NASDAQ:CPLA - Capella Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$104.00 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 09/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$104.00
Today's Range$104.00 - $104.00
52-Week Range$65.15 - $105.90
Average Volume61,549 shs
Market Capitalization$1.21 billion
P/E Ratio30.32
Dividend Yield1.65%
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary


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


Trailing P/E Ratio30.32
Forward P/E Ratio23.69
P/E Growth2.55

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.41 million
Price / Sales2.76
Cash Flow$6.6369 per share
Price / Cash15.67
Book Value$18.53 per share
Price / Book5.61


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
Market Cap$1.21 billion

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. Investors of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 23rd. View Capella Education's Dividend History.

How were Capella Education's earnings last quarter?

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.04 by $0.01. The business earned $111.56 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $110.05 million. Capella Education had a net margin of 5.92% and a return on equity of 19.78%. View Capella Education's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for CPLA?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Capella Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect Capella Education's share price to reach $103.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Capella Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Capella Education?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Capella Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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)

Who are Capella Education's major shareholders?

Capella Education's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.99%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (8.00%), Royce & Associates LP (6.25%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.15%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.50%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.34%). Company insiders that own Capella Education stock include J Kevin Gilligan, Michael Linton and Steven L Polacek. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Capella Education.

Which major investors are selling Capella Education stock?

CPLA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Capital Fund Management S.A., Wolverine Asset Management LLC, ARP Americas LP, California Public Employees Retirement System and Arizona State Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Capella Education.

Which major investors are buying Capella Education stock?

CPLA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, K2 Principal Fund L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Alps Advisors Inc. and Alps Advisors Inc.. 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 $104.00.

How big of a company is Capella Education?

Capella Education has a market capitalization of $1.21 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.

What is Capella Education's official website?

The official website for Capella Education is

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 (NASDAQ CPLA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  320 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  540
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 9/25/2018 by Staff

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