CEB Company Profile (NYSE:CEB)

About CEB

CEB logoCEB Inc., formerly The Corporate Executive Board Company, is a member-based advisory company. The Company operates through two segments: SHL Talent Measurement and CEB. Its SHL Talent Measurement provides cloud-based solutions for talent assessment and talent mobility, and decision support, as well as professional services to support those solutions. Its CEB segment provides technology tools based on data analytics and analytical solutions for talent development professionals. The Company's assessment and development solutions help companies manage human capital investments. It offers cognitive ability assessments, skills and/or knowledge assessments, personality questionnaires, and job/role simulations.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Management Services
  • Sub-Industry: Research & Consulting Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CEB
  • CUSIP: 21988R10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $77.55
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $76.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $61.66
  • 52-Week Range: $47.33 - $78.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 66.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.04
  • P/E Growth: 2.37
  • Market Cap: $2.51B
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,228,000
  • Beta: 1.91
  • Net Margins: 4.05%
  • Return on Equity: -334.08%
  • Return on Assets: 8.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -10.24%
  • Current Ratio: 0.77%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.77%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CEB (NYSE:CEB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $54.73 (29.43% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$68.00 -> $77.25View Rating Details
1/20/2017RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$76.00View Rating Details
1/11/2017Cantor FitzgeraldDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$75.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$50.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$60.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
12/8/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$60.00View Rating Details
5/18/2016MackieLower Price TargetC$0.30 -> C$0.25View Rating Details
3/9/2016Paradigm CapitalLower Price TargetBuyC$0.60 -> C$0.30View Rating Details
2/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$87.00 -> $78.00View Rating Details
1/19/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetC$0.35 -> C$0.25View Rating Details
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/30/2015Haywood SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$0.95 -> C$0.75View Rating Details
(Data available from 3/1/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2016Q316$0.88$0.91$232.63 million$229.84 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.93$0.97$244.57 million$251.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.78$0.82$226.99 million$2.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$1.04$1.10$247.21 million$242.94 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.84$1.00$233.31 million$231.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.75$1.19$232.76 million$232.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.65$0.73$223.59 million$221.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q414$1.03$1.27$248.71 million$240.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.87$1.05$226.90 million$229.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.71$0.75$229.40 million$230.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.68$0.54$210.63 million$209.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.85$0.94$216.92 million$223.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.81$0.86$205.55 million$201.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.70$0.73$201.91 million$204.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.60$0.67$192.45 million$190.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.58$0.69$187.90 million$193.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.42$0.78$162.40 million$164.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.87 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.72$0.72$0.72
Q2 20161$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20161$0.83$0.83$0.83
Q4 20161$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q1 20171$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q2 20171$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q3 20171$0.90$0.90$0.90
Q4 20171$1.18$1.18$1.18
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Annual Dividend:$1.65
Dividend Yield:2.13%
Dividend Growth:22.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:142.24% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.77% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
42.64% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.51%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/2/2016Jeffrey R TarrDirectorSell7,250$62.07$450,007.50View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Melody L JonesInsiderSell12,310$62.15$765,066.50View SEC Filing  
1/8/2016Ian Harvey SimisterDirectorBuy19,500$0.16$3,024.45
1/7/2016Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy22,000$0.14$2,970.00
1/4/2016Philip Richard LaneInsiderBuy30,000$0.17$4,980.00
12/17/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy15,000$0.17$2,550.00
11/19/2015Daniel O LeemonDirectorSell1,133$75.00$84,975.00View SEC Filing  
7/17/2015Ian Harvey SimisterDirectorBuy151,070$0.30$45,321.00
7/16/2015Ian Harvey SimisterDirectorBuy16,500$0.30$4,950.00
7/10/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy5,500$0.32$1,760.00
7/8/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy16,000$0.30$4,800.00
7/7/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy4,000$0.30$1,200.00
7/6/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy18,000$0.33$5,940.00
7/2/2015Brian Kenneth PetersenDirectorBuy17,000$0.34$5,780.00
6/30/2015Philip Richard LaneInsiderBuy4,000$0.36$1,420.00
3/2/2015Nancy J KarchDirectorSell2,968$77.95$231,355.60View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Stephen Martin CarterDirectorSell3,200$79.50$254,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Daniel O LeemonDirectorSell3,444$78.50$270,354.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Melody L JonesInsiderSell14,758$78.53$1,158,945.74View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Thomas L MonahanCEOSell27,622$78.12$2,157,830.64View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Nancy J KarchDirectorSell1,538$79.49$122,255.62View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Ian Harvey SimisterDirectorBuy50,000$0.40$20,000.00
12/12/2014Ian Harvey SimisterDirectorBuy7,500$0.40$3,000.00
11/7/2014Haniel J LynnInsiderSell4,807$73.64$353,987.48View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Gregor BailarDirectorSell9,388$73.46$689,642.48View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Daniel O LeemonDirectorSell2,541$73.25$186,128.25View SEC Filing  
10/24/2014Philip Richard LaneInsiderBuy1,000$0.78$780.00
10/23/2014Philip Richard LaneInsiderBuy11,000$0.78$8,580.00
8/1/2014Richard S LindahlCFOSell15,000$61.76$926,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Melody JonesInsiderSell8,595$75.95$652,790.25View SEC Filing  
3/10/2014Stephen MeyerInsiderSell10,707$77.41$828,828.87View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Gregor BailarDirectorSell4,370$73.49$321,151.30View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
DateHeadline logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report (NYSE:CEB) - March 1 at 10:52 AM
News IconBroker faces prison time over $131 million fraud scheme (NYSE:CEB) - February 28 at 4:27 PM
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News IconGoogle-bred company accuses Uber of self-driving car theft (NYSE:CEB) - February 23 at 9:11 PM logoCorp. Exec. Board downgraded by SunTrust (NYSE:CEB) - February 14 at 2:52 AM logoCEB : TalentNeuron™ Now Available In Australia (NYSE:CEB) - February 13 at 4:49 PM logo8:00 am Corp. Exec. Board 'Go-Shop' period expires; none of the parties contacted provided an alternative acquisition proposal (NYSE:CEB) - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB Announces Expiration Of "Go-Shop" Period Under The Merger Agreement (NYSE:CEB) - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CEB) - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NYSE:CEB) - February 8 at 4:29 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:CEB) - February 8 at 4:29 PM logoCEB, Inc. : CEB-US: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 31, 2017 (NYSE:CEB) - January 31 at 4:39 PM logoCEB : The 3 Cs for Preventing Productivity Loss During the Administration Transition (NYSE:CEB) - January 24 at 2:31 AM logoThe 3 Cs for Preventing Productivity Loss During the Administration Transition (NYSE:CEB) - January 23 at 4:30 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of CEB Inc. - CEB (NYSE:CEB) - January 20 at 10:23 PM
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News IconWant to invest in CEB Inc (CEB) today? Read this before (NYSE:CEB) - January 13 at 10:09 PM logoBrower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of CEB Inc. And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information (NYSE:CEB) - January 12 at 9:36 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Commences An Investigation Into The Proposed Sale Of CEB Inc. And Encourages Investors To Contact The Firm For Additional Information (NYSE:CEB) - January 12 at 9:36 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of CEB Inc. to Gartner, Inc. for $77.25 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders (NYSE:CEB) - January 12 at 4:33 PM logoCorp. Exec. Board upgraded by Barclays (NYSE:CEB) - January 10 at 4:55 PM logoComplexity Drives Key Business Risks for 2017 (NYSE:CEB) - January 10 at 4:55 PM logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of CEB Inc. to Gartner, Inc. for $77.25 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders -- CEB (NYSE:CEB) - January 10 at 4:55 PM logoAnalyst Upgrades – CEB (NYSE:CEB) Stock Gets Upgraded By Barclays PLC from Underweight to Equal Weight (NYSE:CEB) - January 9 at 5:23 PM logoCEB Inc. (CEB) Leaped To A New High After Bought By Gartner (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 9:35 PM logoAnalyst Activity – RBC Capital Markets Raises Its Price Target On CEB (NYSE:CEB) to $74.00 (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 9:35 PM logoCEB SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of CEB Inc. (CEB) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Gartner Inc. (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 9:35 PM logoBlog Coverage Gartner Acquired CEB in a Cash and Stock Transaction (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoETFs with exposure to CEB, Inc. : January 6, 2017 (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Sale to Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB Inc. -- Moody's says proposed acquisition by Gartner does not affect CEB's ratings (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB, Inc.: Strong price momentum but will it sustain? (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 4:35 PM
News IconGartner to buy business research and analysis firm CEB for $2.6 bn (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 2:40 AM logoCEB INC. : Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:CEB) - January 6 at 2:40 AM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statemen (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 9:39 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of CEB Inc. -CEB (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 9:39 PM
News IconConsulting firm Gartner to purchase CEB for $2.6B (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM
News IconStamford-based Gartner buying CEB for $2.6 billion, creating massive tech firm (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM logoMerger plans won't derail CEB's plans for a new headquarters (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM
News IconArlington's CEB to be acquired in $2.6B deal (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM logoIT Research Firm Gartner Is Buying CEB for $2.6 Billion (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM logoGartner to Buy CEB Inc. for $2.6 Billion in Cash, Stock (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM logoGartner to Acquire CEB for $2.6 Billion in Cash and Stock (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM logoGartner to Acquire CEB (NYSE:CEB) - January 5 at 4:38 PM


What is CEB's stock symbol?

CEB trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CEB."

How often does CEB pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CEB?

CEB announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.4125 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th.

Where is CEB's stock going? Where will CEB's stock price be in 2017?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for CEB's stock. Their predictions range from $0.25 to $77.25. On average, they anticipate CEB's stock price to reach $54.73 in the next twelve months.

When will CEB announce their earnings?

CEB is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 28th 2017.

Who owns CEB stock?

CEB's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC (6.97%), Janus Capital Management LLC (6.34%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (4.96%), State Street Corp (3.11%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (2.63%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.06%). Company insiders that own CEB stock include Brian Kenneth Petersen, Daniel O Leemon, Ian Harvey Simister, Jeffrey R Tarr, Melody L Jones, Nancy J Karch and Philip Richard Lane.

Who sold CEB stock? Who is selling CEB stock?

CEB's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, State Street Corp, Nicholas Co. Inc. WI, Ranger Investment Management L.P., Royce & Associates LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold CEB stock in the last year include Jeffrey R Tarr and Melody L Jones.

Who bought CEB stock? Who is buying CEB stock?

CEB's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vulcan Value Partners LLC, Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC, Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Janus Capital Management LLC, S&T Bank PA, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT and Comerica Bank. Company insiders that have bought CEB stock in the last two years include Brian Kenneth Petersen, Ian Harvey Simister and Philip Richard Lane.

How do I buy CEB stock?

Shares of CEB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of CEB stock cost?

One share of CEB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $77.55.

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Last Updated on 3/1/2017 by Staff