Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) Lowered to Hold at ValuEngine

Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) was downgraded by equities research analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Monday, February 4th.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lincoln Educational Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $2.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 24th.

LINC stock opened at $3.14 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a current ratio of 0.80. The stock has a market cap of $77.37 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.54, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.66 and a beta of 0.91. Lincoln Educational Services has a 1-year low of $1.55 and a 1-year high of $3.34.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Lincoln Educational Services stock. Nantahala Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,436,805 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 20,000 shares during the quarter. Nantahala Capital Management LLC owned approximately 9.89% of Lincoln Educational Services worth $7,798,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 64.88% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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