Shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) have been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.
Brokers have set a twelve-month consensus target price of $4.25 for the company and are expecting that the company will post ($0.16) EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Lincoln Educational Services an industry rank of 38 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Several analysts have weighed in on LINC shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Lincoln Educational Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 15th. ValuEngine raised Lincoln Educational Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 1st. Finally, TheStreet raised Lincoln Educational Services from a “d+” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Friday, March 8th.
Shares of LINC stock opened at $2.75 on Friday. Lincoln Educational Services has a 1-year low of $1.55 and a 1-year high of $3.34. The firm has a market cap of $69.40 million, a P/E ratio of -10.19, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a current ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66.
Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.22). Lincoln Educational Services had a negative return on equity of 14.22% and a negative net margin of 1.94%. The firm had revenue of $63.26 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $61.19 million. Equities analysts predict that Lincoln Educational Services will post 0.13 EPS 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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