Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share by the health services provider on Monday, March 19th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.15%.
Strayer Education (NASDAQ:STRA) traded down $2.43 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $87.21. 88,553 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 88,650. The stock has a market cap of $1,016.57, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.61 and a beta of 0.91. Strayer Education has a 1 year low of $75.84 and a 1 year high of $100.72.
STRA has been the topic of several analyst reports. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $91.00 price target on shares of Strayer Education in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Strayer Education from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $110.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Strayer Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Strayer Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, December 5th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Strayer Education has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $102.25.
About Strayer Education
Strayer Education, Inc is an education services holding company. The Company provides post-secondary education and other academic programs, through its subsidiaries, Strayer University (the University) and New York Code and Design Academy (NYCDA). As of December 31, 2016, the University offered undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, nursing, public administration and criminal justice at 74 physical campuses located in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions of the United States, and online.
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