Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Position Added By BlackRock

Cornelia Mascio
Agosto 13, 2017

The company is trading unchanged by 0.00 percent from yesterday's close. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,428 shares of the company's stock valued at $207,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the last quarter. Capella Education now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $87.69.

Many financial stock experts have quite recently published research on CPLA Stocks. Zacks Investment Research raised Capella Education from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $97.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, April 18th. BMO Capital Markets cut their price objective on Capella Education from $86.00 to $79.45 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Capella Education from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th.

In other news, CEO J Kevin Gilligan sold 2,000 shares of Capella Education stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.18, for a total value of $164,360.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. The stock rose 0.02% or $0.01 reaching $66.96 per share. The Chairman now owns $8,149,298 of the stock as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in shares of Capella Education by 22.2% in the second quarter. Two research experts recommended the company shares with a sell recommendation, 1 have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation to the firms shares. the share has a average recommendation of "Hold" and an consensus price target of $87.69. HL Financial Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capella Education during the first quarter valued at approximately $200,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 57,636 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,934,000 after buying an additional 10,463 shares during the period. Finally, Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in Capella Education by 31.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,111,466 shares of the company's stock worth $94,503,000 after buying an additional 104,409 shares during the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its stake in shares of Capella Education by 1.6% in the first quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 3,157 shares of the company's stock worth $268,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period.

Renaissance Technologies LLC reports that it bought 18,625 shares in the previous quarter increasing its exposure to Capella Education Company by 2.0%. Bessemer Group Inc. owned approximately 0.14% of Capella Education worth $1,395,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors own 89.08% of the company's stock.

Capella Education (NASDAQ CPLA) remained flat at $66.95 on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 41,268 shares. The stock has a market cap of $936.31 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.27 and a beta of 0.53. Capella Education Company has a 52-week low of $56.88 and a 52-week high of $99.25.

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.10. Capella Education had a net margin of 10.49% and a return on equity of 20.23%. The business had revenue of $109.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $109.89 million. The corporation posted $0.90 EPS (EPS) for the period, exceeding wall street forecast of $0.80 by $0.10. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS to be $1.03 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $3.68.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. The ex-dividend date is Wed, Aug 23rd. Capella Education's dividend payout ratio is 42.38%.

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