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NASDAQ:PRDO - Perdoceo Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.67 (-4.28 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 03:49 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $15.00
50-Day Range
MA: $18.11
52-Week Range
Now: $15.00
Volume831,025 shs
Average Volume382,043 shs
Market Capitalization$1.05 billion
P/E Ratio15.46
Dividend YieldN/A
Perdoceo Education Corporation operates colleges, institutions, and universities that provide education to student population in various career-oriented disciplines through online, campus based, and blended learning programs in the United States. It operates through three segments: Colorado Technical University, American InterContinental University, and All Other Campuses. The company offers doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees, as well as certificate programs. It also provides academic programs in the career-oriented disciplines of business studies, nursing, computer science, engineering, information systems and technologies, cybersecurity, criminal justice, and healthcare management; and educational programs in culinary arts, as well as patisserie and baking. As of December 31, 2018, the company had a total student enrollment of approximately 34,400 students. The company was formerly known as Career Education Corporation and changed its name to Perdoceo Education Corporation in January 2020. Perdoceo Education Corporation was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PRDO



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$627.70 million
Cash Flow$1.38 per share
Book Value$6.15 per share


Net Income$69.98 million


Market Cap$1.05 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)

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Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Perdoceo Education's stock symbol?

Perdoceo Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PRDO."

How were Perdoceo Education's earnings last quarter?

Perdoceo Education Corporation (NASDAQ:PRDO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 19th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.05. The firm earned $158.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $149.73 million. Perdoceo Education had a return on equity of 25.48% and a net margin of 11.15%. The business's revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.30 EPS. View Perdoceo Education's Earnings History.

When is Perdoceo Education's next earnings date?

Perdoceo Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Perdoceo Education.

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

Perdoceo Education updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.44-1.49 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.43.

What price target have analysts set for PRDO?

1 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Perdoceo Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Perdoceo Education's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 73.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Perdoceo Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Perdoceo Education?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Perdoceo Education in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Perdoceo Education.

Has Perdoceo Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about PRDO stock have trended negative on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Perdoceo Education earned a media sentiment score of -2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Perdoceo Education.

Are investors shorting Perdoceo Education?

Perdoceo Education saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,150,000 shares, a decline of 12.7% from the January 15th total of 5,900,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 549,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 9.4 days. Approximately 7.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View Perdoceo Education's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Perdoceo Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Perdoceo Education own?

Who are Perdoceo Education's key executives?

Perdoceo Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd S. Nelson, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Ashish R. Ghia, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Jeffrey D. Ayers, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. John R. Kline, Sr. VP of American Intercontinental University (Age 57)
  • Mr. Andrew H. Hurst, Sr. VP of Colorado Technical University (Age 57)

Who are Perdoceo Education's major shareholders?

Perdoceo Education's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Marshall Wace LLP (0.27%), Panagora Asset Management Inc. (0.26%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.23%), State of Tennessee Treasury Department (0.10%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.06%) and Zebra Capital Management LLC (0.05%).

Which institutional investors are buying Perdoceo Education stock?

PRDO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Panagora Asset Management Inc., New York State Teachers Retirement System, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Zebra Capital Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Victory Capital Management Inc..

How do I buy shares of Perdoceo Education?

Shares of PRDO 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 Perdoceo Education's stock price today?

One share of PRDO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.00.

How big of a company is Perdoceo Education?

Perdoceo Education has a market capitalization of $1.05 billion and generates $627.70 million in revenue each year. The company earns $69.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.37 on an earnings per share basis. Perdoceo Education employs 4,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Perdoceo Education.

What is Perdoceo Education's official website?

The official website for Perdoceo Education is http://www.perdoceoed.com/.

How can I contact Perdoceo Education?

Perdoceo Education's mailing address is 231 NORTH MARTINGALE ROAD, SCHAUMBURG IL, 60173. The company can be reached via phone at 847-781-3600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ PRDO)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  3 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  7 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  10
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Perdoceo Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PRDO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PRDO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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