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NASDAQ:LOPEGrand Canyon Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

$101.71
+2.08 (+2.09 %)
(As of 08/11/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$100.62
Now: $101.71
$104.17
50-Day Range
$84.25
MA: $91.92
$102.49
52-Week Range
$57.89
Now: $101.71
$132.72
Volume314,157 shs
Average Volume554,337 shs
Market Capitalization$4.81 billion
P/E Ratio19.26
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: 1.4Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.25 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$778.64 million
Cash Flow$6.19 per share
Book Value$29.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$259.17 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,350
Market Cap$4.81 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$101.71
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, LOPE shares have increased by 35.2% and is now trading at $101.71.
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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 1 hold rating and 3 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 Thomson Reuters' 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%. Grand Canyon Education's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous 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 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 12-month price objectives for Grand Canyon Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $111.00. On average, they expect Grand Canyon Education's stock price to reach $108.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has Grand Canyon Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about LOPE stock has trended negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media 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 daily sentiment score of -2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.
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Are investors shorting Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,500,000 shares, a drop of 20.6% from the January 31st total of 3,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 842,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.0 days. Currently, 5.3% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), Arista Networks (ANET), Shopify (SHOP), Alibaba Group (BABA), Netflix (NFLX), Trade Desk (TTD), Mastercard (MA), Paypal (PYPL), Twilio (TWLO) and Okta (OKTA).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.72%), Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC (1.89%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.82%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.66%), Bank of Nova Scotia (0.61%) and Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.53%). Company insiders that own Grand Canyon Education stock include Brian E Mueller, Daniel E Bachus, Dilek Marsh, 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 Assenagon Asset Management S.A., WINTON GROUP Ltd, Victory Capital Management Inc., Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning, Skylands Capital LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Trexquant Investment LP, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Grand Canyon Education company stock in the last year include Dilek Marsh, and Joseph N Mildenhall.
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Which institutional investors are buying Grand Canyon Education stock?

LOPE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Reinhart Partners Inc., Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., and Sciencast Management LP.
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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 $101.71.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $4.81 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 8/12/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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