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Universal Technical Institute is Among the Companies in the Education Services Industry With the Highest PEG Ratio (UTI, BPI, STRA, CPLA, DV)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the highest 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.

Universal Technical Institute ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 9.05. Bridgepoint Education is next with a a PEG ratio of 2.15. Strayer Education ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 1.91.

Capella Education follows with a a PEG ratio of 1.79, and DeVry rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 1.48.

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Ticker(s): UTI BPI STRA CPLA DV