DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) major shareholder Value Advisers International sold 2,246 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.02, for a total value of $62,932.92. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

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

  • On Friday, November 18th, Value Advisers International sold 2,770 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.34, for a total value of $78,501.80.
  • On Wednesday, November 16th, Value Advisers International sold 34 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total value of $949.96.
  • 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 value of $91,354.24.
  • 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value 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 value of $235.00.
  • On Monday, October 10th, Value Advisers International sold 155 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.51, for a total value of $3,644.05.

Shares of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) traded up 1.77% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $28.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 231,350 shares. DeVry Education Group Inc. has a 12 month low of $15.36 and a 12 month high of $29.15. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.80 billion, a P/E ratio of 111.43 and a beta of 0.90. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $24.29 and its 200 day moving average is $21.65.

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 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 company earned $449.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $443.62 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.38 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect 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. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. 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 144.01%.

Several research firms recently weighed in on DV. Credit Suisse Group AG upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $24.00 to $30.00 in a research report on Wednesday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 3rd. Barrington Research upgraded 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. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $35.00 price objective on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Sunday, August 21st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $24.75.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Societe Generale bought a new position in DeVry Education Group during the second quarter worth $295,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its position in DeVry Education Group by 8.0% in the second quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 33,246 shares of the company’s stock worth $593,000 after buying an additional 2,461 shares during the period. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp bought a new position in DeVry Education Group during the second quarter worth $1,349,000. Eii Capital Management Inc. increased its position in DeVry Education Group by 4.8% in the second quarter. Eii Capital Management Inc. now owns 124,320 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,218,000 after buying an additional 5,720 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in DeVry Education Group by 6.9% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 791,862 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,127,000 after buying an additional 51,171 shares during the period. 98.23% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About DeVry Education Group

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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