NASDAQ:LAUR - Laureate Education Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $14.74 -0.02 (-0.14 %) (As of 03/26/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$14.76Today's Range$14.65 - $14.8952-Week Range$13.12 - $17.15Volume529,176 shsAverage Volume835,288 shsMarket Capitalization$3.31 billionP/E Ratio-491.33Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.41 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 universities and higher education institutions. It operates through six segments: Brazil, Mexico, Andean & Iberian, Central America & U.S. Campuses, EMEAA, 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 professionally-oriented 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. Laureate Education, Inc. is a subsidiary of Wengen Alberta, Limited Partnership. 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 Ratio1.28 Current Ratio1.02 Quick Ratio1.02Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-491.33 Forward P/E Ratio33.50 P/E Growth2.85 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$3.35 billion Price / Sales0.99 Cash Flow$1.0180 per share Price / Cash Flow14.48 Book Value$9.14 per share Price / Book1.61Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.03) Net Income$370.07 million Net Margins9.66% Return on Equity5.73% Return on Assets1.61%Miscellaneous Employees60,000 Outstanding Shares224,320,000Market Cap$3.31 billion Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 28th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.16. The firm earned $913.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $913.03 million. Laureate Education had a return on equity of 5.73% and a net margin of 9.66%. 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 Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Laureate Education. What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings? Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 28th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.35-3.385 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.39 billion. What price target have analysts set for LAUR? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Laureate Education's stock. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Laureate Education's share price to reach $18.6250 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.4% 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 articles about LAUR stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few 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), Graham (GHC), Strategic Education (STRA), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), K12 (LRN), OneSmart International Edun Gr (ONE), Bright Scholar Education Holdngs (BEDU), Career Education (CECO), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), 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 TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (TCEHY), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ctrip.Com International (CTRP), Ford Motor (F), Novartis (NVS), Caterpillar (CAT), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), General Electric (GE), S&P Global (SPGI) and ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY). 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 Berckemeyer, Pres & COO (Age 49)Mr. Jean-Jacques Charhon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 58)Ms. Victoria Elizabeth Silbey, Sr. VP, Sec. & Chief Legal Officer (Age 55) When did Laureate Education IPO? (LAUR) raised $536 million in an initial public offering 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 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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (5.03%), BlackRock Inc. (2.80%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.06%), Jennison Associates LLC (0.90%), Apollo Management Holdings L.P. (0.70%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.58%). 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 Apollo Management Holdings L.P., Millennium Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Park West Asset Management LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Two Sigma Investments LP, James Investment Research Inc. and Barclays PLC. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Alberta Lp Wengen, Apollo Management Holdings Gp,, 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Jennison Associates LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Van ECK Associates Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $14.74. How big of a company is Laureate Education? Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $3.31 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: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 215 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 206 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 421MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the return on assets formula?