NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Lincoln Educational Services Corportion (Nasdaq: LINC) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 812,013 shares changing hands. It is currently at four times its average daily volume and trading up 78 cents (+4.9%) at $16.81 as of 3:41 p.m. ET.

Lincoln Educational Services Corportion has a market cap of $363.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 3.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Lincoln Educational Services Corporation provides career-oriented post-secondary education services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of six, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lincoln Educational Services Corportion as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Lincoln Educational Services Corportion Ratings Report.

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