Laureate Education, Inc. (LAUR)

NASDAQ: LAUR · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.11%)
Sep 29, 2023, 9:51 AM EDT - Market open

Total Valuation

LAUR has a market cap or net worth of $2.21 billion. The enterprise value is $2.71 billion.

Market Cap 2.21B
Enterprise Value 2.71B

Important Dates

The next estimated earnings date is Thursday, November 2, 2023, before market open.

Earnings Date Nov 2, 2023
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 3, 2022

Share Statistics

LAUR has 157.22 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -8.89% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 157.22M
Shares Change (YoY) -8.89%
Shares Change (QoQ) +0.10%
Owned by Insiders (%) 14.37%
Owned by Institutions (%) 82.87%
Float 135.23M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 23.83 and the forward PE ratio is 10.52. LAUR's PEG ratio is 1.15.

PE Ratio 23.83
Forward PE 10.52
PS Ratio 1.62
Forward PS 1,361.63
PB Ratio 2.27
P/FCF Ratio 14.56
PEG Ratio 1.15
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 7.81, with an EV/FCF ratio of 17.84.

EV / Earnings 27.12
EV / Sales 1.99
EV / EBITDA 7.81
EV / EBIT 10.68
EV / FCF 17.84

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 0.71, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.64.

Current Ratio 0.71
Quick Ratio 0.60
Debt / Equity 0.64
Debt / EBITDA 1.79
Debt / FCF 4.08
Interest Coverage 12.31

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 11.60% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 19.00%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 11.60%
Return on Assets (ROA) 4.80%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 19.00%
Revenue Per Employee $38,876
Profits Per Employee $2,855
Employee Count 35,000
Asset Turnover 0.65
Inventory Turnover n/a


In the past 12 months, LAUR has paid $133.12 million in taxes.

Income Tax 133.12M
Effective Tax Rate 57.12%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +34.80% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.78, so LAUR's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.78
52-Week Price Change +34.80%
50-Day Moving Average 13.71
200-Day Moving Average 11.97
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 68.36
Average Volume (30 Days) 765,387

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 4.87 million, so 3.10% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 4.87M
Short Previous Month 4.51M
Short % of Shares Out 3.10%
Short % of Float 3.60%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 7.23

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, LAUR had revenue of $1.36 billion and earned $99.93 million in profits. Earnings per share was $0.59.

Revenue 1.36B
Gross Profit 359.67M
Operating Income 306.34M
Pretax Income 233.05M
Net Income 99.93M
EBITDA 346.94M
EBIT 253.66M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $0.59
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $120.50 million in cash and $619.85 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$499.34 million or -$3.18 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 120.50M
Total Debt 619.85M
Net Cash -499.34M
Net Cash Per Share -$3.18
Equity / Book Value 973.32M
Book Value Per Share 6.19
Working Capital -119.83M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $211.38 million and capital expenditures -$59.52 million, giving a free cash flow of $151.87 million.

Operating Cash Flow 211.38M
Capital Expenditures -59.52M
Free Cash Flow 151.87M
FCF Per Share $0.97
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 26.43%, with operating and profit margins of 22.51% and 7.34%.

Gross Margin 26.43%
Operating Margin 22.51%
Pretax Margin 17.13%
Profit Margin 7.34%
EBITDA Margin 25.50%
EBIT Margin 18.64%
FCF Margin 11.16%

Dividends & Yields

This stock pays an annual dividend of $0.68, which amounts to a dividend yield of 4.83%.

Dividend Per Share $0.68
Dividend Yield 4.83%
Earnings Yield 4.52%
FCF Yield 6.87%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Payout Ratio 115.25%
Buyback Yield 8.89%
Shareholder Yield 13.72%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for LAUR is $17.00, which is 20.78% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $17.00
Price Target Difference 20.78%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 1
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

This stock does not have any record of stock splits.

Last Split Date n/a
Split Type n/a
Split Ratio n/a