Lincoln National Corp (LNC)

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Today's Range: 70.13 - 70.92 | LNC Avg Daily Volume: 1,550,800
Last Update: 02/24/17 - 4:02 PM EST
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 8.18%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $71.69
52 Week Range: $35.27 - $73.31
Oustanding Shares: 228,560,352
Market Cap: 16,385,491,635
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 1 1 1 2
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 9 9 8 7
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.73 2.73 2.65 2.45
Latest Dividend: 0.29
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.62%
Dividend Ex-Date: 01/06/17
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.25
Price Earnings Comparisons:
LNC Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.25 14.30 30.70
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
11.75% 97.44% 43.52%
Revenue 0.10 0.10 0.04
Net Income 3.30 0.00 -0.01
EPS 11.10 0.10 0.04
Earnings for LNC:
Revenue 13.33B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (03/17) Qtr (06/17) FY (12/17) FY (12/18)
Average Estimate $1.64 $1.72 $6.96 $7.51
Number of Analysts 6 5 7 7
High Estimate $1.78 $1.80 $7.24 $7.75
Low Estimate $1.56 $1.68 $6.80 $7.20
Prior Year $1.25 $1.56 $6.50 $6.96
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 31.07% 10.13% 7.12% 7.82%
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Yesterday Real Money Pro($)

"Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they're here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday."
I'm pressing my individual shorts in Lincoln National (LNC) , Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) now. As I did yesterday…
I'm adding to my Lincoln National (LNC) and Goldman Sachs (GS) shorts in light of the persistent strength in the bond markets.

Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." -- Sir John Templeton 

Adding on the Short Side Real Money Pro($)

Bonds signal "anti-growth" and I am adding to my Lincoln National (LNC) and Goldman Sachs (GS) shorts.

Building My Financial Shorts Real Money Pro($)

I have added to the following shorts today: Goldman Sachs (GS) , Lincoln National (LNC) and MetLife (MET) .

Takeaways and Observations Real Money Pro($)

For the reasons mentioned in my column on financials -- I am offering more Metlife  (MET) and Lincoln National  (LNC) on t…
Prefer second-level thinking to first-level thinking -- by taking a skeptical and realistic view of possible regulatory changes, the slope of interest rates and other determining factors that influence industry profits. Among other things, second-level thinking weighs whether the share-price advance in the sector had discounted the optimistic consensus thinking and aggressive earnings assumptions. Speaking of consensus, always consider how strong and self confident the market's bias is and how realistic its assumptions might be. Glibness is always a red flag for me -- it is a "trigger" and often generates the start of my analysis. I took on small short positions in the banks (and medium-sized positions in GS, Metlife (MET) and Lincoln National (LNC) ) because I admitted in my writing that I was not as confident as the many we listen to in the media and Wall Street. The only certainty in managing money is the lack of certainty. We only have to look at the Trump election win and the market's post-victo
Regulatory changes may be slow in implementation and less (in size/magnitude/impact) than generally expected. The same may apply to tax policy - aimed at accelerating economic growth. As Jim Cramer wrote just now, "Today's the first day since Trump was elected that we see something he wants that could be stalle

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