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NASDAQ:LAUR

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$13.75
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$13.33
Now: $13.75
$14.05
50-Day Range
$13.01
MA: $14.15
$14.91
52-Week Range
$7.30
Now: $13.75
$20.05
Volume1.40 million shs
Average Volume1.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.89 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.81

Competitors

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) Vs. LOPE, DAO, GHC, STRA, AFYA, and ATGE

Should you be buying LAUR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "educational services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Laureate Education, including Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Youdao (DAO), Graham (GHC), Strategic Education (STRA), Afya (AFYA), and Adtalem Global Education (ATGE).

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Grand Canyon Education and Laureate Education, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Grand Canyon Education00503.00
Laureate Education01502.83

Grand Canyon Education presently has a consensus target price of $118.00, suggesting a potential upside of 12.71%. Laureate Education has a consensus target price of $15.25, suggesting a potential upside of 10.91%. Given Grand Canyon Education's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Grand Canyon Education is more favorable than Laureate Education.

Profitability

This table compares Grand Canyon Education and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Grand Canyon Education30.17%17.20%14.47%
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

97.1% of Grand Canyon Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Laureate Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Grand Canyon Education shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Grand Canyon Education and Laureate Education's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Grand Canyon Education$778.64 million6.30$259.17 million$5.5818.76
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Grand Canyon Education. Grand Canyon Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and Risk

Grand Canyon Education has a beta of 0.58, indicating that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Grand Canyon Education beats Laureate Education on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Youdao (NYSE:DAO) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both mid-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

14.7% of Youdao shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Laureate Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Youdao has a beta of -0.41, indicating that its stock price is 141% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Youdao and Laureate Education's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Youdao$184.14 million19.43$-86,400,000.00($0.94)-34.05
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Youdao. Youdao is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Youdao and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Youdao-61.51%N/A-71.83%
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Youdao and Laureate Education, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Youdao02502.71
Laureate Education01502.83

Youdao presently has a consensus price target of $34.8571, indicating a potential upside of 8.89%. Laureate Education has a consensus price target of $15.25, indicating a potential upside of 10.91%. Given Laureate Education's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Laureate Education is more favorable than Youdao.

Summary

Laureate Education beats Youdao on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Graham (NYSE:GHC) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Graham and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Graham7.30%4.71%2.66%
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Graham and Laureate Education, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Graham0000N/A
Laureate Education01502.83

Laureate Education has a consensus price target of $15.25, indicating a potential upside of 10.91%. Given Laureate Education's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Laureate Education is more favorable than Graham.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Graham and Laureate Education's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Graham$2.93 billion1.03$327.86 millionN/AN/A
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Graham.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

63.4% of Graham shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Laureate Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 15.5% of Graham shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Graham has a beta of 1.1, meaning that its stock price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) and Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Laureate Education and Strategic Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%
Strategic Education10.63%10.88%8.97%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Laureate Education and Strategic Education's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43
Strategic Education$997.14 million2.23$81.14 million$6.6713.63

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Strategic Education. Strategic Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.0% of Laureate Education shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.8% of Strategic Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Laureate Education and Strategic Education, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Laureate Education01502.83
Strategic Education01402.80

Laureate Education currently has a consensus price target of $15.25, indicating a potential upside of 10.91%. Strategic Education has a consensus price target of $143.40, indicating a potential upside of 57.72%. Given Strategic Education's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Laureate Education.

Risk & Volatility

Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Strategic Education has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Afya and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Afya26.75%13.38%9.43%
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Afya and Laureate Education's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Afya$182.42 million11.03$39 million$0.7032.03
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Afya. Afya is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

32.1% of Afya shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Laureate Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Afya and Laureate Education, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Afya03402.57
Laureate Education01502.83

Afya currently has a consensus target price of $27.60, suggesting a potential upside of 23.10%. Laureate Education has a consensus target price of $15.25, suggesting a potential upside of 10.91%. Given Afya's higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Afya is more favorable than Laureate Education.

Risk & Volatility

Afya has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its share price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adtalem Global Education-7.49%11.15%6.21%
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Laureate Education's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adtalem Global Education$1.05 billion1.87$-85,330,000.00$2.2817.24
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.89$938.48 million$0.07196.43

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Adtalem Global Education. Adtalem Global Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Adtalem Global Education has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.8% of Adtalem Global Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.0% of Laureate Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Adtalem Global Education shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Adtalem Global Education and Laureate Education, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adtalem Global Education01102.50
Laureate Education01502.83

Adtalem Global Education currently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 8.14%. Laureate Education has a consensus target price of $15.25, suggesting a potential upside of 10.91%. Given Laureate Education's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Laureate Education is more favorable than Adtalem Global Education.

Summary

Laureate Education beats Adtalem Global Education on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Laureate Education Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Grand Canyon Education logo
LOPE
Grand Canyon Education
2.0$104.69+1.8%$4.91 billion$778.64 million20.17Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Gap Down
DAO
Youdao
0.8$32.01+0.9%$3.58 billion$184.14 million-16.33Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
Graham logo
GHC
Graham
1.0$600.83+2.4%$3.01 billion$2.93 billion15.12Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Gap Up
Strategic Education logo
STRA
Strategic Education
2.2$90.92+0.5%$2.22 billion$997.14 million18.52Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Gap Up
AFYA
Afya
1.5$22.42+2.5%$2.01 billion$182.42 million31.14
Adtalem Global Education logo
ATGE
Adtalem Global Education
1.5$39.30+0.9%$1.97 billion$1.05 billion-25.35Decrease in Short Interest
HLG
Hailiang Education Group
0.5$59.62+0.5%$1.54 billion$209.85 million0.00News Coverage
VSTA
Vasta Platform
1.9$13.37+2.8%$1.11 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Stride logo
LRN
Stride
2.2$24.05+4.3%$1.00 billion$1.04 billion20.73Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Down
ARCE
Arco Platform
1.8$35.55+3.7%$978.98 million$139.21 million209.13Gap Down
IH
iHuman
1.7$18.50+0.0%$967.07 million$30.95 million0.00Gap Up
Perdoceo Education logo
PRDO
Perdoceo Education
2.1$12.87+1.3%$891.72 million$627.70 million7.35Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Bright Scholar Education logo
BEDU
Bright Scholar Education
1.4$6.51+1.1%$806.72 million$491.65 million34.26News Coverage
NEW
Puxin
0.4$7.09+0.6%$617.77 million$445.86 million-59.08Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
OneSmart International Education Group logo
ONE
OneSmart International Education Group
0.8$3.54+5.4%$576.67 million$502.22 million-6.56News Coverage
Gap Down
China Online Education Group logo
COE
China Online Education Group
1.2$25.65+1.8%$523.00 million$213.08 million35.14News Coverage
American Public Education logo
APEI
American Public Education
2.1$29.44+4.8%$438.04 million$286.27 million25.38High Trading Volume
RISE Education Cayman logo
REDU
RISE Education Cayman
0.6$5.90+0.3%$332.63 million$219.69 million-28.09Increase in Short Interest
China Distance Education logo
DL
China Distance Education
1.8$9.67+0.2%$322.20 million$209.56 million31.19Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
GP Strategies logo
GPX
GP Strategies
1.9$13.13+2.8%$225.34 million$583.29 million27.94News Coverage
Aspen Group logo
ASPU
Aspen Group
1.4$8.88+12.0%$217.08 million$49.06 million-23.37High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Down
Universal Technical Institute logo
UTI
Universal Technical Institute
1.8$6.13+0.8%$200.70 million$300.76 million-55.73Analyst Upgrade
ZVO
Zovio
1.2$5.13+7.6%$165.10 million$417.80 million-6.49Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
Tarena International logo
TEDU
Tarena International
0.5$3.01+1.7%$162.28 million$294.66 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
ATA Creativity Global logo
AACG
ATA Creativity Global
0.2$5.05+0.2%$158.32 million$14.04 million-9.35
Lincoln Educational Services logo
LINC
Lincoln Educational Services
1.8$5.78+0.9%$153.03 million$273.34 million16.51Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Boxlight logo
BOXL
Boxlight
1.7$2.78+5.0%$141.29 million$33.03 million-4.41News Coverage
Gap Up
LAIX
LAIX
0.7$2.64+1.9%$130.03 million$146.98 million-1.61Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
STG
Sunlands Technology Group
0.5$1.15+8.7%$124.46 million$315.13 million-2.67Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
LXEH
Lixiang Education
0.0$9.00+2.1%$120.00 million$21.85 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
RYB Education logo
RYB
RYB Education
0.7$3.20+5.3%$91.55 million$182.28 million-1.92Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Four Seasons Education (Cayman) logo
FEDU
Four Seasons Education (Cayman)
0.6$1.57+0.0%$72.82 million$55.65 million-3.20Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
EDTK
Skillful Craftsman Education Technology
0.0$3.42+6.4%$41.04 million$28.60 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
BioHiTech Global logo
BHTG
BioHiTech Global
1.4$1.90+1.1%$37.70 million$4.22 million-3.06Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
ZCMD
Zhongchao
0.0$1.91+2.6%$36.49 million$14.88 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
CLEU
China Liberal Education
0.0$3.87+16.0%$24.51 million$5.26 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Down
WAFU
Wah Fu Education Group
0.5$5.29+2.1%$23.18 million$5.64 million0.00Decrease in Short Interest
This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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