Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Reaches New 52-Week High (LNC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Lincoln National Corp (Radnor (NYSE: LNC) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $36.72, above its previous 52-week high of $36.71 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 3:41 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has a market cap of $9.65 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 40.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company operates in Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9, below 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Ratings Report.

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