Lincoln National - LNC Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Reduce
  • Consensus Price Target: $26.20
  • Forecasted Upside: -2.86%
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 8 Hold Ratings
  • 1 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$26.97
▼ -0.19 (-0.70%)

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Analyst Price Target for LNC

Analyst Price Target is $26.20
▼ -2.86% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Lincoln National in the last 3 months. The average price target is $26.20, with a high forecast of $36.00 and a low forecast of $18.00. The average price target represents a -2.86% upside from the last price of $26.97.

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Current Consensus is Reduce

The current consensus among 11 polled investment analysts is to reduce stock in Lincoln National. This Reduce consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings
8/30/2022
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11/28/2022
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2/26/2023
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5/27/2023
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8/25/2023
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11/23/2023
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1/22/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 sell ratings
2/21/2024

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 1 buy ratings
  • 8 hold ratings
  • 2 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/12/2024Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ HoldLow
1/10/2024UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$25.00 ➝ $28.00Low
1/9/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$29.00 ➝ $36.00Low
1/3/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$26.00Low
12/15/2023Evercore ISIBoost TargetIn-Line ➝ In-Line$26.00 ➝ $29.00Low
11/3/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
11/2/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$32.00 ➝ $30.00N/A
10/17/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$27.00 ➝ $25.00Low
10/2/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$29.00 ➝ $27.00Low
9/14/2023Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetUnderperform ➝ Underperform$18.00 ➝ $19.00Low
8/15/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$25.00 ➝ $27.00Low
8/7/2023BarclaysBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$17.00 ➝ $18.00Low
8/3/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$31.00 ➝ $32.00Low
7/26/2023Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
7/7/2023Piper SandlerBoost Target$21.00 ➝ $27.00Low
5/15/202322nd Century GroupReiterated RatingMaintainsLow
5/11/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$31.00 ➝ $26.00Low
5/3/202351jobReiterated RatingReiteratesLow
5/3/2023Piper SandlerLower Target$23.00 ➝ $22.00Low
5/3/2023BarclaysLower Target$20.00 ➝ $17.00Low
4/12/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $31.00Low
4/12/2023Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$37.00 ➝ $31.00Low
4/11/2023BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$29.00 ➝ $20.00Low
4/5/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $23.00Low
4/5/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$35.00 ➝ $24.00Low
4/5/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$39.00 ➝ $30.00Low
4/4/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $29.00Low
2/13/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$32.00 ➝ $35.00Low
2/10/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$35.00 ➝ $37.00Low
2/9/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$40.00 ➝ $38.00Low
1/18/2023Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$38.00 ➝ $32.00Low
1/10/2023Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$54.00 ➝ $40.00Low
1/9/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$46.00 ➝ $40.00Low
1/9/2023BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$35.00 ➝ $29.00Low
1/6/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$55.00 ➝ $36.00Low
12/20/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$38.00 ➝ $31.00Low
12/18/2022Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Target$41.00 ➝ $33.00Low
12/16/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ Underperform$40.00 ➝ $25.00Low
12/12/2022Evercore ISILower Target$33.00Low
11/17/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $35.00Low
11/16/2022CitigroupLower Target$53.00 ➝ $36.00Low
11/16/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$50.00 ➝ $46.00Low
11/6/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$47.00 ➝ $36.00Low
11/4/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$54.00 ➝ $40.00Low
11/4/2022Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$78.00 ➝ $40.00N/A
11/4/2022Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$45.00 ➝ $41.00Low
11/3/2022Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$55.00 ➝ $38.00Low
11/3/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$68.00 ➝ $55.00Low
11/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$58.00 ➝ $50.00Low
11/3/2022Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$68.00 ➝ $54.00Low
10/10/2022Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$55.00 ➝ $51.00Low
10/7/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight$77.00 ➝ $68.00Low
10/6/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$57.00 ➝ $54.00Low
8/15/2022BarclaysLower Target$47.00N/A
8/9/2022BarclaysLower Target$47.00Low
8/5/2022Royal Bank of CanadaLower Target$71.00 ➝ $57.00Low
7/13/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$58.00 ➝ $49.00N/A
7/11/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$83.00 ➝ $77.00N/A
7/8/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $55.00N/A
7/6/2022Evercore ISILower TargetIn-Line$78.00 ➝ $66.00N/A
7/6/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $68.00N/A
6/23/2022Wolfe ResearchReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Peer PerformLow
6/22/2022Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform ➝ Peer Perform$99.00 ➝ $53.00Low
6/6/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$78.00 ➝ $60.00Low
5/27/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $70.00High
5/23/2022CitigroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$56.00Medium
5/10/2022BarclaysLower Target$66.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
4/12/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$72.00 ➝ $66.00Low
4/8/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
3/1/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$74.00High
2/22/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$79.00 ➝ $81.00Medium
2/3/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$81.00 ➝ $79.00High
1/25/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00High
1/21/2022Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$99.00High
1/11/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$73.00 ➝ $72.00Low
1/7/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$80.00 ➝ $81.00Low
1/5/2022Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$73.00 ➝ $83.00High
1/5/2022Evercore ISIDowngradeOutperform ➝ In-Line$85.00 ➝ $75.00High
12/2/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$88.00Medium
11/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$70.00 ➝ $76.00Low
10/14/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
10/12/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$69.00 ➝ $73.00Low
9/20/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$64.00 ➝ $69.00High
8/9/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetEqual Weight$70.00 ➝ $72.00Low
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$69.00 ➝ $70.00Low
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$73.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
7/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $73.00Low
7/8/2021Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$70.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$69.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
5/18/2021B. RileyBoost TargetNeutral$56.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
5/7/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$59.00 ➝ $69.00Medium
5/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$66.00 ➝ $69.00High
4/26/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$67.00N/A
4/20/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$67.00Medium
4/12/2021BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$61.00 ➝ $66.00Medium
4/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$51.00 ➝ $59.00Low
4/5/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetCautious ➝ Overweight$63.00 ➝ $73.00Medium
4/1/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $66.00Low
3/31/2021CitigroupBoost Target$57.00 ➝ $67.00Low
2/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$59.00 ➝ $60.00High
2/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$43.00 ➝ $51.00Medium
2/4/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$60.00 ➝ $59.00High
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Underperform$45.00 ➝ $56.00High
1/15/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $60.00Low
1/7/2021B. RileyBoost TargetNeutral$35.00 ➝ $56.00N/A
1/6/2021Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$37.00 ➝ $50.00N/A
12/16/2020Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$56.00Medium
12/4/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$59.00High
12/1/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$41.00 ➝ $56.00High
11/18/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $52.00Low
11/17/2020BarclaysInitiated CoverageEqual Weight$44.00Low
11/5/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $45.00Low
10/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$45.00 ➝ $46.00High
8/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$43.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
8/7/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $43.00High
8/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$39.00High
7/20/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetBuy$51.00 ➝ $45.00Low
7/16/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$52.00 ➝ $41.00Medium
7/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldHigh
7/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$40.00 ➝ $44.00High
5/22/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ NeutralLow
5/12/2020B. RileyBoost TargetNeutral$26.00 ➝ $35.00High
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform$40.00 ➝ $43.00High
4/27/2020Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetNeutral$68.00 ➝ $52.00Medium
4/21/2020B. RileyLower TargetNeutral$51.00 ➝ $26.00High
4/17/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$35.00 ➝ $30.00High
4/3/2020Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$36.00 ➝ $28.00Medium
4/1/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$66.00 ➝ $33.00Medium
3/23/2020B. RileyLower TargetNeutral$57.00 ➝ $51.00High
3/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$70.00 ➝ $40.00High
3/17/2020Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$73.00 ➝ $40.00High
3/11/2020B. RileyLower TargetNeutral$72.00 ➝ $57.00High
3/10/2020Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $36.00High
2/10/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$73.00Low
1/7/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$72.00 ➝ $73.00Medium
1/6/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/A
12/6/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
10/10/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$55.00 ➝ $56.00Low
10/8/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform$69.00 ➝ $65.00High
9/13/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $70.00Low
8/20/2019Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight$76.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
8/12/2019BarclaysSet TargetBuy$69.00Low
7/31/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$69.00High
6/25/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$65.00 ➝ $77.00High
5/2/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set TargetBuy$92.00Low
5/2/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral$67.00 ➝ $69.00Medium
4/9/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$62.00 ➝ $67.00Low
(Data available from 2/22/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.76 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 6 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
7/26/2023
  • 22 very positive mentions
  • 15 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
8/25/2023
  • 25 very positive mentions
  • 9 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
9/24/2023
  • 8 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
10/24/2023
  • 3 very positive mentions
  • 10 positive mentions
  • 2 negative mentions
  • 1 very negative mentions
11/23/2023
  • 6 very positive mentions
  • 5 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
12/23/2023
  • 14 very positive mentions
  • 8 positive mentions
  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
1/22/2024
  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 23 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions
2/21/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 23 very positive mentions
  • 23 positive mentions
  • 4 negative mentions
  • 2 very negative mentions

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Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. It operates through four segments: Life Insurance, Annuities, Group Protection, and Retirement Plan Services. The company's Life Insurance segment provides life insurance products, including term insurance, such as single and survivorship versions of universal life insurance; variable universal life insurance; indexed universal life insurance products; and critical illness and long-term care riders. Its Annuities segment offers fixed, variable, and indexed variable annuities. The company's Group Protection segment offers group non-medical insurance products including short and long-term disability, statutory disability and paid family medical leave administration, and absence management services, term life, dental, vision and accident, and critical illness benefits and services to the employer marketplace through various forms of employee-paid and employer-paid plans. Its Retirement Plan Services segment provides employers with retirement plan products and services primarily in the defined contribution retirement plan marketplace; individual and group variable annuities, group fixed annuities, and mutual fund-based programs; and a range of plan services, including plan recordkeeping, compliance testing, participant education, and trust and custodial services. The company distributes its products through consultants, brokers, planners, agents, financial advisors, third-party administrators, and other intermediaries. Lincoln National Corporation was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
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Today's Range

Now: $26.97
Low: $26.71
High: $27.25

50 Day Range

MA: $27.37
Low: $25.64
High: $28.55

52 Week Range

Now: $26.97
Low: $18.50
High: $33.10

Volume

1,403,805 shs

Average Volume

1,937,666 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.58 billion

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

6.58%

Beta

1.81

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Lincoln National?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued research reports on Lincoln National in the last twelve months: 22nd Century Group, Inc., 51job, Inc., Barclays PLC, Evercore ISI, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, and Wells Fargo & Company.
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What is the current price target for Lincoln National?

10 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Lincoln National in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $26.20, suggesting a possible downside of 2.9%. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. has the highest price target set, predicting LNC will reach $36.00 in the next twelve months. Barclays PLC has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $18.00 for Lincoln National in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Lincoln National?

Lincoln National currently has 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 1 buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Reduce."
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How do I contact Lincoln National's investor relations team?

Lincoln National's physical mailing address is 150 N RADNOR CHESTER RD, RADNOR PA, 19087. The financial services provider's listed phone number is (484) 583-1400 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Lincoln National is www.lfg.com. Learn More about contacing Lincoln National investor relations.