Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Analysts See $2.14 EPS

October 14, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 0.77 in 2018Q1. It improved, as 46 investors sold Lincoln National Corporation shares while 206 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. 170.25 million shares or 0.12% more from 170.05 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Virginia Retirement System Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 276,700 shares. Shelton Cap Mngmt owns 58,605 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Ltd Com has 0.28% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 4.01M shares. Counsel invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Pension Service reported 258,188 shares stake. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt stated it has 1.27M shares. Kansas-based Mariner Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.01% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Nuwave Inv Mgmt has 24 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt reported 879,993 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Ga Adv reported 0.17% stake. Dupont Capital Mngmt reported 8,557 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Carroll Assocs invested in 0.1% or 14,344 shares. Toronto Dominion Bankshares stated it has 0.05% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0.03% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC).

Since May 4, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $67,086 activity.

Analysts expect Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) to report $2.14 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 5.42 % from last quarter’s $2.03 EPS. LNC’s profit would be $463.70 million giving it 7.50 P/E if the $2.14 EPS is correct. After having $2.02 EPS previously, Lincoln National Corporation’s analysts see 5.94 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $64.2. About 2.24 million shares traded or 57.70% up from the average. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has declined 6.51% since October 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.13% the S&P500.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Lincoln National had 10 analyst reports since April 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital maintained Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) on Monday, July 16 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, May 21 with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, July 9. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, September 10 by Goldman Sachs. The company was maintained on Monday, October 8 by UBS. The company was maintained on Friday, May 4 by Deutsche Bank. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Wednesday, July 11 report. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Tuesday, August 7 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 17 by Credit Suisse.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.91 billion. It operates through four divisions: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. It has a 7.22 P/E ratio. The firm sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions.

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