Laureate Education Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) went up by 2.32% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $13.35. The company’s stock price has collected 4.65% of gains in the last five trading sessions.
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for LAUR is at 0.79.
LAUR currently public float of 106.22M and currently shorts hold a 3.55% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LAUR was 841.95K shares.
LAUR’s Market Performance
LAUR stocks went up by 4.65% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.56% and a quarterly performance of 4.19%, while its annual performance rate touched 23.42%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.08% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.67% for Laureate Education Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.54% for LAUR stocks with a simple moving average of 1.82% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LAUR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LAUR stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for LAUR by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for LAUR in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $13 based on the research report published on June 24th of the previous year 2020.
Morgan Stanley, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see LAUR reach a price target of $13.50. The rating they have provided for LAUR stocks is “Equal-Weight” according to the report published on April 08th, 2020.
Barrington Research gave a rating of “Outperform” to LAUR, setting the target price at $22 in the report published on August 09th of the previous year.
LAUR Trading at 4.82% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LAUR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -10.64% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.67%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.08%, as shares surge +5.30% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +4.47% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LAUR rose by +4.65%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +17.42% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.23. In addition, Laureate Education Inc. saw -2.53% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LAUR starting from COHEN STEVEN A/SAC CAPITAL MGM, who sale 163,122 shares at the price of $10.60 back on Jun 23. After this action, COHEN STEVEN A/SAC CAPITAL MGM now owns 0 shares of Laureate Education Inc., valued at $1,729,713 using the latest closing price.
COHEN STEVEN A/SAC CAPITAL MGM, the Director-by-Deputization of Laureate Education Inc., sale 86,878 shares at $11.04 during a trade that took place back on Jun 22, which means that COHEN STEVEN A/SAC CAPITAL MGM is holding 163,122 shares at $959,437 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LAUR
Equity return is now at value 34.70, with 14.80 for asset returns.