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Strategic Education (STRA) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.68 (-1.46%)
(As of 05/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
177,005 shs
Average Volume
109,827 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.78 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Strategic Education MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
18.0% Upside
$133.50 Price Target
Short Interest
1.50% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.58mentions of Strategic Education in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$128,410 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $4.96 to $5.83 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.

3.83 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

114th out of 273 stocks

Educational Services Industry

8th out of 22 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.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/18 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/3 Dividend
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Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Educational services
Education Services
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$69.79 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.13 billion
Cash Flow
$5.93 per share
Book Value
$67.71 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.78 billion
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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 research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strategic Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" STRA shares.
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What is Strategic Education's stock price target for 2024?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Strategic Education's shares. Their STRA share price targets range from $124.00 to $145.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $133.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.0% 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 start of the year. Since then, STRA shares have increased by 22.5% and is now trading at $113.12.
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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, July 25th 2024.
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How were Strategic Education's earnings last quarter?

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The health services provider reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.51. The health services provider had revenue of $290.25 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $274.02 million. Strategic Education had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.78% and a net margin of 8.70%.

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

Strategic Education announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.60 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 23rd.
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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 2.09%. The dividend payout ratio is 56.87%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, STRA will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.17% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Karl McDonnell's approval rating as Strategic Education's CEO?

11 employees have rated Strategic Education Chief Executive Officer Karl McDonnell on 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.47%), Inclusive Capital Partners L.P. (6.72%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (4.81%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.46%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (0.22%) and CANADA LIFE ASSURANCE Co (0.14%). 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 5/28/2024 by Staff

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