Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact DeVry Education Group (ATGE) Stock Price

Headlines about DeVry Education Group (NYSE:ATGE) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. DeVry Education Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.1866914144615 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

ATGE has been the topic of several analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and issued a $40.00 target price (up previously from $37.00) on shares of DeVry Education Group in a report on Friday, May 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock in a report on Monday, May 8th. TheStreet raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Friday, May 5th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of DeVry Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 3rd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $35.67.

Shares of DeVry Education Group (NYSE ATGE) opened at 34.05 on Friday. DeVry Education Group has a one year low of $21.60 and a one year high of $40.70. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $37.74 and its 200-day moving average is $34.81. The company has a market cap of $2.13 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.56 and a beta of 0.88.

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About DeVry Education Group

Adtalem Global Education Inc, formerly DeVry Education Group Inc (DeVry Group) is a global provider of educational services. DeVry Group’s focuses on empowering its students to achieve their educational and career goals. DeVry Group’s institutions offer a range of programs in healthcare, technology, business, accounting, finance and law.

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