Lincoln National Corporation [LNC] Is Currently 4.26 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Does This Mean?

Lincoln National Corporation [NYSE: LNC] jumped around 1.05 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $25.71 at the close of the session, up 4.26%. The company report on September 14, 2023 at 2:00 PM that Lincoln Financial Group Names Jared Nepa as Head of Life and MoneyGuard Distribution.

Newly created role supports Lincoln’s focus on the future of distribution and fostering collaborative engagement with financial professionals to help them better serve their clients.

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Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) announced that long-tenured leader, Jared Nepa, has been named senior vice president and head of Life and MoneyGuard distribution and is now a part of the company’s corporate leadership group, effective immediately.

Lincoln National Corporation stock is now -16.31% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. LNC Stock saw the intraday high of $25.725 and lowest of $24.935 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 54.59, which means current price is +38.97% above from all time high which was touched on 02/02/23.

Compared to the average trading volume of 2.37M shares, LNC reached a trading volume of 2514416 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Lincoln National Corporation [LNC]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LNC shares is $26.08 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LNC stock is a recommendation set at 3.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Raymond James have made an estimate for Lincoln National Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on July 26, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Lincoln National Corporation is set at 0.87, with the Price to Sales ratio for LNC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.25. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.91, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 23.03. Price to Free Cash Flow for LNC in the course of the last twelve months was 3.91.

How has LNC stock performed recently?

Lincoln National Corporation [LNC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.84. With this latest performance, LNC shares dropped by -1.27% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 14.93% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -47.61% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LNC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.53, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.93 for Lincoln National Corporation [LNC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.39, while it was recorded at 25.14 for the last single week of trading, and 26.84 for the last 200 days.

Lincoln National Corporation [LNC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Lincoln National Corporation [LNC] shares currently have an operating margin of -10.52. Lincoln National Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -11.90.

Return on Total Capital for LNC is now -14.22, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -12.05. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -18.27, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.65. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lincoln National Corporation [LNC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 161.11. Additionally, LNC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 61.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 2.08. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 196.05, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 57.03.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lincoln National Corporation [LNC] managed to generate an average of -$196,801 per employee.

Earnings analysis for Lincoln National Corporation [LNC]

The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for LNC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Lincoln National Corporation go to 7.90%.

Insider trade positions for Lincoln National Corporation [LNC]

The top three institutional holders of LNC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.31 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2089%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $170.67 trillion in LNC stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $150.98 trillion in LNC stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7381%.

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