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

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$17.76 -0.45 (-2.47 %)
(As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$17.76
Today's Range$17.75 - $18.29
52-Week Range$11.01 - $19.07
Volume885,893 shs
Average Volume344,056 shs
Market Capitalization$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio16.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.67
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, 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

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CECO
CUSIP14166510
Phone847-781-3600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$581.30 million
Cash Flow$1.2282 per share
Book Value$5.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$55.18 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,244
Market Cap$1.24 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.05. The business earned $145.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $144.63 million. Career Education had a net margin of 9.49% and a return on equity of 19.78%. The business's revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.19 EPS. 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, May 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Career Education.

What guidance has Career Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Career Education issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.11-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.11. Career Education also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $1.11-1.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for CECO?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Career Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.50 to $22.00. On average, they expect Career Education's share price to reach $20.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Career Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Career Education?

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

Has Career Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about CECO stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Career Education earned a news impact score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Career Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Career Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Career Education investors own include Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apollo Education Group (APOL), Skyline (SKY), Extreme Networks (EXTR), FireEye (FEYE), Groupon (GRPN), Tesla (TSLA), General Electric (GE), Newmont Mining (NEM) and Array Biopharma (ARRY).

Who are Career Education's key executives?

Career Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd S. Nelson, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ashish Ghia, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Ayers, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. John R. Kline, Sr. VP of American Intercontinental University (Age 56)
  • Mr. Andrew H. Hurst, Sr. VP of Colorado Technical University (Age 56)

Who are Career Education's major shareholders?

Career Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SG Capital Management LLC (2.07%) and Strs Ohio (0.07%). 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 major investors are selling Career Education stock?

CECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio. 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 major investors are buying Career Education stock?

CECO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC. 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 $17.76.

How big of a company is Career Education?

Career Education has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion and generates $581.30 million in revenue each year. The company earns $55.18 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.05 on an earnings per share basis. Career Education employs 4,244 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 ce[email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Career Education (NASDAQ CECO)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  254 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  444
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 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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