The stock of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) is a huge mover today! About 158,052 shares traded hands. Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 24.93% since April 11, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.78% the S&P500.
The move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $2.56 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 11 by Barchart.com. We have $90.82 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:LOPE worth $1.74B more.
Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) Ratings Coverage
Out of 5 analysts covering Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Grand Canyon Education has been the topic of 13 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Credit Suisse upgraded Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) rating on Monday, March 7. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $62 price target. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Zacks on Wednesday, August 26. The stock of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 5 with “Overweight”. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of LOPE in a report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Neutral” rating. On Tuesday, September 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is a regionally accredited provider of online postsecondary education services focused on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in its core disciplines of education, business, and healthcare. In addition to its online programs, it offers programs at its traditional campus in Phoenix, Arizona and onsite at the facilities of employers.”
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.23, from 1.33 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 16 funds sold all Grand Canyon Education Inc shares owned while 66 reduced positions. 34 funds bought stakes while 56 increased positions. They now own 45.95 million shares or 1.45% less from 46.63 million shares in 2016Q1.
Moreover, Tower Research Lc (Trc) has 0% invested in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 1 shares. The New York-based Goldman Sachs Gp Inc has invested 0% in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE). Ajo Ltd Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 9,070 shares. Tradewinds Glob Investors Ltd has 5,940 shares for 0.02% of their US portfolio. Lpl Finance Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in the company for 6,766 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny accumulated 0.01% or 33,463 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs accumulated 29,594 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The Montana-based Da Davidson has invested 0.01% in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE). Envestnet Asset Management holds 0.02% or 136,291 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio has 28,300 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Geode Cap Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 334,517 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. James Investment Research Inc has 6,020 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in the company for 3,087 shares. Moreover, Century Cap Mngmt Ltd Com has 0.94% invested in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 213,841 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since May 12, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $18.19 million net activity. Shares for $953,980 were sold by Mildenhall Joseph N on Wednesday, August 10. On Thursday, May 12 the insider MUELLER BRIAN E sold $4.16 million. The insider BACHUS DANIEL E sold 17,500 shares worth $728,700. $1.04 million worth of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) was sold by Meyer William Stan. Shares for $141,721 were sold by Roberts Brian M. Richardson Brent D. sold $2.64M worth of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) on Tuesday, November 8.
LOPE Company Profile
Grand Canyon Education, Inc., incorporated on November 26, 2003, is a regionally accredited university. The Firm offers approximately 200 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and certificates across approximately eight colleges both online and on ground in Phoenix, Arizona, at leased facilities and at facilities owned by third-party employers of its students. The Firm offers the degrees of 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. It also offers certificate programs, which consist of a series of courses focused on a particular area of study for both the post-baccalaureate and post-graduate students. The Firm has over 74,500 students enrolled in its courses, of which approximately 59,310 are enrolled in its online programs and approximately 15,190 are enrolled in its ground programs.
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