Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE) Stake Lifted by Summit Creek Advisors LLC

Lloyd Doyle
January 18, 2018

Harvest Capital Strategies Llc sold 60,000 shares as the company's stock rose 24.65% with the market.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $104.55. About 166,948 shares traded. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has risen 44.45% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Farmers National Bank decreased its stake in Diageo Plc Sponsored Adr (DEO) by 19.28% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 74,280 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,747,000 after buying an additional 1,816 shares during the last quarter. The institutional investor held 24,691 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.24 million, down from 32,164 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Van Berkom & Associates Inc who had been investing in Grand Canyon Ed Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.48 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.11% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $92.68. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md reported 122,605 shares.

For this year, Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE) has risen 85.46% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.18% the S&P500. Wealthtrust stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. The company reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.76 by $0.05. They expect $1.10 earnings per share, up 8.91% or $0.09 from last year's $1.01 per share. EBAY's profit will be $511.84 million for 19.20 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. Grand Canyon Education presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of $50.33.

Analysts predict that Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) will post sales of $268.29 million for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. It also increased its holding in Model N Inc (NYSE:MODN) by 306,522 shares in the quarter, for a total of 576,785 shares, and has risen its stake in Ehealth Inc (NASDAQ:EHTH). Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Grand Canyon Education from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $102.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Therefore 100% are positive. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. Barrington Research maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $68 target in Friday, February 17 report. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 12. Two analysts have provided estimates for Grand Canyon Education's earnings.

Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its position in shares of Grand Canyon Education by 8.2% during the 2nd quarter. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Grand Canyon Education from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $100.80. BMO Capital Markets reissued a "buy" rating and set a $97.00 price objective on shares of Grand Canyon Education in a report on Wednesday, October 25th. (NASDAQ:LOPE) on Monday, December 4 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Barrington Research. (NASDAQ:LOPE) for 14,500 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold AvalonBay Communities, Inc. shares while 128 reduced holdings.

More notable recent Grand Canyon Education, Inc. First Trust Advsrs L P holds 0.01% or 44,253 shares. Fiera Capital invested in 0.06% or 147,268 shares. (NYSE:AVB). Pennsylvania owns 1,130 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Blackrock Inc has 3.33M shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Los Angeles Capital & Equity Inc holds 0.17% or 167,540 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:LOPE). 942,758 were reported by Royal Natl Bank Of Canada. Proshare Llc invested in 0.41% or 503,361 shares. The institutional investor owned 156,710 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 10,010 shares during the quarter. Grand Canyon Education had a return on equity of 21.10% and a net margin of 16.42%. Driehaus Capital Management Limited Com reported 37,668 shares stake. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Grand Canyon Education in the 3rd quarter valued at $2,250,000. (NASDAQ:LOPE). Voloridge Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.03% in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOPE). 5,254 were accumulated by Great West Life Assurance Co Can. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System invested in 0.01% or 33,567 shares.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $506,510 activity. FICKENSCHER GERALD H had sold 2,000 shares worth $189,288 on Wednesday, August 30. Its down 0.16, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. Sit Investment Assocs Inc invested in 10,475 shares. Intact Inv, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 6,200 shares. Eam Investors Ltd Company reported 0.3% stake. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0.29% of its portfolio in Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ:TXN). Panagora Asset Mngmt owns 158,924 shares. 22,158 shares were sold by CARP DANIEL A, worth $2.13M. Colony Grp Inc reported 57,449 shares. Jpmorgan Chase reported 67,869 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 26 by HSBC. The Alabama-based Aull & Monroe Inv Mngmt Corporation has invested 2.39% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). (NASDAQ:EBAY). Glg Ltd Partnership has 23,589 shares. Sg Mgmt Lc holds 0.75% or 76,153 shares in its portfolio. (NASDAQ:BDSI) by 299,163 shares to 780,635 shares, valued at $2.30M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Analysts await Globus Medical, Inc. During the same quarter a year ago, the business earned $0.70 EPS. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Smith Gregory D sold $4.85M worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) on Monday, July 31. The insider Breslin Sean J. sold 1,500 shares worth $273,975. On Monday, July 31 CAPOZZI HEIDI B sold $1.02M worth of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) or 4,217 shares. 56,838 The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) shares with value of $13.84M were sold by Muilenburg Dennis A.

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