Laureate Education, Inc. - (LAUR): Price and Financial Metrics

Laureate Education, Inc. - (LAUR): $11.05

0.04 (+0.36%)

POWR Rating

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  • LAUR scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 98.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for LAUR is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • LAUR's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 29.04% of US stocks).

LAUR Stock Summary

  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for LAUREATE EDUCATION INC comes in at 410.82%, a number that bests 97.42% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, LAUR is more volatile than only 5% of stocks we're observing.
  • LAUREATE EDUCATION INC's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 100.38%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.91% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to LAUREATE EDUCATION INC are NR, SXI, WGO, ASGN, and MBUU.
  • Visit LAUR's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

LAUR Valuation Summary

  • LAUR's price/earnings ratio is 4.5; this is 75% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 69 months, LAUR's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for LAUR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
LAUR 2022-09-29 1.5 1.7 4.5 3.9
LAUR 2022-09-28 1.5 1.7 4.5 3.8
LAUR 2022-09-27 1.4 1.6 4.3 3.7
LAUR 2022-09-26 1.6 1.8 4.7 4.0
LAUR 2022-09-23 1.6 1.8 4.8 4.1
LAUR 2022-09-22 1.6 1.9 4.9 4.2

LAUR Growth Metrics

    The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -37.77%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at -25.61%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 135.68%.
Over the past 67 months, LAUR's revenue has gone down $3,084,827,000.

The table below shows LAUR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,159.365 -128.296 385.586
2022-03-31 1,101.563 -113.488 313.163
2021-12-31 1,086.701 -156.082 192.446
2021-09-30 251.13 91.841 545.946
2021-06-30 226.962 216.047 -598.902
2021-03-31 691.061 274.368 -877.725

LAUR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • LAUR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 44.95% of graded US stocks.
  • LAUR's asset turnover comes in at 0.059 -- ranking 49th of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • EVI, BFAM, and SCI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with LAUR.

The table below shows LAUR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.059 0.798 0.370
2021-06-30 0.050 0.760 -0.083
2021-03-31 0.134 0.428 -0.140
2020-12-31 0.181 0.217 -0.152
2020-09-30 0.400 0.184 -0.252
2020-06-30 0.457 0.171 -0.068

LAUR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of LAUR, see our LAUR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $17.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.33 (Strong Buy)

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LAUR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.05 52-week high $18.17
Prev. close $11.01 52-week low $9.41
Day low $10.84 Volume 763,400
Day high $11.10 Avg. volume 1,197,662
50-day MA $11.25 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $11.77 Market Cap 1.82B

Laureate Education, Inc. - (LAUR) Company Bio

Laureate Education, Inc. provides undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland

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Laureate Education Announces Special Cash Distribution

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the "Company") today announced that its board of directors approved, pursuant to the previously announced adoption of a plan of partial liquidation (the "Plan") related to the distribution of net proceeds from the Company's sale of Walden e-Learning LLC (the "Sale"), the payment of a special cash distribution (the "Distribution") equal to $0.83 per each share of the Company's Common Stock, par value $0.004 per share, to each holder of record on September

Yahoo | September 14, 2022

Online Proctor Sumadi Joins AWS Partner Network

Sumadi, an artificial intelligence-powered online proctoring business (part of Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR)), today announced it has joined the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). The APN is a global community of AWS Partners that leverage programs, expertise, and resources to build, market, and sell customer offerings.

Yahoo | September 13, 2022

Is Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) A Risky Investment?

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (who Charlie Munger backed) once said, 'The biggest investment risk is not the volatility...

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

Laureate Education to Participate at Upcoming Conferences in September and October

Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the "Company") today announced that its management team will host one-on-one and small group meetings at the Morgan Stanley Latin America Virtual Conference taking place on September 15 - 16, 2022 and the BTG Pactual LATAM CEO Conference taking place on October 11 - 13, 2022 at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel.

Yahoo | August 29, 2022

Are Options Traders Betting on a Big Move in Laureate Education (LAUR) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to Laureate Education (LAUR) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

Yahoo | August 12, 2022

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LAUR Price Returns

1-mo 0.64%
3-mo -3.66%
6-mo -4.66%
1-year -36.78%
3-year -32.37%
5-year -23.32%
YTD -9.72%
2021 -15.93%
2020 -17.32%
2019 15.55%
2018 12.39%
2017 N/A

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