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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Lincoln Natl Crp (NYSE:LNC)

By David Diaz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Lincoln Natl Crp (NYSE:LNC) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $65.05 and $65.87 is within yesterday's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of Lincoln Natl Crp may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Potential upside of 28.7% exists for Lincoln Natl Crp, based on a current level of $65.16 and analysts' average consensus price target of $83.86. Lincoln Natl Crp shares should first meet resistance at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $66.48 and find additional resistance at the 200-day MA of $73.50.

Lincoln Natl Crp share prices have moved between a 52-week high of $86.68 and a 52-week low of $61.18 and are now trading 7% above that low price at $65.16 per share. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.18% lower and 0.27% lower over the past week, respectively.

Lincoln National Corporation is a financial services company headquartered in Radnor, PA, marketed as Lincoln Financial Group. The Company offers diverse solutions including annuities, life, group life, disability and dental insurance, employer-sponsored retirement plans, savings plans, and comprehensive financial planning and advisory services.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Lincoln Natl Crp and will alert subscribers who have LNC in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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Ticker(s): LNC