$0.85 EPS Expected for Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE)

July 13, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.37, from 1.22 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Grand Canyon Education, Inc. shares while 103 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 42.00 million shares or 0.55% more from 41.77 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Fiera Cap Corporation, Quebec – Canada-based fund reported 108,809 shares. Bogle Lp De reported 105,470 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md owns 68,592 shares. Northern Tru Corp has 721,895 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo & Communication Mn, California-based fund reported 474,042 shares. Summit Creek Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has 3.29% invested in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 172,240 shares. Cap Rech Glob Investors stated it has 0.04% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Tompkins Finance Corp reported 135 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Whittier Tru Com holds 799 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Ameritas stated it has 3,999 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 22,000 are held by First Tru Advsrs L P. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 43 shares. 14,822 were accumulated by Granite Partners Ltd. Greenleaf Trust, a Michigan-based fund reported 911 shares. Pennsylvania-based Stevens Mgmt Ltd Partnership has invested 0.06% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE).

Analysts expect Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) to report $0.85 EPS on August, 7.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.41 % from last quarter’s $0.83 EPS. LOPE’s profit would be $40.99M giving it 34.93 P/E if the $0.85 EPS is correct. After having $1.52 EPS previously, Grand Canyon Education, Inc.’s analysts see -44.08 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.57% or $1.83 during the last trading session, reaching $118.75. About 312,593 shares traded. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 41.33% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.76% the S&P500.

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

Among 5 analysts covering Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Grand Canyon Education had 8 analyst reports since January 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington with “Buy”. The stock of Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, April 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Robert W. Baird. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. Barrington maintained the shares of LOPE in report on Thursday, May 3 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, July 9. Barrington Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $135 target in Monday, July 9 report.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $5.73 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 25.92 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had 81,900 students enrolled in its programs.

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