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Strategic Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

-6.78 (-7.84 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $79.71
50-Day Range
MA: $91.54
52-Week Range
Now: $79.71
Volume440,758 shs
Average Volume224,475 shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio16.23
Dividend Yield2.77%
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 77 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 Lehi, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STRA
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$997.14 million
Cash Flow$10.26 per share
Book Value$66.59 per share


Net Income$81.14 million


Market Cap$1.95 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.16 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

19th out of 570 stocks

Educational Services Industry

2nd out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-6.78 (-7.84 %)
(As of 03/2/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Strategic Education a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Strategic Education in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Strategic Education stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Strategic Education?

Wall Street analysts have given Strategic Education a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Strategic Education wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Strategic Education?

Strategic Education saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 759,800 shares, an increase of 12.1% from the December 31st total of 677,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 225,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.4 days.
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When is Strategic Education's next earnings date?

Strategic Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 5th 2021.
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How were Strategic Education's earnings last quarter?

Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The health services provider reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.11. The health services provider had revenue of $267.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $273.70 million. Strategic Education had a net margin of 10.63% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.88%. Strategic Education's quarterly revenue was up 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.13 EPS.
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How has Strategic Education's stock price 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. Since then, STRA stock has decreased by 45.8% and is now trading at $79.71.
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How often does Strategic Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Strategic Education?

Strategic Education declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.60 per share on Monday, March 15th. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 5th.
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Is Strategic Education a good dividend stock?

Strategic Education pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.77%. The dividend payout ratio of Strategic Education is 35.98%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Strategic Education will have a dividend payout ratio of 39.34% next year. This indicates that Strategic Education will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for STRA?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Strategic Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $105.00 to $188.00. On average, they anticipate Strategic Education's stock price to reach $141.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 77.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Strategic Education's key executives?

Strategic Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Robert S. Silberman, Exec. Chairman (Age 63, Pay $2.07M)
  • Mr. Karl McDonnell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $2.42M)
  • Mr. Daniel W. Jackson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Andrew E. Watt, Chief Operating Officer (Age 43, Pay $1.12M)
  • Ms. Lizette Benedi Herraiz Esq., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. of the Board (Age 46, Pay $886.08k)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Aprahamian, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller (Age 52)
  • Ms. Terese Wilke, Mang. of Investor Relations
  • Jen Towns, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Christa E. Hokenson, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 50)
  • Dr. Sondra F. Stallard, Pres Emerita and Director of Accreditation & Regulatory Affairs - Strayer University (Age 71)

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

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

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), Pfizer (PFE), Synaptics (SYNA), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Centene (CNC), Netflix (NFLX), SunPower (SPWR) and Target (TGT).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.78%), BlackRock Inc. (11.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.70%), Norges Bank (1.58%) and Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (1.53%). Company insiders that own Strategic Education stock include Andrew E Watt, Daniel Wayne Jackson, G Thomas Waite III, J Kevin Gilligan, John T Casteen III, Lizette Benedi Herraiz, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, Robert R Grusky, Robert S Silberman, Thomas J Aprahamian and Todd A Milano.
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Which major investors are selling Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have sold Strategic Education company stock in the last year include Daniel Wayne Jackson, J Kevin Gilligan, John T Casteen III, Raymond Karl Mcdonnell, and Robert R Grusky.
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Which major investors are buying Strategic Education stock?

STRA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Kempen Capital Management N.V., Nordea Investment Management AB, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Touchstone Capital Inc., Morgan Stanley, and Federated Hermes Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Strategic Education's stock price today?

One share of STRA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.71.

How much money does Strategic Education make?

Strategic Education has a market capitalization of $1.95 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.

How many employees does Strategic Education have?

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.

Where are Strategic Education's headquarters?

Strategic Education is headquartered at 2303 DULLES STATION BOULEVARD, HERNDON VA, 20171.

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 3/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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