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DOW   35,741.15
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Laureate Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.21 (-1.21 %)
(As of 10/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
Volume477,226 shs
Average Volume913,781 shs
Market Capitalization$3.22 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Laureate Education

Laureate Education, Inc. engages in the provision of higher educational services to undergraduate and graduate degree programs. It operates through the following segments: Brazil, Mexico, Rest of the World, Andean, and Online & Partnerships. The Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of the World segments include public and private higher education institutions. The Andean segment includes institutions in Chile and Peru. The Online & Partnerships segment consists of online institutions that offer profession-oriented degree programs through Walden University, University of Liverpool, and University of Roehampton. The company was founded by Douglas L. Becker in 1989 and is headquartered in Baltimore, MD.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Educational services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.02 billion
Cash Flow
$3.52 per share
Book Value
$10.99 per share


Net Income
$-613.33 million




Market Cap
$3.22 billion
Next Earnings Date
11/4/2021 (Confirmed)


Overall MarketRank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

242nd out of 385 stocks

Educational Services Industry

23rd out of 50 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Laureate Education a buy right now?

2 Wall Street 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 analysts is that investors should "buy" Laureate Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Laureate Education?

Wall Street analysts have given Laureate Education a "Buy" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Laureate Education wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a decline in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,460,000 shares, a decline of 35.3% from the September 15th total of 3,800,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,080,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 3.3% of the company's 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, November 4th 2021.
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How can I listen to Laureate Education's earnings call?

Laureate Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 4th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "7639888".

How were Laureate Education's earnings last quarter?

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 5th. The company reported ($0.19) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.32. The business earned $327.60 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $313.20 million. Laureate Education had a negative net margin of 57.00% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.84%.
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How has Laureate Education's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Laureate Education's stock was trading at $16.56 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LAUR shares have increased by 3.4% and is now trading at $17.12.
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How often does Laureate Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Laureate Education?

Laureate Education announced a dividend on Wednesday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 6th will be given a dividend of $7.01 per share on Friday, October 29th. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 5th.
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What guidance has Laureate Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Laureate Education issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.03 billion-$1.07 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $992.58 million.

What price target have analysts set for LAUR?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Laureate Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.40. On average, they expect Laureate Education's stock price to reach $20.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% 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:
  • Eilif Serck-Hanssen, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Marcelo Barbalho Cardoso, Chief Operating Officer
  • Richard M. Buskirk, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Richard H. Sinkfield, Chief Legal, Ethics & Compliance Officer
  • Leslie S. Brush, Secretary, VP & Assistant General Counsel

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 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 shareholders include Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Belvedere Trading LLC (0.00%) and Sanders Morris Harris LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Jean-Jacques Charhon, Juan Jose Hurtado, Paula R Singer, Steven Taslitz and Tal Darmon.
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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 Belvedere Trading LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, and Sanders Morris Harris LLC.
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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 $17.12.

How much money does Laureate Education make?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $3.22 billion and generates $1.02 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-613.33 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.37 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Laureate Education have?

Laureate Education employs 37,000 workers across the globe.

What is Laureate Education's official website?

The official website for Laureate Education is www.laureate.net.

Where are Laureate Education's headquarters?

Laureate Education is headquartered at 650 S. Exeter Street, Baltimore MD, 21202.

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 10/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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