Makaira Partners buys $35.7 Million stake in Capella Education Company (CPLA)

Capella Education Company (CPLA) : Makaira Partners scooped up 10,000 additional shares in Capella Education Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 13, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 696,551 shares of Capella Education Company which is valued at $35.7 Million.Capella Education Company makes up approximately 5.77% of Makaira Partners’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Clark Estates Incny boosted its stake in CPLA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 1,800 additional shares and now holds a total of 51,800 shares of Capella Education Company which is valued at $2.7 Million. Capella Education Company makes up approx 0.53% of Clark Estates Incny’s portfolio.Matarin Capital Management reduced its stake in CPLA by selling 16,548 shares or 13.67% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 104,493 shares of CPLA which is valued at $5.4 Million. Capella Education Company makes up approx 0.76% of Matarin Capital Management’s portfolio.Tiaa Cref Investment Management boosted its stake in CPLA in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 137 additional shares and now holds a total of 88,218 shares of Capella Education Company which is valued at $4.7 Million.

Capella Education Company closed down -1.04 points or -1.96% at $51.92 with 96,665 shares getting traded on Wednesday. Post opening the session at $53.2, the shares hit an intraday low of $51.65 and an intraday high of $53.2 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Wednesday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Capella Education Company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.05 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.81. The company had revenue of $105.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $105.14 million. The company’s revenue was down -.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.80 EPS.

Capella Education Company is an online postsecondary education services company. The Company’s academic programs are delivered through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University (the University) an online academic institution offering online postsecondary education services primarily to working adults. The University offers a variety of doctoral master’s and bachelor’s programs in the public service leadership nursing and health sciences behavioral health and human services business management and information technology and education markets. The Company also offers educational programming through its other subsidiaries: Resource Development International (RDI) an independent provider of United Kingdom university distance learning qualifications; Sophia Learning LLC (Sophia) a social teaching and learning platform that integrates education with technology and Capella Learning Solutions (CLS) a provider of online training solutions and services to corporate partners.

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