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Strayer Education has the Lowest PEG Ratio in the Education Services Industry (STRA, CPLA, LRN, APOL, LOPE)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

Strayer Education ranks lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.02. Following is Capella Education with a a PEG ratio of 0.03. K12 ranks third lowest with a a PEG ratio of 0.03.

Apollo Group follows with a a PEG ratio of 0.03, and Grand Canyon Education rounds out the bottom five with a a PEG ratio of 0.04.

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Keywords: lowest peg ratio strayer education capella education k12 APollo Group grand canyon education

Ticker(s): STRA CPLA LRN APOL LOPE