NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor (NYSE: LNC) is tomorrow, April 4, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $26.47 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.2%. The average volume for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 36.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. It sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.7, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 7.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Lincoln National Corp (Radnor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.