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4 For-Profit Education Stocks That Could Be in Trouble

The once very hot education stocks segment has turned into a disaster over the past couple of years, and things do not appear to be getting any better for some ...
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More Analyst Sell Ratings as Markets Hit New Highs

Like any other item in the world, when a stock gets too expensive you just don't want to buy it. The higher the market pushes, the more we see high-profile ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Citigroup, EMC, NuSkin, Twitter and More

Earnings season has arrived, and investors and analysts alike are still making many changes to their positions for 2014. Each morning, 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street analyst research reports. We ...
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Did Bridgepoint Just Save Online and For-Profit Universities?

Two for-profit colleges both had news yesterday. Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI) received its initial accreditation for a period of five years. Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) was notified that ...
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Strayer Guides Lower on Enrollment Slide

Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) reported third-quarter 2012 earnings this morning. The for-profit education firm posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.36 on revenues of $124.3 million. In the ...
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For-profit Colleges Struggle (APOL, DV, STRA, COCO, LOPE)

After markets closed last night, Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL), which owns and operates the University of Phoenix, reported a better-than-expected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.52, but revenues fell ...
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Corinthian Colleges Sinks on Enrollment Forecast (COCO, APOL, STRA, LOPE, EDMC, APEI)

Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) reported a fourth fiscal quarter EPS loss of $0.08 and $394.78 million in sales before markets opened this morning. In the same period a year ...
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The Jack Welch College of Knowledge

Jack Welch spent decades moving up the management ranks of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) to the point where, as CEO, he turned the firm into one of the great ...
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DeVry Death Spiral: How the Analysts Got It So Wrong

DeVry, Inc. (NYSE: DV) is topping the leaderboard today, but in the wrong direction.  It is the top loser on the New York Stock Exchange.  The secondary education provider issued ...
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For-profit College Denied Accreditation

Ashford University, a unit of Bridgepoint Education Inc. (NYSE: BPI), has been denied its initial accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an action that could force ...
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For-Profit Education Marketing Proposal Risks Grow

There are some new concerns over the for-profit education market. Reports were out earlier in 2012 that Senator Harkin was attacking the for-profit education companies in a new round of attacks ...
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Capella Leads For-Profit Colleges’ Downturn (CPLA, APOL, DV, CECO, COCO, STRA, WPO)

The crackdown on financial aid to students at for-profit colleges has taken a toll on the revenues of these institutions over the past couple of years. But the restrictions on ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (AMZN, DE, NVDA, LO, WFR, AAP, APA, ABX, DTV, DUK, GM, TAP, STRA, PFCB, JNGW, AEA, HDY, PMFG, CAR)

Stocks opened higher this morning following upbeat reports on unemployment claims and new housing starts. With a little more than a half hour left in today’s session, all three indexes ...
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Expected Gains in For-Profit College Stocks (APOL, WPO, STRA, DV, CECO)

After a shaky start to the year, the for-profit college sector has pulled itself back up. With one exception, however, four of five stocks we looked at are still down ...
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For-Profit Colleges Stung in GAO Report (APOL, EDMC, WPO, DV, ESI, STRA, CECO)

For-profit colleges have had a tough couple of years. First, the colleges were forced to change admissions procedures in a way that has cost them enrollment. Then student loan default ...
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