Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) by 8.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,879 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 451 shares during the quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC owned 0.05% of Capella Education worth $503,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Riverhead Capital Management LLC increased its position in Capella Education by 105.3% in the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $105,000 after acquiring an additional 632 shares during the period. State of Alaska Department of Revenue increased its position in Capella Education by 80.5% in the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 2,292 shares of the company’s stock valued at $196,000 after acquiring an additional 1,022 shares during the period. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. acquired a new stake in Capella Education in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $198,000. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its position in Capella Education by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 2,429 shares of the company’s stock valued at $207,000 after acquiring an additional 151 shares during the period. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. acquired a new stake in Capella Education in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $226,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.23% of the company’s stock.

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Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) opened at $81.90 on Monday. Capella Education Company has a 1 year low of $65.15 and a 1 year high of $99.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $952.01, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.14, a PEG ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 0.39.

Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.05. Capella Education had a return on equity of 19.21% and a net margin of 9.60%. The company had revenue of $107.01 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $108.10 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.81 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Capella Education Company will post 3.57 EPS for the current year.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Capella Education from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Capella Education in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. BMO Capital Markets lifted their price target on Capella Education from $78.00 to $103.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Barrington Research cut Capella Education from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, BidaskClub cut Capella Education from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $92.20.

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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