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National American University Holdngs (NASDAQ:NAUH) CEO Ronald L. Shape bought 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $3.15 per share, for a total transaction of $3,150.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 273,874 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $862,703. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of National American University Holdngs from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. They now have a $3.00 price target on the stock. Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of National American University Holdngs in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a $4.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $4.50.

National American University Holdngs (NASDAQ:NAUH) opened at 3.22 on Wednesday. National American University Holdngs has a one year low of $3.00 and a one year high of $4.09. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $3.0 and its 200-day moving average is $3.4. The company has a market cap of $80.7 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.17.

National American University Holdngs (NASDAQ:NAUH) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, August 6th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.05. On average, analysts predict that National American University Holdngs will post $0.16 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.045 per share. This represents a $0.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 26th.

National American University Holdings, Inc is a provider of postsecondary education primarily focused on the needs of working adults and other non-traditional students.

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