$0.79 EPS Expected for Capella Education Company (CPLA), HPC ACQUISITIONS (HPCQ) Shorts Lowered By 2.5%

June 20, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Analysts expect Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) to report $0.79 EPS on July, 25.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 15.05% from last quarter’s $0.93 EPS. CPLA’s profit would be $9.33M giving it 27.86 P/E if the $0.79 EPS is correct. After having $0.94 EPS previously, Capella Education Company’s analysts see -15.96% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.89% or $1.7 during the last trading session, reaching $88.05. About shares traded. Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) has risen 70.87% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.17% the S&P500.

HPC ACQUISITIONS INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:HPCQ) had a decrease of 2.5% in short interest. HPCQ’s SI was 3,900 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its down 2.5% from 4,000 shares previously. With 500 avg volume, 8 days are for HPC ACQUISITIONS INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:HPCQ)’s short sellers to cover HPCQ’s short positions. It closed at $1.45 lastly. It is down 0.00% since June 20, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Capella Education Company is an education services company. The company has market cap of $1.04 billion. The Firm provides direct path between learning and employment through its online postsecondary education offerings and through programs to develop job-ready skills for demand markets. It has a 24.1 P/E ratio. The company’s divisions include post-secondary segment and job-ready skills segment.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $2.40 million activity. $173,817 worth of stock was sold by GILLIGAN J KEVIN on Tuesday, May 30. $663,331 worth of stock was sold by Polacek Steven L. on Tuesday, May 2. $58,891 worth of Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA) was sold by LINTON MICHAEL on Tuesday, May 2. Tukua Darrell R had sold 2,465 shares worth $233,187 on Tuesday, May 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.39 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 1.47 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 12 investors sold Capella Education Company shares while 54 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 10.26 million shares or 0.44% more from 10.21 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Euclidean Mngmt Lc has invested 2.44% in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Arizona State Retirement System reported 5,939 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. The Maryland-based Advisors Preferred Limited Co has invested 0.01% in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Royal Bank Of Canada reported 559 shares. 3,007 were reported by M&T Bank. Shell Asset Mngmt stated it has 21,281 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Blackrock Institutional Na invested in 0% or 319,727 shares. Matarin Cap Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 32,560 shares. Connor Clark Lunn Mgmt Limited has 0% invested in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Great West Life Assurance Can holds 14,651 shares. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 0.02% or 6,815 shares. Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt owns 11,900 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Company reported 9,424 shares. Cwm Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in Capella Education Company (NASDAQ:CPLA). Nationwide Fund Advsrs reported 17,149 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Among 6 analysts covering Capella Education (NASDAQ:CPLA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Capella Education had 7 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of CPLA in report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 26 by Barrington Research. First Analysis maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $87 target in Friday, November 18 report.

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