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LOPE -  USA Stock  

USD 77.10  1.58  2.09%

Grand Canyon is trading at 77.10 as of the 29th of November 2021, a 2.09 percent up since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 77.1. Grand Canyon has a very small chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for Grand Canyon Educati are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 10th of December 2019 and ending today, the 29th of November 2021. Click here to learn more.
Market Performance
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Odds Of Distress
Less than 2
Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides education services to colleges and universities in the United States. The companys technology services include learning management system, internal administration, infrastructure, and support services academic services comprises program and curriculum, faculty and related training and development, class scheduling, and skills and simulation lab sites and counseling services and support include admission, financial aid, and field experience counseling services. The company has 46.37 M outstanding shares of which 1.03 M shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 3.86 trading days to cover. More on Grand Canyon Educati

Grand Canyon Stock Highlights

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Grand Canyon Educati generated a negative expected return over the last 90 days
Grand Canyon Educati is unlikely to experience financial distress in the next 2 years
Grand Canyon Fama & French Personal Services
Personal Services
Fama & French Classification
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Legal NameGrand Canyon Educati
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  Personal Services
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Grand Canyon report their recommendations after researching Grand Canyon's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Grand Canyon's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Grand Canyon Educati. The Grand consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Grand Canyon.
Strong Buy3 Opinions
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Grand Canyon Educati based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Grand Canyon Educati financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares51.3 M46.9 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted52 M47.2 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations273.1 M308.8 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets1.5 B1.8 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities282.2 M270.2 M
Sufficiently Up
Current Assets315.9 M333.7 M
Notably Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities127.1 M118.7 M
Notably Up
Total Debt141.8 M171.8 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Return on Average Assets0.140.144
Fairly Down
Gross Margin0.540.585
Significantly Down
Very volatile
Asset Turnover0.640.471
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
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Strong HoldUndervalued
Financial Strength
Grand Canyon's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Grand Canyon's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Grand Canyon's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Grand Canyon's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Grand Canyon's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Grand Canyon deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Grand Canyon cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 171.78 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.11, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Grand Canyon Educati has a current ratio of 2.75, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due.

Operating Cash Flow

273.06 MillionShare
Grand Canyon Educati (LOPE) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA. It is located in 2600 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85017, United States and employs 3,650 people. Grand Canyon is listed under Personal Services category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Mid-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 3.57 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Grand Canyon's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Grand Canyon's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Grand Canyon Educati conducts business under Consumer Defensive sector and is part of Education & Training Services industry. The entity has 46.37 M outstanding shares of which 1.03 M shares are now shorted by private and institutional investors with about 3.86 trading days to cover. Grand Canyon Educati currently holds about 256.61 M in cash with 308.82 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 5.52.
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Grand Canyon secures a total of 46.37 Million outstanding shares. The majority of Grand Canyon Educati outstanding shares are owned by outside corporations. These institutional investors are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to purchase positions in Grand Canyon to benefit from reduced commissions. Consequently, third-party entities are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in Grand Canyon Educati. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of Grand Canyon Educati as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Also note that almost one million eight hundred fifty-four thousand eight hundred invesors are currently shorting Grand Canyon expressing very little confidence in its future performance.

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Grand Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Grand Canyon's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Grand Canyon jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 98.0%. The Grand Canyon Educati probability density function shows the probability of Grand Canyon stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Grand Canyon has a beta of 0.6484. This indicates as returns on the market go up, Grand Canyon average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Grand Canyon Educati will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has a negative alpha, implying that the risk taken by holding this instrument is not justified. Grand Canyon Educati is significantly underperforming DOW.
 Odds Down 77.1HorizonTargetOdds Up 77.1 
2.10%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Grand Canyon to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 98.0 (This Grand Canyon Educati probability density function shows the probability of Grand Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Grand Canyon Historical Income Statement

Grand Canyon Educati Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Grand's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Grand Canyon Educati revenue and expense. Grand Canyon Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Grand Canyon Operating Expenses is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Operating Expenses was at 216.11 Million. The current year Revenues is expected to grow to about 849.9 M, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 218.7 M. View More Fundamentals

Grand Stock Against Markets

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Grand Canyon Corporate Directors

Grand Canyon corporate directors refer to members of a Grand Canyon board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Grand Canyon's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Grand Canyon's board members must vote for the resolution. The Grand Canyon board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Grand Canyon Educati is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Grand that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Grand Canyon's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Grand Canyon's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Grand Canyon's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Grand Canyon's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Grand Canyon's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Grand Canyon value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Grand Canyon's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.