Aspen Group Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ASPU)

$7.70 +0.28 (+3.77 %)
(As of 02/20/2018 02:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.42
Today's Range$7.43 - $7.70
52-Week Range$3.05 - $9.61
Volume6,600 shs
Average Volume44,897 shs
Market Capitalization$116.11 million
P/E Ratio-45.29
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.57

About Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)

Aspen Group logoAspen Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company's subsidiary, Aspen University Inc. (Aspen), is dedicated to provide the education experiences taught by professors. Aspen offers approximately two monthly payment programs, a monthly payment plan in which students make payments every month over a fixed period (36, 39 or 72 months depending on the degree program) and a monthly installment plan in which students pay over three monthly installments (day 1, day 31 and day 61 after the start of each course). As of June 30, 2016, Aspen had 2,074 students paying tuition through either of the monthly payment methods. It offers certificate programs and associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in a range of areas, including nursing, business, education and professional studies. It offers a range of nursing degrees, including Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Education and Master of Science in Nursing-Nursing Administration and Management.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Education & Training Information Providers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:ASPU
CUSIPN/A
Phone303-333-4224

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58%
Current Ratio3.12%
Quick Ratio3.12%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-45.2941176470588
Forward P/E Ratio-23.33
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.25 million
Price / Sales8.15
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$0.58 per share
Price / Book13.28

Profitability

Trailing EPS($0.17)
Net Income$-1,100,000.00
Net Margins-11.48%
Return on Equity-32.02%
Return on Assets-16.04%

Miscellaneous

Employees138
Outstanding Shares15,080,000

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Aspen Group's stock symbol?

Aspen Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ASPU."

How were Aspen Group's earnings last quarter?

Aspen Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASPU) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, December, 13th. The technology company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.01. The technology company had revenue of $4.85 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.87 million. Aspen Group had a negative net margin of 11.48% and a negative return on equity of 32.02%. View Aspen Group's Earnings History.

When will Aspen Group make its next earnings announcement?

Aspen Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Aspen Group.

Where is Aspen Group's stock going? Where will Aspen Group's stock price be in 2018?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Aspen Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.25. On average, they anticipate Aspen Group's stock price to reach $12.13 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Aspen Group.

Who are some of Aspen Group's key competitors?

Who are Aspen Group's key executives?

Aspen Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Mathews, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 54)
  • Janet Gill, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60)
  • Gerard Wendolowski, Chief Operating Officer (Age 31)
  • Cheri St. Arnauld, Chief Academic Officer (Age 60)
  • Andrew E. Kaplan, Director (Age 50)
  • Oksana Malysheva, Director
  • Michael D. Anton, Independent Director (Age 59)
  • C. James Jensen, Independent Director (Age 75)
  • Sanford R. Rich, Independent Director (Age 59)

Who owns Aspen Group stock?

Aspen Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Unterberg Capital LLC (2.35%), P.A.W. Capital Corp (1.48%), Royce & Associates LP (0.94%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.17%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Aspen Group.

Who sold Aspen Group stock? Who is selling Aspen Group stock?

Aspen Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, P.A.W. Capital Corp and Unterberg Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aspen Group.

Who bought Aspen Group stock? Who is buying Aspen Group stock?

Aspen Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Aspen Group.

How do I buy Aspen Group stock?

Shares of Aspen Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Aspen Group's stock price today?

One share of Aspen Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.70.

How big of a company is Aspen Group?

Aspen Group has a market capitalization of $116.11 million and generates $14.25 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-1,100,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.17) on an earnings per share basis. Aspen Group employs 138 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Aspen Group?

Aspen Group's mailing address is 1660 SOUTH ALBION STREET SUITE 525, DENVER CO, 80222. The technology company can be reached via phone at 303-333-4224 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Aspen Group (ASPU)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  79 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  136
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Analyst Ratings

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.672.503.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $12.13$12.25$10.00N/A
Price Target Upside: 61.67% upside46.01% upside49.48% upsideN/A

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/12/2018Craig HallumInitiated CoverageBuy$12.00MediumView Rating Details
12/19/2017Taglich BrothersReiterated RatingSpeculative BuyLowView Rating Details
12/14/2017Roth CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$9.60 -> $12.25HighView Rating Details
12/2/2016Lake Street CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2016 forward)

Earnings

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)

Aspen Group (NASDAQ ASPU) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2018        
12/13/2017Q2 2018($0.03)($0.04)$4.87 million$4.85 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/14/2017Q1 2018($0.03)($0.06)$4.11 million$4.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2017Q4 2017($0.07)$3.80 million$4.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/12/2016Q3 2017$0.01$0.01$2.90 million$3.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/14/2016Q1 2017($0.12)$2.94 million$2.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/9/2016Q3 2016($0.12)$2.09 million$2.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2015Q2 2016($0.12)$1.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/10/2015Q1 2016($0.12)$1.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q4 2015($0.12)$1.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/11/2015Q2($0.01)$1.40 million$1.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/1/2014Q2 2015($0.12)$1.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/15/2014Q1 2015($0.12)$1.17 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014($0.01)($0.02)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/13/2013Q2 2014($0.24)$0.89 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.31)
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.33)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20181($0.03)($0.03)($0.03)
Q2 20181($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
Q3 20181($0.17)($0.17)($0.17)
Q4 20181($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
Q1 20191($0.15)($0.15)($0.15)
Q2 20191($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q3 20191($0.06)($0.06)($0.06)
Q4 20191($0.01)($0.01)($0.01)
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)


No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Aspen Group (NASDAQ ASPU) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 26.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 5.85%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Aspen Group (NASDAQ:ASPU)

Aspen Group (NASDAQ ASPU) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
7/29/2016Ricky D SolomonDirectorBuy80,000$0.16$12,800.001,315,790View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Michael MathewsCEOBuy10,000$0.16$1,600.004,453,058View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015C James JensenDirectorBuy45,000$0.15$6,750.001,486,342View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Michael MathewsCEOBuy47,500$0.15$7,125.004,443,058View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015C James JensenDirectorBuy207,500$0.13$26,975.001,441,342View SEC Filing  
10/21/2015C James JensenDirectorBuy261,207$0.13$33,956.911,233,842View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Ricky D SolomonDirectorBuy50,000$0.15$7,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Ricky D SolomonDirectorBuy50,000$0.21$10,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Michael MathewsCEOBuy35,000$0.35$12,250.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Aspen Group (NASDAQ ASPU) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Aspen University Achieves 1,164 New Student Enrollments in Q3 FY’18Aspen University Achieves 1,164 New Student Enrollments in Q3 FY’18
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 8:37 AM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment ResearchAspen Group (ASPU) Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 13 at 5:54 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Craig HallumAspen Group (ASPU) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at Craig Hallum
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 9:34 AM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"Aspen Group (ASPU) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 6 at 5:42 PM
 Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.84 Million Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.84 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 25 at 3:26 AM
 Brokerages Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Post Earnings of -$0.15 Per Share Brokerages Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Post Earnings of -$0.15 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 23 at 5:28 PM
$5.84 Million in Sales Expected for Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) This Quarter$5.84 Million in Sales Expected for Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 10:54 AM
Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.15 Per ShareAspen Group Inc (ASPU) Expected to Post Earnings of -$0.15 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 6 at 1:34 PM
Zacks: Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsZacks: Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 30 at 7:40 AM
Zacks: Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.84 MillionZacks: Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.84 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 23 at 10:14 AM
Analysts Set Expectations for Aspen Group Incs Q3 2018 Earnings (ASPU)Analysts Set Expectations for Aspen Group Inc's Q3 2018 Earnings (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 2:56 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Receives Speculative Buy Rating from Taglich BrothersAspen Group (ASPU) Receives Speculative Buy Rating from Taglich Brothers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 8:12 AM
 Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) to Announce -$0.05 Earnings Per Share Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) to Announce -$0.05 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 21 at 7:48 AM
How Does Investing In Aspen Group (ASX:APZ) Impact Your Portfolio?How Does Investing In Aspen Group (ASX:APZ) Impact Your Portfolio?
finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 11:24 AM
China Distance Education (DL) versus Aspen Group (ASPU) Financial AnalysisChina Distance Education (DL) versus Aspen Group (ASPU) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 15 at 3:30 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment ResearchAspen Group (ASPU) Lowered to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 14 at 4:56 PM
Roth Capital Increases Aspen Group (ASPU) Price Target to $12.25Roth Capital Increases Aspen Group (ASPU) Price Target to $12.25
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 14 at 11:54 AM
Aspen Group Reports Record Revenue of $4.85 million in Q2 Fiscal 2018Aspen Group Reports Record Revenue of $4.85 million in Q2 Fiscal 2018
www.nasdaq.com - December 14 at 11:31 AM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Announces  Earnings ResultsAspen Group (ASPU) Announces Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 9:02 PM
Comparing Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)Comparing Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 1:26 AM
Reviewing Aspen Group (ASPU) and Chegg (CHGG)Reviewing Aspen Group (ASPU) and Chegg (CHGG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 5:20 PM
Critical Survey: Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)Critical Survey: Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 12:12 PM
Analysts Expect Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) to Post ($0.03) Earnings Per ShareAnalysts Expect Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) to Post ($0.03) Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 9 at 1:18 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) Set to Announce Earnings on WednesdayAspen Group (ASPU) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 6 at 1:34 AM
 Brokerages Expect Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.87 Million Brokerages Expect Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $4.87 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 9:10 AM
China Distance Education (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU) Head to Head ContrastChina Distance Education (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 1:28 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Financial AnalysisAspen Group (ASPU) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 3:24 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)Head-To-Head Survey: Chegg (CHGG) and Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 11:24 PM
Aspen Group to Present at the 10th Annual LD Micro Main EventAspen Group to Present at the 10th Annual LD Micro Main Event
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 3:39 PM
Aspen Group to Announce Fiscal 2018 2nd Quarter Results on Wednesday, December 13thAspen Group to Announce Fiscal 2018 2nd Quarter Results on Wednesday, December 13th
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 2:06 PM
Critical Survey: China Distance Education (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU)Critical Survey: China Distance Education (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 7:04 PM
Reviewing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Aspen Group (ASPU)Reviewing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 3:28 AM
Head-To-Head Comparison: Aspen Group (ASPU) vs. China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)Head-To-Head Comparison: Aspen Group (ASPU) vs. China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 1:52 AM
Contrasting China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU)Contrasting China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) and Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 1:28 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) versus Aspen Group (ASPU)Head-To-Head Survey: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) versus Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 11:28 PM
Financial Survey: Chegg (CHGG) & Aspen Group (ASPU)Financial Survey: Chegg (CHGG) & Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 3:28 AM
Zacks: Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) Given $7.58 Consensus Price Target by BrokeragesZacks: Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) Given $7.58 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 12:18 PM
Aspen Group (ASPU) & China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Head to Head ContrastAspen Group (ASPU) & China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 7:32 AM
Financial Analysis: Chegg (CHGG) & Aspen Group (ASPU)Financial Analysis: Chegg (CHGG) & Aspen Group (ASPU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:50 PM
Aspen University Announces a Record 1,255 New Student Enrollments in Q2 FY’18 Based on a Record 13.6% Conversion Rate; New Student Enrollments Up 22% SequentiallyAspen University Announces a Record 1,255 New Student Enrollments in Q2 FY’18 Based on a Record 13.6% Conversion Rate; New Student Enrollments Up 22% Sequentially
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 11:33 AM
$4.87 Million in Sales Expected for Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) This Quarter$4.87 Million in Sales Expected for Aspen Group Inc. (ASPU) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 4:28 AM
ASPEN GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Unregistered Sale of Equity SecuritiesASPEN GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities
biz.yahoo.com - April 25 at 5:13 PM
Aspen Groups (ASPU) CEO Michael Mathews on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptAspen Group's (ASPU) CEO Michael Mathews on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 10 at 1:04 PM
Nursing Students Now Represent Majority of Aspen’s 4,412 Degree-Seeking Student BodyNursing Students Now Represent Majority of Aspen’s 4,412 Degree-Seeking Student Body
globenewswire.com - February 29 at 12:36 PM
Aspen University Released From Department Of Educations Letter Of Credit RequirementAspen University Released From Department Of Education's Letter Of Credit Requirement
www.thestreet.com - February 22 at 11:52 AM

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