Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) – Analysts at Barrington Research issued their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation in a research note issued on Monday. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris. Jr anticipates that the company will post earnings of $0.01 per share for the quarter. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Lincoln Educational Services Corporation’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.27 EPS.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The company reported ($0.28) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $61.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $62.48 million. Lincoln Educational Services Corporation had a negative net margin of 16.19% and a negative return on equity of 22.20%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.13) EPS.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lincoln Educational Services Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th.

Shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) opened at 3.30 on Wednesday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $3.18 and a 200 day moving average price of $2.75. The company’s market cap is $81.57 million. Lincoln Educational Services Corporation has a 52 week low of $1.56 and a 52 week high of $3.74.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC bought a new position in Lincoln Educational Services Corporation during the second quarter worth $133,000. Spark Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Lincoln Educational Services Corporation during the second quarter worth $109,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in Lincoln Educational Services Corporation by 13.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 646,681 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,817,000 after buying an additional 78,981 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.57% of the company’s stock.

In other Lincoln Educational Services Corporation news, CFO Brian K. Meyers sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $3.10, for a total value of $155,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 169,449 shares in the company, valued at $525,291.90. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Deborah M. Ramentol sold 40,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $3.04, for a total value of $121,600.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 56,769 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $172,577.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation Company Profile

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a provider of post-secondary education. The Company operates in two segments: Transportation and Skilled Trades, and Transitional. The Transportation and Skilled Trades segment offers academic programs in the disciplines of transportation and skilled trades (automotive, diesel, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), welding and manufacturing).

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