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DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) Insider Robert A. Paul sold 3,617 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.97, for a total transaction of $155,422.49. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 9,062 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $389,394. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) traded down 0.51% on Wednesday, hitting $42.75. The stock had a trading volume of 219,770 shares. DeVry Education Group has a 52-week low of $28.87 and a 52-week high of $47.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.89 and a 200-day moving average of $41.66. The company has a market cap of $2.720 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.76.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 7th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters 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 prior year, the company posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that DeVry Education Group will post $2.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DV. Analysts at Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. 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 research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus 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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