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NASDAQ:LAUR

Laureate Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

$13.56
-0.19 (-1.38 %)
(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$13.50
Now: $13.56
$14.00
50-Day Range
$13.01
MA: $14.11
$14.91
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $13.56
$20.05
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.85 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.81
Laureate Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides higher education programs and services to students through a network of universities and higher education institutions. It offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs primarily in the areas of business and management, medicine and health sciences, and engineering and information technology through campus-based, online, and hybrid programs. The company also operates online institutions that offer professional degree programs primarily for the working adults with undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It provides its services in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Australia, China, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, 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. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryN/A
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR
CUSIPN/A
Phone410-843-6100
Employees32,000
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.50 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$938.48 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$2.85 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.07 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

253rd out of 569 stocks

Educational Services Industry

25th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$13.56
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(As of 03/1/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laureate Education a buy right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Laureate Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Laureate Education?

Wall Street analysts have given Laureate Education a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Laureate Education wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported ($3.73) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.17 by $3.90. The company had revenue of $243.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $657.80 million. Laureate Education had a negative net margin of 38.07% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.92%. Laureate Education's revenue for the quarter was down 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.43) EPS.
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How has Laureate Education's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $16.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAUR stock has decreased by 18.1% and is now trading at $13.56.
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What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2021 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1-1.04 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $930.18 million.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Laureate Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.50. On average, they anticipate Laureate Education's share price to reach $15.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.55M)
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Charhon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Grace, Chief HR Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.12M)
  • Ms. Paula R. Singer, Chief Exec. Officer of Walden & Laureate Online Partners (Age 67, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Juan Jose Hurtado, Sr. VP of Global Operations & Learning and Innovation (Age 56)
  • Mr. Tal Darmon, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Global Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 78)
  • Adam Smith, VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Jesus Villate, Chief Exec. Officer of Latin America

Who are some of Laureate Education's key competitors?

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), Raytheon Technologies (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 $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.

What is Laureate Education's stock symbol?

Laureate Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAUR."

Who are Laureate Education's major shareholders?

Laureate Education's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.73%), BlackRock Inc. (3.65%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.80%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.69%), FIL Ltd (1.39%) and Park West Asset Management LLC (1.33%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Jean-Jacques Charhon, Jose Roberto Loureiro, Juan Jose Hurtado, Marcelo Cardoso, Paula R Singer, Ricardo M Berckemeyer, Saric Ruldolf Christophe Hoehn, Sterling Capital Partners Iii, Steven Taslitz and Tal Darmon.
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Which institutional investors are selling Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, Newfoundland Capital Management, Van ECK Associates Corp, Maple Rock Capital Partners Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., FIL Ltd, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and William Blair Investment Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Laureate Education?

Shares of LAUR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price today?

One share of LAUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.56.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.85 billion and generates $3.25 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $938.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.07 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

Laureate Education employs 32,000 workers across the globe.

What is Laureate Education's official website?

The official website for Laureate Education is www.laureate.net.

Where are Laureate Education's headquarters?

Laureate Education is headquartered at 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202.

How can I contact Laureate Education?

Laureate Education's mailing address is 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202. The company can be reached via phone at 410-843-6100 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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