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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
STRA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 163 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 0.66
STRA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. STRA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STRA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.75  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.66
-0.75
0.86
Interest Coverage 88.58
STRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.43 vs. STRA: 88.58 )
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: 88.58
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 8.64
Beneish M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
6.23%
64.41%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 12.64
STRA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. STRA: 12.64 )
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: 12.64
6.49
33.89
Net Margin % 7.90
STRA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.29 vs. STRA: 7.90 )
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: 7.9
3.26
20.61
ROE % 18.93
STRA's ROE % is ranked higher than
83% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. STRA: 18.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STRA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.93  Med: 50.89 Max: 158.33
Current: 18.93
18.93
158.33
ROA % 11.86
STRA's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. STRA: 11.86 )
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: 11.86
6.81
32.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 79.17
STRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. STRA: 79.17 )
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: 79.17
29.98
220.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.00
STRA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 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: 21.75 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
57% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 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: 16.85 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
79% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 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: 16.4 Max: 29.5
Current: 27.5
-45.7
29.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

STRA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 331,900 sh (+19.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 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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Q1 2017

STRA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 2,800 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 101,524 sh (-1.48%)
Jim Simons 321,300 sh (-7.59%)
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Q2 2017

STRA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 332,900 sh (+3.61%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,800 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 88,998 sh (-12.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with STRA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -12.34%$75.97 - $94.52 $ 89.622%88,998
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.48%$75.95 - $82.81 $ 89.6212%101,524
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2016-12-31 Reduce -15.07%$45.31 - $82.92 $ 89.6237%103,046
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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,
Headquarter Location:USA
Strayer Education Inc provides academic programs through Strayer University. 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 27.91
STRA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. STRA: 27.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STRA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 23.15 Max: 58.1
Current: 27.91
7.05
58.1
Forward PE Ratio 23.70
STRA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. STRA: 23.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.91
STRA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
65% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. STRA: 27.91 )
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: 23.15 Max: 58.1
Current: 27.91
7.05
58.1
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 28.89
STRA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
58% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.86 vs. STRA: 28.89 )
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: 14.94 Max: 64.93
Current: 28.89
5.72
64.93
PB Ratio 4.78
STRA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. STRA: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STRA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 10.93 Max: 45.33
Current: 4.78
2.93
45.33
PS Ratio 2.21
STRA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. STRA: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STRA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.98 Max: 9.26
Current: 2.21
0.72
9.26
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.69
STRA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.61 vs. STRA: 26.69 )
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: 13.3 Max: 52.02
Current: 26.69
4.82
52.02
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.06
STRA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. STRA: 18.06 )
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: 4.15  Med: 10.31 Max: 40.55
Current: 18.06
4.15
40.55
EV-to-EBIT 14.84
STRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. STRA: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 12.2 Max: 28.4
Current: 14.84
4.5
28.4
EV-to-EBITDA 11.33
STRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.77 vs. STRA: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 8.25 Max: 26.1
Current: 11.33
3.7
26.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.90
STRA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
51% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. STRA: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
STRA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.9 Max: 8.9
Current: 1.9
0.8
8.9
Shiller PE Ratio 15.10
STRA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. STRA: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
STRA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.93  Med: 16.31 Max: 79.08
Current: 15.1
5.93
79.08
Current Ratio 2.94
STRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. STRA: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.73
Current: 2.94
1.07
3.73
Quick Ratio 2.94
STRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. STRA: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 2.37 Max: 3.73
Current: 2.94
1.07
3.73
Days Sales Outstanding 16.53
STRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.99 vs. STRA: 16.53 )
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: 16.53
11.48
121.08

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.86
STRA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
83% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. STRA: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STRA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.6
Current: 0.86
0.27
8.6
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.16
STRA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. STRA: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
STRA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.16
0.16
0.69
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.13
STRA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
86% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. STRA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.86
STRA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
84% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. STRA: 0.86 )
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: 0.27  Med: 1.04 Max: 8.6
Current: 0.86
0.27
8.6
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
STRA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 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: 1.5 Max: 19.1
Current: -0.7
-20.7
19.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 25.98
STRA's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
68% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. STRA: 25.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
STRA' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.56  Med: 42.65 Max: 3700
Current: 25.98
9.56
3700
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 14.14
STRA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. STRA: 14.14 )
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: 7.25  Med: 18.69 Max: 47.89
Current: 14.14
7.25
47.89
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.31
STRA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. STRA: 5.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STRA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 9.32 Max: 75.36
Current: 5.31
3.4
75.36
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.30
STRA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. STRA: 1.30 )
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: 2.28 Max: 5.13
Current: 1.3
0.33
5.13
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.11
STRA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. STRA: 1.11 )
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: 0.37  Med: 2.96 Max: 4.97
Current: 1.11
0.37
4.97
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.57
STRA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. STRA: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
STRA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 3.42 Max: 10.38
Current: 2.57
1.45
10.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.74
STRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. STRA: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 8.2 Max: 22
Current: 6.74
3.5
22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -4.83
STRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. STRA: -4.83 )
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: 15.8 Max: 38
Current: -4.83
-8.2
38

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $449.07
EPS (TTM) $ 3.21
Beta0.65
Short Percentage of Float12.99%
52-Week Range $45.11 - 95.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.17

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 461 481
EPS ($) 3.36 3.75
EPS without NRI ($) 3.36 3.75
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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