Lincoln National Corporation

Industry: Life Insurance

Fortune Rank: 256

LNC is an insurance and investment management holding Company. LNC's segments include Life Insurance, Lincoln Retirement, Lincoln UK, and Investment Management. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 3% to $2.69B. Net income applicable to Common and before accounting change rose 19% to $376.8M. Revenues reflect favorable equity market performance and asset growth. Net income also benefited from improved operating margins.

Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) is a holding company that operates multiple insurance and investment management businesses through subsidiary companies. Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for LNC and its subsidiary companies. LNC's operations are divided into four business segments: Lincoln Retirement, Life Insurance, Investment Management and Lincoln UK. Through these business segments, LNC sells a range of wealth protection and accumulation products. These products include fixed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance, term life insurance, other individual insurance coverages, retail mutual funds, 529 college savings plans and managed accounts. On September 24, 2004, LNC completed the sale of its London-based international investment unit, Delaware International Advisors Ltd. (DIAL).

Lincoln National Corporation

Lincoln National Corporation achieved revenue of $9,071.80 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-484.70 million.

Lincoln National Corporation' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 256th compared to 274th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $9,905 million (a change of 0 million compared to 2010) and profits of $57 million (a change of $-542 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Lincoln National Corporation would be ranked 450th rather than 256th due to the fact it made a loss of $-485 million in 2010.

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