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40.51
-0.19
-0.47%
After Hours :
40.51
0.00
0.00%

Open

41.14

Previous Close

40.70

Volume (Avg)

350.44k (308.00k)

Day's Range

40.45-41.14

52Wk Range

36.95-51.12

Market Cap.

1.89B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.97

Shares Outstanding

46.70M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

19.31 (2.10)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Education & Training Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Buy
    • Revenue

    • 598.34M

    • Net Income

    • 88.71M

    • Market Cap.

    • 1.89B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 15.30

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 1.09

    • Beta

    • 0.97

    • Forward P/E

    • 16.39

    • Price/Sales

    • 2.96

    • Price/Book Value

    • 4.64

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 11.56

      • EBITDA

      • 172.58M

      • Return on Capital %

      • 15.94

      • Return on Equity %

      • 28.18

      • Return on Assets %

      • 15.94

      • Book Value/Share

      • 8.72

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 46.70M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Buy
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 52.50

        • Credit Rating

        • -

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • 2.47

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.34

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 12.10

          • -7.03

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 27.70

          • 200.89

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 21.00

          • 282.79

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 29.97

          • -53.32

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 67.70

          • 5.35

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • -4.33

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 57.68

            • 54.62

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 24.87

            • 13.86

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 15.30

            • 14.18

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 59.70

            • 56.60

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 20.30

            • 13.25

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 12.40

            • 18.22B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.21

              • 0.16

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.45

              • 1.70

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.03

              • 1.42

              • Interest Coverage

              • 80.07

              • 14.72

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.69

              • 1.79

              • Book Value/Share

              • 8.72

              • 7.95

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 19.31

                • -196.08

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 24.37

                • 401.93

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 5.84

                • 109.99

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 2.96

                • 1.27

                • Price/Book Value

                • 4.64

                • 2.32

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 11.56

                • 12.97

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 28.18

                        (35.70)

                      • 19.84

                        (17.31)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 15.94

                        (17.60)

                      • 10.82

                        (8.87)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 22.49

                        (28.00)

                      • 17.07

                        (13.98)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 31.63k

                      • 3.85k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • -

                      • 16.00

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 1.04

                      • 0.76

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      143.28M
                      Operating Margin
                      23.95
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      11.56
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      46.70%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      49.19%

                      Float

                      95.06%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.35%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Wells Fargo Advantage Growth Fund

                      •  

                        3,003,000

                      • 22.12

                      • 6.43

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                      •  

                        811,194

                      • -0.18

                      • 1.74

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        747,413

                      • 0.12

                      • 1.60

                      • iShares Russell 2000 (AU)

                      •  

                        717,867

                      • -0.89

                      • 1.53

                      • Franklin Small Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        667,300

                      • 26.57

                      • 1.43

                      • RI CBF AllianceBern Discovery Growth

                      •  

                        651,510

                      • 3.14

                      • 1.40

                      • Vanguard Small Cap Growth Index Fund

                      •  

                        548,163

                      • -2.09

                      • 1.17

                      • Franklin Small-Mid Cap Growth Fund

                      •  

                        535,400

                      • 0.00

                      • 1.15

                      • Hartford Capital Appreciation Fund

                      •  

                        477,000

                      • 0.25

                      • 1.02

                      • ASTON/TAMRO Small Cap Fund

                      •  

                        460,859

                      • -2.70

                      • 0.99

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        3,064,415

                      • +1.21%

                      • 6.56

                      • Riverbridge Partners LLC

                      •  

                        3,023,077

                      • +2.01%

                      • 6.47

                      • Wellington Management Company, LLP

                      •  

                        1,851,390

                      • +46.04%

                      • 3.97

                      • AllianceBernstein LP

                      •  

                        1,826,707

                      • +11.87%

                      • 3.91

                      • Gannett Welsh & Kotler, LLC

                      •  

                        1,519,273

                      • +2.20%

                      • 3.25

                      • RS Investment Management Co. LLC

                      •  

                        1,495,837

                      • +12.06%

                      • 3.20

                      • TimesSquare Capital Management, LLC

                      •  

                        1,479,493

                      • +3.01%

                      • 3.17

                      • Renaissance Technologies Corp

                      •  

                        1,393,700

                      • +16.86%

                      • 2.98

                      • Van Berkom and Associates Inc.

                      •  

                        1,371,605

                      • -4.42%

                      • 2.94

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Consumer Defensive

                      Industry

                      Education & Training Services

                      Type

                      Aggressive Growth

                      Style

                      Small Growth

                      Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was formed in Delaware in November 2003 as a limited liability company, under the name Significant Education, LLC. On May 9, 2008, the Company changed its name to Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Grand Canyon...more Education, Inc. is a regionally accredited provider of online postsecondary education services focused on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in its core disciplines of education, business, and healthcare. In addition to online programs, the company offers courses at its campus in Phoenix, Arizona and onsite at the facilities of Employers. The Company is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It mainly engage in recruiting and educating working adults, whom it defines as students age 25 or o...morelder who are pursuing a degree while employed. It has been regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and its predecessor since 1968, and it was reaccredited in 2007 for the maximum term of ten years. The Company is regulated by the Department of Education as a result of its participation in the federal student financial aid programs authorized by Title IV of the Higher Education Act (hereafter, Title IV), and, at the state level, it is licensed to operate and offer its programs by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education. In addition, it has specialized accreditations for certain programs from the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. The Company requires its online faculty to undergo training in the delivery of online programs before teaching their initial course, while its full-time ground faculty help maintain the consistency and quality of its online programs by supervising and conducting peer reviews of its online faculty, and participating as subject matter experts in the development of its online curricula. Its campus also offers its ground students, faculty and staff an opportunity to participate in a traditional college experience. The Company offers the degrees of Doctorate of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science and a variety of programs to each of these degrees. The Company offers its academic programs through its four distinct colleges: the College of Education; the Ken Blanchard College of Business; the College of Nursing and Health Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts. It engages in a range of marketing activities designed to position it as a provider of academically rigorous, career-oriented educational programs, build strong brand recognition in its core disciplines, differentiate it from other educational providers, raise awareness among prospective students, generate enrollment inquiries, and stimulate student and alumni referrals. Competition is highly fragmented and varies by geography, program offerings, modality, ownership, quality level, and selectivity of admissions. The Company is subject to extensive regulation by state education agencies, accrediting commissions, and the federal government through the Department of Education under the Higher Education Act 1956.lessless

                      Key People

                      Brian E. Mueller

                      CEO/Director/President, Subsidiary

                      Brent D. Richardson

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Daniel E. Bachus

                      CFO/Chief Accounting Officer

                      Joseph N. Mildenhall

                      Chief Information Officer

                      Bradley A. Casper

                      Director

                      • Grand Canyon Education Inc

                      • 3300 W. Camelback Road

                      • Phoenix, AZ 85017

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 602 639-7500

                      • Fax: -

                      • gcu.edu

                      Incorporated

                      2003

                      Employees

                      3,100

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