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Highest Enterprise Value to Sales Ratio in the Education Services Industry Detected in Shares of New Oriental Education & Technology (EDU, LOPE, CPLA, STRA, APEI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to Sales ratios. EV/Sales gives investors an idea of how much it costs to buy the company's sales and the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

New Oriental Education & Technology ranks highest with a EV/Sales of 4.03. Grand Canyon Education is next with a EV/Sales of 2.40. Capella Education ranks third highest with a EV/Sales of 1.09.

Strayer Education follows with a EV/Sales of 1.06, and American Public Education rounds out the top five with a EV/Sales of 1.06.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of American Public Education on March 1st, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $18.25. Since that recommendation, shares of American Public Education have risen 56.8%. We continue to monitor American Public Education for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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