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DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) CEO Daniel Hamburger unloaded 4,098 shares of DeVry Education Group stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.55, for a total value of $178,467.90. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 159,270 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,936,209. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) traded up 0.35% on Friday, hitting $43.39. 268,369 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. DeVry Education Group has a one year low of $28.87 and a one year high of $47.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.83 and a 200-day moving average of $41.50. The company has a market cap of $2.761 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.89.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $485.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $487.50 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that DeVry Education Group will post $2.80 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research note on Friday. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $50.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of DeVry Education Group from $48.00 to $49.00 in a research note on Friday, August 8th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.88.

DeVry Education Group Inc , formerly DeVry Inc, is a provider of educational services and the parent organization of Advanced Academics, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College and Carrington College California, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

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