Archive: Education

Strayer Makes Back Some of Its Loss

Yesterday, shares of Strayer Education (STRA) fell more than 12 percent, closing at $150.45. Dow Jones Newswires had an article on a report by a Boston consulting firm that said the growth rate for applications at the company's schools was slowing dramatically. The Off Wall Street report, based on Free...

By Terri Rupar | March 17, 2009; 03:53 PM ET | Comments (1)

Higher Tuition, Enrollment Boost Strayer

From the Associated Press Strayer Education of Arlington, a for-profit education provider, said its first-quarter profit grew 25 percent, to $23.5 million ($1.64 a share) from $18.8 million ($1.30) in the comparable period a year earlier, on increased tuition and enrollment. Revenue rose 21 percent, to $97.1 million. The company...

By Terri Rupar | April 30, 2008; 11:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

Baltimore Education Firm Prepares For IPO

Camden Learning Corp. is hoping to raise $36 million in an initial public offering so it can go out and invest in education businesses. The Baltimore Sun reports that the so-called blank check company is "backed by the Baltimore private equity firm Camden Partners, has two executive officers, no full-time...

By Dan Beyers | July 10, 2007; 06:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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