Lincoln Story

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LINC -- USA Stock  

USD 6.61  0.35  5.59%

Lincoln Educational is scheduled to announce its earnings today. The next earnings report is expected on the 24th of February 2021. While many of us are getting excited about consumer defensive space, we are going to go over the feasibility of taking in Lincoln. We will analyze the reasons why it is still possible for the company to generate above-average margins given the current economic outlook.
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Do analysts believe Lincoln Educational (NASDAQ:LINC) will continue to rise?
This firm's average rating is Buy from 4 analysts. We provide investment recommendation to complement the last-minute expert consensus on Lincoln Educational Services. Our dynamic recommendation engine harnesses a multidimensional algorithm to analyze the entity's potential to grow using all technical and fundamental data available at the time.
What is the right price you would pay to acquire a share of Lincoln Educational? For most investors, it would be the price that gives them a wide margin of safety to have minimal downside risk. In other words, most investors are always looking for undervalued stocks. Even if the future performance is not entirely as expected, the loss of holding it is minimized, and the downside risk is negated. Please read more on our stock advisor page.

What is happening with Lincoln Educational Services this year

Annual and quarterly reports issued by Lincoln Educational Services are formal financial statements that are published yearly and quarterly and sent to Lincoln stockholders. The reports show and break down the current year's ongoing operations and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Annual reports have been a requirement from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for businesses owned by the public since 1934. Companies such as Lincoln Educational often view their annual report as an effective marketing tool to disseminate their perspective on company future earnings or innovations. With this in mind, many companies devote large sums of money to making their reports attractive and informative. In such instances, the annual report becomes a forum through which a company can communicate to the general public any number of topics that may or may not be directly related to the actual data published in the reports.

How Lincoln utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Lincoln Educational, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Lincoln Educational is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Lincoln Educational cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities. Lincoln Educational Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 988,000

Lincoln Educational exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by Lincoln Educational insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Lincoln insider trading alert for general transaction of common stock by Rose Carlton, the corporate stakeholder, on 18th of September 2020. This event was filed by Lincoln Educational Servi with SEC on 2020-09-18. Initial filing of beneficial ownership - SEC Form 3 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Is Lincoln a risky opportunity?

Let's check the volatility. Lincoln is looking slightly risky at this time. Whether you invest your money or manage your clients' funds, remember that it is easy to forget that behind Lincoln (NASDAQ:LINC) stock is an actual business venture. So, do not let stock picking become an abstract concept by ignoring the elementary risk calculations. taking in a share of a Lincoln Educational stock makes you a part-owner of that company.

Lincoln Educational Services Current Consensus

Here is the current trade recommendation based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysis covering Lincoln Educational. The Lincoln consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average estimates from all of the analysts covering Lincoln Educational

Strong Buy
3
Buy
1
Strong Buy375.0
Buy125.0
Hold00.0
Sell00.0
Strong Sell00.0

Over 3 percent rise for Lincoln Educational. What does it mean for investors?

The total risk alpha is down to -0.24 as of today. Lincoln Educational Services shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Lincoln Educational Services further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Lincoln Educational future alpha.

The Bottom Line

Whereas some other companies in the education & training services industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Lincoln may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. On the whole, as of the 11th of November 2020, our present 30 days buy-hold-sell recommendation on the company is Cautious Hold. We believe Lincoln Educational is currently undervalued with below average odds of financial distress for the next two years.

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