CEB Company Profile (NYSE:CEB)

About CEB (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: $78.75
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $78.82
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $68.10
  • 52-Week Range: $47.33 - $79.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
  • 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%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CEB (NYSE:CEB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $60.58 (23.07% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/9/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeSpeculative Buy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
2/13/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Hold$68.00 -> $77.25N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$76.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Cantor FitzgeraldDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$75.00N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$50.00 -> $75.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$60.00N/AView Rating Details
5/18/2016MackieLower Price TargetC$0.30 -> C$0.25N/AView Rating Details
3/9/2016Paradigm CapitalLower Price TargetBuyC$0.60 -> C$0.30N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$87.00 -> $78.00N/AView Rating Details
9/11/2015William BlairReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Earnings by Quarter for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Earnings History by Quarter 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
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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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)
Most Recent Dividend:3/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.65
Dividend Yield:2.10%
Dividend Growth:22.40% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:142.24% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
43.19% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
40.84% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CEB (NYSE:CEB)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 98.51%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
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)


Headline Trends for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
Latest Headlines for CEB (NYSE:CEB)
DateHeadline logoCEB Inc. (CEB) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 24 at 4:50 PM logoCEB Inc. (CEB) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 21 at 10:03 PM logoCEB (CEB) Given Media Impact Score of -0.22 - April 21 at 12:49 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Effect CEB (CEB) Stock Price - April 15 at 12:33 PM logoForm 4 CEB Inc. For: Apr 05 Filed by: CARTER STEPHEN MARTIN - April 7 at 4:13 PM logoForm 4 CEB Inc. For: Apr 05 Filed by: BAILAR GREGOR - April 7 at 8:53 AM logoCEB Shareholders Approve Merger With Gartner, Inc. - April 7 at 8:53 AM logoGartner Completes Acquisition of CEB - April 7 at 8:53 AM logoCEB Inc. (CEB) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 29 at 2:04 PM logoBRIEF-CEB Inc and other named defendants in CEB merger litigation sign MoU to settle CEB merger litigation - March 24 at 9:31 PM logoDespite Political Uncertainty, Employees More Confident Than Ever In The Global Job Market - March 23 at 4:37 PM logoCEB Celebrates Women's Month With Commitment To Inclusion And Gender Equality - March 21 at 8:35 AM logoBRIEF-Gartner announces intention to offer $600 mln in senior notes - March 10 at 2:49 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of CEB, Inc. - CEB - March 7 at 9:15 PM logoCEB INC. Financials - March 7 at 4:14 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 1 at 10:52 AM logoHow These IT Services Stocks are Faring? -- Gartner, Syntel, Wipro, and 21Vianet - February 28 at 8:55 AM logoBeroe Unveils 'Free-for-Life' On-demand Procurement Intelligence Platform - February 23 at 9:11 PM logoCorp. Exec. Board downgraded by SunTrust - February 14 at 2:52 AM logo8:00 am Corp. Exec. Board 'Go-Shop' period expires; none of the parties contacted provided an alternative acquisition proposal - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB Announces Expiration Of "Go-Shop" Period Under The Merger Agreement - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 10 at 4:31 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - February 8 at 4:29 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure - February 8 at 4:29 PM logoThe 3 Cs for Preventing Productivity Loss During the Administration Transition - January 23 at 4:30 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of CEB Inc. - CEB - January 20 at 10:23 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 - 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 - January 12 at 4:33 PM logoCorp. Exec. Board upgraded by Barclays - January 10 at 4:55 PM logoComplexity Drives Key Business Risks for 2017 - 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 - January 10 at 4:55 PM logoCEB Inc. (CEB) Leaped To A New High After Bought By Gartner - 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. - January 6 at 9:35 PM logoBlog Coverage Gartner Acquired CEB in a Cash and Stock Transaction - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Buyout - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB INC. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Sale to Gartner, Inc. - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB Inc. -- Moody's says proposed acquisition by Gartner does not affect CEB's ratings - January 6 at 4:35 PM logoCEB INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statemen - January 5 at 9:39 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces an Investigation of The Board of Directors of CEB Inc. -CEB - January 5 at 9:39 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for CEB (NYSE:CEB)

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 declared 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 dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th.

How were CEB's earnings last quarter?

CEB Inc. (NYSE:CEB) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.88 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $229.84 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.63 million. CEB had a net margin of 4.05% and a negative return on equity of 334.08%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.00 earnings per share.

When will CEB make its next earnings announcement?

CEB is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

What guidance has CEB issued on next quarter's earnings?

CEB issued an update on its FY16 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.02. The company issued revenue guidance of $950 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $965.94 million.

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

6 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for CEB's stock. Their forecasts range from $0.25 to $77.25. On average, they anticipate CEB's stock price to reach $60.58 in the next twelve months.

Who owns CEB stock?

CEB's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include GW&K Investment Management LLC (1.53%), Chicago Capital Management LLC (1.18%), Rice Hall James & Associates LLC (0.90%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.00%), ARP Americas LLC (0.00%) and Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.23%). Company insiders that own CEB stock include Brian Kenneth Petersen, Daniel O Leemon, Ian Harvey Simister, Jeffrey R Tarr, Melody L Jones 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, American Capital Management Inc., ProShare Advisors LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Profund Advisors LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chicago Capital Management LLC, ARP Americas LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $78.75.

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