Financial Metrics Check: Lincoln National Corp. (LNC)’s Ratios for Trailing Twelve Months

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As of close of business last night, Lincoln National Corp.’s stock clocked out at $32.82, up 1.39% from its previous closing price of $32.37. In other words, the price has increased by $1.39 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.96 million shares were traded. LNC stock price reached its highest trading level at $32.85 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $31.98.


To gain a deeper understanding of LNC’s stock, we examine its different ratios. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.83 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.76.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Jefferies on May 22, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $34 from $26 previously.

On February 12, 2024, Jefferies Upgraded its rating to Hold which previously was Underperform but kept the price unchanged to $2622.

JP Morgan Downgraded its Neutral to Underweight on January 03, 2024, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $26.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 28 ’24 when Woodroffe Sean sold 55,127 shares for $32.57 per share. The transaction valued at 1,795,486 led to the insider holds 198,255 shares of the business.

Ryan Owen bought 10,000 shares of LNC for $259,000 on Feb 09 ’24. The Director now owns 10,000 shares after completing the transaction at $25.90 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, LNC now has a Market Capitalization of 5580286464 and an Enterprise Value of -21587720192. As of this moment, Lincoln’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 4.48, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 4.33. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.21. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.33 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.85. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at -1.807 whereas that against EBITDA is 80.401.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LNC has reached a high of $33.33, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $20.85. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 9.99%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 23.23%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that LNC traded 1.77M shares on average per day over the past three months and 1781630 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 169.67M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 167.55M. Insiders hold about 1.46% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 73.32% stake in the company. Shares short for LNC as of 1715731200 were 3574262 with a Short Ratio of 2.02, compared to 1713139200 on 3585105. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3574262 and a Short% of Float of 2.41.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 1.8, LNC has a forward annual dividend rate of 1.80. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.055607043The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 4.28.

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