Company Stock Price of Career Education Corporation (CECO) Increases 1.45%

Career Education Corporation s trend and data analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -18.02% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 23.27% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 76.58% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Career Education Corporation has a positive value of 82.96 compared to overall market.Career Education Corporation is having a Relative Strength Index of 41.47 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

Stocks of Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) rallied by 1.45% during the past week but lost 10.39% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.21% in the past week but underperformed the index by 11.41% in the last 4 weeks.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $8.11 and hit $8.45 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $8.37, with a gain of 2.45% or 0.2 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,271,095 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $10.53 and the company has a market cap of $574 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $4.26 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 9, 2016, Richard D Wang (director) sold 200,000 shares at 10.22 per share price.On Nov 22, 2016, Andrew Hurst (SVP, CTU) sold 6,592 shares at 9.73 per share price.On May 11, 2016, Ronald D Mccray (director) sold 6,000 shares at 6.01 per share price.

Career Education Corp. Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 23, 2017. The company reported $-0.44 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.38. Analyst had a consensus of $-0.06. The company had revenue of $155.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $155.30 million. The companys revenue was down -22.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.08 EPS.

Career Education Corporation is a provider of private, for-profit post-secondary education with campuses throughout the United States and Canada, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. Their schools enjoy long operating histories and offer a variety of masters degree, bachelors degree, associate degree, and diploma programs in career-oriented disciplines. They offer educational programs principally in the following four career-related fields of study, Visual Communication and Design Technologies, Information Technology, Business Studies, and Culinary Arts.

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