Stock Price of Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) Increases 0.29%

Stock price performance of Lincoln National Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 15.62% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 51.58% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 94.24% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Lincoln National Corporation has a positive value of 69.06 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.39% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.22%.The 200 Day SMA reached 38.67%

Lincoln National Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 59.81 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has climbed 0.29% in the past week and advanced 3.19% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.17% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.27% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 17, 2016, Mark E Konen (President – Ins. Sol. and Ann.) sold 50,000 shares at 61.53 per share price.On Nov 16, 2016, Lisa Buckingham (EVP & CHRO) sold 33,000 shares at 61.03 per share price.On Nov 15, 2016, Christine A Janofsky (CAO) sold 1,025 shares at 60.11 per share price.

Lincoln National Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $1.77 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.07. Analyst had a consensus of $1.70. The company had revenue of $3519.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3444.94 million. The companys revenue was up 4.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.54 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 3, 2017 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 77 from a previous price target of $73 .Lincoln National Corporation was Initiated by Citigroup to Buy on Jan 26, 2017. Lincoln National Corporation was Downgraded by Morgan Stanley to Equal-Weight on Dec 14, 2016. Company shares were Upgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Dec 9, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 73 from a previous price target of $62 .Company shares were Reiterated by FBR & Co. on Nov 28, 2016 to Mkt Perform, Raises Price Target to $ 63 from a previous price target of $55 .

Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $69.92 and hit $70.35 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $69.5, with a gain of 1.42% or 0.97 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,396,025 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $70.37 and the company has a market cap of $15,885 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $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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