The stock of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 3.67% or $2.59 during the last trading session, hitting $73.1. About 126,006 shares traded hands or 54.35% up from the average. Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) has risen 32.41% since March 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.94% the S&P500.
The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $801.41 million company. It was reported on Oct, 31 by Barchart.com. We have $99.42 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:CPLA worth $288.51 million more.
Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 60% are positive. Capella Education has been the topic of 5 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of CPLA in a report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Outperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 26 by Barrington Research.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “CAPELLA EDUCATION COMPANY is a pioneer in developing high quality, online degree programs for adults. Their programs are delivered through its wholly owned subsidiary, They has an accredited online academic institution. Their university is known for its rigorous curricula that combine strong academic content and real world practicality, presented in a flexible, online format geared for adult students.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.23 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.04, from 1.27 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 14 funds sold all Capella Education Company shares owned while 38 reduced positions. 12 funds bought stakes while 52 increased positions. They now own 9.13 million shares or 12.56% less from 10.44 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock Grp Incorporated Ltd reported 14,472 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Fmr Ltd Liability last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Secor Capital Advisors Limited Partnership reported 4,552 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Gsa Prtnrs Llp has 0.23% invested in the company for 80,093 shares. Picton Mahoney Asset Management owns 1,500 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Makaira Partners Ltd Liability Company accumulated 294,505 shares or 2.27% of the stock. Tikvah Management Limited last reported 39,416 shares in the company. First Tru Advsrs Lp accumulated 4,199 shares or 0% of the stock. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems has 21,240 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ameriprise Fin has 0% invested in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) for 147,745 shares. Susquehanna International Gp Llp has 37,897 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Thrivent For Lutherans last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Management Corp last reported 28,223 shares in the company. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 75,443 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) last reported 709 shares in the company.
Insider Transactions: Since May 18, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $1.50 million net activity. Tukua Darrell R sold $306,150 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. The insider Polacek Steven L. sold $179,428. Shares for $1.00 million were sold by GILLIGAN J KEVIN.
More notable recent Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Capella Education Company Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results” on October 25, 2016, also Benzinga.com with their article: “10 Stocks That Rallied Four Days, Then Sold Off Yesterday” published on October 31, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “Hackbright Academy Joins Capella Education Company to Further Goal of Closing …” on April 22, 2016. More interesting news about Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Capella Education Company Enters into an Amended and Restated Revolving Credit …” published on December 21, 2015 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Capella Education Company Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results” with publication date: July 26, 2016.
CPLA Company Profile
Capella Education Company, incorporated on December 27, 1991, is an online postsecondary education services company. The Company’s academic programs are delivered through its subsidiary, Capella University (the University), which is an online academic institution offering online postsecondary education services primarily to working adults. The University offers a variety of doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s programs in the public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, behavioral health and human services, business management and information technology, and education markets. The University offers over 1,840 online courses and approximately 50 academic programs with over 160 specializations to nearly 37,000 learners. The Company’s subsidiary, DevMountain, LLC, is involved in software coding industry.
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