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DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) CEO Daniel Hamburger sold 4,652 shares of DeVry Education Group stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.80, for a total transaction of $199,105.60. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 128,668 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,506,990. The sale 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 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 analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.88.

Shares of DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) traded up 0.65% on Wednesday, hitting $43.03. 456,722 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. DeVry Education Group has a 1-year low of $29.95 and a 1-year high of $47.73. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.7 and a 200-day moving average of $41.96. The company has a market cap of $2.741 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.66.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last released its earnings data 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. Analysts expect that DeVry Education Group will post $2.80 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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