NASDAQ:TWOU - 2U Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$40.67 +0.28 (+0.69 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 11:12 AM ET)
Previous Close$40.39
Today's Range$40.06 - $41.34
52-Week Range$38.65 - $98.00
Volume886,049 shs
Average Volume1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.38 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
2U, Inc. operates as an education technology company in the United States, Hong Kong, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The company operates through two segments, Graduate Program Segment and Short Course Segment. It offers front-end technology and services, including online learning platform, student and faculty and immersion support, accessibility, admissions application advising, in-program student field placements, and faculty recruiting. The company provides back-end technology and services comprising graduate program launch and operations applications, university systems integration applications, content management system, admission application processing portal, customer relationship management, content development, student acquisition, and state authorization services. The company was formerly known as 2Tor Inc. and changed its name to 2U, Inc. in October 2012. 2U, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWOU



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$411.77 million
Book Value$11.88 per share


Net Income$-38,330,000.00


Market Cap$2.38 billion
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)

2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) Frequently Asked Questions

What is 2U's stock symbol?

2U trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TWOU."

How were 2U's earnings last quarter?

2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The software maker reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.03. The software maker had revenue of $122.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $121.77 million. 2U had a negative net margin of 10.19% and a negative return on equity of 5.85%. 2U's revenue was up 32.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.12) earnings per share. View 2U's Earnings History.

When is 2U's next earnings date?

2U is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for 2U.

What guidance has 2U issued on next quarter's earnings?

2U issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.34)-($0.31) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of ($0.34). The company issued revenue guidance of $534-$537 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $547.73 million.2U also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $-0.34--0.31 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TWOU?

11 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for 2U's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $102.00. On average, they expect 2U's share price to reach $75.0909 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 84.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for 2U.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 2U?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for 2U in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for 2U.

Has 2U been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about TWOU stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. 2U earned a daily sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of 2U's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of 2U own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other 2U investors own include CA (CA), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), BlackRock (BLK), NVIDIA (NVDA), Endologix (ELGX), Baidu (BIDU), Trade Desk (TTD), Shopify (SHOP) and Square (SQ).

Who are 2U's key executives?

2U's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher J. Paucek, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Ms. Catherine A. Graham, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Mark J. Chernis, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. James Kenigsberg, Chief Technology Officer (Age 42)
  • Mr. Harsha Mokkarala, Chief Revenue Officer (Age 39)

Who are 2U's major shareholders?

2U's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wellington Management Group LLP (13.86%), FMR LLC (7.73%), ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (4.63%), BlackRock Inc. (4.50%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (3.90%) and Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (3.50%). Company insiders that own 2U stock include Andrea Papaconstantopoulos, Christopher J Paucek, Earl Lewis, Gregory K Peters, Harsha Mokkarala, James Kenigsberg, John B Ellis, John M Larson, Mark Chernis, Matthew J Norden, Paul A Maeder and Timothy M Haley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for 2U.

Which major investors are selling 2U stock?

TWOU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Riverbridge Partners LLC, FIL Ltd, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC, First Trust Advisors LP and ARK Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold 2U company stock in the last year include Christopher J Paucek, Earl Lewis, John B Ellis, Mark Chernis and Matthew J Norden. View Insider Buying and Selling for 2U.

Which major investors are buying 2U stock?

TWOU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Baillie Gifford & Co., Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Greenvale Capital LLP, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . Company insiders that have bought 2U stock in the last two years include Gregory K Peters and Paul A Maeder. View Insider Buying and Selling for 2U.

How do I buy shares of 2U?

Shares of TWOU 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 2U's stock price today?

One share of TWOU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.67.

How big of a company is 2U?

2U has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion and generates $411.77 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-38,330,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.63) on an earnings per share basis. 2U employs 2,669 workers across the globe.

What is 2U's official website?

The official website for 2U is

How can I contact 2U?

2U's mailing address is 7900 HARKINS ROAD, LANHAM MD, 20706. The software maker can be reached via phone at 301-892-4350 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for 2U (NASDAQ TWOU)

Community Ranking:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  468 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  667
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about 2U and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TWOU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TWOU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by Staff

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