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

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$56.43 +1.21 (+2.19 %)
(As of 01/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$56.43
Today's Range$54.88 - $57.29
52-Week Range$44.50 - $98.58
Volume424,222 shs
Average Volume462,818 shs
Market Capitalization$3.24 billion
P/E Ratio-104.50
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.58
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:TWOU
CUSIPN/A
Phone301-892-4350

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$286.75 million
Book Value$7.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-29,420,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees1,922
Market Cap$3.24 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 5th. The software maker reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.02) by $0.01. The software maker had revenue of $106.96 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $106.49 million. 2U had a negative net margin of 11.13% and a negative return on equity of 7.51%. 2U's revenue was up 52.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.15) 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 Monday, February 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for 2U.

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

2U issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, November, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.20-0.21 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $114.4-115.3 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $114.94 million.2U also updated its FY 2018 guidance to $-0.09--0.08 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for TWOU?

11 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for 2U's shares. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect 2U's stock price to reach $81.7273 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 44.8% 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 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for 2U.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about 2U stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about 2U stock:
  • 1. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We would note that 2U’s projected growth rate is much higher at 43%/33% in 2018/2019, compared to an average of 23%/22% for the Ed Tech peer group and 23%/21% for the vertical‐focused SaaS peer group. Given 2U’s superior growth rate, revenue growth visibility/predictability and the size of its potential market, which is enhanced by the acquisition of GetSmarter (short courses) and its entry into the international graduate program market, we are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and 12‐month price target of $100, which assumes a 9.5x multiple on our forward revenue estimate a year from now." (8/3/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "2U, Inc. is an education technology company. It is a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that enables nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver their education to students anywhere. The Company offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs in social work, science, public administration, healthcare, laws, education, and business administration. It also offers a suite of technology-enabled services including content development, student acquisition, and state authorization services, as well as application advising, student and faculty support, and in-program student field placements. 2U, Inc. is based in Landover, Maryland. " (1/31/2018)

Has 2U been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about TWOU stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. 2U earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of 2U's key competitors?

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Riverbridge Partners LLC (3.30%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own 2U stock include Andrea Papaconstantopoulos, Christopher J Paucek, Earl Lewis, Gregory K Peters, Harsha Mokkarala, James Kenigsberg, John M Larson, Mark Chernis, 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 Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have sold 2U company stock in the last year include Andrea Papaconstantopoulos, Christopher J Paucek, Earl Lewis, James Kenigsberg, Mark Chernis and Timothy M Haley. 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC. 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 $56.43.

How big of a company is 2U?

2U has a market capitalization of $3.24 billion and generates $286.75 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-29,420,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.54) on an earnings per share basis. 2U employs 1,922 workers across the globe.

What is 2U's official website?

The official website for 2U is http://2u.com.

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:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  437 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  175 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  612
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 1/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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