Laureate Education (LAUR) Downgraded by ValuEngine
Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) was downgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report issued on Thursday.
Several other equities analysts also recently commented on the stock. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $16.50 target price on shares of Laureate Education in a report on Friday, November 10th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on shares of Laureate Education in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Morgan Stanley set a $18.00 price target on shares of Laureate Education and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Laureate Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Finally, Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Laureate Education from $17.00 to $15.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, November 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $17.23.
Laureate Education (NASDAQ LAUR) traded up $0.39 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $13.29. 251,019 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 375,500. Laureate Education has a 1 year low of $10.46 and a 1 year high of $18.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.94, a current ratio of 0.82 and a quick ratio of 0.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,416.48 and a P/E ratio of -8.74.
About Laureate Education
Laureate Education, Inc provides higher education programs and services to students through an international network of licensed universities and higher education institutions (institutions). The Company’s programs are provided through institutions that are campus-based and Internet-based, or through electronically distributed educational programs (online).
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