Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): Price and Financial Metrics

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): $17.41

0.31 (+1.81%)

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PRDO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.41 52-week high $17.75
Prev. close $17.10 52-week low $9.97
Day low $17.08 Volume 618,300
Day high $17.50 Avg. volume 388,132
50-day MA $16.00 Dividend yield 2.53%
200-day MA $13.96 Market Cap 1.14B

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  • PRDO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 99.38% of US stocks.
  • PRDO's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • PRDO's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 61.85% of US stocks).

PRDO Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for PERDOCEO EDUCATION CORP is higher than it is for about just 11.93% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.28 for PERDOCEO EDUCATION CORP; that's greater than it is for only 16.5% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -23.47%, PERDOCEO EDUCATION CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 13.63% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PRDO, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KFY, JOB, SCHL, TBI, and HHS.
  • Visit PRDO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PRDO Valuation Summary

  • PRDO's price/earnings ratio is 8.7; this is 56.06% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • PRDO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 25.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PRDO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PRDO 2023-09-22 1.5 1.4 8.7 5.6
PRDO 2023-09-21 1.5 1.4 8.6 5.5
PRDO 2023-09-20 1.5 1.4 8.5 5.4
PRDO 2023-09-19 1.5 1.4 8.5 5.4
PRDO 2023-09-18 1.5 1.4 8.4 5.4
PRDO 2023-09-15 1.5 1.4 8.5 5.4

PRDO Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 186.36%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 49.35%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 21.04%.
PRDO's revenue has moved down $9,126,000 over the prior 15 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 695.208 148.186 95.867
2022-09-30 678.922 154.55 104.378
2022-06-30 684.5 163.15 110.08
2022-03-31 692.355 168.562 110.962
2021-12-31 693.034 191.116 109.637
2021-09-30 704.334 186.409 112.222

PRDO'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.
  • PRDO has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 99.41% of graded US stocks.
  • PRDO's asset turnover comes in at 0.951 -- ranking 13th of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • LINC, EDU, and TAL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PRDO.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.951 0.837 0.319
2021-03-31 0.996 0.837 0.347
2020-12-31 1.031 0.837 0.357
2020-09-30 1.060 0.840 0.365
2020-06-30 1.074 0.840 0.367
2020-03-31 1.083 0.840 0.275

PRDO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PRDO, see our PRDO 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 $22.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.25 (Strong Buy)

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.

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PRDO Price Returns

1-mo 0.12%
3-mo 40.34%
6-mo 32.89%
1-year 70.01%
3-year 43.55%
5-year 21.38%
YTD 26.10%
2022 18.20%
2021 -6.89%
2020 -31.32%
2019 61.03%
2018 -5.46%

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