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NASDAQ:LAUR

Laureate Education - LAUR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.00
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 01/27/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$10.84
$11.03
50-Day Range
$9.33
$11.00
52-Week Range
$9.24
$13.35
Volume
737,959 shs
Average Volume
1.41 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.81 billion
P/E Ratio
32.35
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$15.00

Laureate Education MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
36.4% Upside
$15.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.74% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.27
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Laureate Education in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$309.04 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
106.52%
From $0.46 to $0.95 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.95 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

8th out of 276 stocks

Educational Services Industry

2nd out of 22 stocks


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About Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Stock

Laureate Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides higher education programs and services to students through a network of universities and higher education institutions. The company offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the areas of business and management, medicine and health sciences, and engineering and information technology through campus-based, online, and hybrid programs. It provides its services in Mexico, 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. Laureate Education, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

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LAUR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 11/17 Dividend
11/03/2022
Dividend Payable
11/17/2022
Today
1/27/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/23/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Educational services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LAUR
Fax
N/A
Employees
24,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$15.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$15.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$15.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+36.4%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$192.45 million
Pretax Margin
13.76%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.09 billion
Book Value
$6.31 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
161,191,000
Market Cap
$1.81 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.77

Key Executives

  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen (Age 57)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.77M
  • Mr. Richard M. Buskirk (Age 46)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Marcelo Barbalho Cardoso (Age 51)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $2.52M
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III (Age 53)
    Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.64M
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer (Age 47)
    VP of Accounting & Global Controller
  • Adam Smith
    VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Luis H. Novelo
    Sr. VP & Chief People Officer
  • Mr. Adam Morse
    Sr. VP of Corp. Fin. & Global Treasurer
  • Ms. Leslie S. Brush
    VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Sec.













LAUR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Laureate Education stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" LAUR shares.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Laureate Education's shares. Their LAUR share price forecasts range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 36.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have LAUR shares performed in 2023?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $9.62 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, LAUR shares have increased by 14.3% and is now trading at $11.00.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,510,000 shares, a drop of 8.4% from the December 31st total of 2,740,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,730,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.5 days. Approximately 2.7% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 23rd 2023.
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How can I listen to Laureate Education's earnings call?

Laureate Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 23rd at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.19. The company earned $301 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $293.34 million. Laureate Education had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.59% and a net margin of 4.72%.

How often does Laureate Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Laureate Education?

Laureate Education announced a None dividend on Monday, October 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 4th will be given a dividend of $1.36 per share on Thursday, November 17th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 3rd.
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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, November, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.22 billion-$1.23 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.22 billion.

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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.27%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.04%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Cohen Steven A/Sac Capital Mgm, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Jean-Jacques Charhon, Kkr Group Partnership LP, Marcelo Cardoso, Michael J Durham and Tal Darmon.
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How do I buy shares of Laureate Education?

Shares of LAUR stock 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 $11.00.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion and generates $1.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $192.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

The company employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Laureate Education?

Laureate Education's mailing address is 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202. The official website for the company is www.laureate.net. The company can be reached via phone at (410) 843-6100 or via email at ir@laureate.net.

This page (NASDAQ:LAUR) was last updated on 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff