Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) saw a large decline in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totalling 42,300 shares, a decline of 23.6% from the May 30th total of 55,400 shares. Approximately 0.2% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average trading volume of 22,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days.

Several research analysts have weighed in on LINC shares. ValuEngine upgraded Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 1st. TheStreet upgraded SUMMIT THERAPEU/S from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, June 13th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded General Moly from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday.

LINC traded down $0.04 during trading on Friday, hitting $2.13. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 37,281 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,841. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $2.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.63. The stock has a market cap of $56.78 million, a PE ratio of -7.89, a PEG ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.74. Lincoln Educational Services has a twelve month low of $1.64 and a twelve month high of $3.34.

Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ:LINC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 9th. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.22). The company had revenue of $63.26 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.19 million. Lincoln Educational Services had a negative return on equity of 14.22% and a negative net margin of 1.94%. As a group, research analysts expect that Lincoln Educational Services will post 0.13 EPS for the current year.

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% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,436,805 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 20,000 shares during the quarter. Nantahala Capital Management LLC owned 9.89% of Lincoln Educational Services worth $7,798,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 63.48% of the company’s stock.

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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