Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): Price and Financial Metrics

Perdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO): $11.42

0.43 (+3.91%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where PRDO ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.93% of US stocks.
  • PRDO's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • PRDO ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

PRDO Stock Summary

  • PRDO's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 352.33 -- higher than 92.92% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for PRDO is currently 4.24, higher than only 13.56% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp is higher than it is for about merely 14.41% 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 EBF, BBSI, PCYG, AVD, and PSMT.
  • PRDO's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit PERDOCEO EDUCATION Corp's official 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 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -31.58%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -21.69%.
  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 284.02%.
PRDO's revenue has moved up $18,428,000 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
2021-12-31 693.034 191.116 109.637
2021-09-30 704.334 186.409 112.222
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

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)

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PRDO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.42 52-week high $12.98
Prev. close $10.99 52-week low $9.65
Day low $10.82 Volume 1,305,200
Day high $11.46 Avg. volume 564,904
50-day MA $10.84 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $10.94 Market Cap 785.46M

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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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 Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Perdoceo Education Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2021 Results

Business Wire | February 24, 2022

What Is The Ownership Structure Like For Perdoceo Education Corporation (NASDAQ:PRDO)?

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Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call for February 24th

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., January 27, 2022--Perdoceo Education Corporation Schedules Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call for February 24th

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

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Yahoo | January 21, 2022

Perdoceo Education Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., January 20, 2022--Perdoceo Education Corporation Announces Leadership Changes

Yahoo | January 20, 2022

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PRDO Price Returns

1-mo 3.35%
3-mo -1.04%
6-mo -3.63%
1-year -10.78%
3-year -39.35%
5-year 20.46%
YTD -2.89%
2021 -6.89%
2020 -31.32%
2019 61.03%
2018 -5.46%
2017 19.72%

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