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

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$32.60 -0.63 (-1.90 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 06:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.23
Today's Range$32.5633 - $33.40
52-Week Range$12.72 - $34.30
Volume271,209 shs
Average Volume263,000 shs
Market Capitalization$1.31 billion
P/E Ratio47.94
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$2.4981 per share
Book Value$14.26 per share


Net Income$27.62 million


Market Cap$1.31 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2019 (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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 22nd. The company reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $254.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $250.80 million. K12 had a return on equity of 6.40% and a net margin of 3.87%. The business's revenue was up 17.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.33 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, April 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for K12.

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

K12 issued an update on its third quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $250-255 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $251.28 million.

What price target have analysts set for LRN?

3 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for K12's shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect K12's stock price to reach $26.6667 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.2%. 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. " (1/25/2019)
  • 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?

Media headlines about LRN stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. K12 earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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), American National BankShares (AMNB), US Foods (USFD), Twitter (TWTR), New York Times (NYT), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC) and General Motors (GM).

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.54%), BlackRock Inc. (6.67%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.69%), D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (2.65%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.64%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.41%). 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., Royce & Associates LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Zacks Investment Management and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Crown Advisors Management Inc. and Oberweis Asset Management Inc.. 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 $32.60.

How big of a company is K12?

K12 has a market capitalization of $1.31 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:  238 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  209 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  447
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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