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Today’s Large Cap Details for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) of Life Insurance

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 15.93 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Lincoln National Corporation is 71.36 (with a change from open of 0.88%), this in conjunction with a target price of 76.36. Volume today has so far reached 279508, with an average volume of about 1524.19. The GAP for this stock, is 0.18%.

The P/E ratio is 11.59, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 9.35. The current EPS for Lincoln National Corporation, is 6.09, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 11.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 6.55%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Lincoln National Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 3.17% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.40%. Quarter over quarter is 122.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 5.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 47.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is 84.50%. Shares outstanding is 225.62, while shares float is at a value of 223.29. Float short for Lincoln National Corporation is 2.13% and the short ratio is 3.13.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.34, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.36. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 15.20%. The profit margin is 10.40%.

Lincoln National Corporation has seen returns on assets of 0.50%, and on investment, 7.90%. Return on equity is 9.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.38. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.16, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.06 and Price/cash is 8.28, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 18.9.

The simple moving averages are 5.00% and 11.60% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.65% and the 52 week low is 77.39%.

Lincoln National Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.64%, with a current price of 71.36. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 16.90%. This is in an industry, Life Insurance, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Financial. Lincoln National Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Life Insurance industry means that Lincoln National Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 2.39%, with performance for the month coming to 2.93%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 8.05%, and for the half year the performance is 70.60%. Volatility for this week is 1.77% and for the month this is 1.81%.

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