Strayer Education Company Profile (NASDAQ:STRA)

About Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)

Strayer Education logoStrayer Education, Inc. is an education services holding company. The Company provides post-secondary education and other academic programs, through its subsidiaries, Strayer University (the University) and New York Code and Design Academy (NYCDA). As of December 31, 2016, the University offered undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, nursing, public administration and criminal justice at 74 physical campuses located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions of the United States, and online. The University also offers an executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. Its subsidiary, NYCDA, provides non-degree courses in Web and application software development, primarily at its campus in New York City. Each undergraduate degree program includes courses in oral and written communication skills, as well as mathematics.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: General Education Services
  • Sub-Industry: Education Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STRA
  • CUSIP: 86323610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $996.54 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 10,701,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $85.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $86.03
  • 52 Week Range: $45.99 - $95.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.36
  • P/E Growth: 44.80
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $449.07 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.13
  • Book Value: $19.55 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.56
  • Annual Dividend: $1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 1.1%
  • EBITDA: $77.9 million
  • Net Margins: 7.90%
  • Return on Equity: 17.65%
  • Return on Assets: 11.15%
  • Current Ratio: 2.94%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.94%
  • Average Volume: 50,928 shs.
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Short Ratio: 11.44

Frequently Asked Questions for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)

What is Strayer Education's stock symbol?

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

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

Strayer Education announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, September 18th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 1st. View Strayer Education's Dividend History.

How were Strayer Education's earnings last quarter?

Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.87 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $112.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $113.68 million. Strayer Education had a return on equity of 17.65% and a net margin of 7.90%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.72 EPS. View Strayer Education's Earnings History.

When will Strayer Education make its next earnings announcement?

Strayer Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Strayer Education.

Where is Strayer Education's stock going? Where will Strayer Education's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Strayer Education's shares. Their predictions range from $87.00 to $100.00. On average, they expect Strayer Education's stock price to reach $94.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Strayer Education.

What are analysts saying about Strayer Education stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Strayer Education stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Strayer Education’s convenient, accessible and flexible educational programs are specifically designed to meet the educational needs of working adults. The company’s programs are flexible enough to allow students to attend classes and complete coursework as convenient for them. Strayer University is reducing the cost of its programs in order to increase their affordability for students. Moreover, the acquisition of New York Code and Design Academy is encouraging. Middle State’s reaffirmation of the university’s regional accreditation is an added advantage. Also, Strayer Education’s shares outperformed the industry in the last one year." (10/6/2017)
  • 2. BMO Capital Markets analysts commented, "While there were no material new disclosures, our investor meetings provided greater color on the company's strategy and recent operational outperformance. We believe the stock's rally reflects investor optimism re: an improving regulatory environment as well the company's solid enrollment trends. We believe a focus on the core Strayer University and various initiatives should drive long-term sustainable growth for the company. We are raising our target price to reflect the stock's recent 8.1x to 8.8x (EV/EBITDA LTM) multiple expansion as this continues to be one of our favorite postsecondary names." (3/15/2017)

Who are some of Strayer Education's key competitors?

Who are Strayer Education's key executives?

Strayer Education's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert S. Silberman, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Raymond Karl McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Daniel W. Jackson, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Thomas J. Aprahamian, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Controller
  • Charlotte F. Beason Ph.D., Independent Director
  • William E. Brock, Independent Director
  • John T. Casteen III, Ph.D., Presiding Independent Director
  • Nathaniel C. Fick, Independent Director
  • Robert R. Grusky, Independent Director

How do I buy Strayer Education stock?

Shares of Strayer Education can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Strayer Education's stock price today?

One share of Strayer Education stock can currently be purchased for approximately $89.24.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Strayer Education (NASDAQ STRA)
Community Ranking:  1.0 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  337
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Strayer Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $94.00 (5.33% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Price Target History for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Analysts' Ratings History for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingHold$87.00N/AView Rating Details
7/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$100.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017First AnalysisBoost Price TargetEqual -> Equal Weight$76.00 -> $95.00LowView Rating Details
9/13/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$53.00N/AView Rating Details
2/6/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperform$50.00 -> $45.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Earnings by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ STRA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.39N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.87$0.92$113.68 million$112.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.95$0.95$116.44 million$114.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$1.17$0.95$119.37 million$119.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.22$0.25$102.62 million$102.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$1.04$0.72$109.21 million$108.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$1.02$1.06$111.65 million$111.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$1.18$1.21$113.64 million$113.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.31$0.32$98.78 million$99.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.99$1.11$108.11 million$109.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115$1.06$1.05$110.11 million$116.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2015Q414$1.26$1.32$113.83 million$116.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.18$0.37$99.12 million$100.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$1.27$1.29$114.81 million$112.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$1.31$1.40$117.09 million$116.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413$0.98$1.32$119.32 million$124.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.04$0.30$109.35 million$110.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.38$1.42$130.41 million$132.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.46$2.09$139.77 million$137.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$1.44$1.47$145.25 million$141.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/9/2012Q312$0.31$0.36$123.45 million$124.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.86$1.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$2.09$2.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$2.26$2.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$1.06$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$2.39$2.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$2.67$2.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2011$2.65$2.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.56
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.96$0.96$0.96
Q2 20171$0.88$0.88$0.88
Q3 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q4 20171$1.40$1.40$1.40
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Most Recent Dividend:9/18/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:1.12%
Payout Ratio:31.15% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
29.50% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.18% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ STRA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 93.04%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/8/2017Raymond Karl McdonnellCEOSell43,659$90.93$3,969,912.87View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Daniel Wayne JacksonCFOSell467$72.09$33,666.03View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Raymond Karl McdonnellCEOSell6,491$72.66$471,636.06View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Thomas J AprahamianInsiderSell238$71.31$16,971.78View SEC Filing  
2/17/2017Todd A MilanoDirectorBuy1,220$73.03$89,096.60View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Thomas J AprahamianInsiderSell77$47.30$3,642.10View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Robert R GruskyDirectorSell421$46.09$19,403.89View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Todd A MilanoDirectorBuy710$46.38$32,929.80View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Todd A MilanoDirectorSell454$73.82$33,514.28View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Kelly BozarthEVPSell2,700$75.94$205,038.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Mark C BrownCFOSell7,000$78.23$547,610.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013William BrockDirectorSell5,469$36.08$197,321.52View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013J David WargoDirectorSell59,000$37.48$2,211,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Robert GruskyDirectorSell1,081$39.61$42,818.41View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013Robert R GruskyDirectorSell3,000$54.12$162,360.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Todd A MilanoDirectorBuy4,876$55.07$268,521.32View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012William E BrockDirectorBuy1,000$49.18$49,180.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012Robert R GruskyDirectorBuy1,400$47.61$66,654.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012J David WargoDirectorBuy60,000$45.91$2,754,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Strayer Education (STRA) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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