Strayer Education Inc. (STRA) Jumps 7.99% on February 03

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Strayer Education Inc. (STRA) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 03 as the stock popped 7.99% to $54.72, representing a gain of $4.05 per share. Some 242,324 shares traded hands on 2,186 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 127,006 shares out of a total float of 11.03 million. The stock opened at $50.72 and traded with an intraday range of $55.81 to $50.52.

After today's gains, Strayer Education Inc. reached a market cap of $603.41 million. Strayer Education Inc. has had a trading range between $71.85 and $41.50 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $56.72 and a 200-day SMA of $52.44.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 14.6.

Strayer Education Inc provides post-secondary education services for working adults. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields including business administration, accounting, information technology, and health services administration.

Strayer Education Inc. is based out of Herndon, VA and has some 1,534 employees. Its CEO is Karl McDonnell.

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

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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