Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): Price and Financial Metrics

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO)

Today's Latest Price: $11.37 USD

0.09 (-0.79%)

Updated Dec 3 1:01pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 31 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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PRDO Stock Summary

  • PRDO's current price/earnings ratio is 6.37, which is higher than only 6.15% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp is higher than it is for about just 14.17% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, PRDO has reported earnings growth of 78.61%, putting it ahead of 86.03% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp are 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 $11.37 52-week high $19.85
Prev. close $11.46 52-week low $7.11
Day low $11.25 Volume 202,786
Day high $11.56 Avg. volume 579,974
50-day MA $11.78 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $13.51 Market Cap 787.79M

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:
$11.37$1263.76 10928%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. 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 10981.67%; returns of such proportions should be viewed with some skepticism, though. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp, consider:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 854.96; that's higher than 99.38% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 7% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 18.63% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • 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 40.98% of tickers in our DCF set.

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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 -0.79%
3-mo -16.21%
6-mo -32.32%
1-year -32.40%
3-year -11.38%
5-year 190.05%
YTD -38.17%
2019 61.03%
2018 -5.46%
2017 19.72%
2016 177.96%
2015 -47.84%

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