NASDAQ:CECO - Career Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $15.97 -0.64 (-3.85 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$16.61Today's Range$15.94 - $16.7152-Week Range$11.01 - $19.07Volume280,900 shsAverage Volume305,346 shsMarket Capitalization$1.11 billionP/E Ratio15.21Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.68 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 CIK1046568 Webwww.careered.com Phone847-781-3600Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.78 Quick Ratio2.77Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.21 Forward P/E Ratio14.13 P/E Growth1.17 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$581.30 million Price / Sales1.92 Cash Flow$1.1803 per share Price / Cash Flow13.53 Book Value$5.09 per share Price / Book3.14Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.05 Net Income$55.18 million Net Margins9.49% Return on Equity19.78% Return on Assets14.15%Miscellaneous Employees4,244 Outstanding Shares69,773,000Market Cap$1.11 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 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 company had revenue of $145.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $144.63 million. Career Education had a return on equity of 19.78% and a net margin of 9.49%. Career Education's quarterly revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.11-1.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Career Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $21.00. On average, they anticipate Career Education's stock price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.1% 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 coverage about CECO stock has been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Career Education earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. Are investors shorting Career Education? Career Education saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 848,108 shares, a decline of 26.1% from the February 15th total of 1,148,041 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 596,003 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.2% 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), Graham (GHC), Laureate Education (LAUR), Strategic Education (STRA), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), K12 (LRN), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), Arco Platform (ARCE), Puxin (NEW), RISE Education Cayman (REDU), American Public Education (APEI), Sunlands Online Education Group (STG) and Tarena International (TEDU). 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), General Electric (GE), Groupon (GRPN), FireEye (FEYE), Array Biopharma (ARRY), Zynga (ZNGA) and Meet Group (MEET). 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 BlackRock Inc. (14.54%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (9.99%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.83%), FMR LLC (3.94%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (2.05%) and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (1.62%). 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 Two Sigma Investments LP, Park West Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Oberweis Asset Management Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Two Sigma Advisers LP and GSA Capital Partners LLP. 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, FMR LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode 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 $15.97. How big of a company is Career Education? Career Education has a market capitalization of $1.11 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: 2.1 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 184 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 248 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 432MarketBeat'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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How is a buy-side analyst different from a sell-side analyst?