CAPELLA EDUCATION COMPANY (CPLA)

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Score: 72/100
Analysis based upon 11/17/2017 closing price.
Latest Close: $81.35 Market Cap ($ mil): $946 Sector: Services Industry: Schools Debt/Equity: 0.00
PE Ratio: 23.0 Price/Sales: 2.2 Price/Book: 4.2 Yield: 2.0% Return on Equity: 19.7%
52 Week High: $99.25 52 Week Low: $65.15 Relative Strength: 34 LT EPS Growth: 5.4% LT Sales Growth: 0.5%
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. The post-secondary segment has Capella University (the University) and Sophia Learning, LLC (Sophia). The job-ready skills segment has Capella Learning Solutions, LLC (CLS), Hackbright Academy, Inc. (Hackbright) and DevMountain, LLC (DevMountain). The Company's program offers six markets, which include public service leadership; nursing and health sciences; social and behavioral sciences; business and technology; education and undergraduate studies. Capella University offers over 1,940 online courses and approximately 50 academic programs with approximately 150 specializations to approximately 38,000 learners.

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Guru Criteria: Warren Buffett  
EARNINGS PREDICTABILITY:PASS
DEBT SERVICE:PASS
RETURN ON EQUITY:PASS
RETURN ON TOTAL CAPITAL:PASS
FREE CASH FLOW:PASS
USE OF RETAINED EARNINGS:FAIL
SHARE REPURCHASE:PASS
INITIAL RATE OF RETURN:PASS
EXPECTED RETURN:FAIL

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