Laureate Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.36 (+2.63 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 02:55 PM ET)
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Volume29,717 shs
Average Volume939,113 shs
Market Capitalization$2.80 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.56 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share


Net Income$938.48 million




Market Cap$2.80 billion
Next Earnings Date8/5/2021 (Estimated)


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About Laureate Education

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 provides its services in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, 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. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland.


Overall MarketRank

0.87 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

242nd out of 572 stocks

Educational Services Industry

28th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laureate Education a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Laureate Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Laureate Education?

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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, August 5th 2021.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The company reported ($0.95) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $1.27. The firm earned $285.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $270.60 million. Laureate Education had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.92% and a negative net margin of 38.07%.
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How has Laureate Education's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $16.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAUR shares have decreased by 14.9% and is now trading at $14.09.
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What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.08 billion-$1.08 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.02 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Laureate Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.50. On average, they anticipate Laureate Education's share price to reach $15.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.77M)
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 51, Pay $952.3k)
  • Mr. Timothy P. Grace, Chief HR Officer (Age 57, Pay $829.36k)
  • Ms. Paula R. Singer, Chief Exec. Officer of Walden & Laureate Online Partners (Age 67, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Richard M. Buskirk, Sr. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer, VP of Accounting, Global Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 60)
  • Adam Smith, VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Jesus Villate, Chief Exec. Officer of Latin America
  • Mr. Juan Jose Hurtado, Chief Exec. Officer of Laureate Mexico (Age 56)

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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).

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 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.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda (0.29%), Swiss National Bank (0.12%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.09%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.07%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.03%) and Los Angeles Capital Management LLC (0.02%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Jean-Jacques Charhon, Juan Jose Hurtado, Paula R Singer, Saric Ruldolf Christophe Hoehn, Sterling Capital Partners Iii, Steven Taslitz and Tal Darmon.
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Which major investors are selling Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Rhumbline Advisers, Alliancebernstein L.P., Hexavest Inc., and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company .
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Which major investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management LLC, Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC, and Swiss National Bank.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price today?

One share of LAUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.09.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.80 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.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

Laureate Education employs 13,000 workers across the globe.

What is Laureate Education's official website?

The official website for Laureate Education is

Where are Laureate Education's headquarters?

Laureate Education is headquartered at 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202.

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 5/7/2021 by Staff
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