Capella Education (CPLA) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.43 on June 29th

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 30th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Thursday, May 24th will be paid a dividend of 0.43 per share on Friday, June 29th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 23rd.

Shares of Capella Education opened at $89.30 on Friday, MarketBeat.com reports. Capella Education has a one year low of $88.40 and a one year high of $88.65. The stock has a market cap of $1.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 23.90, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.00 and a beta of 0.36.

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.03. Capella Education had a return on equity of 19.78% and a net margin of 5.92%. The company had revenue of $112.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $112.92 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.94 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts forecast that Capella Education will post 4.4 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts recently commented on CPLA shares. BMO Capital Markets cut their target price on Capella Education from $98.00 to $83.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, March 2nd. TheStreet lowered Capella Education from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capella Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, March 7th. BidaskClub lowered Capella Education from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, April 28th. Finally, Barrington Research reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capella Education in a report on Monday, March 5th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Capella Education has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $97.25.

About Capella Education

Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, provides online postsecondary education and job-ready skills services in the United States. Its Post-Secondary segment offers various doctoral, master's, and bachelor's programs primarily for working adults in public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, psychology, business and technology, counseling and human services, and education markets; and courses that are eligible for transfer into credit at approximately 2,000 colleges and universities.

Dividend History for Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA)

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