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NASDAQ:LAUR

Laureate Education - LAUR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$11.40
+0.04 (+0.35%)
(As of 08/19/2022 03:59 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$11.25
$11.45
50-Day Range
$10.80
$12.00
52-Week Range
$9.41
$19.02
Volume
29,975 shs
Average Volume
853,669 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.88 billion
P/E Ratio
5.45
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$17.75

Laureate Education MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
55.7% Upside
$17.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.19
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.47mentions of Laureate Education in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$5.72 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
65.63%
From $0.64 to $1.06 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.07 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

13th out of 288 stocks

Educational Services Industry

2nd out of 27 stocks

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About Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Stock

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.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Morgan Stanley increased their price objective on Laureate Education from $15.10 to $15.50 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a report on Tuesday, May 31st.

Laureate Education Stock Performance

Laureate Education stock traded up $0.05 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $11.41. 8,809 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 853,669. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $11.46 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $11.89. Laureate Education has a fifty-two week low of $9.41 and a fifty-two week high of $19.02. The stock has a market cap of $1.88 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 5.44 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.08.

Insider Buying and Selling at Laureate Education

In other Laureate Education news, Director Cohen Steven A/Sac Capital Mgm sold 114,889 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.45, for a total transaction of $1,315,479.05. Following the transaction, the director now owns 250,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,862,500. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders sold 515,986 shares of company stock valued at $5,717,032 in the last quarter. 2.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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LAUR Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Educational services
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:LAUR
Fax
N/A
Employees
24,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$17.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$20.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$15.50
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+55.7%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$192.45 million
Pretax Margin
11.27%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.09 billion
Book Value
$6.17 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
161,205,000
Market Cap
$1.88 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.79

Key Executives

  • Mr. Eilif Serck-Hanssen (Age 56)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $4.77M
  • Mr. Richard M. Buskirk (Age 45)
    Sr. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Marcelo Barbalho Cardoso (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $2.52M
  • Mr. Richard H. Sinkfield III (Age 52)
    Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.64M
  • Mr. Gerard M. Knauer (Age 46)
    VP of Accounting & Global Controller
  • Adam Smith
    VP of Communications & Public Affairs
  • Mr. Luis H. Novelo
    Sr. VP & Chief People Officer
  • Mr. Adam Morse
    Sr. VP of Corp. Fin. & Global Treasurer
  • Ms. Leslie S. Brush
    VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Sec.













LAUR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Laureate Education stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Laureate Education in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" LAUR shares.
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What is Laureate Education's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Laureate Education's stock. Their LAUR share price forecasts range from $15.50 to $20.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $17.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have LAUR shares performed in 2022?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $12.24 at the start of the year. Since then, LAUR shares have decreased by 7.2% and is now trading at $11.36.
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When is Laureate Education's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 3rd 2022.
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How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.10. The firm earned $267.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $245.70 million. Laureate Education had a net margin of 33.26% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.12%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.25 EPS.

How often does Laureate Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Laureate Education?

Laureate Education announced 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 Thursday, August, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.21 billion-$1.22 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.21 billion.

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 (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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (7.62%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.99%), Snow Phipps Group LLC (3.00%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (1.69%), Park West Asset Management LLC (1.36%) and State Street Corp (1.36%). Insiders that own company stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Cohen Steven A/Sac Capital Mgm, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Jean-Jacques Charhon, Juan Jose Hurtado, Marcelo Cardoso, Michael J Durham, Paula R Singer, Sterling Capital Partners Iii, Steven Taslitz and Tal Darmon.
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How do I buy shares of Laureate Education?

Shares of LAUR stock 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 $11.36.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) has a market capitalization of $1.87 billion and generates $1.09 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $192.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.09 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

The company employs 24,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Laureate Education?

Laureate Education's mailing address is 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202. The official website for the company is www.laureate.net. The company can be reached via phone at (410) 843-6100 or via email at ir@laureate.net.

This page (NASDAQ:LAUR) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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