NASDAQ:CECO - Career Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $18.30 +0.13 (+0.72 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:57 AM ET)Previous Close$18.17Today's Range$18.06 - $18.3752-Week Range$11.01 - $19.87Volume760,957 shsAverage Volume438,691 shsMarket Capitalization$1.28 billionP/E Ratio17.43Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.68 ProfileAnalyst 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 CIK1046568 Webhttp://www.careered.com/ Phone847-781-3600Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.12 Current Ratio3.05 Quick Ratio3.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.43 Forward P/E Ratio15.64 P/E Growth1.25 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$581.30 million Price / Sales2.21 Cash Flow$1.2274 per share Price / Cash Flow14.91 Book Value$5.43 per share Price / Book3.37Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.05 Net Income$55.18 million Net Margins10.57% Return on Equity21.14% Return on Assets15.29%Miscellaneous Employees4,244 Outstanding Shares70,103,000Market Cap$1.28 billion Next Earnings Date8/7/2019 (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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $157.85 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $154.07 million. Career Education had a net margin of 10.57% and a return on equity of 21.14%. The firm's revenue was up 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 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, August 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Career Education. What guidance has Career Education issued on next quarter's earnings? Career Education updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.11-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.15. Career Education also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.29-0.31 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CECO? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Career Education's stock. Their predictions range from $19.50 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate Career Education's stock price to reach $21.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.9% 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? News stories about CECO stock have been trending neutral recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Career Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Career Education? Career Education saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,911,752 shares, an increase of 66.4% from the April 15th total of 1,148,940 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 613,476 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), Strategic Education (STRA), Laureate Education (LAUR), Graham (GHC), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), K12 (LRN), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), Arco Platform (ARCE), Puxin (NEW), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), American Public Education (APEI), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG) and GP Strategies (GPX). 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), Newmont Goldcorp (NEM), Array Biopharma (ARRY), Central European Media Enterprises (CETV) and FuelCell Energy (FCEL). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.55%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (9.87%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.77%), FMR LLC (4.47%) and SG Capital Management LLC (2.07%). 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 institutional investors are selling Career Education stock? CECO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Menta Capital LLC and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, RK Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. 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 $18.30. How big of a company is Career Education? Career Education has a market capitalization of $1.28 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 [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Career Education (NASDAQ CECO)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 196 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 257 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 453MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What moving averages are used to define a golden cross? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.