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NASDAQ:STRAStrategic Education Stock Price, Forecast & News

+4.53 (+2.53 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $183.60
50-Day Range
MA: $160.99
52-Week Range
Now: $183.60
Volume118,190 shs
Average Volume106,995 shs
Market Capitalization$4.08 billion
P/E Ratio38.73
Dividend Yield1.34%
Strategic Education, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of post-secondary education and non-degree programs in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Strayer University, Capella University, and Non-Degree Programs. It 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 74 physical campuses located in the eastern United States, as well as through online; and an executive MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. The company also operates Capella University, an online post-secondary education company, which offers various 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. In addition, it is involved in the operation of a software development school that provides Web Development, iOS development, and UX design programs in person at classrooms in Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah; Dallas, Texas; and Phoenix, Arizona, as well as through online. Further, the company operates a software engineering school for women, which offers software development programs in person through classrooms in the San Francisco Bay area; and provides non-degree Web and application software development courses, as well as self-paced online learning courses. It offers its non-degree programs primarily for workers and their employers. Strategic Education, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STRA



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$997.14 million
Cash Flow$11.80 per share
Book Value$66.59 per share


Net Income$81.14 million


Market Cap$4.08 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2020 (Estimated)

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Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Strategic Education's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Strategic Education's stock was trading at $146.96 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, STRA shares have increased by 24.9% and is now trading at $183.60. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Strategic Education?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strategic Education in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Strategic Education.

When is Strategic Education's next earnings date?

Strategic Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Strategic Education.

How were Strategic Education's earnings last quarter?

Strategic Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The health services provider reported $2.11 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.99 by $0.12. The health services provider had revenue of $265.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $259 million. Strategic Education had a return on equity of 10.82% and a net margin of 10.32%. View Strategic Education's earnings history.

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

Strategic Education declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 29th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Monday, June 8th. This represents a $2.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 29th. View Strategic Education's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for STRA?

4 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Strategic Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $216.00. On average, they anticipate Strategic Education's stock price to reach $194.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Strategic Education.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Strategic Education stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Strategic Education stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Strategic Education or SEI’s first-quarter 2020 top and bottom lines not only surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 6% and 2.4% but also grew 27.1% and 7.6%, respectively, on a year-over-year basis. The performance was mainly backed by strong top-line numbers across segments on higher enrollment. Adjusted operating margin and EBITDA improved a notable 420 basis points (bps) and 25.4%, respectively, from the year-ago period. Shares of SEI have outperformed the industry year to date, owing to improving enrollment trends, underlying operating leverage and significant merger synergies. Having a strong financial basis and fully online universities, SEI is uniquely positioned to operate successfully in the ongoing pandemic situation." (5/2/2020)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating on this market leader. We will re‐evaluate our price target once the company reports second quarter results and we update our earnings model. Also, it should be noted that Strategic Education, Inc. will hold its first Investor and Analyst Day on Washington, D.C." (7/16/2019)

Has Strategic Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about STRA stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Strategic Education earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the health services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutStrategic Education.

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), Adobe (ADBE), Netflix (NFLX), Atlassian (TEAM), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alteryx (AYX), Alibaba Group (BABA), Centene (CNC) and Docusign (DOCU).

Who are Strategic Education's key executives?

Strategic Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert S. Silberman, Exec. Chairman (Age 61)
  • Mr. Karl McDonnell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. J. Kevin Gilligan, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. Daniel W. Jackson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44)
  • Ms. Lizette Benedi Herraiz Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. of the Board (Age 44)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.17%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.65%), Invesco Ltd. (3.55%), State Street Corp (3.11%), ValueAct Holdings L.P. (2.93%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.77%). Company insiders that own Strategic Education stock include Andrew E Watt, Daniel Wayne Jackson, G Thomas Waite III, H James Dallas, J Kevin Gilligan, John T Casteen III, Lizette Benedi Herraiz, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert R Grusky, Robert S Silberman, Thomas J Aprahamian, Todd A Milano and William E Brock. View institutional ownership trends for Strategic Education.

Which major investors are selling Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Strategic Education company stock in the last year include Andrew E Watt, J Kevin Gilligan, John T Casteen III, Robert R Grusky, Robert S Silberman, and Todd A Milano. View insider buying and selling activity for Strategic Education.

Which major investors are buying Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, State Street Corp, Invesco Ltd., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, and RK Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Strategic Education stock in the last two years include H James Dallas, and Todd A Milano. View insider buying and selling activity for Strategic Education.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Strategic Education's stock price today?

One share of STRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $183.60.

How big of a company is Strategic Education?

Strategic Education has a market capitalization of $4.08 billion and generates $997.14 million in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $81.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.67 on an earnings per share basis. Strategic Education employs 3,076 workers across the globe.

What is Strategic Education's official website?

The official website for Strategic Education is www.strayereducation.com.

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 6/7/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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