Live Stock Coverage: Could DeVry Education Group Inc Skyrocket Even More? The Stock Just Made 52-Week High

Live Stock Coverage: Could DeVry Education Group Inc Skyrocket Even More? The Stock Just Made 52 Week High

The stock of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) hit a new 52-week high and has $36.60 target or 30.00% above today’s $28.15 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.76B company. The 1-year high was reported on Nov, 17 by Barchart.com. If the $36.60 price target is reached, the company will be worth $528.00 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. About 841,910 shares traded hands or 16.54% up from the average. DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) has risen 63.39% since April 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 58.77% the S&P500.

DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) Ratings Coverage

Out of 7 analysts covering DeVry (NYSE:DV), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 3 “Hold”. This means 43% are positive. $38 is the highest target while $17 is the lowest. The $25.50 average target is -9.41% below today’s ($28.15) stock price. DeVry has been the topic of 18 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Wednesday, February 3, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, June 2 by Credit Suisse. The stock of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) earned “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research on Monday, August 24. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 14 by Barrington Research. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, April 20. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of DV in a report on Friday, February 5 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Compass Point with “Neutral” on Friday, February 5. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Barrington Research. The rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research on Friday, August 21 to “Buy”. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, November 9 by Credit Suisse.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “DeVry Education Group Inc. is a provider of educational services. The company operates various institutions that offer various degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in technology, healthcare technology, business and management, as well as online secondary education to school districts and medical education. DeVry Education Group Inc., formerly known as DeVry Inc., is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.59 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.05, from 1.54 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 20 funds sold all DeVry Education Group Inc shares owned while 49 reduced positions. 38 funds bought stakes while 72 increased positions. They now own 63.98 million shares or 1.93% less from 65.24 million shares in 2016Q1.
Blackrock Invest Mngmt Ltd accumulated 397,266 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Swiss Financial Bank holds 0% or 97,300 shares in its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10,870 shares. Wells Fargo Mn last reported 94,470 shares in the company. Aperio Ltd has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV). Checchi Advisers Limited Liability, a California-based fund reported 46 shares. First Pacific Advisors Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.37% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 2.44 million shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Co last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Envestnet Asset last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Principal Fin Group holds 0.01% or 216,022 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Assocs Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0% or 147,000 shares. The California-based Blackrock Fund Advsrs has invested 0.01% in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV). Us Bancorporation De has 0% invested in the company for 8,258 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp Inc accumulated 265,767 shares or 0% of the stock. Allianz Asset Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 24,676 shares.

Insider Transactions: Since July 13, 2016, the stock had 1 insider buy, and 20 insider sales for $3.07 million net activity. International Value Advisers – LLC had sold 2,872 shares worth $70,866. On Wednesday, July 13 Davis Gregory S sold $28,665 worth of the stock or 1,365 shares. On Thursday, August 18 the insider Groenwald Susan sold $346,487. 50,000 shares were sold by TAYLOR RONALD L, worth $1.14 million. The insider Riehs Steven sold 759 shares worth $18,983. LORAINE DONNA M sold $47,886 worth of stock. WARDELL LISA W had bought 8,000 shares worth $204,400.

Another recent and important DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “DeVry Education Group Inc. Reveals 18% Increase In Q1 Profit” on November 01, 2016.

DV Company Profile

DeVry Education Group Inc. (DeVry Group), incorporated on August 3, 1987, is a global well-known provider of educational services. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law. The Firm operates in three divisions: Medical and Healthcare; International and Professional Education, and Business, Technology and Management.

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