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NASDAQ:LAUR

Laureate Education (LAUR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$13.51
+0.11 (+0.82%)
(As of 10:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
$13.47
$13.60
50-Day Range
$12.51
$13.84
52-Week Range
$11.11
$14.81
Volume
78,838 shs
Average Volume
710,679 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.13 billion
P/E Ratio
21.11
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$17.00

Laureate Education MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
25.8% Upside
$17.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.27% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.09
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.85mentions of Laureate Education in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$9.42 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.67%
From $1.22 to $1.46 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.81 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

19th out of 272 stocks

Educational Services Industry

2nd out of 23 stocks


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About Laureate Education Stock (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers higher education programs and services to students through a network of universities and higher education institutions. The company provides a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the areas of business and management, medicine and health sciences, and engineering and information technology through campus-based, online, and hybrid programs. It offers its services in Mexico, Peru, and the United States. The company was formerly known as Sylvan Learning Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Laureate Education, Inc. in May 2004. Laureate Education, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

LAUR Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/22/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/02/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Educational services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LAUR
Fax
N/A
Employees
28,900
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$17.00
High Stock Price Target
$17.00
Low Stock Price Target
$17.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+26.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$107.59 million
Pretax Margin
17.14%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.48 billion
Cash Flow
$1.43 per share
Book Value
$6.02 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
154,062,000
Market Cap
$2.11 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.72
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen (Age 58)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.43M
  • Mr. Richard M. Buskirk (Age 47)
    Senior VP & CFO
    Comp: $982.33k
  • Mr. Marcelo Barbalho Cardoso (Age 52)
    Executive VP & COO
    Comp: $1.25M
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III (Age 54)
    Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer (Age 48)
    VP of Accounting & Global Controller
  • Mr. Adam Smith
    Senior Vice President of People & Culture
  • Mr. Adam Morse
    Senior VP of Corporate Finance & Global Treasurer
  • Ms. Leslie S. Brush
    VP, Deputy General Counsel & Secretary
  • Christian Haeberle
    Chief Executive Officer of Peru














LAUR Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Laureate Education stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" LAUR shares.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price target for 2024?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Laureate Education's stock. Their LAUR share price targets range from $17.00 to $17.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have LAUR shares performed in 2024?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $13.71 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, LAUR shares have decreased by 1.5% and is now trading at $13.51.
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $409.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $390.39 million. Laureate Education had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.69% and a net margin of 7.26%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.22 EPS.

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

Laureate Education declared a dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.70 per share on Thursday, November 30th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.
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What ETFs hold Laureate Education's stock?

ETFs with the largest weight of Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) stock in their portfolio include Invesco Dorsey Wright Consumer Staples Momentum ETF (PSL) and iShares MSCI Peru and Global Exposure ETF (EPU).Harbor Corporate Culture Small Cap ETF (HAPS).

What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.6 billion-$1.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.6 billion.

What other stocks do shareholders of Laureate Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Laureate Education investors own include Chegg (CHGG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Pure Storage (PSTG), WPX Energy (WPX), RTX (RTX) and AMC Entertainment (AMC).

When did Laureate Education IPO?

(LAUR) raised $536 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday, February 1st 2017. The company issued 29,000,000 shares at a price of $17.00-$20.00 per share. Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Macquarie Capital, J.P. Morgan, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup, KKR and Goldman Sachs served as the underwriters for the IPO and Baird, Barrington Research, Piper Jaffray, Stifel, William Blair, Bradesco BBI and BTG Pactual were co-managers.

Who are Laureate Education's major shareholders?

Laureate Education's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.43%), Boston Partners (3.16%), Snow Phipps Group LLC (3.05%), Engine Capital Management LP (1.79%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.52%). Insiders that own company stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Cohen Steven A/Sac Capital Mgm, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Kkr Group Partnership LP, Marcelo Cardoso, Michael J Durham and Richard Harvey Sinkfield III.
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How do I buy shares of Laureate Education?

Shares of LAUR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:LAUR) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff