A significant driver of top-line growth: Lincoln National Corp. (LNC)

With 1.74 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.57 million shares. During the session, the Insurance – Life company that operates in wider Financial sector, reached to the highest price of $31.54 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $30.44. The 52-week range on LNC shows that it touched its highest point at $33.33 and its lowest point at $20.85 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $32.10. With its current market cap of 5.35 billion, LNC has annualized dividend of $1.80 while the current yield stands at 5.72%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.83.

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Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of LNC was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.32%, but this was down by -2.93% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 5.50% while six-month performance rose 10.30%. The stock gained 21.40% in the past year, while it has gained 16.72% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for LNC yields 7.32 with Next year EPS estimates of 7.49. For the next quarter, that number is 1.79. This implies an EPS growth rate of 11.15% for this year and 29.13% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 169.67 million LNC shares are outstanding with a float of 167.97 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-06-14, short shares totaled 4.46 million, which was 261.99998 higher than short shares on 1715731200. In addition to Ms. Ellen R. Gail Cooper C.F.A., F.S.A. as the firm’s Chairman, President & CEO, Mr. Christopher Michael Neczypor serves as its Executive VP & CFO.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.73879 of LNC’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for LNC since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.