Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): Price and Financial Metrics

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO)

Today's Latest Price: $11.65 USD

0.27 (2.37%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 31 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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PRDO Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.47, PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 6.15% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • For PRDO, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by just 14.22% of US equities we're observing.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp is reporting a growth rate of 78.61%; that's higher than 86.01% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HZO, ADUS, SMP, LFVN, and TREC.
  • Visit PRDO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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PRDO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.65 52-week high $19.85
Prev. close $11.38 52-week low $7.11
Day low $11.35 Volume 145,000
Day high $11.69 Avg. volume 579,797
50-day MA $11.83 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.64 Market Cap 807.19M

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO) Company Bio

Perdoceo Education Corporation (formerly Career Education Corporation) operates colleges, institutions, and universities that provide education to student population in various career-oriented disciplines through online, on-ground, and hybrid learning program offerings in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Colorado Technical University (CTU), American InterContinental University (AIU), Career Colleges, and Transitional Group. The company was founded in 1994 and is based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

PRDO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$11.65$1301.15 11334%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp. To summarize, we found that PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp ranked in the 97th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF model suggests the stock is undervalued by 11389.83%; returns of such proportions should be viewed with some skepticism, though. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 854.96; that's higher than 99.37% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 7% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately only 18.56% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • PRDO'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 40.86% of tickers in our DCF set.

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HFFG, ACI, SENEA, NTCO, and SIAF can be thought of as valuation peers to PRDO, 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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Latest PRDO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PRDO as an investment opportunity.

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO) CEO Todd Nelson on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 06, 2020 5:30 PM ET Company Participants Brooks Hamilton – Investor Relations Todd Nelson – President and Chief Executive Officer Ashish Ghia – Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Alex Paris – Barrington Research Brendan Popson...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 8, 2020

Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call for August 6

Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call for August 6

Yahoo | July 20, 2020

How Much Is Perdoceo Education's (NASDAQ:PRDO) CEO Getting Paid?

This article will reflect on the compensation paid to Todd Nelson who has served as CEO of Perdoceo Education...

Yahoo | July 18, 2020

Did Hedge Funds Make The Right Call On Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO)?

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Yahoo | July 17, 2020

Do Hedge Funds Love Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO)?

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PRDO Price Returns

1-mo 3.19%
3-mo -18.93%
6-mo -29.82%
1-year -30.16%
3-year -12.21%
5-year 187.65%
YTD -36.65%
2019 61.03%
2018 -5.46%
2017 19.72%
2016 177.96%
2015 -47.84%

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