November 28, 2016 - By Richard Conner
Value International, an insider of Devry Education Group Inc, currently major shareholder not a long ago disclosed a sale with the SEC. As reported in the public report, Value International sold 3,114 shares of the firm, priced at $29.3 per share. $91,334 US Dollars was the sale’s value. The SEC document’s date was November 28, 2016. In the last month, he also unloaded 16,742 shares with a total value $437,336 USD. The probability of this trade staying hidden is quite small, with the major shareholder today holding 50,724 shares – that is 10%+ of the total market capitalization of Devry Education Group Inc.
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 -14.00% below today’s ($29.65) stock price. DeVry has been the topic of 18 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Barrington Research upgraded DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Wednesday, September 14 to “Outperform” rating. Compass Point maintained DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Friday, February 5 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research given on Monday, August 24. Credit Suisse downgraded the shares of DV in a report on Thursday, June 2 to “Neutral” rating. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Barrington Research to “Outperform”. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Wednesday, April 20 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, November 9 by Credit Suisse. BMO Capital Markets maintained DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) rating on Friday, February 5. BMO Capital Markets has “Market Perform” rating and $21 price target. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of DV in a report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Outperform” rating. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 26 report.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.42 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.17, from 1.59 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, 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.
Marshall Wace Llp reported 72,897 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Eii Cap Incorporated, a New York-based fund reported 124,320 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated owns 37,094 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Dynamic Mgmt Ltd has 0.11% invested in the company for 53,416 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp reported 265,767 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Airain has 0.02% invested in the company for 18,852 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance accumulated 95,980 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 533,779 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 36,241 shares in its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale Associates Inc reported 486 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc has 2,746 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Cantab Cap Prns Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 0% or 49,469 shares. Fifth Third Commercial Bank accumulated 0% or 103 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV). Royal National Bank Of Canada holds 0% of its portfolio in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) for 9,655 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since July 13, 2016, the stock had 1 buying transaction, and 23 insider sales for $3.21 million net activity. International Value Advisers – LLC had sold 516 shares worth $12,131 on Monday, August 29. TAYLOR RONALD L also sold $117,609 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Monday, August 29. Davis Gregory S also sold $28,665 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) on Wednesday, July 13. $346,487 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) shares were sold by Groenwald Susan. 8,000 shares were bought by WARDELL LISA W, worth $204,400. Shares for $47,886 were sold by LORAINE DONNA M on Thursday, September 1. $18,983 worth of DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) was sold by Riehs Steven.
About 450,454 shares traded hands. DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) has risen 73.17% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 67.15% the S&P500.
DeVry Education Group Inc. is a global well-known provider of educational services. The company has a market cap of $1.86 billion. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. It has a 115.54 P/E ratio. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law.
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.”
Analysts await DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) to report earnings on February, 2. They expect $0.71 earnings per share, up 4.41% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.68 per share. DV’s profit will be $44.54 million for 10.44 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by DeVry Education Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 57.78% EPS growth.
Another recent and important DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) news was published by Forbes.com which published an article titled: “DeVry Education Group Reaches Analyst Target Price” on August 22, 2016.
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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