Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Earning Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
Press coverage about Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) has been trending positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Grand Canyon Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.9479041868513 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ LOPE) traded up $0.13 on Monday, hitting $89.23. The stock had a trading volume of 362,569 shares, compared to its average volume of 210,076. The firm has a market cap of $4,290.00, a P/E ratio of 23.42, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a quick ratio of 1.36, a current ratio of 1.36 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Grand Canyon Education has a fifty-two week low of $56.62 and a fifty-two week high of $96.15.
Several research analysts have recently commented on the company. Piper Jaffray Companies reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $102.00 target price on shares of Grand Canyon Education in a report on Monday, December 4th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $100.00 target price on shares of Grand Canyon Education in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Grand Canyon Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, November 3rd. ValuEngine raised Grand Canyon Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Grand Canyon Education in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $100.80.
Grand Canyon Education Company Profile
Grand Canyon Education, Inc is engaged in the provision of postsecondary education. The Company is a regionally accredited university. The Company offers the degrees, including Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy, Education Specialist, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and a range of programs for its degrees.
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