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Q2 2014

EDMC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons 238,100 sh (-10.79%)
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Q3 2014

EDMC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 18,769 sh (New)
Jim Simons 339,300 sh (+42.50%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q4 2014

EDMC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Charles Brandes 18,769 sh (unchged)
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Revenue(Mil) $2273
EPS $ -5.29
Short Percentage of Float13.12%
52-Week Range $0.05 - 0.25
Shares Outstanding(Mil)126.06

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
Compare:ASX:SGU, XPAR:MLEDU, BOM:532339, OTCPK:MNMT, BOM:506180 » details
Traded in other countries:6EM.Germany,
Education Management Corp is incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1962. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in providing post-secondary education in North America, with approximately 125,560 enrolled students. The Company offers campus-based education through four different education systems and through online platforms at three of the four education systems, or through a combination of both. The Company operates in four segments including The Art Institutes, Argosy University, Brown Mackie Colleges and South University. The Art Institutes provides applied arts in creative professions including graphic design, media arts and animation, culinary arts, photography, digital filmmaking and video production, interior design, audio production, fashion design, game art and design, baking and pastry, and fashion marketing. It offers Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's degree programs, as well as selective non-degree diploma programs. As of June 30, 2014, there were approximately 51 Art Institutes campuses in 25 U.S. states and in Canada. The Argosy University offers academic programs in psychology and behavioral sciences, business, legal, education and health sciences disciplines. It also offers Doctoral, Master's and undergraduate degrees through local campuses, fully-online programs and blended formats. As of June 30, 2014, there were approximately 20 Argosy University schools in 13 U.S. states. It also includes Western State College of Law, offering Juris Doctor Degrees, and the Ventura Group, providing courses and materials for post-graduate licensure examinations in the behavioral sciences fields and continuing education courses for K-12 educators. Brown Mackie Colleges offer flexible Associate's and non-degree diploma programs that enable students to develop skills for entry-level positions in high demand vocational specialties and Bachelor's degree programs that assist students to advance within the workplace. It also offers programs in fields such as medical assisting, business, criminal justice, occupational therapy assistant, healthcare administration, and veterinary technology. As of June 30, 2014, there were approximately 28 Brown Mackie College campuses in 15 U.S. states. South University offers academic programs in health profession and business disciplines, including business administration, health sciences, nursing, criminal justice, psychology, information technology, and healthcare management. It also offers Doctoral, Master's, Bachelor's and Associate's degrees through local campuses, fully-online programs and blended formats. As of June 30, 2014, there were approximately 11 South University campuses in nine U.S. states. The Company's schools compete for students with traditional public and private two-year and four-year colleges and universities and other proprietary providers, including those that offer distance learning programs. Its U.S. schools are subject to audits or program compliance reviews by vari
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