NASDAQ:LAUR - Laureate Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $16.35 -0.13 (-0.79 %) (As of 05/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$16.48Today's Range$16.21 - $16.5252-Week Range$13.58 - $17.15Volume435,339 shsAverage Volume709,967 shsMarket Capitalization$3.67 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta0.43 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 operates through five segments: Brazil, Mexico, Andean, Rest of World, and Online & Partnerships. The company 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. It also operates online institutions that offer professional degree programs primarily for the working adults with undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 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. Receive LAUR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LAUR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Educational services Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK912766 Webwww.laureate.net Phone410-843-6100Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.30 Current Ratio0.87 Quick Ratio1.02Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E Ratio32.70 P/E Growth2.75 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.35 billion Price / Sales1.10 Cash Flow$1.0368 per share Price / Cash Flow15.77 Book Value$10.36 per share Price / Book1.58Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.03) Net Income$370.07 million Net Margins11.00% Return on Equity4.71% Return on Assets1.40%Miscellaneous Employees60,000 Outstanding Shares224,639,000Market Cap$3.67 billion Next Earnings Date8/8/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Laureate Education's stock symbol? Laureate Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LAUR." How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter? Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.60) by $1.45. The company earned $621.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $609.98 million. Laureate Education had a net margin of 11.00% and a return on equity of 4.71%. Laureate Education's revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.59 EPS. View Laureate Education's Earnings History. When is Laureate Education's next earnings date? Laureate Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Laureate Education. What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings? Laureate Education updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.33-3.365 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.36 billion. What price target have analysts set for LAUR? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Laureate Education's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's stock price to reach $18.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Laureate Education. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Laureate Education? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate 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 Laureate Education. Has Laureate Education been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about LAUR stock has trended neutral on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Laureate Education's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Laureate Education include New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (EDU), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Chegg (CHGG), Strategic Education (STRA), Graham (GHC), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), K12 (LRN), Career Education (CECO), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), Arco Platform (ARCE), Puxin (NEW), RISE Education Cayman (REDU) and American Public Education (APEI). 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Conduent (CNDT), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Under Armour (UAA), AGNC Investment (AGNC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cara Therapeutics (CARA). Who are Laureate Education's key executives? Laureate Education's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. Ricardo M. Berckemeyer, Pres & COO (Age 49)Mr. Jean-Jacques Charhon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. Tal Darmon, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Global Corp. ControllerMr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 58) 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. Who are Laureate Education's major shareholders? Laureate Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.00%), BlackRock Inc. (2.77%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.12%), 12 West Capital Management LP (1.64%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.16%) and Maple Rock Capital Partners Inc. (1.11%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Apollo Management Holdings Gp,, Jose Roberto Loureiro, Marcelo Cardoso, Paula R Singer, Ricardo M Berckemeyer and Richard J Patro. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Laureate Education. Which major investors are selling Laureate Education stock? LAUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 12 West Capital Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, James Investment Research Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc. and SEI Investments Co. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Alberta Lp Wengen, Jose Roberto Loureiro, Marcelo Cardoso, Paula R Singer and Ricardo M Berckemeyer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Laureate Education. Which major investors are buying Laureate Education stock? LAUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Select Equity Group L.P., Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Nut Tree Capital Management LP and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Laureate Education. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Laureate Education's stock price today? One share of LAUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.35. How big of a company is Laureate Education? Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $3.67 billion and generates $3.35 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $370.07 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.03) on an earnings per share basis. Laureate Education employs 60,000 workers across the globe. What is Laureate Education's official website? The official website for Laureate Education is http://www.laureate.net. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 222 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 223 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 445MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Laureate Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LAUR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LAUR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 5/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Momentum Indicator: Relative Strength Index Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.