Analysts See $1.10 EPS for Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE)

January 23, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

 Analysts See $1.10 EPS for Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.21, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 19 investors sold Grand Canyon Education, Inc. shares while 84 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 42.06 million shares or 0.44% less from 42.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Voloridge Invest Management Ltd has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Citigroup reported 13,831 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 56,917 shares. Granite Partners Llc accumulated 22,050 shares. Millennium Management Limited has invested 0% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Assetmark invested 0% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). California State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 75,162 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc reported 174,790 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Com reported 0.03% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Fmr Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 4.32 million shares. First Tru L P accumulated 44,253 shares. Vaughan Nelson Investment Limited Partnership holds 327,190 shares. Caprock Group reported 0.05% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Caxton Assoc Lp invested in 0.02% or 5,219 shares. Utd Svcs Automobile Association holds 0% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) or 14,500 shares.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $506,510 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $400,850 was sold by Mildenhall Joseph N.

Analysts expect Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) to report $1.10 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 8.91 % from last quarter’s $1.01 EPS. LOPE’s profit would be $52.93 million giving it 21.53 P/E if the $1.10 EPS is correct. After having $0.81 EPS previously, Grand Canyon Education, Inc.’s analysts see 35.80 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $94.74. About 108,643 shares traded. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 85.46% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 68.76% the S&P500.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Grand Canyon Education had 20 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 4 report. The stock of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $62 target in Monday, March 7 report. Zacks upgraded the shares of LOPE in report on Monday, August 24 to “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. The company was initiated on Wednesday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Barrington Research. The company was maintained on Friday, September 15 by BMO Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) on Friday, August 5 with “Overweight” rating.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $4.56 billion. It offers approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and certificates across nine colleges online and on ground through campus in Phoenix, Arizona; leased facilities; and facilities owned by third party employers. It has a 24.89 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 81,900 students enrolled in its programs.

More notable recent Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results” on May 04, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” published on April 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Grand Canyon Education: Potential Value In A Risky Sector” on August 22, 2017. More interesting news about Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” published on September 22, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Grand Canyon lands perfect score from Thomson Reuters” with publication date: December 29, 2017.

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