Earnings Forecast Research on Lincoln National Corporation (LNC)

Lincoln National Corporation has received $1.71 as the consensus Earnings Estimate for the Quarter ending on Dec 2016 ,According to the estimate provided by 7 Financial Advisor in the Stock Trading Firms. Among 7 Analysts, Bottom line EPS Estimate for the current quarter is $1.68 while the top line estimate is $1.75 , a key information to consider for Day Trading and investing in stocks. The EPS growth rate is projected at 11.13%.

Lincoln National Corporation reported better than expected with a surprise EPS of 12.96% or $0.21 during its most recent quarterly earnings. The Actual EPS was $1.83 compared to the Estimated EPS of $1.62. Radnor based Lincoln National Corporation Last reported the Quarter results on Dec 31, 2016 and the Next earnings date is scheduled to be released on Feb 01, 2017.

In the last quarter, Lincoln National Corporation reported Annual Earnings of $1.83. Based on the filings, last years Annual Earnings was, $5.46. In the last Quarter, LNC reported a surprise Earnings per Share of 12.96% . The consensus estimate for current quarter is $1.71 and for the current fiscal year, the estimate is $6.4. For the Next fiscal year, the estimate is $6.98 based on the consensus.

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) stock ended Tuesday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.98 points or 1.43% at $67.51 with 1,898,362 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $68.06, the shares hit an intraday low of $66.83 and an intraday high of $68.98 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $15,430 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 228,560,350 shares. The 52-week high of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) is $70.37 and the 52-week low is $30.39.

Lincoln National Corp. is a holding company. Through subsidiary companies, the company operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses. Operations are divided into four business segments: Life Insurance and Annuities; Lincoln UK; Reinsurance and; Investment Management.

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