Strategic Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.27 (+1.62 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume156,042 shs
Average Volume208,624 shs
Market Capitalization$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio29.75
Dividend Yield3.07%
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About Strategic Education

Strategic Education, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides post-secondary education and non-degree programs. It operates in three segments: Strayer University, Capella University, and Australia/New Zealand. The company operates Strayer University that provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, public administration, and criminal justice for working adult students through its 64 physical campuses located in the eastern United States, as well as through online; and an executive MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. It also operates a software development school that provides Web development, iOS development, quality assurance, and UX design programs in Lehi, Utah and Dallas, Texas through online; and a software engineering school for women, which offers software development programs through online in San Francisco. In addition, the company operates Capella University, an online post-secondary education company that offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, psychology, business and technology, counseling and human services, and education primarily for working adults; and provides self-paced online general education courses. Further, it operates Torrens University that offers undergraduate and graduate courses in business, design and creative technology, health, hospitality, and education fields through online and on physical campuses located in Australia; Think Education, a vocational training organization that delivers education at various campuses; and Media Design School, which offers industry-endorsed courses in 3D animation and visual effects, game art and programming, graphic and motion design, digital media artificial intelligence, and creative advertising in New Zealand. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Overall MarketRank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

15th out of 597 stocks

Educational Services Industry

1st out of 68 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Strategic Education a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strategic Education in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Strategic Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Strategic Education?

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Are investors shorting Strategic Education?

Strategic Education saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,270,000 shares, an increase of 21.0% from the May 13th total of 1,050,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 189,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.7 days. Currently, 5.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Strategic Education's next earnings date?

Strategic Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Strategic Education's earnings last quarter?

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 29th. The health services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.56 by $0.03. The health services provider had revenue of $290.34 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $300.90 million. Strategic Education had a net margin of 5.76% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.59%.
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How has Strategic Education's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Strategic Education's stock was trading at $146.96 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, STRA shares have decreased by 45.9% and is now trading at $79.44.
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How often does Strategic Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Strategic Education?

Strategic Education announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 29th. Investors of record on Friday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Monday, June 7th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 27th.
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Is Strategic Education a good dividend stock?

Strategic Education pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.07%. Strategic Education does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Strategic Education is 35.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Strategic Education will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.16% next year. This indicates that Strategic Education will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Strategic Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Strategic Education updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 10th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 5.200-5.500 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.800. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.17 billion-$1.18 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.18 billion.

What price target have analysts set for STRA?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Strategic Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $98.00. On average, they anticipate Strategic Education's share price to reach $89.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Strategic Education's key executives?

Strategic Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert S. Silberman, Exec. Chairman (Age 63, Pay $1.39M)
  • Mr. Karl McDonnell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $1.61M)
  • Mr. Daniel W. Jackson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $883.59k)
  • Mr. Andrew E. Watt, COO & Pres of U.S. Higher Education (Age 43, Pay $781.08k)
  • Ms. Lizette Benedi Herraiz Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. of the Board (Age 46, Pay $676.07k)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Aprahamian, Exec. Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Tal Darmon, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 46)
  • Ms. Terese Wilke, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Jen Towns, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Christa E. Hokenson, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50)

What is Karl McDonnell's approval rating as Strategic Education's CEO?

11 employees have rated Strategic Education CEO Karl McDonnell on Karl McDonnell has an approval rating of 44% among Strategic Education's employees. This puts Karl McDonnell in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Strategic Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Strategic Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Strategic Education investors own include Gilead Sciences (GILD), Pfizer (PFE), Synaptics (SYNA), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Centene (CNC), Netflix (NFLX), SunPower (SPWR) and Target (TGT).

What is Strategic Education's stock symbol?

Strategic Education trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STRA."

Who are Strategic Education's major shareholders?

Strategic Education's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.33%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.97%), Inclusive Capital Partners L.P. (6.16%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (3.70%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (3.46%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.96%). Company insiders that own Strategic Education stock include Andrew E Watt, Daniel Wayne Jackson, J Kevin Gilligan, John T Casteen III, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert R Grusky, Robert S Silberman and Todd A Milano.
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Which major investors are selling Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Prudential Financial Inc., Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, SG Americas Securities LLC, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Strategic Education company stock in the last year include Daniel Wayne Jackson, John T Casteen III, and Raymond Karl Mcdonnell.
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Which major investors are buying Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Kempen Capital Management N.V., Inclusive Capital Partners L.P., Federated Hermes Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Davidson Investment Advisors, Triodos Investment Management BV, and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Strategic Education?

Shares of STRA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Strategic Education's stock price today?

One share of STRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.44.

How much money does Strategic Education make?

Strategic Education has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $1.03 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $86.27 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Strategic Education have?

Strategic Education employs 3,679 workers across the globe.

What is Strategic Education's official website?

The official website for Strategic Education is

Where are Strategic Education's headquarters?

Strategic Education is headquartered at 2303 DULLES STATION BOULEVARD, HERNDON VA, 20171.

How can I contact Strategic Education?

Strategic Education's mailing address is 2303 DULLES STATION BOULEVARD, HERNDON VA, 20171. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 703-247-2500 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/13/2021 by Staff
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