News articles about Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) have trended positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Laureate Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 45.9709687117575 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- BMO Capital Markets Reaffirms “Buy” Rating for Laureate Education (LAUR) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Laureate Education (LAUR) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- National Louis University and Laureate Education, Inc. Announce Transfer Agreement of Kendall College’s Programs and Other Assets (finance.yahoo.com)
- Brokerages Expect Laureate Education Inc (LAUR) Will Post Earnings of $0.37 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Laureate Education has deal to sell university in Morocco (thedailyrecord.com)
Laureate Education (LAUR) opened at $14.87 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3,019.66 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -9.78. Laureate Education has a 52-week low of $10.46 and a 52-week high of $18.96. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.94.
A number of analysts have commented on LAUR shares. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $16.50 target price on shares of Laureate Education in a report on Friday, November 10th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Laureate Education from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 10th. Morgan Stanley set a $18.00 target price on shares of Laureate Education and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Laureate Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Finally, Barclays lowered their target price on shares of Laureate Education from $17.00 to $15.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, November 20th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Laureate Education has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $17.07.
Laureate Education Company Profile
Laureate Education, Inc provides higher education programs and services to students through an international network of licensed universities and higher education institutions (institutions). The Company’s programs are provided through institutions that are campus-based and Internet-based, or through electronically distributed educational programs (online).
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