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NASDAQ:LAURLaureate Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$13.08
-0.23 (-1.73 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$12.83
Now: $13.08
$13.60
50-Day Range
$9.23
MA: $10.83
$13.33
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $13.08
$21.66
Volume703,700 shs
Average Volume1.19 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.75 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.9
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: 3.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.70 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.60 per share
Book Value$13.33 per share

Profitability

Net Income$938.48 million

Miscellaneous

Employees50,000
Market Cap$2.75 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$13.08
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Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $16.56 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LAUR stock has decreased by 21.0% and is now trading at $13.08.
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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."
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education Inc (NASDAQ:LAUR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The company reported ($1.47) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.45 by $1.92. The firm had revenue of $791.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $786.53 million. Laureate Education had a negative net margin of 8.14% and a positive return on equity of 10.89%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 20.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $3.48 EPS.
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What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.49-2.59 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.7 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Laureate Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's share price to reach $17.08 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.6% from the stock's current price.
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Has Laureate Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LAUR stock have trended extremely negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a media sentiment score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,780,000 shares, an increase of 55.4% from the June 15th total of 3,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,100,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 5.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Norwegian Cruise Line (NCLH), WPX Energy (WPX), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Chegg (CHGG), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Overstock.com (OSTK).

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 IPO on Wednesday, February 1st 2017. The company issued 29,000,000 shares at $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 FMR LLC (7.97%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.98%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.76%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.09%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.65%) and FIL Ltd (0.44%). 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.
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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 Natixis Advisors L.P., Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Blair William & Co. IL, Arizona State Retirement System, and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Alberta Lp Wengen, Juan Jose Hurtado, Paula R Singer, Sterling Capital Partners Iii, and Steven Taslitz.
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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 FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Formula Growth Ltd., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
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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 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 $13.08.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.75 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 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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