Strategic Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA – Get Free Report) has been assigned an average rating of “Moderate Buy” from the four research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $94.00.
A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets increased their target price on Strategic Education from $97.00 to $101.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. Barrington Research increased their price objective on shares of Strategic Education from $95.00 to $100.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 2nd. Finally, StockNews.com raised shares of Strategic Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th.
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Strategic Education Stock Up 0.6 %
Shares of NASDAQ STRA opened at $95.56 on Wednesday. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $92.63 and a 200 day moving average price of $84.03. The company has a current ratio of 1.32, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. Strategic Education has a 12-month low of $64.53 and a 12-month high of $97.24. The company has a market cap of $2.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 46.84, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.49.
Strategic Education Announces Dividend
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 4th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 27th were given a $0.60 dividend. This represents a $2.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 24th. Strategic Education’s payout ratio is 117.65%.
About Strategic Education
Strategic Education, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides education services through campus-based and online post-secondary education, and programs to develop job-ready skills. It operates through three segments: U.S. Higher Education, Australia/New Zealand, and Education Technology Services. The company operates Strayer University that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, criminal justice, education, health services, information technology, and public administration at physical campuses located in the eastern United States, as well as through online; non-degree web and mobile application development courses through Hackbright Academy and Devmountain; and MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute.
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