LNC Lincoln National Corp

  • STOCK
  • LNC
  • Price as of: Dec 22, 12:37 PM EST
  • $58.18
  • -$0.24
  • -0.4%
  • Industry
  • Life insurance
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LNC Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.38% Financial Average 4.19%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.80 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    13.7% EPS $5.83
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2011
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is slightly underperforming.
Overall Yield Attractiveness Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock's dividend yield is above average.
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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
Earnings Growth Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Earnings estimates have been cut slightly.
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Growth History

LNC Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for LNC 128.9% 50.0% 3 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

LNC Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.4800 2013 50.0%
Historical Dividend Data

LNC Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.2000 2014-10-29 2015-01-08 2015-01-12 2015-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2014-08-14 2014-10-08 2014-10-10 2014-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2014-05-22 2014-07-08 2014-07-10 2014-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2014-02-25 2014-04-08 2014-04-10 2014-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2013-11-14 2014-01-08 2014-01-10 2014-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-08-09 2013-10-08 2013-10-10 2013-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-05-23 2013-07-08 2013-07-10 2013-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-03-01 2013-04-05 2013-04-09 2013-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2012-11-08 2013-01-08 2013-01-10 2013-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-08-09 2012-10-05 2012-10-10 2012-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-05-24 2012-07-06 2012-07-10 2012-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-02-23 2012-04-04 2012-04-09 2012-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2011-11-10 2012-01-06 2012-01-10 2012-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-08-11 2011-10-06 2011-10-11 2011-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-05-26 2011-07-07 2011-07-11 2011-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-02-24 2011-04-07 2011-04-11 2011-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2010-11-11 2011-01-06 2011-01-10 2011-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-08-12 2010-10-06 2010-10-08 2010-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-05-28 2010-07-07 2010-07-09 2010-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2010-02-23 2010-04-07 2010-04-09 2010-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-11-05 2010-01-07 2010-01-11 2010-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-08-06 2009-10-07 2009-10-09 2009-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-05-14 2009-07-08 2009-07-10 2009-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0100 2009-02-24 2009-04-07 2009-04-09 2009-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2100 2008-10-10 2009-01-07 2009-01-09 2009-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-08-07 2008-10-08 2008-10-10 2008-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-05-08 2008-07-08 2008-07-10 2008-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2008-02-08 2008-04-07 2008-04-09 2008-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4150 2007-11-06 2008-01-08 2008-01-10 2008-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3950 2007-08-03 2007-10-05 2007-10-10 2007-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3950 2007-05-10 2007-07-06 2007-07-10 2007-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3950 2007-02-23 2007-04-04 2007-04-09 2007-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3950 2006-11-09 2007-01-08 2007-01-10 2007-02-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-09-14 2006-10-10 2006-10-12 2006-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-06-09 2006-07-06 2006-07-10 2006-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2006-03-09 2006-04-11 2006-04-14 2006-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3800 2005-11-10 2006-01-06 2006-01-10 2006-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2005-09-08 2005-10-05 2005-10-10 2005-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2005-05-12 2005-07-07 2005-07-11 2005-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2005-03-10 2005-04-07 2005-04-11 2005-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2004-11-11 2005-01-06 2005-01-10 2005-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2004-09-09 2004-10-06 2004-10-08 2004-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2004-05-13 2004-07-07 2004-07-09 2004-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2004-03-11 2004-04-06 2004-04-09 2004-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2003-11-13 2004-01-07 2004-01-09 2004-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2003-09-11 2003-10-08 2003-10-10 2003-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2003-05-09 2003-07-08 2003-07-10 2003-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2003-03-13 2003-04-07 2003-04-09 2003-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3350 2002-11-14 2003-01-08 2003-01-10 2003-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2002-08-08 2002-10-08 2002-10-10 2002-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2002-05-09 2002-07-08 2002-07-10 2002-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2002-03-14 2002-04-08 2002-04-10 2002-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3200 2001-11-09 2002-01-08 2002-01-10 2002-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2001-08-09 2001-10-05 2001-10-10 2001-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2001-05-10 2001-07-06 2001-07-10 2001-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2001-03-08 2001-04-06 2001-04-10 2001-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.3050 2000-11-09 2001-01-08 2001-01-10 2001-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-08-10 2000-10-05 2000-10-10 2000-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-05-11 2000-07-06 2000-07-10 2000-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 2000-03-10 2000-04-06 2000-04-10 2000-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2900 1999-11-11 2000-01-06 2000-01-10 2000-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1999-08-12 1999-10-06 1999-10-08 1999-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1999-05-13 1999-07-07 1999-07-09 1999-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1999-05-13 1999-06-22 1999-06-04 1999-06-21 NM Stock Split NM
$0.2750 1999-03-11 1999-04-07 1999-04-09 1999-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2750 1998-11-12 1999-01-06 1999-01-08 1999-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 1998-08-13 1998-10-07 1998-10-09 1998-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 1998-05-14 1998-07-08 1998-07-10 1998-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 1998-03-12 1998-04-07 1998-04-09 1998-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2600 1997-11-13 1998-01-07 1998-01-09 1998-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2450 1997-08-14 1997-10-08 1997-10-10 1997-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2450 1997-05-15 1997-07-08 1997-07-10 1997-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2450 1997-03-13 1997-04-08 1997-04-10 1997-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2450 1996-11-14 1997-01-08 1997-01-10 1997-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-08-08 1996-10-08 1996-10-10 1996-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-05-09 1996-07-08 1996-07-10 1996-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1996-03-14 1996-04-08 1996-04-10 1996-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2300 1995-11-09 1996-01-08 1996-01-10 1996-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1995-08-10 1995-10-05 1995-10-10 1995-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1995-05-11 1995-07-06 1995-07-10 1995-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1995-03-09 1995-04-04 1995-04-10 1995-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2150 1994-11-10 1995-01-04 1995-01-10 1995-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1994-08-11 1994-10-03 1994-10-10 1994-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1994-05-12 1994-07-01 1994-07-08 1994-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1994-03-10 1994-04-04 1994-04-08 1994-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.2050 1993-11-11 1994-01-04 1994-01-10 1994-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 1993-08-12 1993-10-04 1993-10-08 1993-11-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 1993-05-13 1993-07-02 1993-07-09 1993-08-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1993-05-13 1993-06-28 1993-06-04 1993-06-25 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1900 1993-03-11 1993-04-02 1993-04-09 1993-05-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1900 1992-11-12 1993-01-04 1993-01-08 1993-02-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

LNC Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial
Industry: Life Insurance

Lincoln National- (LNC)-engages in multiple insurance and investment management businesses primarily in the United States. The company offers annuities, including indexed annuities and variable annuities; broker-dealer services; and wealth protection and transfer opportunities through term insurance, and single and survivorship versions of universal life and variable universal life. The company was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

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Lincoln National Corp News

  • After the bell on Wednesday, a number of big name, dividend paying companies announced their quarterly earnings. Below, we look at these earnings...
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  • Lincoln National Corp Hits Analysts' EPS Estimates (LNC)

    On Wednesday afternoon, Lincoln National Corp (LNC) announced its second quarter earnings, posting a decline in reported net income, but an increase in income from operations. The insurance and investment management company reported net income for the quarter of $317 million, or $1.15 per diluted share, which was down slightly from last year's net income of $324 million, but up from $1.09 reported last year for EPS on a diluted share basis. The company posted revenues of $3 billion. Analysts were looking for EPS of $1.15 on revenues of $3 billion. President and CEO of the company, Dennis R. Glass, had the following to say about the company's quarterly results: "We had an exceptionally good earnings quarter, and the level and mix of sales will help provide for future growth and further ROE development. The quarter provided a good demonstration of the various actions we have taken to improve our operating results including product pricing, claims management, risk management and distribution expansion, all of which are reflected in the results." LNC's shares were inactive in after-hours trading, but the company was up 49 cents, or 1.19%, on the day. The company's shares are up more than 50% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Lincoln National Corp (LNC) have a dividend yield of 1.15% based on Wednesday's closing price of $41.67 and the annualized dividend payout of 48 cents. Lincoln National Corp (LNC)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Lincoln National Upgraded to "Buy" at Deutsche Bank (LNC)

    Deutsche Bank reported on Thursday that it has raised its rating on financial services company Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) . The firm has upgraded LNC from a "Hold" to a "Buy," and has given the company a $45 price target. This price target suggests a 9% upside from the stock;s current price of $40.84. Analysts have upgraded the company as interest rates improve and the company faces less growth headwinds. Lincoln National Corporation shares were up 98 cents, or 2.46% during Thursday morning trading. The stock is up 57% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) have a 1.18% yield, based on Thursday morning's price of $40.54. Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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