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Hedge Funds Are Dumping Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (LINC)

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With the third-quarter round of 13F filings behind us it is time to take a look at the stocks in which some of the best money managers in the world preferred to invest or sell heading into the fourth quarter. One of these stocks was Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC).

Is Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC) an outstanding investment today? The stock plunged by 74% in the third quarter, but most investors from our database chose to stick to their holdings. In this way, the number of long hedge fund positions went down by 1 and 6 funds reported holding shares of the company.

At the end of this article we will also compare LINC to other stocks, including Forbes Energy Services Ltd. (NASDAQ:FES), MELA Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:MELA), and Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ:WAVX) to get a better sense of its popularity.

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Now, let’s review the recent action surrounding Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC).

Hedge fund activity in Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC)

When looking at the institutional investors followed by Insider Monkey, Nantahala Capital Management, managed by Wilmot B. Harkey and Daniel Mack, holds the number one position in Lincoln Educational Services Corporation (NASDAQ:LINC), which was worth $1.2 million, comprising 0.2% of its 13F portfolio at the end of September. Sitting at the No. 2 spot is Royce & Associates, led by Chuck Royce, holding a $0.4 million position; the fund has less than 0.1%% of its 13F portfolio invested in the stock. Other hedge funds and institutional investors with similar optimism encompass Anand Parekh’s Alyeska Investment Group, Phil Frohlich’s Prescott Group Capital Management and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies.

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