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DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) CEO Daniel Hamburger sold 18,204 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.26, for a total value of $787,505.04. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 137,439 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,945,611. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on DV shares. 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. DeVry Education Group currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $43.88.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) traded down 0.90% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $43.00. 213,277 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’s 50-day moving average is $41.86 and its 200-day moving average is $41.65. The company has a market cap of $2.736 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.96.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last released its earnings data on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the 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 $2.79 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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