NASDAQ:CPLA - Capella Education Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$99.25 +2.95 (+3.06 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$96.30
Today's Range$95.60 - $99.30
52-Week Range$65.15 - $99.30
Volume66,500 shs
Average Volume64,120 shs
Market Capitalization$1.11 billion
P/E Ratio28.94
Dividend Yield1.81%
Capella Education logoCapella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, provides online postsecondary education and job-ready skills services in the United States. Its Post-Secondary segment offers various doctoral, master's, and bachelor's programs primarily for working adults in public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, psychology, business and technology, counseling and human services, and education markets; and courses that are eligible for transfer into credit at approximately 2,000 colleges and universities. At December 31, 2017, it offered approximately 2,050 online courses and 54 academic programs with 155 specializations to approximately 38,000 learners. The company's Job-Ready Skills segment provides online non-degree training solutions and services to individuals and corporate partners focused on the delivery of job-ready skills; software development program for women with placement and coaching services; and software coding education services. Capella Education Company also offers learner support services, which include academic services comprising new learner orientation, technical support, academic advisory, reminder, writing, tutoring, and educational accommodation services, as well as operates an online portal, which provides academic and personal skills; administrative services, including online class registration and transcript requests; library services; financial aid counseling; and career counseling services. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.81
Quick Ratio3.81


Trailing P/E Ratio28.94
Forward P/E Ratio22.61
P/E Growth2.17

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.41 million
Price / Sales2.63
Cash Flow$6.9212 per share
Price / Cash14.34
Book Value$18.53 per share
Price / Book5.36


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.43
Net Income$23.50 million
Net Margins5.92%
Return on Equity19.78%
Return on Assets15.31%


Outstanding Shares11,670,000

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Capella Education's stock symbol?

Capella Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CPLA."

How often does Capella Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Capella Education?

Capella Education declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 23rd. View Capella Education's Dividend History.

How were Capella Education's earnings last quarter?

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.17 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $112 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.92 million. Capella Education had a net margin of 5.92% and a return on equity of 19.78%. The business's revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.94 EPS. View Capella Education's Earnings History.

When is Capella Education's next earnings date?

Capella Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Capella Education.

What price target have analysts set for CPLA?

4 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Capella Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $103.00. On average, they anticipate Capella Education's stock price to reach $97.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Capella Education.

Who are some of Capella Education's key competitors?

Who are Capella Education's key executives?

Capella Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. J. Kevin Gilligan, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Steven L. Polacek, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Ms. Renee L. Jackson, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 51)
  • Mr. Peter M. Ramstad, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Andrew E. Watt, Sr. VP of Post-Secondary Education (Age 40)

Has Capella Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CPLA stock has been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capella Education earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 44.75 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Capella Education's major shareholders?

Capella Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.78%), UBS Group AG (1.76%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.36%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.36%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.86%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.62%). Company insiders that own Capella Education stock include Darrell R Tukua, J Kevin Gilligan, Michael Linton and Steven L Polacek. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Capella Education.

Which institutional investors are selling Capella Education stock?

CPLA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ARP Americas LP, Barclays PLC, Prudential Financial Inc., UBS Group AG, Victory Capital Management Inc., American International Group Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA and Teacher Retirement System of Texas. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capella Education.

Which institutional investors are buying Capella Education stock?

CPLA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, SG Americas Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., Kempen Capital Management N.V., Highland Capital Management LP, California State Teachers Retirement System and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capella Education.

How do I buy shares of Capella Education?

Shares of CPLA 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 Capella Education's stock price today?

One share of CPLA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $99.25.

How big of a company is Capella Education?

Capella Education has a market capitalization of $1.11 billion and generates $440.41 million in revenue each year. The company earns $23.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.43 on an earnings per share basis. Capella Education employs 2,954 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Capella Education?

Capella Education's mailing address is 225 SOUTH SIXTH STREET 9TH FLOOR, MINNEAPOLIS MN, 55402. The company can be reached via phone at 888-227-3552 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Capella Education (CPLA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  474
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Capella Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CPLA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CPLA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by Staff

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