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Laureate Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.58 (+4.08 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.79
50-Day Range
MA: $13.68
52-Week Range
Now: $14.79
Volume743,215 shs
Average Volume1.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.11 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.79 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share


Net Income$938.48 million


Market Cap$3.11 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
+0.58 (+4.08 %)
(As of 11/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Laureate Education's stock 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 10.7% and is now trading at $14.79.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Laureate Education?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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, February 25th 2021.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The company reported ($3.73) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $3.90. The company earned $243.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $657.80 million. Laureate Education had a positive return on equity of 11.36% and a negative net margin of 8.14%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 12.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.43) earnings per share.
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What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1-1.02 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

7 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Laureate Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's share price to reach $16.64 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,640,000 shares, an increase of 17.2% from the October 15th total of 6,520,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 857,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 8.9 days. Approximately 7.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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).

Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $2.55M)
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Charhon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Grace, Chief HR Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.12M)
  • Ms. Paula R. Singer, Chief Exec. Officer of Walden & Laureate Online Partners (Age 66, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Juan José Hurtado, Pres & CEO of Laureate Mexico & Central America & Sr. VP of Global Ope. & Learning & Inno. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Tal Darmon, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Global Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 77)
  • Adam Smith, VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Jesus Villate, Chief Exec. Officer of Latin America

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.

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 BlackRock Inc. (3.63%), Nut Tree Capital Management LP (1.43%), Newfoundland Capital Management (1.07%), State Street Corp (1.01%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (0.59%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.51%). 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 and Steven Taslitz.
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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 William Blair Investment Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Federated Hermes Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Paula R Singer, and Steven Taslitz.
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Which institutional investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Newfoundland Capital Management, Nut Tree Capital Management LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Laureate Education's stock price today?

One share of LAUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.79.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $3.11 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. 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.

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 11/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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