News coverage about DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DeVry Education Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.4238760741554 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 3rd. TheStreet upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research cut DeVry Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $40.00 target price (up previously from $37.00) on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.67.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) traded up 0.45% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $33.35. The company had a trading volume of 353,886 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 30.91 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $37.74 and a 200 day moving average price of $34.81. DeVry Education Group has a 12 month low of $21.60 and a 12 month high of $40.70.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 4th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.06. DeVry Education Group had a return on equity of 10.73% and a net margin of 3.80%. The firm had revenue of $452.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $458.21 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.71 EPS. DeVry Education Group’s revenue for the quarter was down 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts forecast that DeVry Education Group will post $2.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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DeVry Education Group Company Profile

Adtalem Global Education Inc, formerly DeVry Education Group Inc (DeVry Group) is a global 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.

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