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Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
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S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration
S&P 500   5,123.41
DOW   37,983.24
QQQ   438.27
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/12/2024
5 Trends You Need to Know This Quarter
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/8 - 4/12
Faced with possibly paying for news, Google removes links to California news sites for some users
The US and UK restrict the trade of Russian-origin metals
US Steel shareholders approve takeover by Japan's Nippon Steel opposed by Biden administration

Strategic Education (STRA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$98.45
-2.06 (-2.05%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$98.07
$100.53
50-Day Range
$93.87
$110.79
52-Week Range
$64.53
$111.95
Volume
112,522 shs
Average Volume
106,851 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.42 billion
P/E Ratio
33.95
Dividend Yield
2.44%
Price Target
$120.50

Strategic Education MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.75 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
22.4% Upside
$120.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.53% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.46mentions of Strategic Education in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.59 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
20.43%
From $4.60 to $5.54 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.47 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

117th out of 259 stocks

Educational Services Industry

11th out of 19 stocks

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About Strategic Education Stock (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strategic Education, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides education services through campus-based and online post-secondary education, and programs to develop job-ready skills. The company operates through U.S. Higher Education, Australia/New Zealand, and Education Technology Services segments. It operates Strayer University that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, criminal justice, education, health services, information technology, and public administration at physical campuses located in the eastern United States, as well as through online; non-degree web and mobile application development courses through Hackbright Academy and Devmountain; and MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. In addition, the company operates Capella University that provides post-secondary education; Torrens University, which offers undergraduate, graduate, higher degree by research, and specialized degree courses primarily 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; and Media Design School, which provides 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. It also offers Workforce Edge, a platform to employers that provides education benefits administration solutions; and Sophia Learning, which enables lower cost education benefits programs. Strategic Education, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

STRA Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/29/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/18 Dividend
3/08/2024
Dividend Payable
3/18/2024
Today
4/13/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Educational services
Sub-Industry
Education Services
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:STRA
CUSIP
86323610
Employees
3,774
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$120.50
High Stock Price Target
$125.00
Low Stock Price Target
$110.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+22.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.75
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$69.79 million
Pretax Margin
8.89%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.13 billion
Cash Flow
$5.90 per share
Book Value
$67.71 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,844,000
Market Cap
$2.42 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.50
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Karl McDonnell (Age 58)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.17M
  • Mr. Daniel W. JacksonMr. Daniel W. Jackson (Age 49)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.16M
  • Ms. Lizette Benedi Herraiz Esq. (Age 49)
    Senior VP, General Counsel & Secretary of the Board
    Comp: $859k
  • Ms. Christa E. Hokenson (Age 53)
    Senior VP, Chief HR Officer & Chief Diversity Officer
    Comp: $824.03k
  • Mr. Tal Darmon (Age 49)
    Senior VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Ms. Terese Wilke
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Dr. Sondra F. Stallard (Age 74)
    President Emerita and Director of Accreditation & Regulatory Affairs - Strayer University
    Comp: $539.8k
  • Mr. Andrew E. Watt (Age 46)
    President of U.S. Higher Education
    Comp: $781.08k
  • Mr. Joe Schaefer
    President of Education Technology Services
  • Prof. Alwyn Louw
    Vice-Chancellor of Torrens University Australia

STRA Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Strategic Education stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strategic Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" STRA shares.
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What is Strategic Education's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Strategic Education's shares. Their STRA share price targets range from $110.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $120.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have STRA shares performed in 2024?

Strategic Education's stock was trading at $92.37 at the beginning of the year. Since then, STRA shares have increased by 6.6% and is now trading at $98.45.
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Are investors shorting Strategic Education?

Strategic Education saw a decline in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 364,200 shares, a decline of 18.5% from the March 15th total of 447,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 88,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Strategic Education's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How can I listen to Strategic Education's earnings call?

Strategic Education will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 25th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Strategic Education's earnings last quarter?

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 29th. The health services provider reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.34 by $0.34. The health services provider had revenue of $302.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $297.48 million. Strategic Education had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.52% and a net margin of 6.16%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 12.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.78 earnings per share.

How often does Strategic Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Strategic Education?

Strategic Education announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Investors of record on Monday, March 11th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Monday, March 18th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 8th.
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Is Strategic Education a good dividend stock?

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.39%. The dividend payout ratio is 82.76%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, STRA will have a dividend payout ratio of 43.32% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for STRA.

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

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

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).

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 Partnership Wealth Management LLC (0.08%) and NBC Securities Inc. (0.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Daniel Wayne Jackson, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert R Grusky and Robert S Silberman.
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How do I buy shares of Strategic Education?

Shares of STRA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:STRA) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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