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Strayer Educatio is Among the Companies in the Education Services Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (STRA, CPLA, BFAM, LOPE, GHC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Strayer Educatio ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.6%. Following is Capella Educatio with a projected earnings growth of 7.1%. Bright Horizons ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 16.4%.

Grand Canyon Edu follows with a projected earnings growth of 16.6%, and Graham Holding-B rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 41.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Grand Canyon Edu on February 22nd, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $98.90. Since that recommendation, shares of Grand Canyon Edu have risen 10.7%. We continue to monitor Grand Canyon Edu for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest projected earnings growth strayer educatio capella educatio bright horizons grand canyon edu nyse:ghc graham holding-b

Ticker(s): STRA CPLA BFAM LOPE