Capella Education Company (CPLA) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) will issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, October 31st. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.68 per share for the quarter.
Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $109.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $109.89 million. Capella Education had a net margin of 10.49% and a return on equity of 20.23%. Capella Education’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.93 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Capella Education to post $3.56 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.71 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ CPLA) traded up 0.185% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $67.675. 14,521 shares of the company traded hands. Capella Education Company has a 52 week low of $62.13 and a 52 week high of $99.25. The company has a market capitalization of $789.83 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.469 and a beta of 0.44. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $68.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $79.25.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 13th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th were given a $0.41 dividend. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 23rd. Capella Education’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.38%.
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A number of research firms recently commented on CPLA. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Capella Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Capella Education from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $86.00 price target on shares of Capella Education in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Barrington Research decreased their price target on shares of Capella Education from $98.00 to $90.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $87.00.
Capella Education Company Profile
Capella Education Company is an education services company. The Company provides direct path between learning and employment through its online postsecondary education offerings and through programs to develop job-ready skills for demand markets. The company’s segments include post-secondary segment and job-ready skills segment.
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