Headlines about Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Capella Education earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.5343290121581 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Capella Education (CPLA) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub (americanbankingnews.com)
- Barrington Research Weighs in on Capella Education’s Q3 2018 Earnings (CPLA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capella Education (CPLA) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Capella Education’s Q1 2018 Earnings (CPLA) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Capella Education Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.16 Per Share (CPLA) (americanbankingnews.com)
Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) opened at $88.45 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,032.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 45.59, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.47 and a beta of 0.45. Capella Education has a fifty-two week low of $65.15 and a fifty-two week high of $99.25.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be issued a $0.43 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 7th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.94%. Capella Education’s payout ratio is currently 88.66%.
CPLA has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Capella Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, January 8th. BMO Capital Markets decreased their target price on Capella Education from $98.00 to $83.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. BidaskClub upgraded Capella Education from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. TheStreet lowered Capella Education from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, Barrington Research restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capella Education in a report on Monday, March 5th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $91.50.
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About Capella Education
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 company’s segments include post-secondary segment and job-ready skills segment.
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