Analyst Activity – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterates Hold on Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)

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Analyst Ratings For Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)

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Today, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated its Hold rating on Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) with a price target of $75.00.

There are 8 hold ratings, 4 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) is Hold (Score: 2.33) with a consensus target price of $66.00 per share, a potential 1.55% downside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 3/21/2017-Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 2/3/2017-Royal Bank of Canada Reiterated Rating of Outperform.
  • 1/26/2017-Citigroup Inc initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 1/9/2017-Barclays PLC Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 12/14/2016-Morgan Stanley was Downgraded by analysts at Morgan Stanley from a “Overweight ” rating to a ” Equal Weight” rating. They now have a $71.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $60.00 .

Dividend information for Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)

Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) pays an annual dividend of $1.16 with a yield of 1.73% and an average dividend growth of 27.70% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)

  • On 2/23/2017 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.29 1.64% with an ex dividend date of 4/6/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 11/2/2016 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.29 2.26% with an ex dividend date of 1/6/2017 which will be payable on 2/1/2017.
  • On 8/11/2016 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 2.21% with an ex dividend date of 10/5/2016 which will be payable on 11/1/2016.
  • On 5/27/2016 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 2.18% with an ex dividend date of 7/7/2016 which will be payable on 8/1/2016.
  • On 2/25/2016 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 2.67% with an ex dividend date of 4/7/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016.
  • On 10/28/2015 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.25 1.86% with an ex dividend date of 1/7/2016 which will be payable on 2/1/2016.
  • On 8/13/2015 Lincoln National announced a quarterly dividend of $0.20 with an ex dividend date of 10/7/2015 which will be payable on 11/1/2015.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)
Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC) has insider ownership of 1.41% and institutional ownership of 78.34%.

  • On 3/10/2017 Eric G Johnson, Director, sold 16,599 with an average share price of $69.18 per share and the total transaction amounting to $1,148,318.82. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/7/2017 Eric G Johnson, Director, sold 8,075 with an average share price of $69.64 per share and the total transaction amounting to $562,343.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/27/2017 Eric G Johnson, Director, sold 5,499 with an average share price of $70.60 per share and the total transaction amounting to $388,229.40. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/23/2017 Lisa Buckingham, EVP, sold 2,275 with an average share price of $71.83 per share and the total transaction amounting to $163,413.25. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/14/2017 Dennis R Glass, CEO, sold 234,847 with an average share price of $71.81 per share and the total transaction amounting to $16,864,363.07. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/14/2017 Mark E. Konen, Insider, sold 50,000 with an average share price of $71.65 per share and the total transaction amounting to $3,582,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/10/2017 Isaiah Tidwell, Director, sold 5,499 with an average share price of $70.58 per share and the total transaction amounting to $388,119.42. View SEC Filing

About Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)
Lincoln National Corporation is a holding company, which operates insurance and retirement businesses through subsidiary companies. The Company sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation and retirement income products and solutions, through its business segments. The Company operates through four segments: Annuities segment, which offers fixed (including indexed) and variable annuities; Retirement Plan Services segment, which provides employers with retirement plan products and services; Life Insurance segment, which focuses on the creation and protection of wealth through life insurance products, and Group Protection, which offers principally group non-medical insurance products. These products include fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance, linked-benefit UL, term life insurance, indexed universal life insurance, employer-sponsored retirement plans and services, and group life, disability and dental.

Recent Trading Activity for Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC)
Shares of Lincoln National closed the previous trading session at 67.04 down -0.92 -1.35% with 1,586,119 shares trading hands.

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