3.22%) it has a dividend yield of 2.04%.

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 12.01% and more long-term 9.51% 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 5.94%. For the last month performance for Lincoln National Corporation is 4.97%. While the last quarter is 31.60% and half year, 32.91%. Finally for the year, performance is 3.54%.

The 52-week high for Lincoln National Corporation, is at -13.11%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 63.64%. The 20-day simple moving average is 6.54% and 16.18% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.67%, and for the month it is 2.27%. Lincoln National Corporation, has a target price of 50.8.

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 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 80.90%. Lincoln National Corporation has a payout ratio of 22.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 236.46. The shares float is 231.71, with the float short at 2.54%, with short ratio coming to 3.

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 50.8, 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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