Analyst Revises Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) Stock Target To $49.800


Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) mean price target stands at $49.800. Thomson Reuters averaged the calls given by analysts’ poll of the First Call. The EPS projection for near-term quarter stands at $1.150 and for underway fiscal at $3.200. The market cap of Strayer Education, Inc. was recorded at $506.01M after the stock closed at $46.830 in last trading day.

What The Valuation Says?

Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) has a P/E ratio of 13.888. Investors can assess how the stock is performing by computing Price-to-Earnings Growth ratio, which for Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) sits at 2.570. Investment strategies are designed based on stock valuations and also on whether or not investors think firms will report earnings improvement. Value investors look for stocks that relative to sector or market comparisons are undervalued right now. They purchase shares in these apparently undervalued equities in anticipations that eventually the equity price will rise to better replicate a firm’s existing or prospective profit growth. When shareholders learn that a firm appears undervalued, it could drive the price higher by buying shares in pursuit of a profit opportunity.

Growth investing is another approach in which investors try to capitalize on firms’ prospects for future growth. Contrasting value stocks, the growth stock valuation already consider earnings growth as replicated in higher valuations.

Nevertheless, growth investors are keen to pay more in anticipation of seeing stock prices increase further as incomes continue to grow.

Technical Perspective

The technical analysis of Strayer Education, Inc. explains that the 50-day MA of Strayer Education, Inc. is $47.872, and stock is trading $-0.207 points away or -0.433% from 50-day moving average of $47.872. It is trading $-0.198 or -0.413% away 200-day MA of $47.863. Strayer Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA) 52-week high is $63.850 and the 52-week low is $42.390. If the stock gains $-16.185 points, it will record a 52-week high. Nevertheless, if it declines +12.444%, the shares price can plunge to a 52-week low.

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