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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
STRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. STRA: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STRA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.63
STRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. STRA: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.61  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.63
-0.61
0.84
Interest Coverage 89.52
STRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.41 vs. STRA: 89.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.03  Med: 68.5 Max: No Debt
Current: 89.52
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 8.02
Beneish M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
12.84%
73.05%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.03
STRA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. STRA: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STRA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 24.38 Max: 33.89
Current: 13.03
6.49
33.89
Net Margin % 7.89
STRA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. STRA: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STRA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 14.32 Max: 20.61
Current: 7.89
3.26
20.61
ROE % 20.95
STRA's ROE % is ranked higher than
88% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. STRA: 20.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.95  Med: 50.89 Max: 158.33
Current: 20.95
20.95
158.33
ROA % 12.53
STRA's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. STRA: 12.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STRA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.81  Med: 22.66 Max: 32.94
Current: 12.53
6.81
32.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 78.39
STRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. STRA: 78.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.98  Med: 121.97 Max: 220.5
Current: 78.39
29.98
220.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.00
STRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. STRA: -5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STRA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 21.8 Max: 29
Current: -5
-7.3
29
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.80
STRA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. STRA: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STRA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: 15.6 Max: 33.4
Current: 2.8
-28.1
33.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 27.50
STRA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. STRA: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STRA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.7  Med: 16.7 Max: 29.5
Current: 27.5
-45.7
29.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

STRA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,906 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,099 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 94,601 sh (+89.19%)
Jim Simons 231,600 sh (-7.43%)
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Q2 2016

STRA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 125,690 sh (+32.86%)
Jim Simons 277,900 sh (+19.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,596 sh (-5.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,577 sh (-30.52%)
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Q3 2016

STRA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 331,900 sh (+19.43%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 121,330 sh (-3.47%)
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Q4 2016

STRA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 347,700 sh (+4.76%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 103,046 sh (-15.07%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 611310    SIC: 8299
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Traded in other countries:SQE.Germany,
Strayer Education Inc provides post-secondary education services for working adults. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields including business administration, accounting, information technology, and health services administration.

Strayer Education is a for-profit education company that offers academic programs through Strayer University. Strayer University provides graduate and undergraduate programs at more than 75 physical campuses in the United States and through online courses. Most of its students are over 30 years old, working toward their Bachelor's degrees, and taking classes part-time while they continue to work. Strayer University charges tuition by the course. It is institutionally accredited by Middle States, a regional accrediting agency, which allows it to participate in federal student financial assistance programs. The company also owns the New York Code and Design Academy, which offers non-degree courses in web and application software development at its New York campus.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 24.91
STRA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. STRA: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 23.71 Max: 58.1
Current: 24.91
7.05
58.1
Forward PE Ratio 21.32
STRA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.39 vs. STRA: 21.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 24.91
STRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. STRA: 24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
STRA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 23.71 Max: 58.1
Current: 24.91
7.05
58.1
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 35.58
STRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
73% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.00 vs. STRA: 35.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
STRA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.72  Med: 15.05 Max: 64.93
Current: 35.58
5.72
64.93
PB Ratio 4.68
STRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. STRA: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 10.89 Max: 45.33
Current: 4.68
2.93
45.33
PS Ratio 1.95
STRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. STRA: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.13 Max: 9.25
Current: 1.95
0.72
9.25
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.57
STRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. STRA: 27.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
STRA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 13.49 Max: 51.99
Current: 27.57
4.82
51.99
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.43
STRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.88 vs. STRA: 19.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STRA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 10.39 Max: 40.53
Current: 19.43
4.16
40.53
EV-to-EBIT 13.17
STRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. STRA: 13.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 12.6 Max: 28.4
Current: 13.17
4.5
28.4
EV-to-EBITDA 10.09
STRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
55% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.72 vs. STRA: 10.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.5 Max: 26.1
Current: 10.09
3.7
26.1
Shiller PE Ratio 13.49
STRA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. STRA: 13.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
STRA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.92  Med: 16.78 Max: 79.34
Current: 13.49
5.92
79.34
Current Ratio 2.68
STRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. STRA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.41 Max: 3.49
Current: 2.68
1.23
3.49
Quick Ratio 2.68
STRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. STRA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.41 Max: 3.49
Current: 2.68
1.23
3.49
Days Sales Outstanding 16.99
STRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. STRA: 16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.48  Med: 16.28 Max: 121.08
Current: 16.99
11.48
121.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.31
STRA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
96% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. STRA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STRA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.6
Current: 0.31
0.31
8.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.25
STRA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. STRA: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.32
STRA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
95% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. STRA: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
STRA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.6
Current: 0.32
0.32
8.6
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
STRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. STRA: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STRA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.7  Med: 2.2 Max: 19.1
Current: -0.7
-20.7
19.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 46.51
STRA's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
80% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.54 vs. STRA: 46.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
STRA' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.14  Med: 52.7 Max: 501
Current: 46.51
26.14
501
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 17.58
STRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. STRA: 17.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
STRA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.84  Med: 20.38 Max: 40.92
Current: 17.58
12.84
40.92
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.26
STRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. STRA: 5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.84  Med: 10.82 Max: 75.36
Current: 5.26
3.84
75.36
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.05
STRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. STRA: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STRA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.29 Max: 4.68
Current: 1.05
0.33
4.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
STRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. STRA: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STRA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.67 Max: 4.55
Current: 0.92
0.34
4.55
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.41
STRA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
69% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. STRA: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
STRA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.39 Max: 10.4
Current: 2.41
1.66
10.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.59
STRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. STRA: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 8 Max: 22
Current: 7.59
3.5
22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.65
STRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. STRA: -6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 18.8 Max: 37.8
Current: -6.65
-8.2
37.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $441.1
EPS (TTM) $ 3.21
Beta1.39
Short Percentage of Float12.26%
52-Week Range $43.50 - 83.92
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 460 479
EPS ($) 3.76 4.18
EPS without NRI ($) 3.76 4.18
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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