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

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$22.99 -0.38 (-1.63 %)
(As of 12/9/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.99
Today's Range$22.85 - $23.46
52-Week Range$12.72 - $24.67
Volume226,129 shs
Average Volume229,599 shs
Market Capitalization$924.06 million
P/E Ratio33.81
Dividend YieldN/A
K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, together with its subsidiaries, provides online curriculum, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade in the United States and internationally. The company also offers curriculum and technology solutions for full-time virtual and blended programs; full-time virtual programs, semester courses, and supplemental educational products; teacher training, teaching, and other academic and technology support services to public schools, school districts, private schools, charter schools, early childhood learning centers, and corporate partners. In addition, it provides FuelEd suite of offerings, such as K12 curriculum, FuelEd online courses, and FuelEd anywhere learning systems; Middlebury interactive languages; Stride; and the Big Universe literacy solution. Further, the company operates online private schools, including The K12 International Academy, the George Washington University Online High School, and the Keystone School. Additionally, it provides access to the online lessons and curriculum through proprietary learning management system; learning kits; student computers; and management, technology, and educational services. The company sells individual K-8 online courses and supplemental educational products directly to families. K12 Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Educational services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:LRN
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.04
Current Ratio3.06
Quick Ratio2.95


Trailing P/E Ratio33.81
Forward P/E Ratio30.25
P/E Growth2.02

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$917.73 million
Price / Sales1.01
Cash Flow$2.4989 per share
Price / Cash Flow9.20
Book Value$14.26 per share
Price / Book1.61


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.68
Net Income$27.62 million
Net Margins2.91%
Return on Equity4.67%
Return on Assets3.61%


Outstanding Shares40,190,000
Market Cap$924.06 million

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, October, 23rd. The company reported ($0.22) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.33) by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $251.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $226.82 million. K12 had a return on equity of 4.67% and a net margin of 2.91%. K12's revenue was up 9.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.21) EPS. View K12's Earnings History.

When is K12's next earnings date?

K12 is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for K12.

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

K12 issued an update on its second quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $250-255 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $228.53 million.K12 also updated its FY 2019 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for LRN?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for K12's shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate K12's share price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for K12.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for K12?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for K12 in the last year. There are currently 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. " (10/27/2018)
  • 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 positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. K12 earned a coverage optimism score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of K12's key competitors?

Who are K12's key executives?

K12's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nathaniel Alonzo Davis, CEO & Exec. Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. James J. Rhyu, CFO and Pres of Product & Technology (Age 48)
  • Mr. Kevin P. Chavous, Pres of Academics, Policy & Schools Group (Age 62)
  • Mr. Rob Banwarth, Chief Information Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Vincent Winslow Mathis, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)

Who are K12's major shareholders?

K12's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.60%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.11%), BlackRock Inc. (6.69%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.91%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.23%) and Man Group plc (2.75%). Company insiders that own K12 stock include Allison Cleveland, Guillermo Bron, Howard D Polsky, James Jeaho Rhyu, Joseph Zarella, Kevin Chavous, Lynda Cloud 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 Morgan Stanley, Highland Capital Management LP, Alambic Investment Management L.P., Man Group plc, Citadel Advisors LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Nordea Investment Management AB. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Matarin Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP and AXA. 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 $22.99.

How big of a company is K12?

K12 has a market capitalization of $924.06 million 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:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  428
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 12/9/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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