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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 2.42% today. In the last week its performance is 1.47%, and 22.05% for the past quarter. Currently, Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has a target price of 50.8, so today’s gain of 2.42% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.13%.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), has a market cap of 11109.03, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 80.90%.

At the current price of 46.98, it has a dividend yield of 2.13%, and its target price is 50.8. 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 11.1, as well as a forward P/E of 6.91.

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 1.10%. Since its IPO date on 10/5/1984, the total performance to date is -4.78%.

Volume today for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), is 1601200, while its average volume is 2001.93. Whilst the total gain today was 2.42%, it did have a day high of -3.09%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.60%, and 2.32% for the month. The 52-week low for Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has been 56.64%, while the 52-week-high has reached -16.83%.

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 1.17, and the P/S is 0.82, along with a P/B of 0.7. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.7.

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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