Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC): Price and Financial Metrics

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC): $5.49

0.19 (+3.58%)

POWR Rating

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  • LINC scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 94.96% of US stocks.
  • LINC's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • LINC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 14.83% of US stocks).

LINC Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.71% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.48, LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP has a higher such ratio than just 14.77% of stocks in our set.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for LINC comes in at 11.94% -- higher than that of 85.38% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be PRIM, OXM, GHM, LPX, and MGPI.
  • LINC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP's official web site, go to

LINC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, LINC's price/sales ratio is 78.95% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • LINC's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 16.5 over the prior 210 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LINC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LINC 2022-09-23 0.4 1.2 5.4 4.5
LINC 2022-09-22 0.4 1.1 5.2 4.4
LINC 2022-09-21 0.4 1.2 5.6 4.6
LINC 2022-09-20 0.4 1.2 5.4 4.5
LINC 2022-09-19 0.5 1.2 5.7 4.7
LINC 2022-09-16 0.5 1.3 6.0 4.9

LINC Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -101.59%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 63.74%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -61.83%.
LINC's revenue has moved up $74,548,000 over the prior 37 months.

The table below shows LINC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 341.571 16.388 27.115
2022-03-31 339.893 21.379 29.282
2021-12-31 335.336 27.447 33.499
2021-09-30 329.311 31.013 55.558
2021-06-30 319.044 18.084 54.461
2021-03-31 301.05 27.133 53.122

LINC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LINC has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 86.53% of graded US stocks.
  • LINC's asset turnover comes in at 1.364 -- ranking 5th of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • EDU, PRDO, and RGS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LINC.

The table below shows LINC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 1.364 0.587 0.122
2021-03-31 1.360 0.587 0.117
2020-12-31 1.438 0.583 0.084
2020-09-30 1.492 0.575 0.079
2020-06-30 1.549 0.569 0.074
2020-03-31 1.646 0.558 0.056

LINC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LINC, see our LINC price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $10.63 Average Broker Recommendation 1.12 (Strong Buy)

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LINC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $5.49 52-week high $8.20
Prev. close $5.30 52-week low $4.94
Day low $5.20 Volume 68,400
Day high $5.60 Avg. volume 112,786
50-day MA $6.56 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.77 Market Cap 147.24M

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) Company Bio

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation provides various career-oriented post-secondary education services in the United States. It offers bachelor's degree, associate's degree, and diploma and certificate programs in automotive technology, skilled trades, healthcare services, hospitality services, and business and information technology areas to recent high school graduates and working adults. The company operates under the Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln College of New England, Lincoln Culinary Institute, Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences, and associated brand names. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in West Orange, New Jersey.

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Latest LINC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate LINC as an investment opportunity.

Rosenblatt Securities Initiates a Buy Rating on Lincoln Edu (LINC)

E ratio of 7.61.

Jason Carr on TipRanks | September 8, 2022

Lincoln Tech Campus President Honored by ACCSC with Commitment to Education Award

Parsippany, NJ, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in specialized technical training for more than 75 years, has announced that Angela Reppert has received the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges’ (ACCSC) Commitment to Education Award for 2022. Reppert, President at Lincoln Tech’s Allentown, PA campus since 2019, will celebrate 30 years with the organization next year and personifies dedication to student

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) is favoured by institutional owners who hold 53% of the company

To get a sense of who is truly in control of Lincoln Educational Services Corporation ( NASDAQ:LINC ), it is important...

Yahoo | August 24, 2022

Barrington Remains a Buy on Lincoln Edu (LINC)

E ratio of 8.06.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | August 8, 2022

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) Reports Break-Even Earnings for Q2

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -100% and 1.93%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2022. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | August 8, 2022

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LINC Price Returns

1-mo -17.19%
3-mo -14.88%
6-mo -26.60%
1-year -12.86%
3-year 158.96%
5-year 111.15%
YTD -26.51%
2021 14.92%
2020 140.74%
2019 -15.63%
2018 58.42%
2017 5.21%

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