News coverage about DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DeVry Education Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.0211718702074 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered DeVry Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. ValuEngine upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 3rd. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $40.00 price objective (up from $37.00) on shares of DeVry Education Group in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded DeVry Education Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, May 5th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. DeVry Education Group presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.80.

Shares of DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) opened at 33.90 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.75 and a beta of 0.88. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $37.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $34.81. DeVry Education Group has a 1-year low of $21.85 and a 1-year high of $40.70.

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DeVry Education Group Company Profile

Adtalem Global Education Inc, formerly 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.

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