Grand Canyon Education Company Profile (NASDAQ:LOPE)

About Grand Canyon Education

Grand Canyon Education logoGrand Canyon Education, Inc. is a regionally accredited university. The Company offers approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and certificates across approximately eight colleges both online and on ground in Phoenix, Arizona and at leased facilities and at facilities owned by third-party employers of its students. The Company offers the degrees of Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy, Education Specialist, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and a range of programs for its degrees. It also offers certificate programs, which consist of a series of courses focused on a particular area of study for its students.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: Education Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: LOPE
  • CUSIP: 38526M10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $60.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $58.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $50.48
  • 52-Week Range: $37.77 - $67.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.06
  • P/E Growth: 1.29
  • Market Cap: $2.83B
  • Outstanding Shares: 46,566,000
  • Beta: 1.38
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 16.42%
  • Return on Equity: 21.10%
  • Return on Assets: 14.22%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.10%
  • Current Ratio: 0.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.87%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $61.00 (0.51% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/17/2017Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$66.00 -> $68.00View Rating Details
1/18/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
10/4/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$62.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
2/18/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$45.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$48.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/8/2017        
11/2/2016Q316$0.60$0.62$206.21 million$210.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$0.54$0.59$189.09 million$191.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1$0.88$0.92$223.97 million$227.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/17/2016Q4$0.79$0.81$211.85 million$216.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.66$0.70$191.87 million$193.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.53$0.55$173.09 million$174.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.69$0.72$193.15 million$194.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.67$0.70$185.08 million$190.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.54$0.62$169.40 million$175.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.45$0.49$156.18 million$158.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.52$0.56$165.24 million$167.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.52$0.56$159.10 million$162.44 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.45$0.48$148.60 million$152.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.45$138.38 million$141.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.39$0.46$137.92 million$142.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.42$0.46$136.09 million$141.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.34$0.42$125.70 million$133.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.27$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.26$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2012$0.28$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.24$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.23$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.23$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.32$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.78 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.88$0.88$0.88
Q2 20161$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20161$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q4 20161$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q1 20171$1.01$1.01$1.01
Q2 20171$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q3 20171$0.73$0.73$0.73
Q4 20171$1.09$1.09$1.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 96.48%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/10/2017Brian E MuellerCEOSell30,000$59.24$1,777,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Daniel E BachusCFOSell14,000$59.23$829,220.00View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017William Stan MeyerCOOSell20,000$59.24$1,184,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Brent D RichardsonDirectorSell55,000$48.04$2,642,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Joseph N MildenhallInsiderSell22,000$43.36$953,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Brian E MuellerCEOSell100,000$43.09$4,309,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Daniel E BachusCFOSell17,500$43.31$757,925.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016William Stan MeyerCOOSell25,000$43.32$1,083,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Brian E MuellerCEOSell100,000$41.64$4,164,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Daniel E BachusCFOSell17,500$41.64$728,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016William Stan MeyerCOOSell25,000$41.64$1,041,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Brian E MuellerCEOSell100,000$41.87$4,187,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Brian M RobertsGeneral CounselSell18,000$42.00$756,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Daniel E BachusCFOSell17,500$41.91$733,425.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016William Stan MeyerCOOSell25,000$41.91$1,047,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Brian MuellerCEOSell35,000$46.07$1,612,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Brian MuellerCEOSell15,000$47.24$708,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Joseph MildenhallInsiderSell12,800$47.32$605,696.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014William Stan MeyerCOOSell6,600$47.06$310,596.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Brian MuellerCEOSell93,266$47.42$4,422,673.72View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Brian MuellerCEOSell4,100$48.50$198,850.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Brian RobertsGeneral CounselSell2,772$48.78$135,218.16View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Daniel BachusCFOSell14,300$47.92$685,256.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Joseph MildenhallInsiderSell3,300$48.60$160,380.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014William Stan MeyerCOOSell14,400$47.92$690,048.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Brian M RobertsGeneral CounselSell2,783$35.76$99,520.08View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Daniel E BachusCFOSell20,100$33.15$666,315.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013William Stan MeyerCOOSell25,000$33.23$830,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Brian E MuellerCEOSell40,000$32.01$1,280,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Daniel E BachusCFOSell20,000$31.24$624,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Joseph N MildenhallInsiderSell25,000$30.71$767,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Brian E MuellerCEOSell60,000$29.74$1,784,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013William Stan MeyerCOOSell50,000$29.51$1,475,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Daniel E BachusCFOSell75,000$29.23$2,192,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Brian E MuellerCEOSell150,000$24.50$3,675,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Daniel E BachusCFOSell71,056$25.17$1,788,479.52View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013William Stan MeyerCOOSell71,000$25.17$1,787,070.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Brent D RichardsonChairmanSell45,000$21.61$972,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Brent D RichardsonChairmanSell40,000$20.00$800,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Chad N HeathDirectorSell10,000$20.00$200,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2012Brent D RichardsonChairmanSell45,000$21.61$972,450.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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4-traders.com logoGrand Canyon Education Inc. : Moves Lower on Volume Spike for February 21 (NASDAQ:LOPE)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 8:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGRAND CANYON EDUCATION, INC. Financials (NASDAQ:LOPE)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 6:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoGrand Canyon Education, Inc. :LOPE-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 22, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOPE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 6:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGrand Canyon Education (LOPE) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 6.7% (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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capitalcube.com logoGrand Canyon Education, Inc. :LOPE-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 21, 2017 (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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biz.yahoo.com logoGRAND CANYON EDUCATION, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of LOPE earnings conference call or presentation 16-Feb-17 9:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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bizjournals.com logoGCU earnings: Revenue, net income, enrollment continue to climb (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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www.4-traders.com - January 21 at 5:07 AM
bizjournals.com logo2 Grand Canyon University board members resign; Mueller named chairman (NASDAQ:LOPE)
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What is Grand Canyon Education's stock symbol?

Grand Canyon Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LOPE."

Where is Grand Canyon Education's stock going? Where will Grand Canyon Education's stock price be in 2017?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Grand Canyon Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $68.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's stock price to reach $61.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Grand Canyon Education announce their earnings?

Grand Canyon Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 8th 2017.

Who owns Grand Canyon Education stock?

Grand Canyon Education's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.99%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.83%), Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC (3.67%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.63%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (2.46%) and Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (1.87%). Company insiders that own Grand Canyon Education stock include Brent D Richardson, Brian E Mueller, Brian M Roberts, Daniel E Bachus, Joseph N Mildenhall and William Stan Meyer.

Who sold Grand Canyon Education stock? Who is selling Grand Canyon Education stock?

Grand Canyon Education's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Harris Investors Inc., Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Franklin Resources Inc., Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Two Sigma Investments LP. Company insiders that have sold Grand Canyon Education stock in the last year include Brent D Richardson, Brian E Mueller, Brian M Roberts, Daniel E Bachus, Joseph N Mildenhall and William Stan Meyer.

Who bought Grand Canyon Education stock? Who is buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

Grand Canyon Education's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Castleark Management LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Empirical Finance LLC and Clark Capital Management Group Inc..

How do I buy Grand Canyon Education stock?

Shares of Grand Canyon Education can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Grand Canyon Education stock cost?

One share of Grand Canyon Education stock can currently be purchased for approximately $60.69.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff