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NASDAQ:LOPE - Grand Canyon Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$88.62
+1.56 (+1.79 %)
(As of 12/8/2019 01:39 PM ET)
Today's Range
$87.35
Now: $88.62
$88.91
50-Day Range
$84.46
MA: $89.06
$96.99
52-Week Range
$76.48
Now: $88.62
$132.72
Volume369,789 shs
Average Volume534,116 shs
Market Capitalization$4.27 billion
P/E Ratio17.41
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
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$5.97 per share
Book Value$25.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$229.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Market Cap$4.27 billion
Next Earnings Date2/19/2020 (Estimated)
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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $193.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $191.75 million. Grand Canyon Education had a return on equity of 20.50% and a net margin of 34.73%. Grand Canyon Education's revenue was up 24.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.06 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, February 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Grand Canyon Education.

What guidance has Grand Canyon Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Grand Canyon Education updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.54 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.54. The company issued revenue guidance of $213.9 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $213.90 million.

What price target have analysts set for LOPE?

3 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Grand Canyon Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $116.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's stock price to reach $135.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.7% 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. " (11/12/2019)
  • 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?

Media stories about LOPE stock have been trending extremely positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 5.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Grand Canyon Education.

Are investors shorting Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 15.3% from the September 15th total of 1,310,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 409,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock 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), Baidu (BIDU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Costco Wholesale (COST) and Trade Desk (TTD).

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%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (2.22%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.90%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.68%), TimesSquare Capital Management LLC (1.56%) and State Street Corp (1.28%). 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 major investors are selling Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Calamos Advisors LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Foundry Partners LLC and Squarepoint Ops LLC. Company insiders that have sold Grand Canyon Education company stock in the last year include Brian E Mueller, Daniel E Bachus, Dilek Marsh, Joseph N Mildenhall and William Stan Meyer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Grand Canyon Education.

Which major investors are buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Stephens Investment Management Group LLC, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC. 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 $88.62.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $4.27 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:  437 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  374 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  811
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 12/8/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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