Laureate Education Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LAUR)

$15.26 -0.86 (-5.33 %)
(As of 01/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.26
Today's Range$15.17 - $16.29
52-Week Range$10.46 - $18.96
Volume379,959 shs
Average Volume622,518 shs
Market Capitalization$2.86 billion
P/E Ratio-25.43
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry General Education Services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorNon-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-410-8436100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.94%
Current Ratio0.82%
Quick Ratio0.82%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio-25.4333333333333
Forward P/E Ratio-9.66
P/E Growth1.94

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.24 billion
Price / Sales0.67
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS($0.60)
Net Income$371.84 million
Net Margins-1.47%
Return on Equity-2.66%
Return on Assets-0.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees65,000
Outstanding Shares187,320,000

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 earnings results on Wednesday, November, 8th. The company reported ($1.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.61) by $0.41. The company had revenue of $983.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $972.59 million. Laureate Education had a negative return on equity of 2.66% and a negative net margin of 1.47%. The business'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 2018?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Laureate Education's stock. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $19.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's stock price to reach $17.07 in the next year. 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:

  • Eilif Serck-Hanssen, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Administrative Officer (Age 51)
  • Ricardo M. Berckemeyer, President (Age 47)
  • Jean-Jacques Charhon, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance
  • 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)
  • 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 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.

Who owns Laureate Education stock?

Laureate Education's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include POINT72 ASSET MANAGEMENT, L.P. Total Shares: 126,192,676 (67.40%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.10%), Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. (0.05%) and Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.01%). 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 Sit Investment Associates Inc.. 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 Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 $15.26.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.86 billion and generates $4.24 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $371.84 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.60) 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 St, BALTIMORE, MD 21202-4573, United States. The company can be reached via phone at +1-410-8436100 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:  112 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  77 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  189
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Analyst Ratings

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.772.772.772.77
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
10 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $17.07$16.82$17.28$17.44
Price Target Upside: 5.87% upside58.05% upside21.65% upside0.59% upside

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/17/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$18.00LowView Rating Details
1/17/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$18.00HighView Rating Details
11/20/2017BarclaysLower 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
11/9/2017Credit 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
3/8/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoveragePositive -> Overweight$15.50LowView Rating Details
3/6/2017Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$15.10N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2017CitigroupInitiated 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
(Data available from 1/17/2016 forward)

Earnings

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

Earnings by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/26/2018$0.33N/AView Earnings Details
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
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Estimates

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Earnings Estimates

2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20181($0.52)($0.52)($0.52)
Q2 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
Q3 20181($0.21)($0.21)($0.21)
Q4 20181$0.68$0.68$0.68
(Earnings estimates 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

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

Insider Ownership Percentage: 13.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 28.36%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR) Insider Trades by Quarter

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After 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$153,600.003,000View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Laureate Education (LAUR)BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Laureate Education (LAUR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 5:24 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchLaureate Education (LAUR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 6:50 AM
National Louis University and Laureate Education, Inc. Announce Transfer Agreement of Kendall College’s Programs and Other AssetsNational Louis University and Laureate Education, Inc. Announce Transfer Agreement of Kendall College’s Programs and Other Assets
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 9:30 AM
$1.23 Billion in Sales Expected for Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) This Quarter$1.23 Billion in Sales Expected for Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 4:42 PM
 Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Will Post Earnings of $0.37 Per Share Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Will Post Earnings of $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 13 at 9:26 AM
BRIEF-Laureate Education To Sell Its University In Morocco To KMR Holding PédagogiqueBRIEF-Laureate Education To Sell Its University In Morocco To KMR Holding Pédagogique
www.reuters.com - January 12 at 9:32 AM
Form 3 LAUREATE EDUCATION, INC. For: Jan 01 Filed by: Broker NeelForm 3 LAUREATE EDUCATION, INC. For: Jan 01 Filed by: Broker Neel
www.streetinsider.com - January 12 at 9:32 AM
Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its university in Morocco to KMR Holding PédagogiqueLaureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its university in Morocco to KMR Holding Pédagogique
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 5:30 PM
Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Date of Investor Day MeetingLaureate Education, Inc. Announces Date of Investor Day Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 5:28 PM
Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by BrokeragesLaureate Education Inc (LAUR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 1 at 2:10 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) Upgraded by ValuEngine to HoldLaureate Education (LAUR) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 1:32 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) Appoints Eilif Serck-Hanssen to BoardLaureate Education (LAUR) Appoints Eilif Serck-Hanssen to Board
www.streetinsider.com - December 27 at 7:32 PM
Zacks: Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) to Post $0.37 Earnings Per ShareZacks: Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) to Post $0.37 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 27 at 3:52 PM
BRIEF-Laureate Education Announces Changes To Its BoardBRIEF-Laureate Education Announces Changes To Its Board
www.reuters.com - December 27 at 1:56 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) Reports Agreement to Sell Interest in University in China to China YuHua Education Corporation Limited for $218.5MLaureate Education (LAUR) Reports Agreement to Sell Interest in University in China to China YuHua Education Corporation Limited for $218.5M
www.streetinsider.com - December 27 at 1:56 PM
Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its interest in its university in China to China YuHua Education Corporation LimitedLaureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its interest in its university in China to China YuHua Education Corporation Limited
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 1:56 PM
Laureate to sell Chinese university for $218.5MLaureate to sell Chinese university for $218.5M
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 1:56 PM
BRIEF-Laureate Education Elected Eilif-Serck Hanssen To BoardBRIEF-Laureate Education Elected Eilif-Serck Hanssen To Board
www.reuters.com - December 23 at 7:52 PM
Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.52) Per Share, Barrington Research ForecastsLaureate Education Inc (LAUR) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.52) Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 20 at 11:28 AM
How Financially Strong Is Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR)?How Financially Strong Is Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR)?
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 5:22 PM
Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its institution in Malaysia to Affinity Equity Partners - GlobeNewswire (press release)Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its institution in Malaysia to Affinity Equity Partners - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - December 16 at 5:20 PM
Laureate Education To Sell Institution In Malaysia To Affinity Equity PartnersLaureate Education To Sell Institution In Malaysia To Affinity Equity Partners
www.nasdaq.com - December 15 at 9:50 AM
BRIEF-Laureate Education Agrees To Sell Its Institution In Malaysia To Affinity Equity PartnersBRIEF-Laureate Education Agrees To Sell Its Institution In Malaysia To Affinity Equity Partners
www.reuters.com - December 15 at 9:50 AM
Critical Analysis: Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its RivalsCritical Analysis: Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 9:34 PM
Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.23 BillionZacks: Analysts Anticipate Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.23 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 12:52 PM
Reviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its PeersReviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 12 at 1:36 AM
Analyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its CompetitorsAnalyzing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 9:30 PM
Contrasting Laureate Education (LAUR) & The CompetitionContrasting Laureate Education (LAUR) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 10 at 5:22 AM
Laureate Education, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LAUR) : December 6, 2017Laureate Education, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:LAUR) : December 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 5:25 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals Head-To-Head SurveyLaureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:36 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Competitors Financial ContrastLaureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Competitors Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 11:26 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) versus The Competition Critical AnalysisLaureate Education (LAUR) versus The Competition Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 5 at 3:32 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Peers Critical AnalysisLaureate Education (LAUR) vs. Its Peers Critical Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 7:24 AM
Head to Head Survey: Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its CompetitorsHead to Head Survey: Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 1:28 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) Soars: Stock Adds 9.7% in Session - NasdaqLaureate Education (LAUR) Soars: Stock Adds 9.7% in Session - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 29 at 9:28 AM
Galileo Global Education Finance S.a r.l. -- Moodys assigns B2 CFR to Galileo; outlook stableGalileo Global Education Finance S.a r.l. -- Moody's assigns B2 CFR to Galileo; outlook stable
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 5:23 PM
Financial Comparison: Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its RivalsFinancial Comparison: Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 5:28 AM
Reviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Capella Education (CPLA)Reviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) and Capella Education (CPLA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 5:28 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Competitors Critical SurveyLaureate Education (LAUR) & Its Competitors Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 3:16 PM
Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Peers Financial ContrastLaureate Education (LAUR) & Its Peers Financial Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 3:26 AM
Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment ResearchLaureate Education Inc. (LAUR) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 25 at 12:12 AM
The Rise and Fall of a Law-School Empire Fueled by Federal LoansThe Rise and Fall of a Law-School Empire Fueled by Federal Loans
www.msn.com - November 24 at 5:08 PM
Comparing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its RivalsComparing Laureate Education (LAUR) & Its Rivals
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 1:20 PM
Head to Head Contrast: Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its CompetitorsHead to Head Contrast: Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 9:34 AM
Reviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) & The CompetitionReviewing Laureate Education (LAUR) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 24 at 5:18 AM
Laureate Education (LAUR) and Its Peers Head to Head AnalysisLaureate Education (LAUR) and Its Peers Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 23 at 3:12 PM
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

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