Laureate Education (LAUR) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.07 (+0.49%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
703,445 shs
Average Volume
680,227 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.26 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Laureate Education MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
18.7% Upside
$17.00 Price Target
Short Interest
3.20% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.75mentions of Laureate Education in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$13,705 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $1.34 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.

4.40 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

42nd out of 270 stocks

Educational Services Industry

5th out of 21 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 also offers specialized courses for technical and vocational training; and senior high school. Its services are provides 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
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Educational services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
2 Analysts


Net Income
$107.59 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.48 billion
Cash Flow
$1.40 per share
Book Value
$6.01 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.26 billion
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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 Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.33M
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer (Age 48)
    VP of Accounting & Global Controller
  • Ms. Leslie S. Brush
    Senior VP, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
  • Mr. Adam Smith
    Senior Vice President of People & Culture
  • Mr. Adam Morse
    Senior VP of Corporate Finance & Global Treasurer
  • 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 equities 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" LAUR shares.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts 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 predict the company's share price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.7% 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 stock has increased by 4.4% and is now trading at $14.32.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 5,050,000 shares, a decline of 10.6% from the March 15th total of 5,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 678,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.4 days.
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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 can I listen to Laureate Education's earnings call?

Laureate Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates 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 net margin of 7.26% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.69%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.22 EPS.

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

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

Laureate Education (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 acted 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Fourth Sail Capital LP (1.35%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.31%), New Century Financial Group LLC (0.04%), MBM Wealth Consultants LLC (0.01%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Cohen Steven A/Sac Capital Mgm, Corro Pedro Del, 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 4/25/2024 by Staff

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