Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) – Equities researchers at Barrington Research cut their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Lincoln Educational Services Corporation in a report issued on Wednesday. Barrington Research analyst A. Paris. Jr now forecasts that the company will post earnings per share of ($0.48) for the year, down from their previous forecast of ($0.46). Barrington Research also issued estimates for Lincoln Educational Services Corporation’s FY2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS.

Several other brokerages have also commented on LINC. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.

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Shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ LINC) opened at $2.37 on Monday. Lincoln Educational Services Corporation has a 12 month low of $1.75 and a 12 month high of $3.74. The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.06) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.01 by ($0.07). Lincoln Educational Services Corporation had a negative net margin of 15.45% and a negative return on equity of 33.92%. The firm had revenue of $67.31 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $67.57 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.02) EPS. Lincoln Educational Services Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.4% compared to the same quarter last year.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of LINC. Spark Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $109,000. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC bought a new position in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $133,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation by 51.7% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 45,695 shares of the company’s stock valued at $142,000 after acquiring an additional 15,568 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC bought a new position in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation in the second quarter valued at approximately $187,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation by 13.9% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 646,681 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,817,000 after acquiring an additional 78,981 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.75% of the company’s stock.

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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