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NASDAQ:LAUR - Laureate Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.81
-0.39 (-3.82 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 06:28 AM ET)
Today's Range
$9.52
Now: $9.81
$10.61
50-Day Range
$7.98
MA: $16.23
$21.33
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $9.81
$21.66
Volume767,400 shs
Average Volume1.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E Ratio2.35
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.13
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 operates through five segments: Brazil, Mexico, Andean, Rest of World, 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 professional 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LAUR
CUSIPN/A
Phone410-843-6100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.51 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$938.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Market Cap$2.05 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Laureate Education's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $16.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAUR shares have decreased by 40.8% and is now trading at $9.81. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Laureate Education?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Laureate Education.

When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 14th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Laureate Education.

How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.19. The firm earned $883.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $881.75 million. Laureate Education had a net margin of 28.61% and a return on equity of 0.58%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.31 earnings per share. View Laureate Education's earnings history.

What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.13-3.17 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.3 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

5 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Laureate Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's share price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 144.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Laureate Education.

Has Laureate Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about LAUR stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog 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 -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutLaureate Education.

Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 3,729,000 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the February 27th total of 3,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,145,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 3.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Laureate Education's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Laureate Education's key competitors?

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Chegg (CHGG), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Ford Motor (F), KeyCorp (KEY), Adobe (ADBE) and Cara Therapeutics (CARA).

Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ricardo M. Berckemeyer, Pres & COO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jean-Jacques Charhon, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Tal Darmon, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Global Corp. Controller
  • Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 58)

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."

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Laureate Education's stock price today?

One share of LAUR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.81.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.05 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. Laureate Education employs 50,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Laureate Education.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  379 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
MarketBeat'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 4/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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