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LNC Lincoln National PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Lincoln National stock stands at 4.35 as of Jul 12, 2024. This results from the current EPS of $7.4 and stock price of $32.19.

LNC PE ratio history

How has LNC's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Lincoln National has been 9.45. The current 4.35 PE ratio is 54% below the historical average. Over the past ten years, LNC's PE ratio was at its highest in the Jun 2020 quarter at 32.56, with a price of $36.79 and an EPS of $1.13. The Jun 2022 quarter recorded the bottom point at 1.61, with a price of $46.77 and an EPS of $29.03.


Lincoln National PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 98.22% in 2019

Maximum annual decrease: -82.67% in 2021

Year PE ratio Change
2023 N/A N/A
2022 3.87 14.5%
2021 3.38 -82.67%
2020 19.5 45.74%
2019 13.38 98.22%
2018 6.75 -17.78%
2017 8.21 -36.94%
2016 13.02 19.12%
2015 10.93 10.07%
2014 9.93 -9.97%

LNC average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of LNC for the past years

The current PE ratio of LNC is above the 3-year historical average, but it is below the 5 and 10-year averages.

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LNC PE vs peers

What is LNC's PE ratio compared to its peers

Compared to its peer stocks MET and PRU, LNC's PE ratio stands lower. Lincoln National's current PE ratio of 4.35 is below the average of its peers, which is 13.9.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
LNC Lincoln National Corp 4.35 $5.47B
UNM Unum Group 7.67 $9.83B
CNO CNO Financial Group Inc 8.36 $3.15B
VOYA Voya Financial Inc 9.9 $7.24B
NWLI National Western Life Group Inc 11.35 $1.82B
PRU Prudential Financial Inc 21 $44.25B
MET Metlife Inc 25.13 $52.19B

Frequently asked questions

What is Lincoln National's PE ratio?

LNC stock has a price to earnings ratio of 4.35 as of Jul 12, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Lincoln National (LNC)?

The average PE ratio for LNC stock over the past 3 years is 3.93.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Lincoln National (LNC)?

The average PE ratio for LNC stock over the past 5 years is 9.6.

What is the highest PE ratio for LNC?

In the last ten years, the Jun 2020 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 32.56.

How does the current PE ratio for LNC compare to its historical average?

LNC's price to earnings ratio is currently 54% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is Lincoln National's PE ratio so low?

LNC's stock price is trading at a lower multiple of earnings, which is why its PE ratio of 4.35 is considered low.

How is LNC's PE ratio calculated (Lincoln National PE ratio formula)?

You can calculate the PE ratio by dividing the most recent stock price by the trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jul 12, 2024), Lincoln National's stock price is $32.19. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $7.4. Therefore, Lincoln National's P/E ratio for today is 4.35. PE RATIO(4.35) = STOCK PRICE($32.19) / TTM EPS($7.4)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.