DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) major shareholder Value Advisers International sold 3,272 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.92, for a total transaction of $91,354.24. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

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

  • On Thursday, November 10th, Value Advisers International sold 7,427 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.26, for a total transaction of $180,179.02.
  • 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 52 week low of $15.36 and a 52 week high of $28.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 109.69 and a beta of 0.90. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $23.72 and a 200 day moving average of $21.30.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 earned $449.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $443.62 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that DeVry Education Group Inc. will post $2.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a dividend 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%.

DV has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Barrington Research cut shares of DeVry Education Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 15th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 17th. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research note on Monday, October 3rd. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $35.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Sunday, August 21st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.75.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. State Treasurer State of Michigan raised its position 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 valued at $405,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its position 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 valued at $512,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its position 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 valued at $1,686,000 after buying an additional 268 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan raised its position 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 valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its position 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 valued at $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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