Grand Canyon Education beats 4Q profit forecasts

Elias Hubbard
February 22, 2018

The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $35.59. About 991,212 shares traded or 528.61% up from the average. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has risen 4.05% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Dupont Cap Mgmt Corp holds 0.01% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Therefore 22% are positive.

News articles about Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment.

Among 6 analysts covering Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $85.0 target in Friday, September 15 report. Honda Motor Co had 20 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:LOPE) on Monday, December 4 with "Buy" rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 24 by Zacks. The stock of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. $45,000 worth of stock was sold by Shekhter Elaina on Thursday, October 5. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. Piper Jaffray maintained Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $100.0 target in Wednesday, November 29 report. Scotia Capital downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Wednesday, April 6 report. Barrington Research maintained Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Com invested 0.1% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. The company has market cap of $4.81 billion. The firm has a market cap of $4,404.02, a PE ratio of 24.28, a P/E/G ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.36.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. The company has a current ratio of 1.36, a quick ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. It dived, as 19 investors sold Grand Canyon Education, Inc. shares while 84 reduced holdings. Finally, Neuberger Berman Group LLC raised its position in Grand Canyon Education by 19.4% in the 3rd quarter. Orrstown Fin accumulated 18 shares. Panagora Asset Incorporated accumulated 158,924 shares or 0.06% of the stock. The biggest holder now is Brian E. Mueller who owns 294,894 shares (0.61% of those outstanding), whilst Daniel E. Bachus holds 112,239 (0.23% of shares outstanding) and Dr. W. Stan Meyer holds 105,593 (0.22% of shares outstanding).

Loomis Sayles And Comm L P invested in 0.1% or 483,597 shares. Congress Asset Ma stated it has 29,698 shares. Wealthtrust, Alabama-based fund reported 714 shares. Grandeur Peak Global Advsrs Ltd Llc invested in 5.04% or 375,925 shares. Needham maintained the shares of EPAM in report on Tuesday, November 8 with "Buy" rating. Parkside National Bank & Trust accumulated 1,736 shares. (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 141,763 shares. Raymond James And Assocs stated it has 0% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $102.00 price target on shares of Grand Canyon Education in a research note on Monday, December 4th. The stock increased 8.68% or $7.98 during the last trading session, reaching $99.9. About 586,526 shares traded.

More notable recent Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Its up 0.54, from 0.73 in 2017Q2. It also increased its holding in Gentherm Inc (NASDAQ:THRM) by 151,444 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.00 million shares, and has risen its stake in Ellie Mae Inc. 30 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. California State Teachers Retirement System has 75,162 shares. Moreover, First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 0.02% invested in Henry Schein, Inc.

The Phoenix-based company said it had profit of $1.41 per share.

Now insiders hold 734,493 shares in the business which makes up 1.53% of shares. State Street Corporation holds 946,823 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Greenleaf Tru holds 0% or 312 shares in its portfolio. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt owns 0% invested in EPAM Systems, Inc. Amer Century Companies owns 147,198 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. These holdings make up 97.25% of the company's outstanding shares. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 2,805 shares in its portfolio.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $366,756 activity. The Company's principal product is CytoSorb device, an extracorporeal cytokine filter designed for the adjunctive therapy in the treatment of sepsis; adjunctive therapy in other critical care applications; prevention and treatment of post-operative complications of cardiopulmonary bypass surgery; and prevention and treatment of organ dysfunction in brain-dead organ donors to increase the number and quality of viable organs harvested from donors.

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