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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 1.27% today. In the last week its performance is 5.07%, and 19.69% for the past quarter. Currently, Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has a target price of 51.09, so today’s gain of 1.27% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.99%.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), has a market cap of 11599.53, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 80.90%.

At the current price of 49.28, it has a dividend yield of 2.03%, and its target price is 51.09. 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 11.64, as well as a forward P/E of 7.25.

With a current EPS of 4.23, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.94%,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 2.01%. Since its IPO date on 10/5/1984, the total performance to date is 0.41%.

Volume today for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC), is 1041400, while its average volume is 1839.45. Whilst the total gain today was 1.27%, it did have a day high of -1.44%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.24%, and 2.31% for the month. The 52-week low for Lincoln National Corporation, LNC has been 65.17%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.30%.

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 1.23, and the P/S is 0.85, along with a P/B of 0.73. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.82.

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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