Log in

NASDAQ:STRAStrategic Education Competitors & Alternatives

$152.95
+1.82 (+1.20 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$150.00
Now: $152.95
$155.17
50-Day Range
$145.93
MA: $162.80
$184.48
52-Week Range
$108.90
Now: $152.95
$189.79
Volume70,800 shs
Average Volume390,406 shs
Market Capitalization$3.40 billion
P/E Ratio32.27
Dividend Yield1.59%
Beta0.63

Competitors

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) Vs. CHGG, DAO, LOPE, AFYA, LAUR, and GHC

Should you be buying STRA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "educational services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Strategic Education, including Chegg (CHGG), Youdao (DAO), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Afya (AFYA), Laureate Education (LAUR), and Graham (GHC).

Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) and Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Chegg shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Chegg and Strategic Education, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Chegg04912.79
Strategic Education01202.67

Chegg currently has a consensus target price of $62.00, suggesting a potential downside of 17.36%. Strategic Education has a consensus target price of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Given Strategic Education's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Chegg.

Profitability

This table compares Chegg and Strategic Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Chegg-2.47%12.53%4.04%
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Chegg and Strategic Education's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Chegg$410.93 million22.57$-9,600,000.00$0.41182.98
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93

Strategic Education has higher revenue and earnings than Chegg. Strategic Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chegg, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Chegg has a beta of 1.08, indicating that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Strategic Education has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Strategic Education beats Chegg on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Youdao (NYSE:DAO) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.4% of Youdao shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Strategic Education and Youdao, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01202.67
Youdao10602.71

Strategic Education presently has a consensus price target of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Youdao has a consensus price target of $29.36, suggesting a potential downside of 24.72%. Given Strategic Education's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Youdao.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Youdao's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%
YoudaoN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Strategic Education and Youdao's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93
Youdao$1.67 billion2.62$-86,400,000.00($8.45)-4.62

Strategic Education has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Youdao. Youdao is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Strategic Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Strategic Education beats Youdao on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.0% of Grand Canyon Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.0% of Grand Canyon Education shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Strategic Education and Grand Canyon Education, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01202.67
Grand Canyon Education01302.75

Strategic Education presently has a consensus price target of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Grand Canyon Education has a consensus price target of $107.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 23.47%. Given Grand Canyon Education's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Grand Canyon Education is more favorable than Strategic Education.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Grand Canyon Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%
Grand Canyon Education32.04%18.85%15.40%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Strategic Education and Grand Canyon Education's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93
Grand Canyon Education$778.64 million5.30$259.17 million$5.5815.63

Grand Canyon Education has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Strategic Education. Grand Canyon Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Strategic Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Strategic Education has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grand Canyon Education has a beta of 0.62, suggesting that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Grand Canyon Education beats Strategic Education on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.2% of Afya shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Strategic Education and Afya, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01202.67
Afya03402.57

Strategic Education presently has a consensus price target of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Afya has a consensus price target of $26.5286, suggesting a potential upside of 14.84%. Given Strategic Education's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Afya.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Afya's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%
Afya23.71%13.56%9.29%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Strategic Education and Afya's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93
Afya$182.42 million11.36$39 million$0.7033.00

Strategic Education has higher revenue and earnings than Afya. Strategic Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Afya, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Strategic Education beats Afya on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 55.2% of Laureate Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Strategic Education and Laureate Education, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01202.67
Laureate Education00603.00

Strategic Education presently has a consensus price target of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Laureate Education has a consensus price target of $17.0833, suggesting a potential upside of 85.08%. Given Laureate Education's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Laureate Education is more favorable than Strategic Education.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Laureate Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%
Laureate Education26.57%9.01%3.79%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Strategic Education and Laureate Education's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.60$938.48 million$0.07131.86

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Strategic Education. Strategic Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Strategic Education has a beta of 0.63, suggesting that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Laureate Education has a beta of 0.78, suggesting that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Laureate Education beats Strategic Education on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Graham (NYSE:GHC) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.7% of Strategic Education shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.8% of Graham shares are held by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of Graham shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for Strategic Education and Graham, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01202.67
Graham0000N/A

Strategic Education presently has a consensus price target of $186.6667, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Given Strategic Education's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Graham.

Dividends

Strategic Education pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Graham pays an annual dividend of $5.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Strategic Education pays out 36.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Strategic Education has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Graham has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Graham is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Graham's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.32%10.82%8.80%
Graham7.16%6.40%3.63%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Strategic Education and Graham's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million3.41$81.14 million$6.6722.93
Graham$2.93 billion0.59$327.86 millionN/AN/A

Graham has higher revenue and earnings than Strategic Education.

Risk & Volatility

Strategic Education has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Graham has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Strategic Education beats Graham on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Chegg logo
CHGG
Chegg
1.3$75.02+2.9%$9.00 billion$410.93 million-682.00Analyst Downgrade
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
DAO
Youdao
0.9$39.00+1.5%$4.36 billion$1.67 billion-4.62Analyst Downgrade
Grand Canyon Education logo
LOPE
Grand Canyon Education
1.6$87.20+2.4%$4.02 billion$778.64 million16.33Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
AFYA
Afya
1.5$23.10+5.4%$2.07 billion$182.42 million10.41
Laureate Education logo
LAUR
Laureate Education
2.7$9.23+3.7%$1.94 billion$3.25 billion2.44Analyst Downgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Graham logo
GHC
Graham
1.2$331.16+4.1%$1.73 billion$2.93 billion8.36
Adtalem Global Education logo
ATGE
Adtalem Global Education
2.0$31.68+2.2%$1.61 billion$1.24 billion7.82Decrease in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
K12 logo
LRN
K12
1.4$33.93+4.4%$1.33 billion$1.02 billion59.53Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
HLG
Hailiang Education Group
0.5$53.83+14.5%$1.19 billion$218.36 million0.00Analyst Upgrade
PRDO
Perdoceo Education
1.9$16.12+3.8%$1.07 billion$627.70 million15.65Analyst Report
Bright Scholar Education Holdngs logo
BEDU
Bright Scholar Education Holdngs
1.5$8.16+0.6%$1.01 billion$358.25 million20.92Heavy News Reporting
ARCE
Arco Platform
1.5$46.73+1.8%$1.00 billion$139.21 million-233.65Analyst Upgrade
Heavy News Reporting
OneSmart International Edun Gr logo
ONE
OneSmart International Edun Gr
1.4$4.02+0.2%$654.86 million$558.25 million0.00
NEW
Puxin
0.4$7.87+15.0%$582.12 million$445.86 million-14.57High Trading Volume
China Online Education Group logo
COE
China Online Education Group
0.7$24.69+3.4%$503.53 million$213.08 million411.57Heavy News Reporting
American Public Education logo
APEI
American Public Education
1.3$29.29+1.8%$432.94 million$286.27 million40.12
China Distance Education logo
DL
China Distance Education
1.8$8.59+0.5%$287.55 million$211.82 million11.16
Universal Technical Institute logo
UTI
Universal Technical Institute
1.8$6.33+1.7%$209.98 million$331.50 million23.44Analyst Downgrade
RISE Education Cayman logo
REDU
RISE Education Cayman
1.2$3.63+0.3%$204.65 million$219.69 million181.50Heavy News Reporting
Aspen Group logo
ASPU
Aspen Group
1.5$9.14+0.3%$203.28 million$49.06 million-31.52Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
Heavy News Reporting
STG
Sunlands Online Education Group
0.5$1.42+4.2%$147.19 million$315.13 million-4.90
GP Strategies logo
GPX
GP Strategies
1.6$8.03+0.6%$137.04 million$583.29 million10.04
LAIX
LAIX
0.7$2.70+1.9%$130.53 million$146.98 million-1.33
Lincoln Educational Services logo
LINC
Lincoln Educational Services
2.2$4.32+3.7%$109.68 million$273.34 million24.00High Trading Volume
RYB Education logo
RYB
RYB Education
0.7$3.43+1.7%$96.42 million$182.28 million-3.54Analyst Upgrade
Tarena International logo
TEDU
Tarena International
0.5$2.32+30.6%$85.46 million$294.66 million0.00High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman) logo
FEDU
Four Seasons Edu (Cayman)
0.9$1.25+4.0%$64.86 million$55.65 million-3.56High Trading Volume
BHTG
BioHiTech Global
1.4$1.99+3.5%$33.48 million$4.22 million-3.43
ATAI
ATA
0.8$1.49+0.7%$31.86 million$190,000.000.00High Trading Volume
Heavy News Reporting
WAFU
Wah Fu Education Group
0.5$7.18+30.4%$21.91 millionN/A0.00High Trading Volume
This page was last updated on 7/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

30 Days of MarketBeat All Access for $1.00

Sign up for MarketBeat All Access to gain access to MarketBeat's full suite of research tools:

  • Best-in-Class Portfolio Monitoring

    View the latest news, buy/sell ratings, SEC filings and insider transactions for your stocks. Compare your portfolio performance to leading indices and get personalized stock ideas based on your portfolio.

  • Stock Ideas and Recommendations

    Get daily stock ideas top-performing Wall Street analysts. Get short term trading ideas from the MarketBeat Idea Engine. View which stocks are hot on social media with MarketBeat's trending stocks report.

  • Advanced Stock Screeners and Research Tools

    Identify stocks that meet your criteria using seven unique stock screeners. See what's happening in the market right now with MarketBeat's real-time news feed. Export data to Excel for your own analysis.

Start Your Risk-Free Trial Subscription Here

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.