Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (LNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor (NYSE: LNC) is tomorrow, October 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 8 cents per share. At a price of $24.24 as of 10 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has a market cap of $6.79 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 25.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 25.1, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 31.6 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Lincoln National Corp (Radnor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Ratings Report.

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