Lincoln National Corp (LNC)

LNC (NYSE:Insurance)
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Today's Range: 55.64 - 56.52 | LNC Avg Daily Volume: 1,468,000
Last Update: 09/19/14 - 4:09 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 7.79%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $55.69
52 Week Range: $40.84 - $56.52
Oustanding Shares: 261,073,946
Market Cap: 14,539,208,053
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for LNC
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 7 7 7 7
Moderate Buy 0 0 0 0
Hold 7 7 7 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 1 1 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.20 2.20 2.20 2.20
Latest Dividend: 0.16
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.15%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/08/14
Price Earnings Ratio: 10.71
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LNC Sector Avg. S&P 500
10.71 10.70 28.91
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
7.06% 31.82% 200.11%
Revenue 3.80 0.15 0.05
Net Income -5.30 0.31 0.09
EPS -0.90 0.79 0.21
Earnings for LNC:
Revenue 11.97B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/14) Qtr (12/14) FY (12/14) FY (12/15)
Average Estimate $1.41 $1.44 $5.65 $6.07
Number of Analysts 14 13 14 14
High Estimate $1.45 $1.49 $5.75 $6.25
Low Estimate $1.34 $1.33 $5.48 $5.86
Prior Year $1.34 $1.40 $5.03 $5.65
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 5.17% 2.64% 12.24% 7.53%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
Average Frequency Indicator Chart
Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands

Adding to Insurance Shorts Real Money Pro($)

Rates going lower.
The lower-rate environment should begin to weigh on profits over the next few quarters.

Shorts Should Continue to Work Real Money Pro($)

I plan to short more on any strength.

Adding to Life Insurer Shorts Real Money Pro($)

As rates rose today, the stocks advanced.

Shorted Some Index ETFs Real Money Pro($)

Namely, SPY and IWM.

Adding More to Shorts Real Money Pro($)

My short exposure continues to grow.

Added to Shorts Real Money Pro($)

Still growing shorter.

New Best Ideas Real Money Pro($)

All on the short side.
Here are some of my most notable flubs of late:

Today's Trades Real Money Pro($)

And the prices at which they were made.

Columnist Conversations

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