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APEI

American Public Education

$23.90

0.35 (1.49%)

, BPI

Bridgepoint Education

$14.12

0.06 (0.43%)

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Foolish to bet against for-profit schools under Trump, Barron's says

For-profit education companies no longer look cheap after rising on hopes that President Trump would roll back regulations of the sector -- which appeared confirmed last week after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced reconsideration of two rules -- but investors would nevertheless be "foolish" to bet against the industry while Trump is in the White House, Barron's contends in a 'Follow Up' column. Publicly traded companies in the space include American Public Education (APEI), Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Career Education (CECO), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Grand Canyon (LOPE) and Strayer (STRA). Reference Link

APEI

American Public Education

$23.90

0.35 (1.49%)

BPI

Bridgepoint Education

$14.12

0.06 (0.43%)

CECO

Career Education

ATGE

Adtalem Global Education

$37.10

-0.2 (-0.54%)

LOPE

Grand Canyon

$81.33

0.74 (0.92%)

STRA

Strayer

$93.17

0.08 (0.09%)

  • 08

    Aug

APEI American Public Education
$23.90

0.35 (1.49%)

11/10/16
PIPR
11/10/16
NO CHANGE
PIPR
Piper sees regulatory pressure on education industry easing
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Appert thinks regulatory pressure in the education industry could "ease meaningfully" in the Trump administration. The sector could see a "positive reset in valuations" after significant underperformance over the last several years, Appert tells investors in a research note. His top picks in the space are DeVry (DV) and Grand Canyon (LOPE).
BPI Bridgepoint Education
$14.12

0.06 (0.43%)

01/17/17
BRRR
01/17/17
NO CHANGE
Target $14
BRRR
Outperform
Bridgepoint Education price target raised to $14 from $9 at Barrington
Barrington analyst Alexander Paris raised his price target on Bridgepoint Education shares to $14 from $9 as he believes a higher multiple is appropriate for the stock, and the for-profit education group, given the less hostile regulatory environment likely under incoming President Trump and his administration.
03/10/17
BRRR
03/10/17
NO CHANGE
Target $14
BRRR
Outperform
Bridgepoint share buyback reflects management confidence, says Barrington
After Bridgepoint Education agreed to buy back about 18M shares from private equity investor Warburg Pincus for $150M Barrington analyst Alexander Paris said "the only surprise" from his perspective is that the deal came sooner than expected. Also, he believes the deal suggest company management and the board are comfortable with regulatory risk and the direction of the business. Paris keeps an Outperform rating and $14 price target on Bridgepoint shares.
CECO Career Education

ATGE Adtalem Global Education
$37.10

-0.2 (-0.54%)

05/26/17
PIPR
05/26/17
NO CHANGE
Target $52
PIPR
Overweight
Adtalem Global Education price target raised to $52 from $46 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Appert raised his price target for Adtalem Global Education to $52 following the company's investor day. The analyst sees improving enrollment trends in the medical unit, positive margin momentum and earnings leverage from buybacks as near-term catalysts for the stock. He keeps an Overweight rating on the name.
LOPE Grand Canyon
$81.33

0.74 (0.92%)

03/13/17
FBCO
03/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $75
FBCO
Outperform
Grand Canyon price target raised to $75 from $64 at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Trace Urdan raised his price target for Grand Canyon to $75 from $64 based on modest enrollment and revenue growth, conservative cost case and beta well above recent history. The analyst reiterates an Outperform rating on the shares.
03/20/17
PIPR
03/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $73
PIPR
Overweight
Grand Canyon a 'compelling investment opportunity,' says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Appert calls Grand Canyon Education a "compelling investment opportunity" and upped his price target for the shares to $73 from $69. Grand Canyon's industry-leading enrollment, revenue and earnings growth is likely to continue, Appert tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
05/05/17
PIPR
05/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $81
PIPR
Overweight
Grand Canyon price target raised to $81 from $73 at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Peter Appert raised his price target for Grand Canyon Education to $81 following the company's beat and raise quarter. Grand Canyon remains the industry leader in enrollments, revenue and earnings growth, Appert tells investors in a post-earnings research note. He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares.
05/05/17
BARD
05/05/17
NO CHANGE
Target $84
BARD
Outperform
Grand Canyon price target raised to $84 from $71 at Baird
Baird analyst Jeffrey Meuler raised his price target on Grand Canyon to $84 from $71 following Q3 results that showed new enrollment growth, strong GCU performance, and what appears to be conservative operating estimates. Meuler reiterated his Outperform rating on Grand Canyon shares.
STRA Strayer
$93.17

0.08 (0.09%)

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