DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) major shareholder Value Advisers International sold 7,427 shares of DeVry Education Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.26, for a total transaction of $180,179.02. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Value Advisers International also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 14th, Value Advisers International sold 3,272 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.92, for a total transaction of $91,354.24.
  • On Tuesday, November 8th, Value Advisers International sold 558 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.57, for a total transaction of $13,152.06.
  • On Thursday, November 3rd, Value Advisers International sold 435 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.61, for a total transaction of $10,270.35.
  • On Friday, October 28th, Value Advisers International sold 473 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total transaction of $11,129.69.
  • On Thursday, October 13th, Value Advisers International sold 172 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.52, for a total transaction of $4,045.44.
  • On Tuesday, October 11th, Value Advisers International sold 10 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.50, for a total transaction of $235.00.
  • On Monday, October 10th, Value Advisers International sold 155 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.51, for a total transaction of $3,644.05.
  • On Tuesday, August 30th, Value Advisers International sold 516 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.51, for a total transaction of $12,131.16.
  • On Friday, August 26th, Value Advisers International sold 286 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.72, for a total transaction of $6,783.92.
  • On Thursday, August 25th, Value Advisers International sold 2,828 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.90, for a total transaction of $67,589.20.

Shares of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) opened at 28.30 on Thursday. DeVry Education Group Inc. has a 1-year low of $15.36 and a 1-year high of $28.45. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $23.72 and a 200-day moving average of $21.30. The company has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 109.69 and a beta of 0.90.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.02. The firm earned $449.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $443.62 million. DeVry Education Group had a return on equity of 10.49% and a net margin of 0.89%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. Analysts forecast that DeVry Education Group Inc. will post $2.55 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV)

The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 2nd will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th. DeVry Education Group’s dividend payout ratio is currently 144.01%.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $24.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, October 2nd. Barrington Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued 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 shares of 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 equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. DeVry Education Group has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.75.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. State Treasurer State of Michigan increased its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 0.4% in the second quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 22,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $405,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System increased its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 0.5% in the third quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 22,196 shares of the company’s stock worth $512,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama increased its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 0.4% in the third quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 73,120 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,686,000 after buying an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan increased its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 1.4% in the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 25,350 shares of the company’s stock worth $585,000 after buying an additional 360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 0.3% in the third quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 143,971 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,320,000 after buying an additional 426 shares in the last quarter.

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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