LNC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Lincoln National's Capital Stable, Economic Woes a Concern - ...

    January 15, 2015
    On Jan 14, we issued an updated research report on Lincoln National Corp. (LNC), citing its opportunities and challenges.
  2. American Equity Ratings and Outlook Retained by A.M. Best - Analyst ...

    January 15, 2015
    A.M. Best reiterated ICR of American Equity (AEL), FSR of A- and ICR of "a-" of American Equity Investment Life ...
  3. Lincoln National Corp. (LNC): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity ...

    January 14, 2015
    Lincoln National holds a secure capital position, fair liquidity and improved financial leverage that aid incremental capital ...
  4. A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Industry Outlook

    January 7, 2015
    A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Industry Outlook
  5. A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Zacks Analyst ...

    January 7, 2015
    A Year of Speedy Recovery for U.S. Insurers? - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  6. Sun Life (SLF) Poised for Growth in Different Segments - Analyst ...

    January 5, 2015
    Sun Life (SLF) is a leading Canadian life insurance company, with an active presence in the U.S. The company is seeking to ...
  7. China Life's Market Position Looks Good, Cash Flows a Drag - ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Jan 2, 2015, we issued an updated research report on China Life insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC).
  8. Is it Time to Move Out of Universal American Corp. (UAM)? - Analyst ...

    January 2, 2015
    On Dec 30, 2014, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Universal American Corp. (UAM) by two notches to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong ...
  9. Reinsurance Group Retrocedes Business to Pacific Life - Analyst ...

    December 31, 2014
    Reinsurance Group (RGA) will take reinsurance cover from Pacific Life on its block of U.S. individual life business.
  10. Protective Life (PL) to become Part of Dai-ichi Life in 2015 ...

    December 31, 2014
    Protective Life (PL) announced that its takeover by Dai-ichi Life Co. is well on track and will likely close on or around ...
  11. Is it Time to Add StanCorp Financial (SFG) to Your Portfolio? ...

    December 30, 2014
    On Dec 30, Zacks Investment Research upgraded StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
  12. American Equity at 52-Week High: Right Time to Add Stock - Analyst ...

    December 24, 2014
    On Dec 23, 2014, shares of American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. (AEL) scaled a 52-week high of $28.95 buoyed by a ...
  13. Manulife's Asset Management Unit Sees Strong Growth - Analyst ...

    December 23, 2014
    Manulife Financial's (MFC) asset management unit has performed impressively so far in 2014, reflected by an increase in global ...
  14. Primerica Hits 52-Week High on Core Fundamental Growth - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Shares of Primerica Inc. (PRI) have scaled a new 52-week high of $54.53 on Dec 18.
  15. Reinsurance Group (RGA) Securitizes Life Insurance Block - Analyst ...

    December 17, 2014
    Reinsurance Group of America Inc. (RGA) has entered a life reinsurance embedded value securitization, to recognize some ...
  16. Torchmark Maintains Niche Position in Middle Income Market ...

    December 16, 2014
    Torchmark (TMK) is one of the few companies in the U.S. with a niche presence in the middle-income market.
  17. Manulife Forms Team for Emerging Markets Equity Investment - ...

    December 16, 2014
    Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC) formation of a new Global Emerging Markets Equity portfolio management team, reflects the ...
  18. Guidance On Pairing Annuities, Target Date Funds

    December 11, 2014
    The Treasury and the IRS have issued new guidance on pairing annuities with target date funds. Here's a look.
  19. How To Invest In Insurance Companies

    December 9, 2014
    Knowing the special circumstances that insurance companies operate under helps in evaluating whether or not a listed insurance ...
  20. The Weakest Financial Links

    April 14, 2014
    Potential short trades in the Financial sector.
  21. With The Market At New Highs- It’s Time To Look Towards GARP

    February 20, 2014
    With the broad market hitting new highs, stocks aren’t as cheap as they once were. That’s were GARP style investing can come ...
  22. Insurance Industry Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 14, 2014
    Insurance Industry Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  23. U.S. Insurers Turn A Major Corner

    June 25, 2013
    After suffering, the property and casualty insurance industry is back. The group has reported their first underwriting profit ...
  24. Insurance Stock Overview - Jan 2013 - Industry Outlook

    January 22, 2013
    The U.S. insurance industry entered 2013 facing the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, which resulted in billions of insured losses. ...
  25. Principal Lags EPS Est, Beats Revs - Analyst Blog

    October 26, 2012
    Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) reported third quarter 2012 operating earnings of 45 cents per share, lagging the Zacks ...
  26. Principal's Notes Rated by Fitch - Analyst Blog

    September 21, 2012
    Fitch Ratings conferred 'A-' rating to the latest notes issued by Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG), as per Reuters. ...
  27. MetLife Keeps On Keeping On

    August 3, 2012
    Despite some regulatory challenges, MetLife seems too cheap to ignore today.
  28. Aviva In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time

    June 21, 2012
    Aviva was forced to sell assets and raise capital at a time when its assets carry tough values and share capital costs dearly. ...
  29. Hartford's Transformation Is A Multi-Year Proposition

    June 18, 2012
    Hartford is exiting life insurance, but retirement and annuities should both improve and stabilize returns over the long ...
  30. Can Torchmark Be What It Used To Be?

    March 21, 2012
    Torchmark isn't getting much benefit of the doubt.
  31. Analyzing The Analysts

    August 12, 2009
    Here's a look at two upgrades, two downgrades and one initiation. Are the analysts on track?
  32. The Annuity Gorilla In The Room

    June 29, 2009
    Regulators are concerned about variable annuities. Should stockholders share in this conern?
  33. We Don't Need No Stinkin' TARP Money

    May 19, 2009
    Insurance companies finally qualified for TARP bailout but now they may not want it. That's a good sign but some companies ...
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