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Grand Canyon Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.20 (+0.25 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 09:31 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $81.50
50-Day Range
MA: $92.45
52-Week Range
Now: $81.50
Volume611,700 shs
Average Volume515,241 shs
Market Capitalization$3.85 billion
P/E Ratio15.44
Dividend YieldN/A
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. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.80 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LOPE



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$778.64 million
Cash Flow$5.80 per share
Book Value$29.93 per share


Net Income$259.17 million


Market Cap$3.85 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Grand Canyon Education's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Grand Canyon Education's stock was trading at $75.23 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LOPE shares have increased by 8.3% and is now trading at $81.50.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Grand Canyon Education?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Grand Canyon Education in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Grand Canyon Education's next earnings date?

Grand Canyon Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were Grand Canyon Education's earnings last quarter?

Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.14. The company earned $185.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $179.87 million. Grand Canyon Education had a return on equity of 18.04% and a net margin of 31.11%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.06 EPS.
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What guidance has Grand Canyon Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Grand Canyon Education updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.66. The company issued revenue guidance of $237.5 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $231.26 million.

What price target have analysts set for LOPE?

4 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Grand Canyon Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $114.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's share price to reach $110.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.0% from the stock's current price.
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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), Shopify (SHOP), Mastercard (MA), Trade Desk (TTD), Arista Networks (ANET), Netflix (NFLX), Okta (OKTA), Twilio (TWLO), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Paypal (PYPL).

Who are Grand Canyon Education's key executives?

Grand Canyon Education's management team includes the following 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

What is Grand Canyon Education's stock symbol?

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

Who are Grand Canyon Education's major shareholders?

Grand Canyon Education's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.15%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (8.68%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.72%), FMR LLC (2.50%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.92%) and Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.89%). Company insiders that own Grand Canyon Education stock include Brian E Mueller, Daniel E Bachus, Dilek Marsh, Jack A Henry, Joseph N Mildenhall and William Stan Meyer.
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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, Vanguard Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Bank of America Corp DE, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, No Street GP LP, and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Grand Canyon Education company stock in the last year include Dilek Marsh, Jack A Henry, and Joseph N Mildenhall.
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Which institutional investors are buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia, Baird Financial Group Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, and Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC.
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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 $81.50.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $3.85 billion and generates $778.64 million in revenue each year. The company earns $259.17 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.58 on an earnings per share basis. Grand Canyon Education employs 4,350 workers across the globe.

What is Grand Canyon Education's official website?

The official website for Grand Canyon Education is 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.

This page was last updated on 9/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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