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Strategic Education (STRA) Competitors

$108.21
-1.13 (-1.03%)
(As of 06/20/2024 ET)

STRA vs. PRDO, BFAM, LOPE, LRN, ATGE, UTI, LINC, APEI, TAL, and GHC

Should you be buying Strategic Education stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Strategic Education include Perdoceo Education (PRDO), Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Stride (LRN), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Universal Technical Institute (UTI), Lincoln Educational Services (LINC), American Public Education (APEI), TAL Education Group (TAL), and Graham (GHC). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Strategic Education vs.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, community ranking, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and media sentiment.

93.3% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.5% of Perdoceo Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Strategic Education shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.8% of Perdoceo Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Strategic Education received 327 more outperform votes than Perdoceo Education when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 59.46% of users gave Perdoceo Education an outperform vote while only 55.54% of users gave Strategic Education an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Strategic EducationOutperform Votes
371
55.54%
Underperform Votes
297
44.46%
Perdoceo EducationOutperform Votes
44
59.46%
Underperform Votes
30
40.54%

Perdoceo Education has a net margin of 22.35% compared to Strategic Education's net margin of 8.70%. Perdoceo Education's return on equity of 17.09% beat Strategic Education's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Strategic Education8.70% 6.78% 5.15%
Perdoceo Education 22.35%17.09%13.88%

In the previous week, Strategic Education had 5 more articles in the media than Perdoceo Education. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Strategic Education and 0 mentions for Perdoceo Education. Perdoceo Education's average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Strategic Education's score of 0.78 indicating that Perdoceo Education is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Strategic Education Positive
Perdoceo Education Positive

Strategic Education pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Perdoceo Education pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Strategic Education pays out 56.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Perdoceo Education pays out 19.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Strategic Education has a beta of 0.57, indicating that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perdoceo Education has a beta of 1.01, indicating that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Perdoceo Education has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Strategic Education. Perdoceo 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.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$1.13B2.35$69.79M$4.2225.64
Perdoceo Education$710M1.90$147.65M$2.279.05

Strategic Education presently has a consensus target price of $133.50, suggesting a potential upside of 23.37%. Perdoceo Education has a consensus target price of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.65%. Given Strategic Education's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Perdoceo Education.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Strategic Education
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Perdoceo Education
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

Summary

Strategic Education beats Perdoceo Education on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding STRA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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STRA vs. The Competition

MetricStrategic EducationEducational services IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$2.66B$874.71M$6.83B$8.42B
Dividend Yield2.19%1.76%2.93%4.09%
P/E Ratio25.647.1815.1417.93
Price / Sales2.351.745.8066.73
Price / Cash18.1725.3134.5830.85
Price / Book1.602.305.324.17
Net Income$69.79M$28.16M$188.42M$215.97M
7 Day Performance0.06%-0.55%-0.73%-1.24%
1 Month Performance-7.28%0.52%-4.35%-4.18%
1 Year Performance48.35%26.89%2.81%0.17%

Strategic Education Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PRDO
Perdoceo Education
3.3943 of 5 stars
$20.60
flat
$25.00
+21.4%
+64.5%$1.35B$710M9.074,350Positive News
BFAM
Bright Horizons Family Solutions
3.7815 of 5 stars
$102.22
-1.5%
$107.43
+5.1%
+9.1%$5.93B$2.42B71.9931,400Positive News
LOPE
Grand Canyon Education
4.4972 of 5 stars
$134.99
-1.6%
$165.00
+22.2%
+31.9%$4.01B$960.90M18.885,800Positive News
LRN
Stride
1.1532 of 5 stars
$69.48
+0.6%
$72.00
+3.6%
+77.0%$3.01B$1.99B16.317,800Positive News
ATGE
Adtalem Global Education
4.0293 of 5 stars
$64.14
+1.4%
$63.33
-1.3%
+65.1%$2.41B$1.45B24.119,655Positive News
UTI
Universal Technical Institute
4.1011 of 5 stars
$13.89
+0.1%
$17.40
+25.3%
+112.4%$747.30M$682.46M38.583,000
LINC
Lincoln Educational Services
4.1828 of 5 stars
$10.48
-2.4%
$14.38
+37.2%
+59.0%$329.49M$378.07M12.332,300Positive News
APEI
American Public Education
4.5522 of 5 stars
$16.34
+2.3%
$17.00
+4.0%
+296.7%$287.26M$600.54M-6.246,037Positive News
High Trading Volume
TAL
TAL Education Group
2.7793 of 5 stars
$10.74
-2.3%
$13.28
+23.6%
+78.7%$6.50B$1.49B-1,072.9315,000Stock Split
GHC
Graham
3.1876 of 5 stars
$715.64
+0.9%
N/A+25.1%$3.18B$4.41B11.8719,900Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:STRA) was last updated on 6/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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