NASDAQ:STRA - Strayer Education Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$129.12 +0.12 (+0.09 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$129.00
Today's Range$127.28 - $129.37
52-Week Range$76.40 - $132.01
Volume102,800 shs
Average Volume103,686 shs
Market Capitalization$1.43 billion
P/E Ratio41.17
Dividend Yield0.78%
Beta0.9
Strayer Education logoStrayer Education, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of post-secondary education and other academic programs in the United States. The company operates Strayer University that provides undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, nursing, public administration, and criminal justice to working adult students through its 74 physical campuses primarily located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions, as well as through online. It also offers an executive MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. In addition, the company operates New York Code and Design Academy that provides non-degree courses in Web and application software development primarily through its campus in New York City. Strayer Education, Inc. was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:STRA
CUSIP86323610
Phone703-561-1600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.09
Quick Ratio3.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio41.17
Forward P/E Ratio27.24
P/E Growth2.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$454.85 million
Price / Sales3.21
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.11
Net Income$20.61 million
Net Margins3.14%
Return on Equity18.39%
Return on Assets12.09%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,389
Outstanding Shares11,310,000
Market Cap$1.43 billion

Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Frequently Asked Questions

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, August 1st. Investors of record on Friday, August 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Friday, September 7th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 30th. This is a boost from Strayer Education's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Strayer Education's Dividend History.

How were Strayer Education's earnings last quarter?

Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The health services provider reported $0.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.84 by $0.03. The health services provider had revenue of $114.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $115.65 million. Strayer Education had a return on equity of 18.39% and a net margin of 3.14%. Strayer Education's quarterly revenue was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.92 earnings per share. View Strayer Education's Earnings History.

When is Strayer Education's next earnings date?

Strayer Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 29th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Strayer Education.

What price target have analysts set for STRA?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Strayer Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $112.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate Strayer Education's share price to reach $131.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Strayer Education.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Strayer Education?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strayer Education in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Strayer Education.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Strayer Education stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Strayer Education stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Strayer outperformed its industry so far this year. Earnings estimates for 2018 and 2019 have remained unchanged in the past 30 days. The company’s convenient, accessible and flexible educational programs are designed to meet the educational needs of working adults. Strayer University is lowering the cost of programs to enhance their affordability. Importantly, Strayer and Capella decided to merge in an all-stock deal of equal transactions, expected to close in the third quarter of 2018. Post completion, Strayer’s shareholders will own approximately 52% of the combined company. The merger is expected to ensure student success, positive employment outcomes and be accretive to Strayer’s earnings by 20-25% by 2019. However, tuition cuts and an unfavorable mix of students toward lower undergraduate tuition have resulted in declining revenue per student over the past few quarters." (7/30/2018)
  • 2. BMO Capital Markets analysts commented, "4Q17 net revenues of $12.3 million, Adj. EBITDA of $4.4 million, and operating EPS of $0.10 compared to our expectations of net revenues of $12.5 million, Adj. EBITDA of $4.5 million, and operating EPS of $0.06. The company reported a fleet-wide time-charter equivalent (TCE) rate of $9,083 per vessel/day during 4Q17, up ~19% vs. 4Q16 and above our forecast of $8,935. Management will host an earnings call this morning at 10am ET." (3/5/2018)

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:
  • Mr. Robert S. Silberman, Exec. Chairman (Age 60)
  • Mr. Karl McDonnell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Daniel W. Jackson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Aprahamian, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller (Age 49)
  • Mr. Brian W. Jones, Pres of Strayer University (Age 49)

Has Strayer Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about STRA stock have been trending positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Strayer Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.48 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the health services provider an impact score of 48.22 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Strayer Education.

Who are Strayer Education's major shareholders?

Strayer Education's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.05%), Marshfield Associates (4.66%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (4.55%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (3.47%), Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA (2.35%) and ValueAct Holdings L.P. (1.71%). Company insiders that own Strayer Education stock include Brian W Jones, Daniel Wayne Jackson, H James Dallas, John T Casteen III, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert S Silberman, Thomas J Aprahamian, Todd A Milano and William E Brock. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Strayer Education.

Which major investors are selling Strayer Education stock?

STRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Granahan Investment Management Inc. MA, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Pinebridge Investments L.P., Marshfield Associates and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Strayer Education company stock in the last year include Brian W Jones, Daniel Wayne Jackson, John T Casteen III, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert S Silberman, Thomas J Aprahamian and William E Brock. View Insider Buying and Selling for Strayer Education.

Which major investors are buying Strayer Education stock?

STRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ValueAct Holdings L.P., BlackRock Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Tygh Capital Management Inc., Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Vident Investment Advisory LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Strayer Education stock in the last two years include H James Dallas and Todd A Milano. View Insider Buying and Selling for Strayer Education.

How do I buy shares of Strayer 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Strayer Education's stock price today?

One share of STRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $129.12.

How big of a company is Strayer Education?

Strayer Education has a market capitalization of $1.43 billion and generates $454.85 million in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $20.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.11 on an earnings per share basis. Strayer Education employs 1,389 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Strayer Education?

Strayer Education's mailing address is 2303 DULLES STATION BOULEVARD, HERNDON VA, 20171. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 703-561-1600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Strayer Education (NASDAQ STRA)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  608
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Strayer Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STRA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STRA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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