Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Lincoln Educational Services (LINC) Stock Price
Media stories about Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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 news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.3643683370836 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- Lincoln Educational Services (LINC) Downgraded by ValuEngine (americanbankingnews.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Lincoln Educational Services Corp. : December 22, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Zacks: Lincoln Educational Services Corp (LINC) Given Average Rating of “Strong Buy” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Nelnet acquisition delayed after request for more info (journalstar.com)
- Nelnet Inc.: Nelnet and Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation Receive … (twst.com)
Shares of Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ LINC) traded down $0.03 during trading on Monday, reaching $2.00. 13,300 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 44,745. The company has a market cap of $50.18, a price-to-earnings ratio of -1.26 and a beta of 2.68. Lincoln Educational Services has a 1-year low of $1.82 and a 1-year high of $3.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 0.72 and a current ratio of 0.75.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on LINC shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Lincoln Educational Services from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Lincoln Educational Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.75 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 4th.
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Lincoln Educational Services 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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