Capella Education (CPLA) Holdings Boosted by Capital Fund Management S.A.

Capital Fund Management S.A. raised its position in Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) by 1,072.2% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 84,397 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 77,197 shares during the period. Capital Fund Management S.A. owned 0.73% of Capella Education worth $6,532,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. QS Investors LLC boosted its position in Capella Education by 0.3% in the second quarter. QS Investors LLC now owns 2,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $214,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in Capella Education by 2.5% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 8,873 shares of the company’s stock valued at $759,000 after buying an additional 216 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Capella Education by 8.3% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 5,879 shares of the company’s stock valued at $503,000 after buying an additional 451 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in Capella Education by 12.0% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,437 shares of the company’s stock valued at $522,000 after buying an additional 798 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stevens Capital Management LP boosted its position in Capella Education by 15.6% in the third quarter. Stevens Capital Management LP now owns 7,156 shares of the company’s stock valued at $502,000 after buying an additional 968 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.59% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts have commented on CPLA shares. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a “hold” rating on shares of Capella Education in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Capella Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on shares of Capella Education from $78.00 to $103.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Barrington Research downgraded shares of Capella Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Capella Education from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, February 5th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Capella Education currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $94.33.

Capella Education (NASDAQ CPLA) opened at $80.85 on Friday. Capella Education has a 12 month low of $65.15 and a 12 month high of $99.25. The firm has a market cap of $939.20, a PE ratio of 22.83, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.54 and a beta of 0.43.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, January 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were paid a $0.43 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st. This is an increase from Capella Education’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.13%. Capella Education’s payout ratio is currently 48.59%.

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Capella Education Company Profile

Capella Education Company is an education services company. The Company provides direct path between learning and employment through its online postsecondary education offerings and through programs to develop job-ready skills for demand markets. The company’s segments include post-secondary segment and job-ready skills segment.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)

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