Strategic Education, Inc. (STRA): Price and Financial Metrics

Strategic Education, Inc. (STRA): $66.96

1.65 (+2.53%)

POWR Rating

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  • STRA scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 86.95% of US stocks.
  • STRA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • STRA's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 19.27% of US stocks).

STRA Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 30.54, Strategic Education Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 72.24% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • STRA's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 19.87% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 17.21%, Strategic Education Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 71.96% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Strategic Education Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be COLB, FSBW, MYFW, BSVN, and PFS.
  • Visit STRA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

STRA Valuation Summary

  • STRA's price/sales ratio is 1.7; this is 37.04% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, STRA's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.7.
  • STRA's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 23.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for STRA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
STRA 2021-09-03 1.7 1.1 40.9 31.9
STRA 2021-09-02 1.7 1.1 41.0 31.9
STRA 2021-09-01 1.7 1.1 41.3 32.1
STRA 2021-08-31 1.8 1.1 41.5 32.3
STRA 2021-08-30 1.8 1.1 41.3 32.2
STRA 2021-08-27 1.7 1.1 40.8 31.7

STRA Growth Metrics

    The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 134.24%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 267.85%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -27.9%.
STRA's revenue has moved up $367,462,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows STRA'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 1,131.686 180.527 55.087
2021-09-30 1,127.081 145.282 39.324
2021-06-30 1,096.029 156.795 46.43
2021-03-31 1,052.687 152.991 60.606
2020-12-31 1,027.653 142.905 86.268
2020-09-30 1,023.931 219.525 108.888

STRA'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.
  • STRA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 50.87% of graded US stocks.
  • STRA's asset turnover comes in at 0.483 -- ranking 31st of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • CHGG, LOPE, and SP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with STRA.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.483 0.471 0.124
2021-03-31 0.495 0.475 0.192
2020-12-31 0.519 0.482 0.324
2020-09-30 0.553 0.493 0.511
2020-06-30 0.575 0.489 0.515
2020-03-31 0.569 0.479 0.447

STRA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of STRA, see our STRA 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 $95.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

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STRA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $66.96 52-week high $83.34
Prev. close $65.31 52-week low $48.01
Day low $64.74 Volume 71,200
Day high $66.96 Avg. volume 169,099
50-day MA $66.73 Dividend yield 3.58%
200-day MA $64.33 Market Cap 1.67B

Strategic Education, Inc. (STRA) Company Bio

Strategic Education Inc. provides post-secondary education services for working adults in the United States. It offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, public administration, and criminal justice. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Herndon, Virginia.

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Latest STRA News From Around the Web

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Strategic Education, Inc. 2021 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by Strategic Education, Inc. in conjunction with their 2021 Q4 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Strayer Education (STRA) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Strategic Education's conference call, in which we will discuss fourth quarter 2021 results. With us today are Robert Silberman, executive chairman; Karl McDonnell, president and chief executive officer; and Daniel Jackson, executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Strategic Education, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2021 Results

HERNDON, Va., February 25, 2022--Strategic Education, Inc. (Strategic Education) (NASDAQ: STRA) today announced financial results for the period ended December 31, 2021.

Yahoo | February 25, 2022

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA shareholders incur further losses as stock declines 4.5% this week, taking three-year losses to 57%

Investing in stocks inevitably means buying into some companies that perform poorly. Long term Strategic Education...

Yahoo | February 21, 2022

Capella University Fellows Program Expands into Atlanta, Charlotte, and Philadelphia

MINNEAPOLIS, January 26, 2022--Capella University expands its Fellows Program and triples the number of nonprofit leaders to receive graduate degree scholarships.

Yahoo | January 26, 2022

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STRA Price Returns

1-mo 4.61%
3-mo 15.68%
6-mo 27.61%
1-year -1.89%
3-year -59.31%
5-year -15.56%
YTD 18.04%
2021 -37.26%
2020 -38.80%
2019 42.05%
2018 28.16%
2017 12.41%

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