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How to buy Grand Canyon Education stock

Learn how to easily invest in Grand Canyon Education stock.

Grand Canyon Education is an education & training services business based in the US. Grand Canyon Education shares (LOPE) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Grand Canyon Education employs 3,680 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $904 million.

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Grand Canyon Education stock price (NASDAQ: LOPE)

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Grand Canyon Education shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-01.
Latest market close$115.65
52-week range$72.00 - $117.53
50-day moving average $109.34
200-day moving average $94.71
Wall St. target price$117.25
PE ratio 21.1159
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.52

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Is it a good time to buy Grand Canyon Education stock?

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Grand Canyon Education price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $115.65 from 2023-02-06

1 week (2023-01-27) N/A
1 month (2023-01-03) N/A
3 months (2022-11-07) 12.42%
6 months (2022-08-03) N/A
1 year (2022-02-07) 40.49%
2 years (2021-02-05) 22.91%
3 years (2020-02-07) 43.45%
5 years (2018-02-07) 29.07%

Is Grand Canyon Education stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Grand Canyon Education's P/E ratio

Grand Canyon 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 21x. In other words, Grand Canyon Education shares trade at around 21x 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.

Grand Canyon Education's PEG ratio

Grand Canyon Education's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9283. 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 Grand Canyon 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.

Grand Canyon Education's EBITDA

Grand Canyon Education's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $280.3 million.

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

Grand Canyon Education financials

Revenue TTM $904 million
Operating margin TTM 27.57%
Gross profit TTM $515.3 million
Return on assets TTM 12.64%
Return on equity TTM 19.95%
Profit margin 21.99%
Book value $19.14
Market capitalisation $3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Grand Canyon Education share dividends

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

Grand Canyon Education share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Grand Canyon Education's shares have ranged in value from as little as $72 up to $117.53. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LOPE.US volatility(beta: 0.56)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Grand Canyon Education's is 0.5581. This would suggest that Grand Canyon Education's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Grand Canyon Education overview

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides education services to colleges and universities in the United States. The company's technology services include learning management system, internal administration, infrastructure, and support services; academic services comprises program and curriculum, faculty and related training and development, class scheduling, and skills and simulation lab sites; and counseling services and support include admission, financial aid, and field experience and other counseling services. It also offers marketing and communication services, such as lead acquisition, digital communications strategy, brand identity, market research, media planning and strategy, video, and business intelligence and data science; and back-office services comprising finance and accounting, human resources, audit, and procurement services. The company, through its subsidiary, Orbis Education Services, LLC, supports healthcare education programs for 27 universities. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Grand Canyon Education is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.956% of Grand Canyon Education shares are held by insiders and 103.287% by institutions.
How many people work for Grand Canyon Education?
Latest data suggests 3,680 work at Grand Canyon Education.
When does the fiscal year end for Grand Canyon Education?
Grand Canyon Education's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Grand Canyon Education based?
Grand Canyon Education's address is: 2600 West Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ, United States, 85017
What is Grand Canyon Education's ISIN number?
Grand Canyon Education's international securities identification number is: US38526M1062
What is Grand Canyon Education's CUSIP number?
Grand Canyon Education's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 38526M106

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