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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.50
LINC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. LINC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LINC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.84 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.5
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
LINC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LINC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LINC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.34
0.31
0.67
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.38
Beneish M-Score: -3.16
WACC vs ROIC
17.24%
-5.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -2.61
LINC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. LINC: -2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LINC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.85  Med: 5.38 Max: 19.01
Current: -2.61
-10.85
19.01
Net Margin % -14.62
LINC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.97 vs. LINC: -14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LINC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.74  Med: 0.47 Max: 11.53
Current: -14.62
-25.74
11.53
ROE % -39.63
LINC's ROE % is ranked lower than
90% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. LINC: -39.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LINC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.2  Med: 0.61 Max: 31.62
Current: -39.63
-49.2
31.62
ROA % -15.21
LINC's ROA % is ranked lower than
88% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. LINC: -15.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LINC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.6  Med: 0.97 Max: 17.41
Current: -15.21
-21.6
17.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.70
LINC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
70% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. LINC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LINC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.89  Med: 14.63 Max: 71.52
Current: 2.7
-16.89
71.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.30
LINC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. LINC: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LINC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.5  Med: 7.3 Max: 31.7
Current: -4.3
-26.5
31.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -15.50
LINC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. LINC: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LINC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.5  Med: 11.8 Max: 172.2
Current: -15.5
-46.5
172.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -46.10
LINC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. LINC: -46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LINC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.1  Med: 6.8 Max: 70.6
Current: -46.1
-46.1
70.6
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Lincoln Educational Services Corp $LINC.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LINC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 349,300 sh (+29.75%)
Jeff Auxier 309,157 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 591,660 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

LINC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 393,900 sh (+12.77%)
Chuck Royce 591,660 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 261,100 sh (-15.54%)
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Q3 2016

LINC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 425,600 sh (+8.05%)
Jeff Auxier 251,484 sh (-3.68%)
Chuck Royce 491,660 sh (-16.90%)
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Q4 2016

LINC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 567,700 sh (+33.39%)
Chuck Royce 491,660 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 232,207 sh (-7.67%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 611710    SIC: 8299
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Headquarter Location:USA
Lincoln Educational Services Corp along with its subsidiaries provide diversified career-oriented post-secondary education to recent high school graduates and working adults.

Lincoln Educational Services is a postsecondary education firm focused on five areas: automotive technology, health sciences, skilled trades, business and information technology, and hospitality services. Lincoln serves roughly 31,000 students on 43 campuses in 17 states. All of Lincoln's campuses are either nationally or regionally accredited and offer degree and diploma programs to high school graduates and working adults.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 1.30
LINC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. LINC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LINC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.3
0.07
3.26
PS Ratio 0.35
LINC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. LINC: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LINC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.35
0.04
1.56
EV-to-EBIT 50.96
LINC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. LINC: 50.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LINC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2883.5  Med: 6.55 Max: 50.96
Current: 50.96
-2883.5
50.96
EV-to-EBITDA 7.16
LINC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. LINC: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LINC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.3  Med: 6.5 Max: 43.1
Current: 7.16
-53.3
43.1
Current Ratio 0.97
LINC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LINC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LINC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.97
0.65
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.96
LINC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LINC: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LINC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.79
Current: 0.96
0.6
1.79
Days Inventory 4.56
LINC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. LINC: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LINC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.42  Med: 5.83 Max: 8.81
Current: 4.56
4.42
8.81
Days Sales Outstanding 19.41
LINC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.15 vs. LINC: 19.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LINC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.62  Med: 21.24 Max: 27.3
Current: 19.41
14.62
27.3
Days Payable 53.87
LINC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
78% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. LINC: 53.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LINC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.77  Med: 38.52 Max: 53.87
Current: 53.87
26.77
53.87

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industry
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history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
LINC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
93% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. LINC: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LINC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.8
Current: -100
0
3.8
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.65
LINC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
90% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. LINC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LINC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 6.15 Max: 14.49
Current: 0.65
0.65
14.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
LINC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. LINC: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LINC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -1.2 Max: 5
Current: -1.2
-5.1
5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.77
LINC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. LINC: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LINC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.3
Current: 1.77
0.71
5.3
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.14
LINC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LINC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LINC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.32 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.14
0.22
1.67
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.77
LINC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LINC: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LINC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.6
Current: 0.77
0.49
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.96
LINC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. LINC: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LINC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 9.6 Max: 59.5
Current: 1.96
1.96
59.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.58
LINC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. LINC: -12.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LINC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: 26.1 Max: 50.5
Current: -12.58
-21
50.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $193.6
EPS (TTM) $ -1.21
Beta3.27
Short Percentage of Float0.65%
52-Week Range $1.30 - 3.11
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.77

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 186 187
EPS ($) -0.30 0.05
EPS without NRI ($) -0.30 0.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Lincoln Educational Services Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2010 

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