Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) : Polaris Greystone Financial Group added new position in Lincoln National Corporation during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 8,778 shares of Lincoln National Corporation which is valued at $393,254 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 2, 2016 with the SEC.Lincoln National Corporation makes up approximately 0.06% of Polaris Greystone Financial Group’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cibc Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in LNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 287 additional shares and now holds a total of 24,112 shares of Lincoln National Corporation which is valued at $1,080,218. Lincoln National Corporation makes up approx 0.01% of Cibc Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Quantitative Systematic Strategies reduced its stake in LNC by selling 17,794 shares or 74.93% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,952 shares of LNC which is valued at $259,924. Lincoln National Corporation makes up approx 0.11% of Quantitative Systematic Strategies’s portfolio.Sanders Capital boosted its stake in LNC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 5,932 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,012,778 shares of Lincoln National Corporation which is valued at $44,228,015. Lincoln National Corporation makes up approx 0.35% of Sanders Capital’s portfolio. Parametrica Management Ltd sold out all of its stake in LNC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 6,897 shares of LNC which is valued $299,675. Capital One National Association sold out all of its stake in LNC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 8,962 shares of LNC which is valued $389,220.
Lincoln National Corporation opened for trading at $45.79 and hit $46.395 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $46.14, with a gain of 1.38% or 0.63 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 16,85,447 shares. Company has a market cap of $10,741 M.
On the company’s financial health, Lincoln National Corporation reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Aug 3, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $1.56. The company had revenue of $3395.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3449.20 million. The company’s revenue was down -.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.46 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Lincoln National Corporation. Lincoln National Corporation was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Neutral” on Jul 15, 2016. Lincoln National Corporation was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Neutral” on Jun 29, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by Barclays on May 5, 2016 to “Overweight” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 49 from a previous price target of $51 .
Lincoln National Corporation is a holding company which operates multiple insurance and retirement businesses through subsidiary companies. The Company sells a range of wealth protection accumulation and retirement income products and solutions through its business segments. These products include fixed and indexed annuities variable annuities universal life insurance variable universal life insurance linked-benefit UL term life insurance indexed universal life insurance employer-sponsored retirement plans and services and group life disability and dental. It operates in four segments: Annuities offers fixed (including indexed) and variable annuities. Retirement Plan Services provides employers with retirement plan products and services. Life Insurance focuses in the creation and protection of wealth through life insurance products. Group Protection offers principally group non-medical insurance products.