NYSE:LRN - K12 Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$31.77 +1.10 (+3.59 %)
(As of 04/26/2019 12:08 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.67
Today's Range$30.75 - $32.30
52-Week Range$14.88 - $37.43
Volume5,681 shs
Average Volume365,233 shs
Market Capitalization$1.28 billion
P/E Ratio46.79
Dividend YieldN/A
K12, Inc. engages in the provision of technology-based educational products and solutions to public school districts, public schools, virtual charter schools, private schools, and consumers. It offers online curriculum, software systems, and educational services designed to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade. The company was founded by Ronald J. Packard in 2000 and is headquartered in Herndon, VA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$917.73 million
Cash Flow$2.1925 per share
Book Value$14.26 per share


Net Income$27.62 million


Market Cap$1.28 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2019 (Estimated)

K12 (NYSE:LRN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is K12's stock symbol?

K12 trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LRN."

How were K12's earnings last quarter?

K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.07. The company earned $253.25 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $252.49 million. K12 had a return on equity of 7.34% and a net margin of 4.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.32 EPS. View K12's Earnings History.

When is K12's next earnings date?

K12 is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for K12.

What guidance has K12 issued on next quarter's earnings?

K12 updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.005-1.01 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.01 billion.

What price target have analysts set for LRN?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for K12's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate K12's share price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for K12.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for K12?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for K12 in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for K12.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about K12 stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about K12 stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, is a leading national provider of proprietary curriculum and educational services created for online delivery to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, or K-12. Its mission is to maximize a child's potential by providing access to an engaging and effective education, regardless of geographic location or socio-economic background. " (4/26/2019)
  • 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We are encouraged by the fall term enrollment results, the third consecutive year of growth after three years of decline, as the company is seeing broad‐based demand across virtually all states. LRN shares are up 9% YTD and currently trade at only 4.2x our FY/19 (June) estimate of adjusted EBITDA, significantly below its online‐focused postsecondary education (9.0x) peer group. Based on the positive macro trends and company execution, we are reiterating our OUTPERFORM investment rating and raising our 12‐month price target to $25 (from $22), which conservatively assumes a 6x multiple on forward adjusted EBITDA." (10/24/2018)

Has K12 been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LRN stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. K12 earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of K12's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of K12 own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other K12 investors own include General Electric (GE), Mattel (MAT), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Clear Channel Outdoor (CCO), Twitter (TWTR), American National BankShares (AMNB), US Foods (USFD), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), General Motors (GM) and New York Times (NYT).

Who are K12's key executives?

K12's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Nathaniel A. Davis, Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • James Jeaho Rhyu, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Executive VP
  • Rob Banwarth, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Howard D. Polsky, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Margaret Jorgensen, Chief Academic Officer & Senior Vice President

Who are K12's major shareholders?

K12's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SG Capital Management LLC (0.49%), Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.31%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.10%), Columbus Circle Investors (0.08%), Strs Ohio (0.07%) and Bailard Inc. (0.04%). Company insiders that own K12 stock include Allison Cleveland, Guillermo Bron, Howard D Polsky, James Jeaho Rhyu, Joseph Zarella, Kevin Chavous and Nathaniel A Davis. View Institutional Ownership Trends for K12.

Which major investors are selling K12 stock?

LRN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Bailard Inc. and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold K12 company stock in the last year include Howard D Polsky, Kevin Chavous and Nathaniel A Davis. View Insider Buying and Selling for K12.

Which major investors are buying K12 stock?

LRN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Columbus Circle Investors, Alpha Windward LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, FNY Investment Advisers LLC and Investors Research Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for K12.

How do I buy shares of K12?

Shares of LRN 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 K12's stock price today?

One share of LRN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.8150.

How big of a company is K12?

K12 has a market capitalization of $1.28 billion and generates $917.73 million in revenue each year. The company earns $27.62 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.68 on an earnings per share basis. K12 employs 4,700 workers across the globe.

What is K12's official website?

The official website for K12 is http://www.k12.com.

How can I contact K12?

K12's mailing address is 2300 Corporate Park Drive, Herndon VA, 20171. The company can be reached via phone at 703-483-7000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for K12 (NYSE LRN)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  243 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  454
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about K12 and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LRN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LRN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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