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NASDAQ:LAUR - Laureate Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.09
-0.24 (-1.13 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.04
Now: $21.09
$21.31
50-Day Range
$17.65
MA: $19.33
$21.62
52-Week Range
$14.32
Now: $21.09
$21.66
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.61 billion
P/E Ratio5.02
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$1.03 per share
Book Value$9.14 per share

Profitability

Net Income$370.07 million

Miscellaneous

Employees60,000
Market Cap$4.61 billion
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported ($0.42) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.49. The business earned $773.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $781.12 million. Laureate Education had a negative return on equity of 0.22% and a net margin of 28.67%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.42) 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 Thursday, February 27th 2020. 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 Thursday, February 27th 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 1 year price objectives for Laureate Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Laureate Education's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% 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 stories about LAUR stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Laureate Education.

Are investors shorting Laureate Education?

Laureate Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 3,810,000 shares, an increase of 18.0% from the December 31st total of 3,230,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,370,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Approximately 3.7% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Gilead Sciences (GILD), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Ford Motor (F), KeyCorp (KEY), Adobe (ADBE), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cara Therapeutics (CARA).

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 served 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (7.22%), Fir Tree Capital Management LP (1.89%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (1.47%), State Street Corp (1.06%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.96%) and Van ECK Associates Corp (0.90%). Company insiders that own Laureate Education stock include Alberta Lp Wengen, Apollo Management Holdings Gp,, 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Laureate Education.

Which institutional investors are selling Laureate Education stock?

LAUR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Melvin Capital Management LP, SG Capital Management LLC, Jennison Associates LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Loews Corp, Alyeska Investment Group L.P., Mackay Shields LLC and Loomis Sayles & Co. L P. Company insiders that have sold Laureate Education company stock in the last year include Alberta Lp Wengen, 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. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 FMR LLC, Fir Tree Capital Management LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp, Man Group plc, State Street Corp and Public Sector Pension Investment Board. 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 $21.09.

How big of a company is Laureate Education?

Laureate Education has a market capitalization of $4.61 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:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  266 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  617
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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