Analyst Rating Update on DeVry Education Group (DV)

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) : The consensus on DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) based on 6 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.5, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 2 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV).

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) : 5 investment research analysts covering DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV) have an average price target of $23.2 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $35 and the lowest target is $16 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $8.35 of the average price.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week

DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $17.13 with an intraday high of $17.2. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $16.58. However, the stock managed to close at $16.75, a loss of 1.30% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $16.97. The total traded volume of the day was 710,504 shares.

In an insider trading activity,The officer (Senior Vice President, General) of Devry Education Group Inc., Davis Gregory S sold 753 shares at $18.1 on February 25, 2016. The Insider selling transaction had a total value worth of $13,629. The Insider information was disclosed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

DeVry Education Group Inc. (DeVry Group) is a provider of educational services. DeVry Groups institutions offer an array of programs in business, healthcare and technology, and serve students in postsecondary education as well as accounting and finance professionals. DeVry Group operates through three segments: Business, Technology and Management, Medical and Healthcare, and International and Professional Education. The Companys Business, Technology and Management segment comprises the operation of DeVry University; the Companys Medical and Healthcare segment includes the operations of DeVry Medical International, which operates three institutions: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, and the Companys International and Professional Education segment includes the operations of DeVry Brasil and Becker.

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