Media stories about Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, 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 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8003021059377 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.

Shares of Lincoln Educational Services (LINC) traded down $0.03 during trading on Friday, reaching $2.09. 2,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 45,522. 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by ($0.07). The firm had revenue of $67.31 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.57 million. Lincoln Educational Services had a negative return on equity of 35.57% and a negative net margin of 15.45%. Lincoln Educational Services’s revenue was down 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.02) EPS. research analysts expect that Lincoln Educational Services will post -0.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

LINC has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. 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 lowered shares of Lincoln Educational Services from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 10th.

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About Lincoln Educational Services

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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