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Capella Education Company (CPLA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Capella Education Company (CPLA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Renaissance Technologies LLC reports that it raised its position in Capella Education Company by 18,625 shares in the quarter ending 06/30/2017. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 27,200 shares of the company's stock worth $2,313,000 after buying an additional 286 shares during the last quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. California Employees Retirement Sys holds 0% or 7,800 shares in its portfolio. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in shares of Capella Education by 38.8% in the first quarter. The Ajo Lp holds 102,161 shares with $8.97 million value, up from 98,405 last quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 6,676 shares of the company's stock valued at $571,000 after buying an additional 531 shares during the period. HL Financial Services LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Capella Education during the first quarter valued at approximately $200,000. State Teachers Retirement invested in 0% or 21,440 shares. Finally, Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning boosted its position in Capella Education by 55.6% in the second quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 33,396 shares of the company's stock worth $2,839,000 after buying an additional 19,582 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.30% of the company's stock.

Capella Education (CPLA) remained flat at $66.95 on Friday.

In associated news, Chief Executive Officer J Kevin Gilligan unloaded 2,000 stocks of the firms shares in a trade that took place on Tue, May 23rd. The stock has a market cap of $781.37 million, a PE ratio of 17.28 and a beta of 0.49. The stock's 50 day moving average is $79.60 and its 200-day moving average is $83.92. Capella Education Company has a one year low of $56.88 and a one year high of $99.25. The dividend will be $0.410 per share for the quarter which is $1.64 annualized. Capella Education had a return on equity of 20.23% and a net margin of 10.49%. The business had revenue of $109.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $109.89 million. Brokerage firms anticipate that Capella Education business will report $3.54 earnings per share for the financial year. The business's revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. Additionally Capella Education Company recently declared a dividend that will be paid on Friday the 13th of October 2017. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be given a $0.41 dividend. This dividend amount will represent a yeild of $2.42. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. As of writing, Capella Education Company's RSI stands at 21.46.

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A number of analysts have recently issued reports on CPLA shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Capella Education from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Capella Education from a "hold" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. BMO Capital Markets cut their price objective on shares of Capella Education from $86.00 to $79.45 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th.

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $88.60. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.18, for a total value of $164,360.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 10,776 shares of the company's stock worth $916,000 after buying an additional 2,071 shares during the last quarter. Insiders own 3.56% of the company's stock.

Capella Education Company is an education services company. The Company provides direct path between learning and employment through its online postsecondary education offerings and through programs to develop job-ready skills for demand markets. The Business's segments include post-secondary segment and job-ready skills segment.