Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA)


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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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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