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Grand Canyon Education Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:LOPE)

$96.86
-0.52 (-0.53 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 01:53 PM ET)
Today's Range
$96.38
Now: $96.86
$98.23
50-Day Range
$97.40
MA: $109.25
$128.35
52-Week Range
$90.67
Now: $96.86
$132.72
Volume151,326 shs
Average Volume388,164 shs
Market Capitalization$4.68 billion
P/E Ratio19.03
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.7
Grand Canyon Education, Inc provides education services in the United States. It offers technology and academic, counseling and support, and marketing and communication services, as well as back office services, such as financial aid processing, accounting, reporting, tax, human resources, and procurement services to the Grand Canyon University. The company, through its subsidiary Orbis Education Services, LLC, provides support services for healthcare education programs in 17 universities. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LOPE
CUSIP38526M10
Phone602-247-4400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$845.50 million
Cash Flow$5.72 per share
Book Value$25.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$229.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Market Cap$4.68 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Grand Canyon Education's stock symbol?

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

How were Grand Canyon Education's earnings last quarter?

Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.15. The company earned $174.82 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $173.40 million. Grand Canyon Education had a net margin of 33.14% and a return on equity of 21.06%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 26.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.95 EPS. View Grand Canyon Education's Earnings History.

When is Grand Canyon Education's next earnings date?

Grand Canyon Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Grand Canyon Education.

How can I listen to Grand Canyon Education's earnings call?

Grand Canyon Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 6th 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 guidance has Grand Canyon Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Grand Canyon Education issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.53 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.56. The company issued revenue guidance of $213.9 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $215.39 million.

What price target have analysts set for LOPE?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Grand Canyon Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's stock price to reach $140.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Grand Canyon Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Grand Canyon Education?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Grand Canyon Education in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Grand Canyon Education.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Grand Canyon Education stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Grand Canyon Education stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is a regionally accredited provider of online postsecondary education services focused on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in its core disciplines of education, business, and healthcare. In addition to its online programs, it offers programs at its traditional campus in Phoenix, Arizona and onsite at the facilities of employers. " (10/9/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and our 12-month price target of $135, suggesting 13% upside from current levels." (5/8/2019)

Has Grand Canyon Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about LOPE stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Grand Canyon Education earned a media sentiment score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Grand Canyon Education.

Are investors shorting Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 1,310,000 shares, a drop of 8.4% from the August 30th total of 1,430,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 395,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.8% of the company's shares are sold short. View Grand Canyon Education's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Grand Canyon Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Grand Canyon Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Grand Canyon Education investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Arista Networks (ANET), Shopify (SHOP), Netflix (NFLX), Paycom Software (PAYC), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Trade Desk (TTD), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Baidu (BIDU).

Who are Grand Canyon Education's key executives?

Grand Canyon Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian E. Mueller, CEO, Pres & Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. Daniel E. Bachus, Chief Financial Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Joseph N. Mildenhall, Chief Information Officer (Age 65)
  • Ms. Dilek Marsh, Chief Data Officer
  • Vince Grell, Exec. VP of University Partnerships

Who are Grand Canyon Education's major shareholders?

Grand Canyon Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.48%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.59%), Winmill & CO. Inc. (0.04%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.02%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.01%). Company insiders that own Grand Canyon Education stock include Brian E Mueller, Daniel E Bachus, Dilek Marsh, Joseph N Mildenhall and William Stan Meyer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Grand Canyon Education.

Which institutional investors are buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Artemis Investment Management LLP, Winmill & CO. Inc., Riverbridge Partners LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and First Hawaiian Bank. View Insider Buying and Selling for Grand Canyon Education.

How do I buy shares of Grand Canyon Education?

Shares of LOPE 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 Grand Canyon Education's stock price today?

One share of LOPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.87.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $4.68 billion and generates $845.50 million in revenue each year. The company earns $229.01 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.09 on an earnings per share basis. Grand Canyon Education employs 3,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Grand Canyon Education.

What is Grand Canyon Education's official website?

The official website for Grand Canyon Education is http://www.gce.com/.

How can I contact Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education's mailing address is 2600 W. CAMELBACK ROAD, PHOENIX AZ, 85017. The company can be reached via phone at 602-247-4400.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ LOPE)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  425 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  779
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Grand Canyon Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LOPE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LOPE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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