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

+0.22 (+1.01 %)
(As of 03/27/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.98
50-Day Range
MA: $23.40
52-Week Range
Now: $21.98
Volume4.02 million shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.40 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$574.67 million
Book Value$11.20 per share


Net Income$-235,220,000.00


Market Cap$1.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)

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2U (NASDAQ:TWOU) Frequently Asked Questions

How has 2U's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

2U's stock was trading at $26.70 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TWOU stock has decreased by 17.7% and is now trading at $21.98. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 2U?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for 2U in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for 2U.

When is 2U's next earnings date?

2U is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for 2U.

How were 2U's earnings last quarter?

2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 6th. The software maker reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.50) by $0.32. The software maker earned $163.18 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $161.40 million. 2U had a negative net margin of 40.93% and a negative return on equity of 16.45%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 41.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. View 2U's earnings history.

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

2U issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -1.4--1.09 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $-1.08. The company issued revenue guidance of $725-750 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $729.39 million.

What price target have analysts set for TWOU?

14 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for 2U's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect 2U's stock price to reach $33.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 52.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for 2U.

Has 2U been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about TWOU stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. 2U earned a media sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the software maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news about2U.

Are investors shorting 2U?

2U saw a drop in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 9,859,800 shares, a drop of 7.2% from the February 27th total of 10,630,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,544,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.4 days. Currently, 16.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View 2U's Current Options Chain.

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), AbbVie (ABBV), Baidu (BIDU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Endologix (ELGX) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are 2U's key executives?

2U's management team includes the following 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)

What is 2U's stock symbol?

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

Who are 2U's major shareholders?

2U's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC (8.98%), ARK Investment Management LLC (8.22%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (6.59%), Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (6.59%), First Trust Advisors LP (4.66%) and Sachem Head Capital Management LP (4.46%). Company insiders that own 2U stock include Christopher J Paucek, Earl Lewis, Gregory K Peters, James Kenigsberg, John B Ellis, John M Larson, Mark Chernis, Matthew J Norden and Michael K Menerey. 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Citigroup Inc., and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold 2U company stock in the last year include James Kenigsberg, John B Ellis, and Matthew J Norden. View insider buying and selling activity for 2U.

Which major investors are buying 2U stock?

TWOU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sachem Head Capital Management LP, UBS Group AG, ArrowMark Colorado Holdings LLC, Norges Bank, Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse AG, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have bought 2U stock in the last two years include Gregory K Peters, John M Larson, Mark Chernis, and Michael K Menerey. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is 2U's stock price today?

One share of TWOU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.98.

How big of a company is 2U?

2U has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion and generates $574.67 million in revenue each year. The software maker earns $-235,220,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($2.01) on an earnings per share basis. 2U employs 5,848 workers across the globe. View additional information about 2U.

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:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  555 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  846
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 3/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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