DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) major shareholder Value Advisers International sold 2,770 shares of DeVry Education Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.34, for a total transaction of $78,501.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Major shareholders that own 10% or more 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 Tuesday, November 22nd, Value Advisers International sold 2,246 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.02, for a total transaction of $62,932.92.
  • 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 transaction 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 transaction 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 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.

Shares of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) opened at 28.25 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $24.29 and a 200 day moving average of $21.65. DeVry Education Group Inc. has a 1-year low of $15.36 and a 1-year high of $28.70. The company has a market capitalization of $1.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 109.50 and a beta of 0.90.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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 business’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.38 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that DeVry Education Group Inc. will post $2.55 EPS for the current 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. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. DeVry Education Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 144.01%.

Several research analysts have commented on DV shares. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $24.00 price target on shares of DeVry Education Group and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price objective for the company in a report on Monday, October 17th. Barrington Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $30.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 14th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $35.00 price objective 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 assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.75.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Fairpointe Capital LLC boosted its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 29.3% in the second quarter. Fairpointe Capital LLC now owns 6,702,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $119,566,000 after buying an additional 1,520,615 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 4.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,089,248 shares of the company’s stock worth $72,953,000 after buying an additional 187,469 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 6.2% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,133,901 shares of the company’s stock worth $72,268,000 after buying an additional 182,225 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 2.3% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,976,392 shares of the company’s stock worth $34,131,000 after buying an additional 44,650 shares during the period. Finally, BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in shares of DeVry Education Group by 1.2% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,767,693 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,763,000 after buying an additional 20,311 shares during the period. 98.23% of the stock is 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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