2U Inc (NDAQ:TWOU) Is A Stock That Macquarie Research Seems to be Very Interested In

December 8, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 2U Inc (NDAQ:TWOU) Is A Stock That Macquarie Research Seems to be Very Interested In

Why Has Macquarie Research Given 2U Inc (NDAQ:TWOU) a $71.00 Price Target

Research professionals at Macquarie Research initiated coverage on shares of 2U Inc (NDAQ:TWOU) in a research note released on Thursday morning. The financial company set “Outperform” rating on the stock. Macquarie Research’s TP of $71.00 suggests potential of 15.54 % from the stock’s current stock price.

2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering 2U Inc (NDAQ:TWOU), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. 2U Inc has $72 highest and $43 lowest target. $66.67’s average target is 8.49% above currents $61.45 stock price. 2U Inc had 7 analyst reports since February 24, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 8 by Needham. Needham maintained 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) earned “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Thursday, December 7. The stock of 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Needham. The company was maintained on Friday, February 24 by Needham.

The stock increased 5.22% or $3.05 during the last trading session, reaching $61.45. About 1.01 million shares traded or 137.73% up from the average. 2U, Inc. (NDAQ:TWOU) has risen 55.92% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.22% the S&P500.

2U, Inc. provides cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver education to students. The company has market cap of $3.21 billion. The Company’s cloud SaaS platform solutions include online campus, an online learning platform that enables its clients to offer educational content together with instructor-led classes in a live, intimate, and engaging setting through proprietary Web and mobile applications. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s integrated back-end applications launch, operate, and support clients' programs, as well as provide clients with real-time data and analytical insight related to student performance and engagement, student satisfaction, and enrollment.

More recent 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWOU) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “2U, Inc. Beats Expectations, Accelerates Program Launches (Again)” on November 08, 2017. Also Prnewswire.com published the news titled: “Valerie Jarrett to Join 2U Board of Directors” on December 07, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “2u Inc (TWOU) CEO Christopher J Paucek Sold $9.3 million of Shares” with publication date: November 19, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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