DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:dv) announced a dividend on Monday, November 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share on Thursday, December 22nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th.

Shares of DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) opened at 27.90 on Tuesday. DeVry Education Group has a one year low of $15.36 and a one year high of $28.45. The company has a market capitalization of $1.75 billion, a P/E ratio of 108.14 and a beta of 0.90. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $23.27 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.05.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.02. DeVry Education Group had a net margin of 0.89% and a return on equity of 10.49%. The firm had revenue of $449.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $443.62 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.38 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts predict that DeVry Education Group will post $2.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In related news, Director Ronald L. Taylor sold 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $25.51, for a total value of $35,714.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 739,799 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $18,872,272.49. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, SVP Gregory S. Davis sold 1,366 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.00, for a total value of $32,784.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 16,480 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $395,520. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 5.61% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 7.8% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 8,258 shares of the company’s stock worth $147,000 after buying an additional 598 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 1.2% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 58,620 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,046,000 after buying an additional 710 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 2.2% in the second quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 39,542 shares of the company’s stock worth $890,000 after buying an additional 846 shares during the last quarter. Profund Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 12.6% in the second quarter. Profund Advisors LLC now owns 13,068 shares of the company’s stock worth $233,000 after buying an additional 1,460 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co raised its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 26.3% in the second quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co now owns 13,455 shares of the company’s stock worth $240,000 after buying an additional 2,803 shares during the last quarter.

Several research firms recently weighed in on DV. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $24.00 price objective on DeVry Education Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, October 2nd. Barrington Research raised DeVry Education Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Sunday, August 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised DeVry Education Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. DeVry Education Group has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.75.

DeVry Education Group Company Profile

DeVry Education Group Inc (DeVry Group) is a global provider of educational services. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law. The Company operates in three segments: Medical and Healthcare; International and Professional Education, and Business, Technology and Management.

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