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

January 20, 2018 - By Migdalia James

 $1.10 EPS Expected 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.
Deutsche Retail Bank Ag accumulated 141,763 shares. Dupont Capital Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Brinker Capital Incorporated stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Sg Cap Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.75% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Spark Invest Mngmt Limited Company invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested in 6,224 shares. James Investment Inc invested in 158,797 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc reported 0.02% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Washington Management owns 0.9% invested in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 9,300 shares. 1.34M were accumulated by Van Berkom And. 5,224 are owned by Tower Rech Capital Ltd Company (Trc). Valley Natl Advisers stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). New Mexico-based Thornburg Investment has invested 0.17% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Citigroup holds 13,831 shares.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $506,510 activity. $400,850 worth of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) was sold by Mildenhall Joseph N on Wednesday, August 9.

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 $52.93M giving it 21.28 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 0.72% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $93.63. About 151,302 shares traded. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 85.46% since January 20, 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. Zacks upgraded Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) rating on Wednesday, August 12. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $44 target. As per Friday, February 17, the company rating was maintained by Barrington Research. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 1 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $102.0 target in Monday, December 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 29 by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research on Tuesday, August 11 with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. Zacks upgraded Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) rating on Monday, August 24. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $41 target.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $4.51 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 24.59 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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Grand Canyon Education Is Still A Growth Stock” on June 07, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” published on September 22, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” on April 11, 2017. More interesting news about Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Q3 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on November 01, 2017 as well as Wsj.com‘s news article titled: “Grand Canyon Education Again Seeks Nonprofit Status for Main University” with publication date: January 05, 2018.

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