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

$15.50
-0.19 (-1.21 %)
(As of 10/23/2019 01:30 AM ET)
Today's Range
$15.40
Now: $15.51
$15.74
50-Day Range
$15.28
MA: $16.63
$18.30
52-Week Range
$13.58
Now: $15.51
$18.57
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume997,051 shs
Market Capitalization$3.48 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.17
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. Read More…

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$3.35 billion
Cash Flow$1.04 per share
Book Value$9.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees60,000
Market Cap$3.48 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.11. The business had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $998.46 million. Laureate Education had a net margin of 28.57% and a negative return on equity of 0.85%. Laureate Education's revenue was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.00 earnings per share. View Laureate Education's Earnings History.

When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Laureate Education.

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

Laureate Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 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.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Laureate Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's stock price to reach $22.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 43.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Laureate Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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.

Has Laureate Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about LAUR stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a news sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Laureate Education.

Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,380,000 shares, an increase of 58.7% from the August 15th total of 2,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,260,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 3.3% of the company's shares 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), Chegg (CHGG), Conduent (CNDT), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE), ANNALY CAP MGMT/SH (NLY), Under Armour (UAA), TENCENT HOLDING/ADR (TCEHY), AGNC Investment (AGNC) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Laureate Education's key executives?

Laureate Education's management team includes the folowing 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.

Who are Laureate Education's major shareholders?

Laureate Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL (0.04%), Convergence Investment Partners LLC (0.03%) and Hexavest Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Apollo Management Holdings Gp,, Jose Roberto Loureiro, Marcelo Cardoso, Paula R Singer, Ricardo M Berckemeyer, Saric Ruldolf Christophe Hoehn and Sterling Capital Partners Iii. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Laureate Education.

Which institutional investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Convergence Investment Partners LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and Hexavest Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $15.51.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $3.48 billion and generates $3.35 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $370.07 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.03) on an earnings per share basis. Laureate Education employs 60,000 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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  249 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  286 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  535
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 10/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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