Lincoln National Cor Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  51.31
 Dividend  1.32
 Earnings  3.67
 Cash-flow  3.69
 Book value  64.14
 Equity  62.20

Lincoln National Cor is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Lincoln National Cor is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Lincoln National Cor paid a total dividend of 282 million USD last year, for a market value of 10,980 millions (Market Cap 10,914 millions). Dividend per share of Lincoln National Cor is 1.32 USD, and his stock market price 51.31 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Lincoln National Cor has a dividend yield of 2.57%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Lincoln National Cor dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Lincoln National Cor

Lincoln National Cor Dividend Payout

About the ability of Lincoln National Cor to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.32 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.57%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Lincoln National Cor payout on ernings is currently 35.97%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Lincoln National Corcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Lincoln National Cor is USD 3.69 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.32, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Lincoln National Cor, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Lincoln National Cor payout

Lincoln National Cor Stock performance

Finally, last moth Lincoln National Cor showed a return of -18.50% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -33.30% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Life Insurance firms.

Lincoln National Cor stock and market return

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