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

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$114.11 -1.10 (-0.95 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$114.11
Today's Range$113.92 - $115.12
52-Week Range$90.67 - $130.10
Volume202,644 shs
Average Volume332,192 shs
Market Capitalization$5.51 billion
P/E Ratio22.42
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.99
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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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$5.8608 per share
Book Value$26.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$229.01 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,500
Market Cap$5.51 billion
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company reported $1.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.13. The company earned $197.29 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $195.60 million. Grand Canyon Education had a net margin of 29.80% and a return on equity of 21.50%. Grand Canyon Education's quarterly revenue was down 28.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.52 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, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Grand Canyon Education.

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

Grand Canyon Education updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of approx $5.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.12. The company issued revenue guidance of approx $776.3 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $775.83 million.Grand Canyon Education also updated its Q2 guidance to approx $0.94 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LOPE?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Grand Canyon Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $130.00 to $142.00. On average, they anticipate Grand Canyon Education's share price to reach $134.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Grand Canyon Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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." 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. " (5/10/2019)
  • 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 headlines about LOPE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Paypal (PYPL), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Paycom Software (PAYC), Micron Technology (MU) 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 FMR LLC (7.24%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (5.55%), BlackRock Inc. (4.25%), FIL Ltd (3.99%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.70%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (3.65%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN and Chartwell Investment Partners 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 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, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, First Sabrepoint Capital Management LP, FIL Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Redwood Investments LLC and Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Grand Canyon Education's stock price today?

One share of LOPE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $114.11.

How big of a company is Grand Canyon Education?

Grand Canyon Education has a market capitalization of $5.51 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.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  403 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  720
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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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