Capella Education Company (CPLA) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for January 07

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Capella Education Company (CPLA) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 07, as the stock lost 3.41% to a closing price of $40.84. The stock saw 169,821 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 1,349 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 98,703 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Capella Education Company has a P/B ratio of 2.47. It also has a P/E ratio of 12.9. The stock has traded between $73.92 and $41.70 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $46.21, and its 200-day SMA $51.83.

Capella Education Co is an online postsecondary education services company. It offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's programs in the markets like health and human services, business management and technology, and education.

Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Capella Education Company has 2,944 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO J. Kevin Gilligan.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Capella Education Company, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for CPLA. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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