Capella Education Co’s (NASDAQ:CPLA) Sentiment is 0.82

May 18, 2018 - By Rita Stryker

Sentiment for Capella Education Co (NASDAQ:CPLA)

Capella Education Co (NASDAQ:CPLA) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 67 funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 82 decreased and sold stakes in Capella Education Co. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 10.26 million shares, down from 10.37 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Capella Education Co in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 33 Reduced: 49 Increased: 38 New Position: 29.

Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, provides online postsecondary education and job-ready skills development services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.05 billion. The Company’s Post-Secondary segment offers various doctoral, masterÂ’s, and bachelorÂ’s online programs for working adults in business and technology, education, nursing and health sciences, public service leadership, social and behavioral sciences, and undergraduate studies markets; and learning courses that are eligible for transfer into credit at approximately 2,000 colleges and universities. It has a 45.78 P/E ratio. At December 31, 2016, it offered approximately 1,940 online courses and 53 academic programs with 153 specializations to approximately 38,000 learners.

The stock increased 0.90% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $90.1. About 100 shares traded. Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) has risen 3.98% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.57% the S&P500.

Analysts await Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) to report earnings on July, 24. They expect $1.05 EPS, up 16.67 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.9 per share. CPLA’s profit will be $12.25 million for 21.45 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.20 actual EPS reported by Capella Education Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.50 % negative EPS growth.

Robertson Opportunity Capital Llc holds 2.5% of its portfolio in Capella Education Company for 55,000 shares. Tikvah Management Llc owns 62,516 shares or 1.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Magnetar Financial Llc has 0.57% invested in the company for 299,131 shares. The New York-based American Capital Management Inc has invested 0.23% in the stock. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn, a Minnesota-based fund reported 138,317 shares.

Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Capella Education Company’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Capella Education Company, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $83 while the high is $103. The stock’s average target of $100.50 is 11.54% above today’s ($90.1) share price. CPLA was included in 7 notes of analysts from November 27, 2017. BMO Capital Markets maintained Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) on Tuesday, April 10 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, March 2 report. The company was maintained on Monday, November 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) earned “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, March 5. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, March 5 by BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $103 target in Thursday, May 3 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by First Analysis given on Sunday, March 4.

Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) Institutional Positions Chart

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