Filings Don’t Lie: Lincoln Educational Services Corp: Talanta Investment Group Opened Big New Position

Filings Don't Lie: Lincoln Educational Services Corp: Talanta Investment Group Opened Big New Position

The New Talanta Investment Group Holding in Lincoln Educational Services Corp

Talanta Investment Group filed with the SEC SC 13D form for Lincoln Educational Services Corp. The form can be accessed here: 000114420416136322. As reported in Talanta Investment Group’s form, the filler as of late owns 5.2% or 1,300,000 shares of the Consumer Discretionary–company.

Lincoln Educational Services Corp stake is a new one for the and it was filed because of activity on November 22, 2016 . We feel this shows Talanta Investment Group’s positive view for the stock.

Reasons Why Talanta Investment Group Bought – Lincoln Educational Services Corp Stock

Item 4. Purpose of Transaction

The Reporting Personsacquired the shares of Common Stock reported in this Statement for investment purposes. The Reporting Persons may in the futureacquire additional shares of Common Stock or dispose of some or all of the shares of Common Stock held by the Reporting Personsin open-market transactions or privately negotiated transactions, on such terms and at such times as the Reporting Persons maydeem advisable. The Reporting Persons may engage in short selling or hedging or similar transactions with respect to the sharesof Common Stock, on such terms and at such times as the Reporting Persons may deem advisable, subject to applicable law.

None of the ReportingPersons has any present plan or proposal that would result in any of the actions described in paragraphs (a) through (j) of Item4 of Schedule 13D. The Reporting Persons reserve the right in the future to formulate any such plans or proposals, and to takeany actions with respect to their investments in the Company, including any or all of the actions described in paragraphs (a) through(j) of Item 4 of Schedule 13D.

CUSIP NO. 53353510013DPage 6

Lincoln Educational Services Corp Institutional Sentiment

Latest Security and Exchange filings show 32 investors own Lincoln Educational Services Corp. The institutional ownership in Q3 2015 is low, at 56.79% of the outstanding shares. This is decreased by 3729460 the total institutional shares. 14117236 were the shares owned by these institutional investors. In total 2 funds opened new Lincoln Educational Services Corp stakes, 11 increased stakes. There were 12 that closed positions and 12 reduced them.

Heartland Advisors Inc is an institutional investor bullish on Lincoln Educational Services Corp, owning 4194155 shares as of Q3 2015 for 0.08% of its portfolio. Phil Frohlich Prescott Group Capital Management Llc owns 346734 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. CT Nantahala Capital Management Llc have 0.16% of their stock portfolio for 2327545 shares. Further, Auxier Asset Management reported stake worth 0.03% of its US stock portfolio. The CO Paradice Investment Management Llc owns 2614753 shares. Lincoln Educational Services Corp is 0.24% of the manager’s US portfolio.

Business Profile

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a provider of post-secondary education. The Company operates in two segments: Transportation and Skilled Trades, and Transitional. The Transportation and Skilled Trades segment offers academic programs in the disciplines of transportation and skilled trades (automotive, diesel, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), welding and manufacturing). The Transitional segment includes operations that are being phased out and consists of its campus that is being taught out. It offers programs in automotive technology, skilled trades, which include HVAC, welding and computerized numerical control and electronic systems technology; healthcare services, which include nursing, dental assistant and pharmacy technician; hospitality services, which include culinary, therapeutic massage, cosmetology and aesthetics, and business and information technology, which includes information technology and criminal justice programs.

SEC Form 13D is filed within 10 days, by anyone who acquires beneficial ownership of 5%+ of any public firm. Activist investors and practices such as: company breakups, hostile takeovers, and change of control events, are permitted for this form filers. A filer must promptly update its 13D filing in case of acquisition or disposition of 1% or more of the securities that are the subject of the filing.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.5 in Q2 2016. Its down 1.17, from 2.67 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 2 funds sold all Lincoln Educational Services Corp shares owned while 4 reduced positions. 5 funds bought stakes while 11 increased positions. They now own 13.60 million shares or 1.87% more from 13.35 million shares in 2016Q1.

Citigroup Incorporated holds 1,541 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Pa accumulated 109 shares or 0% of the stock. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 11,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Nantahala Mgmt Limited Liability Com last reported 0.36% of its portfolio in the stock. Jpmorgan Chase And Company owns 11,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Management Ltd owns 4,132 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bridgeway Cap Mgmt Incorporated last reported 579,905 shares in the company. Eagle Glob Advisors Limited Liability Corporation last reported 127,020 shares in the company. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 97,271 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Rbf Ltd owns 296,243 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Prescott Grp Incorporated Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 346,734 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Paradice Inv Management Ltd accumulated 0.47% or 2.61 million shares. Vanguard Gru owns 711,150 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ancora Ltd Llc has 0.03% invested in the company for 199,500 shares. Heartland Advsrs Incorporated last reported 0.34% of its portfolio in the stock.

Analysts await Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, down 20.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.1 per share. LINC’s profit will be $2.02 million for 5.66 P/E if the $0.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.05 actual earnings per share reported by Lincoln Educational Services Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 60.00% EPS growth.

It is down 21.30% since April 21, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.63% the S&P500.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a well-known provider of post-secondary education. The company has a market cap of $45.74 million. The Firm operates in two divisions: Transportation and Skilled Trades, and Transitional. It currently has negative earnings. The Transportation and Skilled Trades segment offers academic programs in the disciplines of transportation and skilled trades , welding and manufacturing).

More notable recent Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lincoln Educational Services Corp. (LINC) CEO Scott Shaw on Q2 2016 Results …” on August 03, 2016, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Lincoln Educational Services Corporation Schedules Third Quarter Earnings …” published on October 12, 2016, Globenewswire.com published: “Lincoln Educational Services Corporation Launches Plan to Streamline Business …” on November 03, 2015. More interesting news about Lincoln Educational Services Corp (NASDAQ:LINC) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lincoln Educational Services’ (LINC) CEO Scott Shaw on Q3 2016 Results …” published on November 03, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Lincoln Tech Receives $50000 Donation From Manufacturing Leader Haas …” with publication date: October 11, 2016.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Lincoln Educational is a leading and diversified for-profit provider of a career-oriented post-secondary education headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey. It offers recent high school graduates and working adults degree and diploma programs in four principal areas of study: automotive technology, allied health (which includes programs for medical administrative assistants, medical assistants, pharmacy technicians and massage therapists), skilled trades and business and information technology.”

LINC Company Profile

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation, incorporated in 2003, is a well-known provider of post-secondary education to high school graduates and working adults. The Firm operates in two divisions: Transportation and Skilled Trades, and Transitional. The Transportation and Skilled Trades segment offers academic programs mainly in the disciplines of transportation and skilled trades (automotive, diesel, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), welding and manufacturing). The Transitional segment includes activities that are being phased out and consists of its campus that is being taught out. It offers programs in automotive technology, skilled trades, which include HVAC, welding and computerized numerical control and electronic systems technology, among other programs; healthcare services, which include nursing, dental assistant, medical administrative assistant and pharmacy technician, among other programs; hospitality services, which include culinary, therapeutic massage, cosmetology and aesthetics, and business and information technology, which includes information technology and criminal justice programs. The Company’s schools operate under the Lincoln Technical Institute, Lincoln College of Technology, Lincoln College of New England, Lincoln Culinary Institute and Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences brand names. The Firm operates approximately 30 schools in approximately 10 states. The Firm has approximately 11,880 students enrolled.

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