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How to buy Perdoceo Education stock
Learn how to easily invest in Perdoceo Education stock.
Perdoceo Education Corp is an education & training services business based in the US. Perdoceo Education shares (PRDO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Perdoceo Education employs 2,040 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $684.5 million.
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Perdoceo Education stock price (NASDAQ: PRDO)Use our graph to track the performance of PRDO stocks over time.
Perdoceo Education shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$10.54|
|52-week range||$9.65 - $13.89|
|50-day moving average||$11.89|
|200-day moving average||$11.36|
|Wall St. target price||$16.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.55|
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Perdoceo Education price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-29)||0.48%|
|1 month (2022-09-06)||-5.22%|
|3 months (2022-07-06)||-10.68%|
|6 months (2022-04-06)||-5.39%|
|1 year (2021-10-06)||-4.79%|
|2 years (2020-10-06)||-16.08%|
|3 years (2019-10-04)||15.74|
|5 years (2017-10-06)||0.19%|
Is Perdoceo Education stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Perdoceo Education stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Perdoceo Education's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Perdoceo Education's P/E ratio
Perdoceo 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 7x. In other words, Perdoceo Education shares trade at around 7x 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.
Perdoceo Education's PEG ratio
Perdoceo Education's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5105. 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 Perdoceo 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.
Perdoceo Education's EBITDA
Perdoceo Education's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $168.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Perdoceo Education's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Perdoceo Education financials
|Revenue TTM||$684.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||21.96%|
|Gross profit TTM||$601.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||11.44%|
|Return on equity TTM||16.86%|
|Market capitalisation||$701.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Perdoceo Education share dividends
We're not expecting Perdoceo Education to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Perdoceo Education's shares ever split?
Perdoceo Education's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 August 2003. 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 Perdoceo Education shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Perdoceo Education shares which in turn could have impacted Perdoceo Education's share price.
Perdoceo Education share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Perdoceo Education's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.65 up to $13.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Perdoceo Education's is 1.1338. This would suggest that Perdoceo 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).
Perdoceo Education overview
Perdoceo Education Corporation provides postsecondary education through online, campus-based, and blended learning programs in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Colorado Technical University and American InterContinental University. It offers academic programs in the career-oriented disciplines of business and management, nursing, healthcare management, computer science, engineering, information systems and technology, project management, cybersecurity, and criminal justice, as well as business studies, information technologies, education, and health sciences. The company also operates intellipath, a personalized learning platform; and a mobile application and two-way messaging platform. As of December 31, 2021, it had a total student enrollment of approximately 40,400 students. The company was formerly known as Career Education Corporation and changed its name to Perdoceo Education Corporation in January 2020. Perdoceo Education Corporation was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Perdoceo Education is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.832% of Perdoceo Education shares are held by insiders and 96.23% by institutions. How many people work for Perdoceo Education?
Latest data suggests 2,040 work at Perdoceo Education. When does the fiscal year end for Perdoceo Education?
Perdoceo Education's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Perdoceo Education based?
Perdoceo Education's address is: 231 North Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL, United States, 60173 What is Perdoceo Education's ISIN number?
Perdoceo Education's international securities identification number is: US71363P1066 What is Perdoceo Education's CUSIP number?
Perdoceo Education's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 141665109
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