LAUR - Laureate Education Stock Price, News & Analysis

$11.63 0.22 (1.93 %)
(As of 11/22/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.41
Today's Range$11.45 - $11.69
52-Week Range$10.46 - $18.96
Volume683,155 shs
Average Volume610,157 shs
Market Capitalization$2.06 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education logoLaureate Education, Inc. provides higher education programs and services to students through an international network of licensed universities and higher education institutions (institutions). The Company's programs are provided through institutions that are campus-based and Internet-based, or through electronically distributed educational programs (online). It offers its educational services through six segments: Brazil; Mexico; Andean and Iberian; Central America and United States (U.S.) Campuses; Online and Partnerships; and Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific (EMEAA). Its institutions also offer an education that emphasizes professional-oriented fields of study with undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines. As of June 30, 2017, the Company's global network of 69 institutions comprised 57 institutions it owned or controlled, and an additional 12 institutions that it managed or with which it had other relationships.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: General Education Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LAUR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.laureate.net
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.94%
  • Current Ratio: 0.82%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.82%
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Sales: $4.24 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.51
  • Book Value: $8.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.38
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: ($1.52)
  • Net Income: $371.84 million
  • Net Margins: -1.47%
  • Return on Equity: -2.66%
  • Return on Assets: -0.45%
Misc:
  • Employees: 65,000
  • Outstanding Shares: 187,320,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 8th. The company reported ($1.02) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.61) by $0.41. The business had revenue of $983.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $972.59 million. Laureate Education had a negative return on equity of 2.66% and a negative net margin of 1.47%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. View Laureate Education's Earnings History.

When will Laureate Education make its next earnings announcement?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 27th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Laureate Education.

Where is Laureate Education's stock going? Where will Laureate Education's stock price be in 2017?

13 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Laureate Education's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Laureate Education's stock price to reach $16.82 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Laureate Education.

Who are some of Laureate Education's key competitors?

Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Douglas L. Becker, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (Age 51)
  • Eilif Serck-Hanssen, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer (Age 51)
  • Miguel Carmelo Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Europe (Age 60)
  • Timothy F. Daniels, Chief Executive Officer, AsiaPac, Middle East & Africa (Age 54)
  • Jonathan A. Kaplan, President/Chief Executive Officer of Walden University and Chief Executive Officer of Laureate Online (Age 52)
  • Richard J. Patro, Chief Executive Officer - Global Products and Services (Age 56)
  • Ricardo M. Berckemeyer, President (Age 47)
  • Alfonso Martinez, Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 58)
  • Robert W. Zentz, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer, Secretary (Age 63)
  • Karl D. Salnoske, Chief Information Officer (Age 63)

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 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 owns Laureate Education stock?

Laureate Education's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include 12 WEST CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP Total Shares: 2,304,910 (6.50%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (1.07%), Alyeska Investment Group L.P. (0.93%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (0.89%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (3.94%) and Jennison Associates LLC (0.76%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Fund Holdings Gp Ltd Kkr, George Munoz, Ricardo M Berckemeyer and Richard J Patro. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Laureate Education.

Who sold Laureate Education stock? Who is selling Laureate Education stock?

Laureate Education's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citadel Advisors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Hood River Capital Management LLC, Columbus Circle Investors, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Stifel Financial Corp and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Ricardo M Berckemeyer and Richard J Patro. View Insider Buying and Selling for Laureate Education.

Who bought Laureate Education stock? Who is buying Laureate Education stock?

Laureate Education's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Pacific Grove Capital LP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Engineers Gate Manager LP, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. Company insiders that have bought Laureate Education stock in the last two years include Fund Holdings Gp Ltd Kkr and George Munoz. View Insider Buying and Selling for Laureate Education.

How do I buy Laureate Education stock?

Shares of Laureate Education 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 Laureate Education stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.63.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.06 billion and generates $4.24 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $371.84 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.52) on an earnings per share basis. Laureate Education employs 65,000 workers across the globe.

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 (LAUR)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  100 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  67 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  167
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Laureate Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.77)
Consensus Price Target: $16.82 (44.60% upside)

Consensus Price Target History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Price Target History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Analysts' Ratings History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
11/20/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight -> Equal Weight$17.00 -> $15.00N/AView Rating Details
11/16/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuy$18.00N/AView Rating Details
11/10/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$16.50N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$18.00 -> $17.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$20.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
11/9/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy -> Buy$21.00 -> $18.00N/AView Rating Details
3/20/2017William BlairInitiated CoverageMarket PerformMediumView Rating Details
3/8/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoveragePositive -> Overweight$15.50LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$15.10N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$16.70N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017Barrington ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$18.00N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$17.00N/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017Robert W. BairdInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$16.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Earnings by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Earnings History by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR)

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/27/2018        
11/8/2017Q3 2017($0.61)($1.02)$972.59 million$983.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.53$0.28$1.24 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2017Q1 17($0.95)($1.05)$832.00 million$855.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2017Q4 2016$0.29$0.33$1.16 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.66)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.85)($0.80)($0.83)
Q2 20172$0.44$0.57$0.51
Q3 20172($0.86)($0.51)($0.69)
Q4 20172$0.08$0.62$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 23.90%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Insider Trades by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2017Ricardo M. BerckemeyerCOOSell47,983$14.29$685,677.07View SEC Filing  
8/14/2017Richard J. PatroCEOSell16,383$15.21$249,185.43View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017George MunozDirectorBuy12,000$12.80$153,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR)

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Analyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its RivalsAnalyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 1:23 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.37 Per ShareLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 22 at 7:47 AM
Head-To-Head Contrast: Laureate Education (LAUR) & The CompetitionHead-To-Head Contrast: Laureate Education (LAUR) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 11:28 PM
Barclays PLC Cuts Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Price Target to $15.00Barclays PLC Cuts Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Price Target to $15.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 6:46 PM
Comparing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its RivalsComparing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 1:30 AM
Critical Analysis: DeVry Education Group (ATGE) versus Laureate Education (LAUR)Critical Analysis: DeVry Education Group (ATGE) versus Laureate Education (LAUR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 1:28 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) & Capella Education (CPLA) Head-To-Head SurveyLaureate Education (LAUR) & Capella Education (CPLA) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 11:25 PM
Reviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and The CompetitionReviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 5:28 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley AnalystsLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Given a $18.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 10:38 AM
Analyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Bridgepoint Education (BPI)Analyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Bridgepoint Education (BPI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 15 at 9:48 AM
Strayer Education (STRA) & Laureate Education (LAUR) Critical ReviewStrayer Education (STRA) & Laureate Education (LAUR) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 3:10 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Peers Financial AnalysisLaureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Peers Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 11:22 PM
Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) PT Lowered to $16.50 at Piper Jaffray Following Mixed 3Q - StreetInsider.comLaureate Education Inc (LAUR) PT Lowered to $16.50 at Piper Jaffray Following Mixed 3Q - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - November 13 at 9:06 PM
Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Cut by AnalystQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Cut by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 4:50 AM
Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Decreased by Barrington ResearchQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Decreased by Barrington Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 4:50 AM
Laureate Education Target of Unusually High Options Trading (LAUR)Laureate Education Target of Unusually High Options Trading (LAUR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 13 at 3:34 AM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from AnalystsLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 12 at 2:16 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Sell"Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Downgraded by ValuEngine to "Sell"
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 6:18 PM
Laureate Education reports 3Q lossLaureate Education reports 3Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 4:02 PM
Edited Transcript of LAUR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 10:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of LAUR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Nov-17 10:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 4:02 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray CompaniesLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray Companies
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 12:10 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Announces Quarterly  Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.41 EPSLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.41 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 9 at 7:48 PM
Laureate Educations (LAUR) CEO Doug Becker on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking AlphaLaureate Education's (LAUR) CEO Doug Becker on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 4:36 AM
Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - November 9 at 4:36 AM
BRIEF-Laureate Education Inc announces appointment of chief financial officerBRIEF-Laureate Education Inc announces appointment of chief financial officer
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 11:35 PM
EARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Laureate Education Inc Q3 Earnings ReportEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Laureate Education Inc Q3 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - November 8 at 6:29 PM
BRIEF-Laureate Education reports third quarter financial resultsBRIEF-Laureate Education reports third quarter financial results
www.reuters.com - November 8 at 6:29 PM
Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial OfficerLaureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 6:29 PM
Laureate Education Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2017 Financial ResultsLaureate Education Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 6:29 PM
Laureate reports $103.5 million third-quarter lossLaureate reports $103.5 million third-quarter loss
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 6:29 PM
Critical Contrast: Strayer Education (STRA) & Laureate Education (LAUR)Critical Contrast: Strayer Education (STRA) & Laureate Education (LAUR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 1:28 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) and K12 (LRN) Head to Head SurveyLaureate Education (LAUR) and K12 (LRN) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 9:32 AM
Zacks: Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) to Post -$0.61 Earnings Per ShareZacks: Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) to Post -$0.61 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 11:26 AM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on WednesdayLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 9:52 AM
Laureate Education Announces Date of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference CallLaureate Education Announces Date of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 5:08 AM
Zacks Investment Research Lowers Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) to SellZacks Investment Research Lowers Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 2 at 12:56 AM
Education sector jolted by merger news - Seeking AlphaEducation sector jolted by merger news - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - October 31 at 6:15 AM
RSI Alert: Laureate Education (LAUR) Now OversoldRSI Alert: Laureate Education (LAUR) Now Oversold
www.thestreet.com - October 26 at 5:07 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) versus TAL Education Group (TAL) Critical ContrastLaureate Education (LAUR) versus TAL Education Group (TAL) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 2:54 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) versus K12 (LRN) Head-To-Head ContrastLaureate Education (LAUR) versus K12 (LRN) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 6:30 PM
DeVry Education Group (ATGE) & Laureate Education (LAUR) Head to Head ContrastDeVry Education Group (ATGE) & Laureate Education (LAUR) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 21 at 8:14 AM
Laureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report and Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty - GlobeNewswire (press release)Laureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report and Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 21 at 5:43 AM
Laureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report And Honors Outstanding Students And FacultyLaureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report And Honors Outstanding Students And Faculty
www.thestreet.com - October 20 at 3:07 AM
Laureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report and Honors Outstanding Students and FacultyLaureate Education Releases 2017 Global Impact Report and Honors Outstanding Students and Faculty
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 3:07 AM
Laureate Education, Inc., the First Public Benefit Corporation To Go Public, is Named “B Corp MVP” in 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)Laureate Education, Inc., the First Public Benefit Corporation To Go Public, is Named “B Corp MVP” in 2017 - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - October 18 at 9:03 PM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from BrokeragesLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 5:06 PM
Laureate Education, Inc., the First Public Benefit Corporation To Go Public, is Named “B Corp MVP” in 2017Laureate Education, Inc., the First Public Benefit Corporation To Go Public, is Named “B Corp MVP” in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 6:30 AM
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