NASDAQ:CECO - Career Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.85 -0.50 (-3.75 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.85
Today's Range$12.75 - $13.58
52-Week Range$11.38 - $19.07
Volume213,286 shs
Average Volume291,241 shs
Market Capitalization$896.43 million
P/E Ratio41.45
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.79
Career Education Corporation operates colleges, institutions, and universities that provide education to student population in various career-oriented disciplines through online, campus based, and blended learning programs in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Colorado Technical University (CTU), American InterContinental University (AIU), and All Other Campuses. Its colleges and universities include AIU, CTU, Le Cordon Bleu institutions, Briarcliffe College, Harrington College of Design, and Sanford-Brown College. The company offers doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees, as well as diploma and certificate programs. It also provides academic programs in the career-oriented disciplines of business studies, nursing, computer science, engineering, information systems and technologies, cybersecurity, and healthcare management, as well as information technologies, and education and criminal justice; and educational programs in culinary arts, as well as patisserie and baking. As of December 31, 2017, the company had a total student enrollment of approximately 34,800 students. Career Education Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CECO
Previous Symbol
CUSIP14166510
Phone847-781-3600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.62
Quick Ratio2.61

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio41.45
Forward P/E Ratio14.28
P/E Growth1.14

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$596.43 million
Price / Sales1.50
Cash Flow$0.5184 per share
Price / Cash Flow24.79
Book Value$4.29 per share
Price / Book3.00

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.31
Net Income$-31,890,000.00
Net Margins-0.57%
Return on Equity16.59%
Return on Assets11.57%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,462
Outstanding Shares69,760,000
Market Cap$896.43 million
OptionableOptionable

Career Education (NASDAQ:CECO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Career Education's stock symbol?

Career Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CECO."

How were Career Education's earnings last quarter?

Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $146 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $146.50 million. Career Education had a positive return on equity of 16.59% and a negative net margin of 0.57%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.05 earnings per share. View Career Education's Earnings History.

When is Career Education's next earnings date?

Career Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Career Education.

What price target have analysts set for CECO?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Career Education's shares. Their predictions range from $13.49 to $21.00. On average, they expect Career Education's share price to reach $17.9967 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 40.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Career Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Career Education?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Career Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Career Education.

Has Career Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CECO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Career Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Career Education's key competitors?

Who are Career Education's key executives?

Career Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd S. Nelson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ashish Ghia, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Ayers, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • Mr. John R. Kline, Sr. VP of American Intercontinental University (Age 55)
  • Mr. Andrew H. Hurst, Sr. VP of Colorado Technical University (Age 55)

Who are Career Education's major shareholders?

Career Education's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.48%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (9.98%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.28%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.00%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.94%) and FMR LLC (3.39%). Company insiders that own Career Education stock include Andrew Hurst, Gregory L Jackson, Jeffrey David Ayers, John Robert Kline, Michele A Peppers and Richard D Wang. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Career Education.

Which institutional investors are selling Career Education stock?

CECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Tenzing Global Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Career Education company stock in the last year include Andrew Hurst, Gregory L Jackson, Jeffrey David Ayers, John Robert Kline, Michele A Peppers and Richard D Wang. View Insider Buying and Selling for Career Education.

Which institutional investors are buying Career Education stock?

CECO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Braun Stacey Associates Inc., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Career Education.

How do I buy shares of Career Education?

Shares of CECO 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 Career Education's stock price today?

One share of CECO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.85.

How big of a company is Career Education?

Career Education has a market capitalization of $896.43 million and generates $596.43 million in revenue each year. The company earns $-31,890,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.31 on an earnings per share basis. Career Education employs 4,462 workers across the globe.

What is Career Education's official website?

The official website for Career Education is http://www.careered.com.

How can I contact Career Education?

Career Education's mailing address is 231 NORTH MARTINGALE ROAD, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173. The company can be reached via phone at 847-781-3600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Career Education (NASDAQ CECO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  164 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  227 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  391
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Career Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CECO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CECO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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