Career Education Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:CECO)

About Career Education Corporation

Career Education Corporation logoCareer Education Corporation, through its colleges, institutions and universities, offers education to students in a range of career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground and hybrid learning programs. The Company's American InterContinental University (AIU) and Colorado Technical University (CTU) provide degree programs through the master's or doctoral level as well as associate and bachelor's levels. The Company's operating segments include CTU, AIU, Culinary Arts, Transitional Group, and Corporate and Other. Its University group consists of AIU and CTU, which serve students online with career-focused degree programs. Its Career Colleges Group consists of Culinary Arts and Transitional Group segments. The Culinary Arts segment includes Le Cordon Bleu institutions in North America (LCB), which offer hands-on educational programs in the career-oriented disciplines of culinary arts and patisserie and baking in the commercial-grade kitchens of Le Cordon Bleu.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: Education Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CECO
  • CUSIP: 14166510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $9.13
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $9.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $8.41
  • 52-Week Range: $2.40 - $10.53
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 40.61
  • P/E Growth: 4.68
  • Market Cap: $639.72M
  • Outstanding Shares: 68,492,000
  • Beta: 2.49
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 20.94%
  • Return on Equity: 45.37%
  • Return on Assets: 27.80%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 1.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.97%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $12.00 (28.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/14/2017Needham & Company LLCReiterated RatingBuy$13.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$6.00 -> $11.00View Rating Details
11/26/2015Credit Suisse GroupLower Price Target$8.00 -> $6.00View Rating Details
11/26/2015Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$10.00 -> $7.00View Rating Details
4/17/2015Roth CapitalUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017($0.06)N/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.09)($0.01)$156.70 million$167.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216($0.14)$0.17$176.04 million$182.63 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116($0.03)$0.04$177.20 million$198.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2016Q415($0.06)$2.08$151.70 million$199.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315($0.37)($0.17)$170.90 million$162.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215($0.50)($0.14)$157.65 million$174.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.24)($0.37)$182.80 million$182.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2015Q414($0.30)($0.12)$232.51 million$174.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314($0.57)($0.71)$224.50 million$227.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214($0.52)($0.40)$233.64 million$229.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114($0.42)($0.87)$253.54 million$243.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413($0.52)($0.29)$241.44 million$247.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.53)($0.65)$255.50 million$251.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013($0.51)($0.45)$292.33 million$294.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2013Q1 2013($0.11)($0.12)$338.21 million$340.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012($0.34)($0.35)$340.64 million$354.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312($0.43)($0.47)$324.35 million$332.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012($0.01)($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.24$0.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.35$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.66$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.75$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.15 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.17$0.17$0.17
Q2 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.88%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.36%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/9/2016Richard D. WangDirectorSell200,000$10.22$2,044,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Andrew HurstSVPSell6,592$9.72$64,074.24View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Ronald D MccrayDirectorSell6,000$6.01$36,060.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Ronald D MccrayCEOBuy5,000$3.72$18,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Ronald D MccrayDirectorBuy1,000$5.12$5,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Reid E SimpsonCFOBuy10,000$4.71$47,100.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Scott W SteffeyCEOBuy16,000$4.65$74,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Diane Auer JonesSVPSell2,481$6.71$16,647.51View SEC Filing  
3/6/2014Lysa ClemensSVPBuy2,700$7.19$19,413.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Louis CalderaDirectorBuy5,000$4.74$23,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Scott SteffeyCEOBuy25,000$4.41$110,250.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell163,867$2.69$440,802.23View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell189,533$2.65$502,262.45View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell353,154$2.66$939,389.64View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell430,000$2.61$1,122,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell200,000$2.75$550,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell202,280$2.73$552,224.40View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell195,000$2.84$553,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Blum Capital Partners Lpmajor shareholderSell170,000$3.08$523,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell215,000$3.28$705,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell285,000$3.39$966,150.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell164,000$2.68$439,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell336,360$2.79$938,444.40View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell150,000$2.92$438,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell350,000$3.08$1,078,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell67,812$2.63$178,345.56View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell732,188$2.52$1,845,113.76View SEC Filing  
4/8/2013Blum Capital Partners LpMajor ShareholderSell490,396$2.17$1,064,159.32View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013Ronald D MccrayDirectorBuy1,000$2.57$2,570.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)
DateHeadline
investornewswire.com logoSentiments And Ratings Alert: Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.investornewswire.com - February 18 at 4:04 PM
News IconStock in Review: Career Education Corp. (CECO) - Benton Bulletin (NASDAQ:CECO)
bentonbulletin.com - February 17 at 5:57 PM
seekingalpha.com logoCareer Education Corporation - ROE 49.57%, One-Third Of Pure Cash, And No Debt - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:CECO)
seekingalpha.com - February 17 at 5:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoThursday Sector Laggards: Specialty Retail, Education & Training Services (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 4:18 PM
News IconCompany Stock Watch: Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:CECO)
rivesjournal.com - February 15 at 3:02 AM
News IconCareer Education Corporation (CECO) stock slips, “Buy” rating reiterated by Needham & Company LLC Analysts - The Ledger Gazette (NASDAQ:CECO)
ledgergazette.com - February 15 at 3:02 AM
realistinvestor.com logoCareer Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) Accounts Payable Is $16 For The Quarter Ended 2016-09-30 - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 11 at 2:36 AM
News IconTrading Circle: Narrowing in on Shares of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:CECO)
sherwooddaily.com - February 9 at 9:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCareer Education Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call for February 23 (NASDAQ:CECO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCareer Education Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call for February 23 (NASDAQ:CECO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 4:31 PM
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www.bohemian.com - February 8 at 4:29 PM
News IconChart Indicators in Focus for Career Education Corp. (CECO) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:CECO)
rivesjournal.com - January 29 at 2:25 AM
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www.niutoday.info - January 27 at 10:31 PM
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mtptnews.com - January 27 at 3:10 AM
News IconTrading Watch: Checking in on Shares of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) - The Tribune (NASDAQ:CECO)
lakecitytribune.com - January 25 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoCEO of one of Cincinnati’s largest public companies steps down (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.bizjournals.com - January 24 at 4:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoCareer Education Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CECO) : January 23, 2017 (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 23 at 4:30 PM
News IconMA Levels in Review for Career Education Corp. (CECO) - Rives Journal (NASDAQ:CECO)
rivesjournal.com - January 21 at 9:17 PM
capitalcube.com logoCareer Education Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CECO-US : January 20, 2017 (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.capitalcube.com - January 20 at 5:22 PM
News IconMoving Averages in Focus on Shares of Career Education Corp. (CECO) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:CECO)
sherwooddaily.com - January 20 at 3:28 AM
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sherwooddaily.com - January 18 at 8:33 PM
investornewswire.com logoCareer Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) Strong Sell Recommendations At 0 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.investornewswire.com - January 17 at 10:02 PM
News IconInstitutional Heat: Mangrove Partners Decreased Career Education ... - The Herald Beacon (NASDAQ:CECO)
heraldbeacon.com - January 17 at 10:02 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Deferred Tax Assets Of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) At $3.606 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 15 at 4:09 PM
News Icon5 Things to Know About New Data on Career Training Programs (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.americanprogress.org - January 13 at 4:55 PM
investornewswire.com logoCareer Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) Records An Impact Score Of 50 - Investor Newswire (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.investornewswire.com - January 11 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Concerning Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Certain Officers and Directors of Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 4:55 PM
bloomberg.com logoHundreds of Colleges Saddling Students With Unaffordable Debt, Feds Say (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.bloomberg.com - January 9 at 10:24 PM
huffingtonpost.com logo98 Percent of College Programs That Flunked Performance Test are For-Profit (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.huffingtonpost.com - January 9 at 5:23 PM
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caselaw.findlaw.com - December 31 at 4:16 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Accounts Payable Change Of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) At $2.539 Millions - RealistInvestor.com (NASDAQ:CECO)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 30 at 3:46 PM
News IconBreach of Contract – Unjust enrichment – Good Faith and Fair Dealing (NASDAQ:CECO)
wislawjournal.com - December 29 at 4:37 PM
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wsbeacon.com - December 26 at 11:55 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Career Education Corp. : December 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:CECO)
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biz.yahoo.com logoCAREER EDUCATION CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:CECO)
biz.yahoo.com - December 14 at 5:10 PM
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What is Career Education Corporation's stock symbol?

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

Where is Career Education Corporation's stock going? Where will Career Education Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Career Education Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $13.00. On average, they anticipate Career Education Corporation's share price to reach $12.00 in the next year.

When will Career Education Corporation announce their earnings?

Career Education Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February, 27th 2017.

Who owns Career Education Corporation stock?

Career Education Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (9.90%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (6.24%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.16%), State Street Corp (2.13%), AQR Capital Management LLC (0.90%) and Oxford Asset Management (0.79%). Company insiders that own Career Education Corporation stock include Andrew Hurst, Richard D Wang and Ronald D Mccray.

Who sold Career Education Corporation stock? Who is selling Career Education Corporation stock?

Career Education Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have sold Career Education Corporation stock in the last year include Andrew Hurst, Richard D Wang and Ronald D Mccray.

Who bought Career Education Corporation stock? Who is buying Career Education Corporation stock?

Career Education Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TCS Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Western Standard LLC, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bogle Investment Management L P DE and Allianz Asset Management AG.

How do I buy Career Education Corporation stock?

Shares of Career Education Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Career Education Corporation stock cost?

One share of Career Education Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.34.

Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) Chart for Monday, February, 20, 2017


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Earnings by Quarter for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO)

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff