US education and for-profit schools

US education and for-profit schools
  • Pininvest Analysis

Our selection tries to cover extensively all US-exchange listed for-profit schools because we are in no position to evaluate the actual quality of the education services provided – even the US Department of Education, under the former Obama Administration and today (in 2018), does not seem self-assured in evaluating the educational content itself

The job oriented measures, introduced by the former Administration and on the way out today, measured school performance in terms of employer recognition – quality training was assumed to lead to a high percentage of students entering the job market

Although costly to administer, and fairly arbitrary, the heavily criticized system was probably better than full ‘laisser-faire’ because the funding by student debt, and Government guarantee against future reimbursement, has to rely on successful job placement

Technological advance with new educational tools may well offer more effective and cheaper training formats and it is probably not a coincidence that the market clearly favors companies with large market caps such as Grand Canyon Education, Laureate, Adtalem Global, Chegg or Strayer Education to respond to the new challenge

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US education and for-profit schools • Updated:

Name Ticker Exchange Sector Industry Currency Cur.Price Mkt.Cap Perf. Momentum Vol. Risk Contrib. MDD
 
2U, Inc. TWOU NASDAQ Technology Software - Business Process Mngt USD 38.53 2.8 B 64.0% Neutral 64%   5% -38%
Adtalem Global Education ATGE NYSE Services Educational Services USD 39.17 2.0 B 50.0% Neutral 39%   4% -38%
American Public Education APEI NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 33.33 494 M 35.0% Neutral 52%   4% -25%
Arco Platform Ltd ARCE NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 28.09 1.5 B -40.7% Neutral 50%   4% -56%
Cengage Learning Holdings CNGO OTC Services Educational Services USD 12.75 - 0.0% Strong Up 205%   21% -84%
Chegg CHGG NYSE Services Educational Services USD 89.16 11 B 124.3% Neutral 57%   4% -28%
Franklin Covey FC NYSE Services Educational Services USD 29.49 414 M 64.9% Weak Up 47%   5% -35%
GP Strategies GPX NYSE Services Educational Services USD 16.91 290 M 140.5% Strong Up 68%   5% -32%
Grand Canyon Education LOPE NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 111.73 5.2 B 48.7% Weak Up 35%   4% -25%
K12 LRN NYSE Services Educational Services USD 31.66 1.3 B 38.1% Strong Up 58%   5% -60%
Laureate Education LAUR NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 13.08 2.7 B 35.8% Neutral 46%   4% -23%
Learning Tree International LTRE OTC Services Educational Services USD 0.75 - 105.5% Weak Up 203%   21% -52%
Lincoln Educational Services LINC NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 6.21 164 M 159.6% Neutral 71%   6% -42%
Strategic Education STRA NASDAQ Services Educational Services USD 85.57 2.1 B -39.2% Neutral 47%   4% -56%
Universal Technical Institute UTI NYSE Services Educational Services USD 5.91 193 M 2.1% Neutral 55%   4% -45%