Trading Report: Today: 3,114 Shares of Stock are sold by Insider Selling: DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV) Major Shareholder

Today: 3,114 Shares of Stock are sold by Insider Selling: DeVry Education Group Inc. (DV) Major Shareholder

DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) major shareholder Value Advisers International sold 3,114 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.33, for a total value of $91,333.62. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Value Advisers International also recently made the following trade(s): On Tuesday, November 22nd, Value Advisers International sold 2,246 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.02, for a total value of $62,932.92. On Friday, November 18th, Value Advisers International sold 2,770 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $28.34, for a total value of $78,501.80. On Wednesday, November 16th, Value Advisers International sold 34 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.94, for a total value of $949.96. On Monday, November 14th, Value Advisers International sold 3,272 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.92, for a total value of $91,354.24. On Thursday, November 10th, Value Advisers International sold 7,427 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.26, for a total value of $180,179.02. On Tuesday, November 8th, Value Advisers International sold 558 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.57, for a total value of $13,152.06. On Thursday, November 3rd, Value Advisers International sold 435 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.61, for a total value of $10,270.35. On Friday, October 28th, Value Advisers International sold 473 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.53, for a total value of $11,129.69. On Thursday, October 13th, Value Advisers International sold 172 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.52, for a total value of $4,045.44. On Tuesday, October 11th, Value Advisers International sold 10 shares of DeVry Education Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.50, for a total value of $235.00.

DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE:DV) traded up 1.19% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $29.65. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 746,753 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 114.92 and a beta of 0.90. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $24.68 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.78. DeVry Education Group Inc. has a 52-week low of $15.36 and a 52-week high of $29.77.

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.02. DeVry Education Group had a net margin of 0.89% and a return on equity of 10.49%. The company earned $449.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $443.62 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.38 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that DeVry Education Group Inc. will post $2.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 2nd will be paid a $0.18 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 30th. DeVry Education Group’s payout ratio is presently 144.01%.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. State Treasurer State of Michigan boosted its stake in DeVry Education Group by 0.4% in the second quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 22,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $405,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Societe Generale bought a new stake in DeVry Education Group during the second quarter valued at $295,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in DeVry Education Group by 8.0% in the second quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 33,246 shares of the company’s stock valued at $593,000 after buying an additional 2,461 shares during the last quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp bought a new stake in DeVry Education Group during the second quarter valued at $1,349,000. Finally, Eii Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in DeVry Education Group by 4.8% in the second quarter. Eii Capital Management Inc. now owns 124,320 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,218,000 after buying an additional 5,720 shares during the last quarter.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on DV shares. Barrington Research lowered DeVry Education Group from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Monday, August 15th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Sunday, August 21st. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised DeVry Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, October 17th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.75.

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