Grand Canyon Education Inc. (LOPE)

97.51
NASDAQ : Commercial Services
Prev Close 96.17
Day Low/High 95.03 / 97.76
52 Wk Low/High 76.48 / 132.72
Avg Volume 673.20K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 48.23M
Market Cap 4.60B
EPS 4.80
P/E Ratio 18.01
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Treasured Trio of Shorts

They are Grand Canyon Education, AmEx and Goldman. Three favorite shorts: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), American Express (AXP) and Goldman Sachs (GS).

Recommended Reading (Part Deux)

Run, don't walk, to read my interview in Barron's. This past weekend I was interviewed in Barron's. Here is a preview of the interview. My long ideas included Ocwen (OCN), Oaktree (OAK), Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS, now up $5 today to an al...

Largest Long and Short

I am longest Citigroup and shortest Grand Canyon Education. Largest long: Citigroup (C). Largest short: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE).

Levels

Currently, 19 out of the 69 stocks I have mentioned recently are eligible to buy, down from 42 out of 66 five weeks ago. Below is an updated list of buy levels on selected stocks that I have mentioned on Real Money Pro. Reflecting my downgrade of th...

Housekeeping Item

i am no longer short Apollo Group (APOL), adding to Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) in for-profit education sector.

Recommended Viewing

Repeating for emphasis. Here is Rock Center's Brian Williams feature (last night) on for the weak value proposition of for-profit education companies in the U.S. My favorite short in the sector remains Grand Canyon Education (LOPE).

A Bit of Housekeeping

Here's a quick roundup for this past week. I wanted to start the day with some updated housekeeping items, as I have been in and out of the office (and writing) throughout the week. Downgraded Market Outlook I modestly downgraded my "Fair Market Val...

New For-Profit Education Short

It is Apollo Group. I am now short Apollo Group (APOL) in addition to my longstanding shorts in Bridgepoint Education (BPI) and Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) in the for-profit education sector.

Grand Canyon Education Slides

The shares break below their 20-day moving average. Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), the object of my disaffection, breaks below its 20-day moving average now.

Favorite Long and Short

My favoriote long is Ocwen, and my favorite short is Grand Canyon Education. Favorite long: Ocwen (OCN). Favorite short: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE).

Largest Long and Short

My largest long is OIH, and my largest short is Grand Canyon Education. My largest long is Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH). My largest short is Grand Canyon Education (LOPE).

Bad News for Bridgepoint

Its Ashford University has been denied accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Bridgepoint Education (BPI), a long-standing investment short, has announced that its Ashford University was told by the Western Association of ...

A Couple of Moves

I am picking at OIH on the long side and adding to my Grand Canyon Education short. I bought small Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH) just now, and I have added to my Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) short.

Tough to Find Favorable Shorts

I haven't been able to find any with a favorable risk/reward. I have been looking for short ideas, but I haven't been able to find any with a favorable risk/reward. I have small and inconsequential short positions in Bridgepoint Education (BPI), Gra...

Earnings of Interest

Many holdings have reported, or are scheduled to report, this week. Here is a quick review of the earnings that have been reported or will be reported in the coming days this week: Bridgepoint Education (BPI), a short, had a wide miss. I am reviewin...

Favorite Long and Short

Here's what I'm liking / loathing right now. Favorite long: Ocwen (OCN) -- the price target was raised yesterday to $21 by Piper. Favorite short: Lope (LOPE)

Pressing For-Profit Education Shorts

They include Grand Canyon Education and Bridgepoint Education. I am pressing my for-profit education shorts -- Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) and Bridgepoint Education (BPI).

Largest Longs and Shorts

My two largest longs are TBT and IFF, and my two largest shorts are SPY and Grand Canyon Education. Two largest longs: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (TBT) and International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF). Two largest shorts: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Tr...

Largest Longs and Shorts

Three of each. Three largest longs (in order of magnitude): International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (TBT) and Procter & Gamble (PG). Three largest shorts: PowerShares QQQ (QQQ), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) a...

Biggest Longs and Shorts

Here's how I'm positioned now. Top three longs (in order of size, largest first): IFF, PEP ... and one to be discussed later this week (my potential ten-bagger!) Top three shorts: SPY, QQQ, LOPE

Adding to For-Profit Education Shorts

They include Grand Canyon Education and Bridgepoint Education. I am adding to my shorts of two for-profit education stocks: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) and Bridgepoint Education (BPI).

Shorting Three

They include Regal Entertainment, Grand Canyon Education and Bridgepoint Education. I have added or initiated to the following individual short positions this morning: Regal Entertainment (RGC), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) and Bridgepoint Educatio...

Favorite Long and Short

My favorite long is TBT, and my favorite short is Grand Canyon Education. Favorite long: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (TBT). Favorite short: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE).

Apollo Under Pressure

I remain negative on the for-profit education sector. This morning Apollo Group (APOL) cut its enrollment forecast and its EPS guidance. I expect the shares to be under a lot of pressure. I remain negative on the for-profit education sector and my f...

Grand Canyon Beats but Guides Down

We highlighted Grand Canyon Education as a short today. One last thing (part deux)... Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), highlighted as a favorite short today, beats consensus by $0.04 a share. However, the company guides to lower second-quarter 2012 an...

Second Fiddle

A few of my second-favorite things: Second-favorite long: International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Second-favorite short: Grand Canyon Education (LOPE)

Capella Education Misses

I am short Grand Canyon Education in the for-profit space. This morning, Capella Education (CPLA) missed, reporting EPS of $0.85 vs. consensus for $0.91. My only short exposure in the for-profit space is Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), which is sched...

What to Own and How Much

What to Own and How Much

I continue to believe that quality companies are on sale.

What to Own and How Much

I continue to believe that quality companies are on sale. So far, the Cassandras' predictions of global collapse and failure have been proven false. Some of the most notorious bears are now turning bullish and revising their forecasts to the positiv...

Added to Short Book

Specific names include American Express, Morgan Stanley, Grand Canyon Education, Henry Schein and SPY. I added to the following shorts today: American Express (AXP), Morgan Stanley (MS), Grand Canyon Education (LOPE), Henry Schein (HSIC) and SPDR S&...