Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): Price and Financial Metrics

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): $10.54

-0.01 (-0.09%)

POWR Rating

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  • PRDO scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 99.28% of US stocks.
  • PRDO's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • PRDO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

PRDO Stock Summary

  • PRDO's current price/earnings ratio is 5.94, which is higher than just 8.04% 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 14.33% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, PRDO is more volatile than only 13.79% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp are BBSI, RGP, SMP, KNSL, and PLUS.
  • Visit PRDO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

PRDO Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, PRDO's price/sales ratio is 21.43% lower, now standing at 1.1.
  • PRDO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 18 over the prior 243 months.
  • PRDO's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 18 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 2021-09-03 1.1 1.2 6.1 4.9
PRDO 2021-09-02 1.1 1.2 6.1 4.9
PRDO 2021-09-01 1.1 1.2 6.2 4.9
PRDO 2021-08-31 1.1 1.3 6.2 5.0
PRDO 2021-08-30 1.1 1.3 6.2 4.9
PRDO 2021-08-27 1.1 1.3 6.3 5.0

PRDO Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 13.8%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -33.97%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 232.74%.
PRDO's revenue has moved up $136,339,000 over the prior 70 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
2021-06-30 699.462 153.337 124.393
2021-03-31 699.958 175.896 125.911
2020-12-31 687.314 179.956 124.264
2020-09-30 674.606 125.447 124.729
2020-06-30 660.439 129.035 103.023
2020-03-31 640.845 108.908 74.297

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 99.32% of graded US stocks.
  • PRDO's asset turnover comes in at 0.951 -- ranking 13th of 51 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 1.17 (Strong Buy)

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PRDO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $10.54 52-week high $14.05
Prev. close $10.55 52-week low $10.25
Day low $10.46 Volume 355,400
Day high $10.67 Avg. volume 455,058
50-day MA $11.14 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $12.11 Market Cap 738.66M

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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Perdoceo Education Corporation Reports Second Quarter and Year to Date 2021 Results

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Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call for August 5

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PRDO Price Returns

1-mo -3.57%
3-mo -17.66%
6-mo -12.53%
1-year -12.53%
3-year -27.11%
5-year 56.61%
YTD -16.55%
2020 -31.32%
2019 61.03%
2018 -5.46%
2017 19.72%
2016 177.96%

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