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:

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.

Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by ($0.07). The company had revenue of $67.31 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.57 million. Lincoln Educational Services had a negative net margin of 15.45% and a negative return on equity of 35.57%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.02) EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Lincoln Educational Services will post -0.48 earnings per share for the current year.

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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