NASDAQ:CECO - Career Education Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.59 -0.19 (-1.01 %) (As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$18.78Today's Range$18.52 - $18.8852-Week Range$8.10 - $19.07Volume304,400 shsAverage Volume342,162 shsMarket Capitalization$1.30 billionP/E Ratio59.97Dividend YieldN/ABeta2.72 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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, 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. Receive CECO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CECO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Educational services Sub-IndustryEducation Services SectorConsumer Discretionary SymbolNASDAQ:CECO CUSIP14166510 Webwww.careered.com Phone847-781-3600 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.98 Quick Ratio1.97 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio59.97 Forward P/E Ratio19.57 P/E Growth1.97 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$596.43 million Price / Sales2.17 Cash Flow$0.5145 per share Price / Cash36.13 Book Value$4.29 per share Price / Book4.33 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.31 Net Income$-31,890,000.00 Net Margins-3.36% Return on Equity10.63% Return on Assets7.14% Miscellaneous Employees4,462 Outstanding Shares69,610,000Market Cap$1,303.81 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $147.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.10 million. Career Education had a positive return on equity of 10.63% and a negative net margin of 3.36%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.07 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, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Career Education. What price target have analysts set for CECO? 2 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Career Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Career Education's share price to reach $17.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%. View Analyst Ratings 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." Are investors shorting Career Education? Career Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,253,683 shares, an increase of 70.5% from the June 15th total of 735,206 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 753,320 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.7 days. Currently, 1.8% of the company's shares are short sold. View Career Education's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Career Education's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Career Education include Chegg (CHGG), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Graham (GHC), Laureate International Universities (LAUR), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), "Puxin Limited" (NEW), Strayer Education (STRA), Capella Education (CPLA), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG), American Public Education (APEI), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), K12 (LRN) and RYB Education (RYB). 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) Has Career Education been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about CECO stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Career Education earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.26 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. 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 Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.04%), Capital One National Association (0.03%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.03%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.03%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.02%) and Amalgamated Bank (0.02%). Company insiders that own Career Education stock include Andrew Hurst, Gregory L Jackson, Jeffrey David Ayers, John Robert Kline 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. Company insiders that have sold Career Education company stock in the last year include Andrew Hurst, Jeffrey David Ayers, John Robert Kline 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 Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Capital One National Association, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Bank of Montreal Can and Amalgamated Bank. 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 $18.59. How big of a company is Career Education? Career Education has a market capitalization of $1.30 billion 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. 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: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 138 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 201 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 339MarketBeat'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. 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