Capella Education Company Profile (NASDAQ:CPLA)

About Capella Education

Capella Education logoCapella Education Company is an online postsecondary education services company. The Company's academic programs are delivered through its subsidiary, Capella University (the University), which is an online academic institution offering online postsecondary education services primarily to working adults. The Company also offers educational programming through its other subsidiaries, including Arden University, Ltd., which is a provider of United Kingdom university distance learning qualifications that markets, develops and delivers these programs across the world; Sophia Learning LLC (Sophia), which supports self-paced learning; Capella Learning Solutions (CLS), provides online training solutions and services to corporate partners, which are delivered through the Company's online learning platform, and Hackbright Academy, which is a non-degree software engineering school for women. The Company's subsidiary, DevMountain, LLC, is involved in software coding industry.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: Education Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: CPLA
  • CUSIP: 13959410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $70.84
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $59.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $55.95
  • 52-Week Range: $39.06 - $71.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.97
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.52
  • P/E Growth: 2.52
  • Market Cap: $819.12M
  • Outstanding Shares: 11,563,000
  • Beta: 1.05
  • Net Margins: 9.12%
  • Return on Equity: 20.80%
  • Return on Assets: 15.87%
  • Current Ratio: 2.64%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.64%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $59.50 (16.01% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/26/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
10/4/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/22/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingNeutral$47.00View Rating Details
10/28/2015BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$51.00View Rating Details
7/29/2015Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$60.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
4/29/2015Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$65.00View Rating Details
2/13/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Boost Price Target$75.00View Rating Details
2/5/2015First AnalysisDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$72.00 -> $77.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016Q316$0.62$0.81$105.27 million$10.59 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.87$0.82$105.93 million$106.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$0.81$0.78$105.16 million$105.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.96$0.96$109.35 million$109.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.67$0.67$104.79 million$103.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.81$0.83$108.20 million$108.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.83$0.80$109.22 million$109.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.92$0.99$109.33 million$108.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.55$0.62$102.14 million$103.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.84$0.72$104.30 million$104.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.73$0.70$104.60 million$105.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.76$0.79$106.44 million$106.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.40$0.48$99.95 million$100.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.66$0.83$102.66 million$103.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2013Q1 2013$0.62$0.70$104.00 million$109.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.74$0.68$106.09 million$107.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.28$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.64$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2012$0.78$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.91$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.60$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2011$0.90$0.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.83$0.90ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$1.10$1.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.49 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.63 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.80$0.84$0.82
Q2 20162$0.82$0.96$0.89
Q3 20162$0.61$0.62$0.62
Q4 20162$0.93$0.97$0.95
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
Annual Dividend:$1.56
Dividend Yield:2.20%
Payout Ratio:48.30% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.70% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.98% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.44%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/25/2016Darrell R TukuaDirectorSell5,000$61.23$306,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Steven L PolacekCFOSell2,894$62.00$179,428.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016J Kevin GilliganCEOSell16,892$59.23$1,000,513.16View SEC Filing  
5/18/2016Darrell R TukuaDirectorSell250$52.23$13,057.50View SEC Filing  
4/19/2016Stephen G ShankDirectorSell5,650$50.95$287,867.50View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Stephen G ShankDirectorSell103,257$50.69$5,234,097.33View SEC Filing  
4/13/2016Stephen G ShankDirectorSell90,841$50.20$4,560,218.20View SEC Filing  
4/8/2016Stephen G ShankDirectorSell50,133$50.46$2,529,711.18View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Stephen G ShankDirectorSell50,119$51.94$2,603,180.86View SEC Filing  
10/21/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell12,600$54.13$682,038.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell37,600$55.12$2,072,512.00View SEC Filing  
10/19/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell18,573$53.03$984,926.19View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell15,200$52.96$804,992.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell36,466$52.92$1,929,780.72View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell3,900$50.00$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015J Kevin GilliganCEOBuy1,000$47.48$47,480.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Jody MillerDirectorSell6,165$49.70$306,400.50View SEC Filing  
7/8/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell12,800$52.41$670,848.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell25,000$52.64$1,316,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell15,500$54.43$843,665.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015H James DallasDirectorBuy1,859$53.79$99,995.61View SEC Filing  
1/26/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell12,314$70.01$862,103.14View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell1,690$70.00$118,300.00View SEC Filing  
1/16/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell4,196$70.14$294,307.44View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell9,569$70.12$670,978.28View SEC Filing  
1/9/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell17,036$71.20$1,212,963.20View SEC Filing  
1/7/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell17,345$70.53$1,223,342.85View SEC Filing  
1/5/2015Stephen G ShankDirectorSell17,850$73.49$1,311,796.50View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Stephen G ShankDirectorSell3,223$69.44$223,805.12View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Stephen G ShankDirectorSell48,458$69.30$3,358,139.40View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Stephen G ShankDirectorSell35,411$69.01$2,443,713.11View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Stephen G ShankDirectorSell38,158$69.52$2,652,744.16View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Stephen G ShankDirectorSell74,750$71.06$5,311,735.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell1,379$67.50$93,082.50View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell14,096$65.99$930,195.04View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell7,224$65.62$474,038.88View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell8,881$65.00$577,265.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell4,944$65.24$322,546.56View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Gregory W ThomSVPSell3,426$64.60$221,319.60View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Andrew M SlavittDirectorSell11,300$55.83$630,879.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Michael L LomaxDirectorSell1,414$57.12$80,767.68View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Jeffrey TaylorDirectorSell1,400$60.16$84,224.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2014Darrell TukuaDirectorSell1,282$60.00$76,920.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Jody MillerDirectorSell1,996$64.63$129,001.48View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Darrell R TukuaDirectorSell3,993$40.00$159,720.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)
DateHeadline logoCapella Education Co. :CPLA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 26 at 4:24 PM logoCapella Education (CPLA) Tops Q3 Earnings, Lags Revenues (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 26 at 4:24 PM logoCapella Education Co.: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 26 at 4:24 PM logoEdited Transcript of CPLA earnings conference call or presentation 25-Oct-16 1:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 26 at 9:16 AM logoCapella beats 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 25 at 9:17 AM logoCapella Education : beats 3Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 25 at 9:17 AM logoApollo Education (APOL) Posts Q4 Earnings, Enrollment Soft (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 21 at 9:40 AM logoCapella Education Co. : CPLA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 26th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 19, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 19 at 4:48 PM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPLA-US : October 11, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 11 at 4:30 PM logoDeVry University Introduces New Certificate Programs (NASDAQ:CPLA) - October 3 at 9:11 AM logoCapella Education Company to Report Third Quarter 2016 Results on Oct. 25, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 27 at 4:22 PM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPLA-US : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 23 at 9:31 AM logoCapella Education Co. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:CPLA) : September 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 14 at 4:25 PM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPLA-US : September 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 13 at 9:12 AM logoCapella University and SAS Award Four Full-Tuition Scholarships for Women in Analytics (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 9 at 4:17 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Capella Education Co. : September 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - September 9 at 4:17 PM logoCAPELLA EDUCATION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 19 at 10:52 AM logoCapella Education Company to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 16 at 4:25 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Capella Education Co. : August 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 12 at 4:21 PM logoCapella extends lease, but shrinks at 225 S. Sixth (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 10 at 4:28 PM logoCapella Education Co. :CPLA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 10 at 4:28 PM logoCAPELLA EDUCATION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibit (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 9 at 10:51 AM logoSchool Stocks Earnings Releases on Aug 4: LOPE, UTI (NASDAQ:CPLA) - August 3 at 10:49 AM logoCapella beats 2Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 26 at 12:35 PM logoCapella Education Company Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 26 at 7:08 AM logoQ2 2016 Capella Education Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 26 at 7:07 AM logoCapella Education Company (CPLA) Hits New 52-week High During July 21 Session (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 23 at 4:19 PM logoCapella Modernizes and Expands Benefit Offerings with BENEFITFOCUS® Marketplace (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 20 at 9:00 AM logoCapella Education (CPLA) Enters Overbought Territory (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 20 at 8:55 AM logoCapella Education Company (CPLA) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for July 12 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 14 at 8:32 AM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CPLA-US : July 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - July 1 at 8:10 AM logoCapella Education Company to Report Second Quarter 2016 Results on July 26, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - June 29 at 4:31 PM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPLA-US : June 13, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - June 13 at 8:51 AM
News IconCapella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Sellers Covered 18.33% of Their Shorts - HNN (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 28 at 1:01 PM
News IconEarnings Review and Stock Rundown for Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) - Wall Street Hints and News (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 27 at 2:04 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Capella Education Co. : May 18, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 17 at 8:12 PM logoCapella Education Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CPLA-US : May 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 16 at 8:57 AM logoBRIEF-Capella Education says DevMountain has become unit of company (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 4 at 7:02 PM logoCapella Acquisition of DevMountain Extends Leadership Position in Job-Ready Skills Market (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 4 at 4:10 PM logoCapella Education Co. :CPLA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 4 at 11:36 AM logoCAPELLA EDUCATION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders (NASDAQ:CPLA) - May 3 at 5:19 PM logoCapella Education (CPLA) Beats on Q1 Earnings; Stock Up (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 27 at 11:30 AM logoEdited Transcript of CPLA earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-16 1:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 26 at 3:12 PM logoCapella beats 1Q profit forecasts (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 26 at 8:32 AM logoQ1 2016 Capella Education Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 26 at 7:07 AM logoCAPELLA EDUCATION CO Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 26 at 7:01 AM logoCapella Education Company Reports First Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 26 at 6:55 AM logoCapella buys Hackbright Academy coding school for $18M (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 22 at 6:55 PM
News IconNotable Insider Sales Registered at Capella Education Company (CPLA) and Two Other Companies (NASDAQ:CPLA) - April 6 at 1:20 PM logoWill Capella Education (CPLA) Continue to Surge Higher? (NASDAQ:CPLA) - March 9 at 10:26 AM


Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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