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Laureate Education (LAUR) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.50 (+4.28%)
(As of 05/17/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.08 million shs
Average Volume
1.50 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.10 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Laureate Education

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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Educational services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.09 billion
Book Value
$6.31 per share


Net Income
$192.45 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.10 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

2.60 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

86th out of 403 stocks

Educational Services Industry

5th out of 48 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laureate Education a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Laureate Education stock.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a drop in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,180,000 shares, a drop of 17.2% from the April 15th total of 5,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,640,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 3.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

Laureate Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 24th. The company reported ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $296.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $295.70 million. Laureate Education had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.59% and a net margin of 28.42%.
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How often does Laureate Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Laureate Education?

Laureate Education declared a dividend on Friday, December 3rd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.58 per share on Tuesday, December 28th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 13th.
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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 Monday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.19 billion-$1.21 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.18 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Laureate Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.40. On average, they expect Laureate Education's share price to reach $20.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 65.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Laureate Education's key executives?
Laureate Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56, Pay $4.77M)
  • Mr. Richard M. Buskirk, Sr. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Marcelo Barbalho Cardoso, Exec. VP & COO (Age 50, Pay $2.52M)
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (Age 52, Pay $1.64M)
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer, VP of Accounting, Global Controller & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard J. Patro, Chief Information Officer (Age 61)
  • Adam Smith, VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Juan Jose Hurtado, Chief Exec. Officer of Laureate Mexico (Age 57)
  • Mr. Adam Morse, Sr. VP of Corp. Fin. & Global Treasurer
  • Ms. Leslie S. Brush, VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Sec.
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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.11%), BlackRock Inc. (4.09%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.41%), Wellington Management Group LLP (1.78%) and State Street Corp (1.21%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Marcelo Cardoso, Michael J Durham and Tal Darmon.
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Which institutional investors are selling Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Citigroup Inc., Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Verition Fund Management LLC, AlphaCrest Capital Management LLC, Rhumbline Advisers, Group One Trading L.P., and EAM Investors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Marcelo Cardoso, and Michael J Durham.
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Which institutional investors are buying Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., and Panagora Asset Management Inc..
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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 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 $12.19.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $2.10 billion and generates $1.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $192.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.69 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

Laureate Education employs 24,000 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 5/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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