Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Analysts See $1.91 EPS

January 19, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Analysts See $1.91 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold Lincoln National Corporation shares while 232 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 171.85 million shares or 0.51% less from 172.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bremer Trust National Association invested in 30,145 shares or 0.62% of the stock. 20,590 were reported by Federated Investors Pa. Private Ocean Ltd Llc holds 0.09% or 1,930 shares. Investec Asset Ltd has invested 0.26% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). South Dakota Investment Council owns 156,452 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Shell Asset has 0.04% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Sector Pension Invest Board has 0.03% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Moreover, Etrade Capital Lc has 0.06% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Tci Wealth Advisors reported 200 shares. 9,677 are owned by Magnetar Finance Ltd Liability Company. Savings Bank Of America De reported 0.02% stake. Qs Invsts Limited Com reported 0.06% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Strs Ohio invested in 91,796 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Valley Advisers accumulated 0% or 78 shares. Oppenheimer And Com Incorporated reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC).

Analysts expect Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) to report $1.91 EPS on January, 31 after the close.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 7.91 % from last quarter’s $1.77 EPS. LNC’s profit would be $417.96 million giving it 10.87 P/E if the $1.91 EPS is correct. After having $2.03 EPS previously, Lincoln National Corporation’s analysts see -5.91 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.10% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $83.06. About 864,001 shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 47.27% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Lincoln National had 48 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, January 2. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, November 28, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. As per Friday, June 23, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 15 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Wells Fargo downgraded Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) on Wednesday, January 13 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo on Friday, May 5 with “Hold”. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, August 11 by Barclays Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LNC in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Thursday, January 26 by Citigroup.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.18 billion. It operates through four divisions: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. It has a 12.95 P/E ratio. The firm sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions.

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