NASDAQ:CECO - Career Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.85 +0.26 (+2.07 %) (As of 01/22/2019 03:14 AM ET)Previous Close$12.59Today's Range$12.50 - $12.8752-Week Range$11.01 - $19.07Volume188,064 shsAverage Volume264,894 shsMarket Capitalization$896.43 millionP/E Ratio41.45Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.78 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Educational services Sub-IndustryEducation Services SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:CECO Previous Symbol CUSIP14166510 Webwww.careered.com Phone847-781-3600Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.62 Quick Ratio2.61Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio41.45 Forward P/E Ratio14.12 P/E Growth0.94 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 / Book3.00Profitability 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 Shares69,760,000Market 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) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.04. The company earned $146 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.50 million. Career Education had a negative net margin of 0.57% and a positive return on equity of 16.59%. The company's revenue was up .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.05 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, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Career Education. What price target have analysts set for CECO? 3 analysts have issued 12-month 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 year. 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 very positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Career Education earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Career Education's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Career Education include Graham (GHC), Laureate Education (LAUR), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Strategic Education (STRA), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), K12 (LRN), American Public Education (APEI), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), Puxin (NEW), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG), Arco Platform (ARCE), Tarena International (TEDU) and GP Strategies (GPX). 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include SG Capital Management LLC (1.51%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%). 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 Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 169 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 234 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 403MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How can investors find ex-dividend dates?