Adtalem Global Education (ATGE) Competitors

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Should you be buying Adtalem Global Education stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Adtalem Global Education include Strategic Education (STRA), Stride (LRN), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Laureate Education (LAUR), Afya (AFYA), Perdoceo Education (PRDO), Graham (GHC), TAL Education Group (TAL), Carnival Co. & (CUK), and Atour Lifestyle (ATAT). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Adtalem Global Education vs.

Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE) and Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, media sentiment, community ranking, dividends and earnings.

In the previous week, Adtalem Global Education had 4 more articles in the media than Strategic Education. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for Adtalem Global Education and 7 mentions for Strategic Education. Strategic Education's average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat Adtalem Global Education's score of 0.42 indicating that Strategic Education is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Adtalem Global Education
4 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Strategic Education
3 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Strategic Education has a net margin of 8.70% compared to Adtalem Global Education's net margin of 7.12%. Adtalem Global Education's return on equity of 14.06% beat Strategic Education's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Adtalem Global Education7.12% 14.06% 7.05%
Strategic Education 8.70%6.78%5.15%

Adtalem Global Education received 29 more outperform votes than Strategic Education when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 57.31% of users gave Adtalem Global Education an outperform vote while only 55.54% of users gave Strategic Education an outperform vote.

Adtalem Global EducationOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Strategic EducationOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Adtalem Global Education has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Strategic Education has a beta of 0.45, meaning that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Adtalem Global Education presently has a consensus target price of $63.33, indicating a potential downside of 2.97%. Strategic Education has a consensus target price of $133.50, indicating a potential upside of 12.10%. Given Strategic Education's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Adtalem Global Education.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Adtalem Global Education
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Strategic Education
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

98.8% of Adtalem Global Education shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.3% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.2% of Adtalem Global Education shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.1% of Strategic Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Adtalem Global Education has higher revenue and earnings than Strategic Education. Adtalem Global 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
Adtalem Global Education$1.45B1.69$93.36M$2.6624.54
Strategic Education$1.13B2.59$69.79M$4.2228.22


Adtalem Global Education beats Strategic Education on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE 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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ATGE vs. The Competition

MetricAdtalem Global EducationEducational services IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.45B$1.02B$6.92B$18.14B
Dividend YieldN/A1.60%2.76%3.44%
P/E Ratio24.547.7315.5322.22
Price / Sales1.691.765.7510.59
Price / Cash8.0722.5531.9519.24
Price / Book1.862.186.716.00
Net Income$93.36M$24.69M$195.60M$966.17M
7 Day Performance0.73%3.40%2.60%1.85%
1 Month Performance40.91%15.50%7.50%6.59%
1 Year Performance50.05%19.88%6.77%23.69%

Adtalem Global Education Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Strategic Education
3.6896 of 5 stars
+52.1%$2.97B$1.17B28.593,774Dividend Announcement
Positive News
2.011 of 5 stars
+68.5%$3.11B$1.84B16.857,800Short Interest ↓
Grand Canyon Education
4.5985 of 5 stars
+29.2%$4.37B$985.45M20.215,800Positive News
Laureate Education
4.3949 of 5 stars
+32.8%$2.54B$1.51B21.7728,900Short Interest ↓
3.353 of 5 stars
+67.4%$1.75B$576.09M17.449,680Short Interest ↓
Perdoceo Education
2.6258 of 5 stars
3.0951 of 5 stars
N/A+29.5%$3.39B$4.41B12.6719,900Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
TAL Education Group
1.1308 of 5 stars
+124.5%$8.65B$1.49B-1,355.6411,700Stock Split
Carnival Co. &
0 of 5 stars
Atour Lifestyle
4.1058 of 5 stars
+2.1%$2.49B$657.19M25.154,248Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑

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This page (NYSE:ATGE) was last updated on 5/19/2024 by Staff

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