Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky continued to hold its stake in DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,100 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the fourth quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky’s holdings in DeVry Education Group were worth $346,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its stake in DeVry Education Group by 12.0% in the third quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 31,714 shares of the company’s stock worth $731,000 after buying an additional 3,402 shares in the last quarter. Airain ltd raised its stake in DeVry Education Group by 120.1% in the third quarter. Airain ltd now owns 41,494 shares of the company’s stock worth $957,000 after buying an additional 22,642 shares in the last quarter. High Pointe Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in DeVry Education Group during the third quarter worth about $259,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its stake in DeVry Education Group by 10.6% in the third quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 41,019 shares of the company’s stock worth $946,000 after buying an additional 3,925 shares in the last quarter. Finally, M&T Bank Corp purchased a new stake in DeVry Education Group during the third quarter worth about $229,000.
DeVry Education Group Inc (NYSE:DV) traded up 0.918% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $35.725. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 297,400 shares. DeVry Education Group Inc has a 12 month low of $15.36 and a 12 month high of $36.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $34.02 and its 200 day moving average is $30.46. The company has a market cap of $2.25 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.086 and a beta of 1.07.
DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 2nd. The company reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.12. The firm earned $456.35 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $459.32 million. DeVry Education Group had a return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 4.40%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.68 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that DeVry Education Group Inc will post $2.67 EPS for the current year.
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DV has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $37.00 price target for the company in a research report on Monday, February 6th. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 price objective on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Wednesday, April 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $31.71.
In other DeVry Education Group news, insider Lisa W. Wardell bought 3,100 shares of DeVry Education Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $25.88 per share, with a total value of $80,228.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 114,598 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,965,796.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, insider Robert A. Paul sold 1,835 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.56, for a total value of $59,747.60. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 24,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $797,687.44. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 5.61% of the company’s stock.
DeVry Education Group Company Profile
DeVry Education Group Inc (DeVry Group) is a global provider of educational services. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law. The Company operates in three segments: Medical and Healthcare; International and Professional Education, and Business, Technology and Management.
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