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

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC): $6.01

0.23 (+3.98%)

POWR Rating

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  • LINC scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 98.62% of US stocks.
  • LINC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • LINC ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 23rd percentile.

LINC Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.13, Lincoln Educational Services Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 10.38% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Lincoln Educational Services Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.89% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Lincoln Educational Services Corp is reporting a growth rate of 233.27%; that's higher than 91.19% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Lincoln Educational Services Corp are OXM, CRI, LZB, HVT, and UVE.
  • LINC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Lincoln Educational Services Corp's official web site, go to

LINC Valuation Summary

  • LINC's EV/EBIT ratio is 8.7; this is 51.67% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 197 months, LINC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 12.3.
  • Over the past 197 months, LINC's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 12.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LINC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LINC 2021-09-03 0.5 1.7 3.1 8.7
LINC 2021-09-02 0.5 1.8 3.2 8.9
LINC 2021-09-01 0.5 1.8 3.2 8.9
LINC 2021-08-31 0.5 1.8 3.2 8.9
LINC 2021-08-30 0.5 1.8 3.1 8.8
LINC 2021-08-27 0.5 1.7 3.1 8.8

LINC Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -27.05%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -102.68%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 174.53%.
LINC's revenue has moved up $82,418,000 over the prior 52 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
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
2020-12-31 293.095 23.485 47.187
2020-09-30 285.218 16.103 10.678

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 $6.01 52-week high $8.20
Prev. close $5.78 52-week low $4.94
Day low $5.64 Volume 237,873
Day high $6.25 Avg. volume 115,324
50-day MA $6.59 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.91 Market Cap 163.83M

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.

Lincoln Tech’s Columbia, MD Campus Returns to Regular Class Schedule

Roof top fire at an adjoining space did not spread to the Lincoln Tech facilityParsippany, NJ, Feb. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), a national leader in specialized technical training for more than 75 years, announced that the Columbia, MD campus will return to regular class schedules beginning Tuesday, February 22 at 1pm following a fire that occurred on the roof of an adjacent business on Sunday, February 20. The fire started in the electri

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Analysts Estimate Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Feb. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (Nasdaq: LINC) (“Lincoln”) announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and year-end financial results on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time. A news release outlining Lincoln’s results will be issued before 9:30 a.m. Eastern time on that day. To access the live webcast of the conference call, please go to the investor relations section of Lincoln’s w

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

At US$7.07, Is Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) Worth Looking At Closely?

While Lincoln Educational Services Corporation ( NASDAQ:LINC ) might not be the most widely known stock at the moment...

Yahoo | February 15, 2022

Lincoln: Market Will Let You Know When To Buy Here

Being a cyclical industry, we have stated in previous commentary that Lincoln's (LINC) top-line growth, as well as the acceleration of its student starts, will ultimately dictate the direction of the company´s share price. Management was actually pressed by an analyst on this matter on the recent third quarter earnings...

Individual Trader on Seeking Alpha | February 9, 2022

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LINC Price Returns

1-mo -12.01%
3-mo -21.44%
6-mo -15.94%
1-year -20.40%
3-year 120.15%
5-year 77.29%
YTD -19.54%
2021 14.92%
2020 140.74%
2019 -15.63%
2018 58.42%
2017 5.21%

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