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NASDAQ:LAURLaureate Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$9.30
-0.09 (-0.96 %)
(As of 07/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.86
Now: $9.30
$9.41
50-Day Range
$9.06
MA: $10.13
$11.67
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $9.30
$21.66
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio2.45
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.78
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.75 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.54 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$938.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Market Cap$1.95 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Confirmed)
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 (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAUR shares have decreased by 43.8% and is now trading at $9.30. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last year. There are currently 6 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, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Laureate Education.

How can I listen to Laureate Education's earnings call?

Laureate Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.43) by $1.02. The company had revenue of $528.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $553.48 million. Laureate Education had a net margin of 26.57% and a return on equity of 9.01%. View Laureate Education's earnings history.

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

Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.675-2.775 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.11 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Laureate Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Laureate Education's stock price to reach $17.08 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 83.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Laureate Education.

Has Laureate Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about LAUR stock has been trending extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a news sentiment score of -4.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Laureate Education.

Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a decrease in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,720,000 shares, a decrease of 7.5% from the June 15th total of 4,020,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,150,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. 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), salesforce.com (CRM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), InVitae (NVTA), Pure Storage (PSTG) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 (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.

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.01%) and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Jean-Jacques Charhon, Jose Roberto Loureiro, Juan Jose Hurtado, Marcelo Cardoso, Paula R Singer, Ricardo M Berckemeyer, Saric Ruldolf Christophe Hoehn, Sterling Capital Partners Iii and Steven Taslitz. View institutional ownership trends for Laureate Education.

Which institutional investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.. View insider buying and selling activity for Laureate Education.

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 $9.30.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $1.95 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.

What is Laureate Education's official website?

The official website for Laureate Education is 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]

This page was last updated on 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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