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Corporate Executive Board (NYSE:CEB) Director Gregor Bailar sold 4,370 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $73.49, for a total transaction of $321,151.30. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 7,399 shares in the company, valued at approximately $543,753. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Shares of Corporate Executive Board (NYSE:CEB) opened at 73.15 on Thursday. Corporate Executive Board has a one year low of $52.04 and a one year high of $81.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $74.26 and a 200-day moving average of $72.23. The company has a market cap of $2.459 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 78.51.

Corporate Executive Board (NYSE:CEB) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, February 11th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $223.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $216.92 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Corporate Executive Board will post $3.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Monday, March 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.2625 per share. This represents a $1.05 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 12th. This is a positive change from Corporate Executive Board’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CEB shares. Analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Corporate Executive Board from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 13th. Separately, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of Corporate Executive Board from $80.00 to $85.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 29th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at RBC Capital initiated coverage on shares of Corporate Executive Board in a research note on Friday, January 10th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $93.00 price target on the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $79.20.

Corporate Executive Board Company (NYSE:CEB) is an advisory company that equips senior executives and their teams with actionable solutions to drive corporate performance.

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