Grand Canyon Education provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada, including graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the fields of education, healthcare, business, teaching, nursing, professional, and liberal arts. The company was founded in 1949 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
LOPE Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation
DCF Fair Value Target:
Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for LOPE, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Grand Canyon Education Inc ranked in the 96th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Grand Canyon Education Inc, consider:
In the past 3.25 years, Grand Canyon Education Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 1.52%; that's better than 94.06% of cash flow producing equities in the Consumer Defensive sector, where it is classified.
The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than merely 13.82% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
LOPE's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 44.85% of tickers in our DCF set.
Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash Flow
Return Relative to Current Share Price
For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as LOPE, try SIAF, NTCO, HFFG, CORE, and CRESY.
Sidoti hikes its rating on Grand Canyon Education ([[LOPE]] +1.0%) to a Buy rating from Neutral on its view that shares look attractive. "In our view, near- term revenue concerns from fewer Fall room and board-based students due to COVID-19 and heightened growth spend towards 11 new Orbis sites are...
Grand Canyon Education ([[LOPE]] +2%) says it entered into a memorandum of understanding with Valparaiso University in Indiana to create and manage some online graduate programs; the timing and financial details are not disclosed.The MoU represents the first potential partner for Grand Canyon's online program management business, BMO Capital analyst Jeff...
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