Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE): Price and Financial Metrics


Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE)

Today's Latest Price: $79.75 USD

1.24 (-1.53%)

Updated Oct 19 9:50pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 31 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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LOPE Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.21 for Grand Canyon Education Inc; that's greater than it is for merely 12.74% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -37.06%, Grand Canyon Education Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 7.68% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Grand Canyon Education Inc's share price is greater than that of just 10.71% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Grand Canyon Education Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be HELE, B, AGX, SXI, and AYI.
  • LOPE's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Grand Canyon Education Inc's official web site, go to www.gce.com.

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LOPE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $79.75 52-week high $106.14
Prev. close $80.99 52-week low $57.89
Day low $79.55 Volume 261,100
Day high $81.74 Avg. volume 486,063
50-day MA $87.52 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $86.85 Market Cap 3.77B

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE) Company Bio


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

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$79.75$6904.21 8425%

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 FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%8258%
1%8341%
2%8425%
3%8508%
4%8592%
5%8675%

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.


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Latest LOPE News From Around the Web

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Enticing upside on Grand Canyon Education called out by Sidoti

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...

Seeking Alpha | September 11, 2020

Grand Canyon Education pushes higher after disclosing Valpo MoU

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...

Seeking Alpha | August 31, 2020

Grand Canyon Education: Q2 Earnings Insights

Shares of Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) moved higher by 3.8% in after-market trading after the company reported Q2 results. Quarterly …

Benzinga | August 4, 2020

Grand Canyon Education's Earnings: A Preview

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ: LOPE) announces its next round of earnings this Tuesday, August 04. Here is Benzinga's look at Grand Canyon …

Benzinga | August 3, 2020

Moore Kuehn, PLLC Encourages Investors of LOPE, HBB, or CONN to Contact Law Firm

NEW YORK , July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Moore Kuehn, PLLC, a securities law firm located on Wall Street, is investigating potential claims involving directors and officers regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties related to whether insiders caused their companies to make false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose, among other things, that: Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOPE ) (1) … Full story available on Benzinga.com

Benzinga | July 28, 2020

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LOPE Price Returns

1-mo -2.15%
3-mo -15.92%
6-mo 1.96%
1-year -15.19%
3-year -10.37%
5-year 106.29%
YTD -16.74%
2019 -0.36%
2018 7.38%
2017 53.17%
2016 45.69%
2015 -14.02%

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