Grand Canyon Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 71.00  0.29  0.41%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Grand Canyon is Strong Buy, with 0 strong sell and 3 strong buy opinions. The current projected Grand Canyon target price consensus is 114.67 with 3 analyst opinions. The most common way Grand Canyon Educati analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Grand Canyon executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Please note, the number of analysts providing the opinion is not sufficient to provide adequate consensus on Grand Canyon. We encourage you to use your own analysis of Grand Canyon Educati to validate this buy or sell advice. Grand Canyon buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Grand Canyon Educati target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 12.701. Additionally, see Macroaxis Advice on Grand Canyon to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Grand Analyst Recommendations 

 
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As of December 3, 2021, Gross Profit is expected to decline to about 482.2 M. In addition to that, Profit Margin is expected to decline to 0.27. Grand Canyon Accounts Payable is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Accounts Payable was at 16.58 Million. The current year Debt Current is expected to grow to about 43.7 M, whereas Total Assets are forecasted to decline to about 1.5 B.

Grand Canyon Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Grand target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Grand target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions3
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Strong Buy
Most Grand analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Grand stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Grand Canyon Educati, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Grand Canyon Target Price Projection

Grand Canyon's current and average target prices are 71.00 and 114.67, respectively. The current price of Grand Canyon is the price at which Grand Canyon Educati is currently trading. On the other hand, Grand Canyon's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Grand Canyon Market Quote on 3rd of December 2021

Low Price70.0Odds
High Price72.08Odds

71.0

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Grand Canyon Target Price

Low Estimate100.0Odds
High Estimate122.0Odds
Number of Analysts3
Standard Deviation12.701

114.666

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Grand Canyon Educati and the information provided on this page.

Grand Canyon Analyst Ratings

Grand Canyon's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Grand Canyon stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Grand Canyon's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Grand Canyon's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Grand Canyon Target Price Projections

Grand Canyon's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Grand Canyon Educati and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Grand depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Grand Canyon Educati including analysis of its current option contracts.
Grand Canyon's latest option contracts expiring on 2021-12-17 are carrying combined implied volatility of 29.71 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 2.3 over 54 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more puts than calls on contracts expiring on 2021-12-17. The current put volume is at 59, with calls trading at the volume of 51. This yields a 1.16 put-to-call volume ratio. The Grand Canyon option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Grand Canyon Educati option contracts. It shows all of Grand Canyon's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2021-12-17 Option Contracts

Grand Canyon option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Grand Canyon's lending market. For example, when Grand Canyon's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Grand Canyon, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Grand Canyon stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Grand Canyon's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Grand Canyon's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Grand Canyon's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Grand Canyon Maximum Pain Price accross 2021-12-17 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Grand Canyon close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Grand Canyon's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Grand Canyon Educati common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Grand stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Grand Canyon's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Additionally, see Macroaxis Advice on Grand Canyon to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Grand Canyon Educati In The Money Call Balance

When Grand Canyon's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Grand Canyon Educati stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Grand Canyon's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on Grand Canyon Educati are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Grand Current Options Market Mood

Grand Canyon's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Grand Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Grand Canyon's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Grand Canyon's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Grand Canyon's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Grand Canyon Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Grand Canyon is a key component of Grand Canyon valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Grand Canyon.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Grand Canyon's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Grand Canyon in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
66.0268.6771.32
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
63.9084.3186.96
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
67.2369.8872.52
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
6.136.136.13
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Grand Canyon. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Grand Canyon's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Grand Canyon's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Grand Canyon Educati.

Additional Grand Canyon Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Grand Canyon is a key component of Grand Canyon valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Grand Canyon.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Grand Canyon's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Grand Canyon in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
66.0268.6771.32
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
63.9084.3186.96
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
67.2369.8872.52
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
6.136.136.13
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Grand Canyon. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Grand Canyon's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Grand Canyon's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Grand Canyon Educati.

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The data published in Grand Canyon's official financial statements usually reflect Grand Canyon's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Grand Canyon Educati. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Grand accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Grand Canyon's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Consumer Defensive space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Grand Canyon's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Grand Canyon's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Grand Canyon's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Grand Canyon Educati. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Grand Canyon's management to manipulate its earnings.