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

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$104.40 -0.35 (-0.33 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 03:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$104.40
Today's Range$104.30 - $105.90
52-Week Range$65.15 - $105.85
Volume19,589 shs
Average Volume62,033 shs
Market Capitalization$1.22 billion
P/E Ratio30.44
Dividend Yield1.65%
Capella Education logoCapella Education Co. engages in the provision of online postsecondary education services. It operates under the segments: Post Secondary and Job-Ready Skills. It also operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries and majority-owned joint venture which includes Capella University, Sophia Learning LLC, Capella Learning Solutions, Hackbright Academy, Inc. and DevMountain LLC. The company was founded by Stephen G. Shank on December 27, 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.

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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 Ratio30.44
Forward P/E Ratio23.78
P/E Growth2.46

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$440.41 million
Price / Sales2.77
Cash Flow$6.6370 per share
Price / Cash15.73
Book Value$18.53 per share
Price / Book5.63


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$1,217.93

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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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.65%. 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 results on Wednesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.03. The business earned $112 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $112.92 million. Capella Education had a net margin of 5.92% and a return on equity of 19.78%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $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 Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Capella Education.

What price target have analysts set for CPLA?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Capella Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $90.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect Capella Education's stock price to reach $98.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%. View Analyst Ratings 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."

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:
  • John Kevin Gilligan, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Richard Senese, President & Chief Academic Officer
  • Steven L. Polacek, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & SVP
  • Renee Leone Jackson, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Peter M. Ramstad, Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior VP

Has Capella Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CPLA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capella Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 44.47 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Capella Education's major shareholders?

Capella Education's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.50%). 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 major investors are buying Capella Education stock?

CPLA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB. 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 $104.40.

How big of a company is Capella Education?

Capella Education has a market capitalization of $1.22 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 (NASDAQ CPLA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  192 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  490
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by Staff

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