Education & Training Services

(APOL) Apollo Group to Partner With American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute

One of the wholly-owned subsidiaries of Apollo Group, Inc. (APOL), University of Phoenix, recently announced its plan to collaborate with The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (EI) in order to provide more academic...

17Sep2013 | | Comments Off on (APOL) Apollo Group to Partner With American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute | Continued

(DV) Earnings Preview: DeVry Incorporated

We expect DeVry Inc. (DV) to beat expectations when it reports fiscal third quarter 2013 results on Apr 23. Last quarter it posted an impressive 55.36% positive surprise.

Why a Likely Positive Surprise?

Our...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (DV) Earnings Preview: DeVry Incorporated | Continued

(DV) DeVry Incorporated – A Strong Buy

Rising earnings estimates on the back of strong first-quarter fiscal 2013 results, which included a 58.1% earnings surprise, helped this diversified education provider DeVry, Inc. (DV) achieve a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) on December...

1Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (DV) DeVry Incorporated – A Strong Buy | Continued

(APOL) Will For-Profit Education Survive?

The for-profit education industry has been going through trying times recently. Industry watchers had tied its fortunes with those of Mitt Romney in the Presidential elections. Now that President Obama has won that round, industry baiters are sharpening their knives, anticipating a slew of regulatory...

10Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (APOL) Will For-Profit Education Survive? | Continued

(DV) Devry – Bear of the Day

Devry (DV) was recently downgraded from Neutral to Underperform. The downgrade comes as the company reported dismal fourth quarter results.

Both top and bottom lines declined on a sequential as well as...

24Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (DV) Devry – Bear of the Day | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education Stays Neutral

We have maintained a Neutral recommendation on Strayer Education Inc. (STRA) following appraisal of first quarter 2012 results.

Strayer Education’s first quarter 2012 earnings of $2.09 per share were in line with the Zacks...

21Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (STRA) Strayer Education Stays Neutral | Continued

(CPLA) Capella Education Company – Bear of the Day

Though Capella Education Co’s (CPLA) first quarter 2012 earnings of $0.82 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, it dropped 15% from the prior-year quarter due to top-line weakness. Total revenues fell 1.8% due to a decline...

23May2012 | | Comments Off on (CPLA) Capella Education Company – Bear of the Day | Continued

(CPLA) Capella Education Company Shares Downgraded to Underperform

We have downgraded our rating on Capella Education Company (CPLA) from Neutral to Underperform on a weak outlook for the year.

Capella’s first-quarter 2012 earnings of 82 cents per share were down approximately 15% from adjusted...

22May2012 | | Comments Off on (CPLA) Capella Education Company Shares Downgraded to Underperform | Continued

(UTI) Universal Technical Institute Misses on Bottom Line

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI) recently posted lower-than-expected fourth-quarter 2011 results. The quarterly earnings of 24 cents a share missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 28 cents, and dropped 17.2% from 29 cents earned...

30Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Technical Institute Earnings Preview

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI), which provides professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine programs, is slated to report its fourth-quarter 2011 financial results after the bell on Tuesday, November...

28Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(DV) DeVry Incorporated – Bear of the Day

We are downgrading DeVry Inc.’s (DV) stock from Neutral to Underperform on the back of sluggish first quarter 2012 earnings of $0.83, which missed the year-ago level as well as Zacks Consensus Estimate by 19.4% and 13.5% respectively....

21Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education Beats The Street – Enrollment Falls

Strayer Education, Inc. (STRA), a for-profit education company, recently posted third-quarter 2011 results. The quarterly earnings of $1.20 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.06 but plunged 30% from $1.72 in the year-ago...

6Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Group Closes Carnegie Acquisition

In a recent development, the Phoenix based private education provider, Apollo Group Inc. (APOL), has completed the acquisition of Downtown based math curricula publisher, Carnegie Learning plc, Business Journal reported....

19Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(BPI) Company News for July 26, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) reported Q2 adjusted EPS of $1.18, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.15 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 8% year-over-year to $5.3 billion, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $5.1 billion

•   ...

26Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Group Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Scorecard

Apollo Group Inc. (APOL), one of the world’s largest private education providers, posted its third-quarter 2011 results. Street analysts had nearly a week to ponder on the news.

In the subsequent paragraphs, we cover...

7Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Technical Institute Cuts Workforce

Universal Technical Institute Inc. (UTI), which provides professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine programs, recently announced a cut in its workforce.

The regulation proposed by the Department...

1Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Group Earnings Beat the Street – Profits Fall

Apollo Group Inc. (APOL), one of the world’s largest private education providers, reported earnings of $1.45 per share for third-quarter 2011, declining 16.7% from the prior-period earnings of $1.74. However, earnings surpassed...

1Jul2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Group Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview

Apollo Group Inc. (APOL), one of the world’s largest private education providers, is scheduled to report its third-quarter financial results after the close of market on June 30, 2011. The current Zacks Consensus Estimate for...

29Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education Analyst Remains Neutral on Shares

A rich legacy of more than 119 years coupled with a strong focus on working adults has enabled Strayer Education Inc. (STRA) to establish a healthy position in the for-profit post-secondary education industry. The company has been...

22Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Tech Institute – Bear of the Day

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) average enrollment of the educational institute rose 8.5% in the first quarter but dropped 690 basis points sequentially. Moreover, the rate of fall in the new enrollments accelerated to...

3Jun2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Tech Institute – Bear of the Day

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) average enrollment of the educational institute rose 8.5% in the first quarter but dropped 690 basis points sequentially. Moreover, the rate of fall in the new enrollments accelerated to...

19May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Tech Institute – Bear of the Day

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) average enrollment rose 8.5% but dropped 690 basis points sequentially. The rate of fall in the new enrollments accelerated to 13% during the most recent quarter, following a decline of 5%...

5Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Technical Institute – Bear of the Day

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) average enrollment rose 8.5% but dropped 690 basis points sequentially. The rate of fall in the new enrollments accelerated to 13% during the most recent quarter, following a decline of 5%...

29Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(APOL) Apollo Analyst Maintains Shares at Neutral

We have maintained our long-term ‘Neutral’ recommendation on Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) with a target price of $42.00 per share. Moreover, the company has a Zacks #3 Rank, implying a short-term ‘Hold’ rating on the stock.

Phoenix,...

22Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(UTI) Universal Tech Institute – Bear of the Day

Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) average enrollment rose 8.5% but dropped 690 basis points sequentially. The rate of fall in the new enrollments accelerated to 13% during the most recent quarter, following a decline of...

22Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education – Bear of the Day

Although Strayer Education (STRA) posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2010 results, enrollments continue to fall. We observe that the growth in enrollments has decelerated sequentially.

After increasing 11% in the third...

8Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education – Bear of the Day

Although Strayer Education (STRA) posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2010 results, enrollments continue to fall. We observe that the growth in enrollments has decelerated sequentially.

After increasing 11% in the third...

3Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education – Bear of the Day

Although Strayer Education (STRA) posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2010 results, enrollments continue to fall. We observe that the growth in enrollments has decelerated sequentially.

After increasing 11% in the third...

24Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(STRA) Strayer Education Beats The Street – New Enrollment Falls

Strayer Education, Inc. (STRA), a for-profit education company, recently posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter 2010 results. The quarterly earnings of $2.73 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.64 and jumped 18%...

21Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CPLA) Company News for February 16, 2011 – Corporate Summary

• Fossil (NASDAQ:FOSL) reported Q4 EPS of $1.46, above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.34 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 32.8% year-over-year to $701.1 million, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $485.0 million

• Watson...

16Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued