Analysts See $1.11 EPS for Capella Education Company (CPLA)

April 20, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 33 investors sold Capella Education Company shares while 49 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 10.26 million shares or 1.03% less from 10.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Prelude Cap Mgmt Ltd holds 0% or 500 shares. 6,368 were reported by Gotham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation. Sector Pension Investment Board stated it has 7,264 shares. Invsts holds 300,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Midas Mgmt Corporation stated it has 2,500 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio accumulated 0% or 1,241 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Company owns 51,232 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Management Inc has invested 0.01% in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability Co owns 91 shares. Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Management has invested 0% in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Voya Invest Management Ltd Liability stated it has 5,542 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Ltd Liability holds 0% of its portfolio in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) for 109,380 shares. Principal Fincl owns 89,300 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0% in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Tci Wealth has 14 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Analysts expect Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) to report $1.11 EPS on May, 2 before the open.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 18.09 % from last quarter’s $0.94 EPS. CPLA’s profit would be $12.94 million giving it 21.05 P/E if the $1.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.86 EPS previously, Capella Education Company’s analysts see 29.07 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $93.45. About 27,699 shares traded. Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) has risen 3.98% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.57% the S&P500.

Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Capella Education had 8 analyst reports since October 31, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 27 by BMO Capital Markets. PiperJaffray upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Monday, March 5 report. Barrington Research downgraded the shares of CPLA in report on Tuesday, October 31 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, March 2. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, March 5 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9400 target in Tuesday, April 10 report. First Analysis upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $98.0 target in Sunday, March 4 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $103 target in Tuesday, October 31 report.

Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, provides online postsecondary education and job-ready skills development services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.09 billion. The Company’s Post-Secondary segment offers various doctoral, master??s, and bachelor??s online programs for working adults in business and technology, education, nursing and health sciences, public service leadership, social and behavioral sciences, and undergraduate studies markets; and learning courses that are eligible for transfer into credit at approximately 2,000 colleges and universities. It has a 47.48 P/E ratio. At December 31, 2016, it offered approximately 1,940 online courses and 53 academic programs with 153 specializations to approximately 38,000 learners.

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