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Adtalem Global Education Inc is an education & training services business based in the US. Adtalem Global Education shares (ATGE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Adtalem Global Education employs 3,939 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.1 billion.

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  3. Search for Adtalem Global Education. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: ATGE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Adtalem Global Education reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$28.8, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Adtalem Global Education, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Adtalem Global Education. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Adtalem Global Education share price

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Adtalem Global Education shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$28.8
52-week range USD$19.76 - USD$37.51
50-day moving average USD$27.5234
200-day moving average USD$31.3092
Wall St. target price USD$43.67
PE ratio 5.898
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$3.989

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Is it a good time to buy Adtalem Global Education stock?

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Adtalem Global Education price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $28.8 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -1.57%
1 month (2020-11-06) 10.64%
3 months (2020-09-04) -12.94%
6 months (2020-06-05) -19.75%
1 year (2019-12-05) -12.14%
2 years (2018-12-04) -47.28%
3 years (2017-12-05) -34.40%
5 years (2015-12-04) 24.84%

Is Adtalem Global Education under- or over-valued?

Valuing Adtalem Global Education stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Adtalem Global Education's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Adtalem Global Education's P/E ratio

Adtalem Global Education's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Adtalem Global Education shares trade at around 6x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Adtalem Global Education's PEG ratio

Adtalem Global Education's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6821. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Adtalem Global Education's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Adtalem Global Education's EBITDA

Adtalem Global Education's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$212.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Adtalem Global Education's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Adtalem Global Education financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.79%
Gross profit TTM USD$561.9 million
Return on assets TTM 4.64%
Return on equity TTM 17.94%
Profit margin -8.11%
Book value $25.263
Market capitalisation USD$1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Adtalem Global Education shares

There are currently 1.4 million Adtalem Global Education shares held short by investors – that's known as Adtalem Global Education's "short interest". This figure is 12.8% down from 1.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Adtalem Global Education shares can be evaluated.

Adtalem Global Education's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Adtalem Global Education's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Adtalem Global Education shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Adtalem Global Education shares traded daily (recently around 486048.77192982). Adtalem Global Education's SIR currently stands at 2.85. In other words for every 100,000 Adtalem Global Education shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2850 shares are currently held short.

However Adtalem Global Education's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Adtalem Global Education shares, or, against the total number of tradable Adtalem Global Education shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Adtalem Global Education's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Adtalem Global Education shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0309% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Adtalem Global Education shares, roughly 31 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Adtalem Global Education.

Find out more about how you can short Adtalem Global Education stock.

Adtalem Global Education share dividends

We're not expecting Adtalem Global Education to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Adtalem Global Education's shares ever split?

Adtalem Global Education's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 June 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Adtalem Global Education shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Adtalem Global Education shares which in turn could have impacted Adtalem Global Education's share price.

Adtalem Global Education share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Adtalem Global Education's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.76 up to $37.51. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATGE.US volatility(beta: 1.07)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Adtalem Global Education's is 1.0706. This would suggest that Adtalem Global Education's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Adtalem Global Education overview

Adtalem Global Education Inc. provides educational services worldwide. It operates through two segments, Medical and Healthcare and Financial Services. The Medical and Healthcare segment operates Chamberlain University, which provides a pre-licensure bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program, registered nurse (RN)-to-BSN degree completion option, and graduate programs. The Chamberlain University offers educational services through its 22 campuses and online. This segment also operates medical and veterinary schools, such as American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Ross University School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The Financial Services segment provides test preparation, certifications, conferences, seminars, memberships, and subscriptions to business professionals in the areas of accounting, anti-money laundering, banking, and mortgage lending. It operates an Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists that provides membership services, certified anti-money laundering specialist certification, conferences, risk assessment, training, and publications; and Becker Professional Education that prepares candidates for the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant certification examinations, as well as professional education programs and seminars in accounting and finance. This segment also offers compliance training, mortgage licensure preparation, continuing education, and professional development in the banking and mortgage industries; and online and classroom programs in the areas of finance, accounting, and analytics. The company was formerly known as DeVry Education Group Inc. and changed its name to Adtalem Global Education Inc. in May 2017. Adtalem Global Education Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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