Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

September 27, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.35, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 7 investors sold Grand Canyon Education Inc shares while 83 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 42.25 million shares or 2.54% less from 43.35 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Credit Agricole S A holds 115,200 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Timpani Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com reported 61,244 shares or 1.78% of all its holdings. Castleark Limited Com reported 0.58% in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE). Zacks Mgmt accumulated 0.04% or 22,870 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt accumulated 242,172 shares. Valley National Advisers, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 3,047 shares. Stifel Financial Corporation stated it has 0% in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE). Harvest Capital Strategies Limited Liability invested in 310,000 shares or 2.89% of the stock. Fmr Ltd Com owns 4.30 million shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Moreover, Spark Management Limited Com has 0.4% invested in Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 82,300 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn holds 30,155 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Globeflex Cap L P holds 0.21% or 11,000 shares in its portfolio. Granite Prtn Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.11% or 21,645 shares. Natl Bank Of Mellon Corp reported 561,009 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Voya Investment Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 21,691 shares.

Since April 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $15.36 million activity. 3,200 Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) shares with value of $249,984 were sold by HENRY JACK A. Mildenhall Joseph N had sold 6,345 shares worth $505,379 on Tuesday, May 9. On Wednesday, May 10 MUELLER BRIAN E sold $2.35M worth of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) or 30,000 shares. $1.09M worth of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) was sold by BACHUS DANIEL E on Wednesday, May 10.

Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Grand Canyon Education has $85.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $61.14’s average target is -29.96% below currents $87.29 stock price. Grand Canyon Education had 17 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 24 by Zacks. The stock of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, August 2. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Barrington Research. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 26. The stock of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Friday, February 17. The company was initiated on Wednesday, February 3 by Credit Suisse. Zacks upgraded the shares of LOPE in report on Tuesday, September 1 to “Hold” rating. Below is a list of Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) latest ratings and price target changes.

15/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain
02/08/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $83.0000 Maintain
20/07/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $81.0000 Maintain

The stock increased 1.54% or $1.32 during the last trading session, reaching $87.29. About shares traded. Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 85.46% since September 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 68.76% the S&P500.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is engaged in the provision of postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $4.20 billion. The Firm is a regionally accredited university. It has a 24.11 P/E ratio. The Firm 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.

More notable recent Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Guess which for-profit school boosted revenue, income, enrollment — again” on August 01, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Grand Canyon Education Is Still A Growth Stock” published on June 08, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Grand Canyon Education: A Good Company, But Not A Smart Buy Right Now” on January 05, 2017. More interesting news about Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release …” published on September 22, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings Release …” with publication date: January 31, 2017.

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