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NASDAQ:LOPEGrand Canyon Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$96.05
-1.16 (-1.19 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$95.59
Now: $96.05
$98.30
50-Day Range
$75.15
MA: $86.32
$97.21
52-Week Range
$57.89
Now: $96.05
$132.72
Volume245,600 shs
Average Volume658,825 shs
Market Capitalization$4.54 billion
P/E Ratio17.99
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.59
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: 2.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.49 out of 5 stars


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$778.64 million
Cash Flow$6.06 per share
Book Value$30.60 per share

Profitability

Net Income$259.17 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,350
Market Cap$4.54 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Grand Canyon Education's stock was trading at $75.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, LOPE shares have increased by 27.7% and is now trading at $96.05. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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.

When is Grand Canyon Education's next earnings date?

Grand Canyon Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Grand Canyon Education.

How were Grand Canyon Education's earnings last quarter?

Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 7th. The company reported $1.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $221.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $220.44 million. Grand Canyon Education had a net margin of 32.04% and a return on equity of 18.85%. Grand Canyon Education's quarterly revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.62 earnings per share. View Grand Canyon Education's earnings history.

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

Grand Canyon Education issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.89 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.88. The company issued revenue guidance of $179.7 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $179.67 million.

What price target have analysts set for LOPE?

3 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Grand Canyon Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $102.00 to $111.00. On average, they anticipate Grand Canyon Education's share price to reach $107.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Grand Canyon Education.

Has Grand Canyon Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about LOPE stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Grand Canyon Education earned a news sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutGrand Canyon Education.

Are investors shorting Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,890,000 shares, an increase of 10.7% from the March 31st total of 2,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 765,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Approximately 6.1% of the shares of the stock 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Trade Desk (TTD), Mastercard (MA), Paycom Software (PAYC) and Square (SQ).

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 shareholders include Capital World Investors (9.67%), BlackRock Inc. (8.91%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (8.65%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.58%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (3.35%) and Handelsbanken Fonder AB (2.67%). 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 Wellington Management Group LLP, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Capital World Investors. Company insiders that have sold Grand Canyon Education company stock in the last year include Brian E Mueller, Daniel E Bachus, Dilek Marsh, and Joseph N Mildenhall. View insider buying and selling activity for Grand Canyon Education.

Which major investors are buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Park West Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Two Sigma Investments LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $96.05.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $4.54 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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