Strategic Education Inc

Education & Training Services
Consumer Defensive

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$1.87 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$1.08 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$468.16 million
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Company Profile

Strategic Education Inc had its IPO on 1996-07-25 under the ticker symbol STRA.

The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector and Education & Training Services industry. Strategic Education Inc has a staff strength of 3,907 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Strategic Education Inc opened at $76.99 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $76.8 - $77.48, and closed at $77.25.

This is a +0.32% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 169,115 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Strategic Education Inc have slipped by -2.05%.

Strategic Education Inc's Key Ratios

Strategic Education Inc has a market cap of $1.87 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.2141 and a price to sales ratio of 1.8365.

In the last 12-months Strategic Education Inc’s revenue was $1.08 billion with a gross profit of $468.16 million and an EBITDA of $117.61 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Strategic Education Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Strategic Education Inc’s operating margin was 5.66% while its return on assets stood at 1.73% with a return of equity of 2.25%.

In Q2, Strategic Education Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -6.3% while revenue growth was a positive 5.2%.

Strategic Education Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.53 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 24.0385 and a PEG multiple of 1.6032. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Strategic Education Inc’s profitability.

Strategic Education Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.8434 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 13.2375. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.8365.

Strategic Education Inc stock pays annual dividends of $2.4 per share, indicating a yield of 3.13% and a payout ratio of 110.6%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$2.14 billion
Total Liabilities
$242.09 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$9.52 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Strategic Education Inc ended 2024 with $2.14 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $2.14 billion while shareholder equity stood at $1.60 billion.

Strategic Education Inc ended 2024 with $31.34 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $242.09 million in other current liabilities, 245000.00 in common stock, $140.37 million in retained earnings and $1.24 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $181.02 million and cash and short-term investments were $206.49 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $23,380,000 while long-term debt stood at $101.31 million.

Strategic Education Inc’s total current assets stands at $350.91 million while long-term investments were $8.61 million and short-term investments were $25.47 million. Its net receivables were $92.09 million compared to accounts payable of $90.06 million and inventory worth $0.

In 2024, Strategic Education Inc's operating cash flow was $-469000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $9.52 million.

Comparatively, Strategic Education Inc paid $1.11 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

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Strategic Education Inc stock is currently trading at $77.25 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $96.0367 and a 52-week low of $96.0367. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $88.75.

Its 50-day moving average was $72.54 and 200-day moving average was $80.22 The short ratio stood at 5.64 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 294% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 10171% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Strategic Education Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Strategic Education Inc is STRA

The IPO of Strategic Education Inc took place on 1996-07-25

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Strategic Education, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides education services through campus-based and online post-secondary education, and programs to develop job-ready skills. It operates through three segments: U.S. Higher Education, Australia/New Zealand, and Education Technology Services. The company operates Strayer University that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, criminal justice, education, health services, information technology, and public administration at physical campuses located in the eastern United States, as well as through online; non-degree web and mobile application development courses through Hackbright Academy and Devmountain; and MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. It also operates Capella University that provides post-secondary education. The company operates Torrens University, which offers undergraduate, graduate, higher degree by research, and specialized degree courses primarily in business, design and creative technology, health, hospitality, and education fields through online and on physical campuses located in Australia; Think Education, a vocational training organization; and Media Design School, which provides industry-endorsed courses in 3D animation and visual effects, game art and programming, graphic and motion design, digital media artificial intelligence, and creative advertising in New Zealand. It also offers Workforce Edge, a platform to employers that provides education benefits administration solutions; and Sophia Learning, which enables lower cost education benefits programs. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia.


2303 Dulles Station Boulevard, Herndon, VA, United States, 20171