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

$88.71
+0.63 (+0.72 %)
(As of 11/13/2019 05:34 AM ET)
Today's Range
$87.50
Now: $88.71
$89.11
50-Day Range
$84.89
MA: $96.17
$114.38
52-Week Range
$76.48
Now: $88.71
$132.72
Volume490,500 shs
Average Volume372,664 shs
Market Capitalization$4.28 billion
P/E Ratio17.43
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.65
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$6.13 per share
Book Value$25.21 per share

Profitability

Net Income$229.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Market Cap$4.28 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.09. The firm earned $193.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $191.75 million. Grand Canyon Education had a return on equity of 20.50% and a net margin of 34.73%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 24.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.06 earnings per share. 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 issued an update on 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 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 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Grand Canyon Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $116.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's share price to reach $126.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.4% 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?

Headlines about LOPE stock have trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Grand Canyon Education earned a media sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Grand Canyon Education.

Are investors shorting Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education saw a drop in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, a drop of 15.3% from the September 30th total of 1,310,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 409,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are short sold. 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), Paypal (PYPL), Starbucks (SBUX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Mastercard (MA) and Paycom Software (PAYC).

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 number 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 Stephens Investment Management Group LLC (0.90%). 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 selling Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Calamos Advisors LLC, Ardevora Asset Management LLP, Foundry Partners LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning. 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 institutional 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, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Winmill & CO. Inc.. 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 $88.71.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $4.28 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:  432 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  364 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  796
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 11/13/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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