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

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC): $7.02

0.03 (+0.43%)

POWR Rating

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  • Sentiment is the dimension where LINC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LINC is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • LINC's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 13.56% of US stocks).

LINC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 3.34, Lincoln Educational Services Corp is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than only 13.15% of US stocks.
  • LINC's current price/earnings ratio is 3.46, which is higher than just 2.43% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.59, Lincoln Educational Services Corp has a higher such ratio than merely 11.97% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Lincoln Educational Services Corp are GTS, HVT, SAMG, IGIC, and LZB.
  • Visit LINC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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

  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 99.63%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 75.14%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 326.15%.
Over the past 49 months, LINC's revenue has gone up $83,631,000.

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
2021-06-30 319.044 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
2020-06-30 279.02 18.238 9.58
2020-03-31 280.119 -0.037 5.733

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 86.69% of graded US stocks.
  • LINC's asset turnover comes in at 1.364 -- ranking 5th of 51 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 $7.02 52-week high $8.20
Prev. close $6.99 52-week low $4.42
Day low $6.96 Volume 1,074
Day high $7.02 Avg. volume 123,265
50-day MA $6.50 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $6.71 Market Cap 189.34M

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

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New program designed to help fill growing demand for automotive techniciansParsippany, NJ, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ: LINC), marking 75 years in 2021 as a national leader in specialized technical training, has introduced Mazda Automotive Student Training (MAST) at its Union, NJ campus. Students enrolled in Automotive Technology training can add this option to their program and build career skills specific to Mazda technologies. The launch

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Does Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC) Have the Potential to Rally 37% as Wall Street Analysts Expect?

The consensus price target hints at a 37.5% upside potential for Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

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LINC Price Returns

1-mo 11.43%
3-mo 4.00%
6-mo 6.69%
1-year 29.52%
3-year 228.04%
5-year 330.67%
YTD 8.00%
2020 140.74%
2019 -15.63%
2018 58.42%
2017 5.21%
2016 -3.52%

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