Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd Sells 3,617 Shares of Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR)

Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd cut its position in Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAURFree Report) by 12.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 25,356 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,617 shares during the quarter. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd’s holdings in Laureate Education were worth $348,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in LAUR. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust lifted its holdings in Laureate Education by 33.0% during the 3rd quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 6,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $93,000 after purchasing an additional 1,633 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Laureate Education during the 3rd quarter valued at $245,000. Raymond James & Associates acquired a new stake in Laureate Education during the 4th quarter valued at $316,000. Diversified Trust Co lifted its holdings in Laureate Education by 5.8% during the 4th quarter. Diversified Trust Co now owns 23,135 shares of the company’s stock valued at $317,000 after purchasing an additional 1,259 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Nordea Investment Management AB acquired a new stake in Laureate Education during the 4th quarter valued at $390,000. 96.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, TheStreet raised Laureate Education from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Monday, February 26th.

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Insider Transactions at Laureate Education

In other news, Director Corro Pedro Del sold 5,957 shares of Laureate Education stock in a transaction on Friday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.31, for a total transaction of $97,158.67. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 46,729 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $762,149.99. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In related news, Director Ian Kendell Snow sold 2,114,928 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.64, for a total value of $30,962,545.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Corro Pedro Del sold 5,957 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.31, for a total value of $97,158.67. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 46,729 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $762,149.99. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders sold 2,121,971 shares of company stock valued at $31,073,410. 2.32% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Laureate Education Stock Down 0.1 %

LAUR opened at $16.02 on Monday. Laureate Education, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.34 and a fifty-two week high of $16.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.55 and a current ratio of 0.55. The company has a market capitalization of $2.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.65 and a beta of 0.74. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $14.90 and a 200-day moving average of $13.82.

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAURGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, May 2nd. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.05 by ($0.12). Laureate Education had a return on equity of 13.98% and a net margin of 8.19%. The firm had revenue of $275.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $269.35 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.17) EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Laureate Education, Inc. will post 1.29 EPS for the current year.

About Laureate Education

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Laureate Education, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, offers higher education programs and services to students through a network of universities and higher education institutions. The company provides a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the areas of business and management, medicine and health sciences, and engineering and information technology through campus-based, online, and hybrid programs.

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