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

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE)

Today's Latest Price: $85.86 USD

0.17 (-0.20%)

Updated Jan 27 3:42pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 34 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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LOPE Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.19 for Grand Canyon Education Inc; that's greater than it is for just 12.37% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -37.62%, Grand Canyon Education Inc's debt growth rate surpasses just 8.38% of about US stocks.
  • The volatility of Grand Canyon Education Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 6.72% 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 FCN, FSS, MANT, ASGN, and HELE.
  • Visit LOPE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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LOPE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $85.86 52-week high $106.14
Prev. close $86.03 52-week low $57.89
Day low $83.73 Volume 311,549
Day high $86.64 Avg. volume 296,211
50-day MA $89.02 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $88.93 Market Cap 4.02B

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:
$85.86$2154.24 2404%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Grand Canyon Education Inc. To summarize, we found that Grand Canyon Education Inc ranked in the 92th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 2416.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Grand Canyon Education Inc ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 49.76; that's higher than 92.25% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 4% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 15.67% 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 3%; for context, that number is higher than 44.18% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

NATR, CYAN, BIG, SENEA, and BRFS can be thought of as valuation peers to LOPE, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Yahoo | December 21, 2020

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) CEO Sells $1,674,000.00 in Stock

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) CEO Brian E. Mueller sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.70, for a total transaction of $1,674,000.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 306,227 shares of the company’s stock, valued […]

Watchlist News | December 6, 2020

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LOPE Price Returns

1-mo -9.49%
3-mo 9.80%
6-mo -3.25%
1-year 2.13%
3-year -6.89%
5-year 128.05%
YTD -7.79%
2020 -2.80%
2019 -0.36%
2018 7.38%
2017 53.17%
2016 45.69%

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