News coverage about Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Lincoln Educational Services earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.5482545924193 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

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Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Barrington Research restated a “buy” rating and set a $3.00 price target on shares of Lincoln Educational Services in a report on Thursday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lincoln Educational Services from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.25 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, April 18th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Lincoln Educational Services from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

Shares of Lincoln Educational Services stock traded up $0.35 on Monday, hitting $2.45. 43,382 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 18,468. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. Lincoln Educational Services has a 12-month low of $1.49 and a 12-month high of $3.13. The stock has a market cap of $51.83 million, a P/E ratio of -5.10 and a beta of 2.20.

Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.07. Lincoln Educational Services had a negative net margin of 1.85% and a negative return on equity of 11.69%. The business had revenue of $61.12 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.45 million. equities research analysts expect that Lincoln Educational Services will post -0.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Lincoln Educational Services Company Profile

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides various career-oriented post-secondary education services to high school graduates and working adults in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Transportation and Skilled Trades; Healthcare and Other Professions; and Transitional.

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