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STRA Strategic Education PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Strategic Education stock stands at 48.38 as of Oct 2, 2023. This is calculated based on the TTM EPS of $1.56 and the stock price of $75.48 per share. An increase of 15% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 42.2 of the past four quarters.

STRA PE ratio history

How has STRA's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Strategic Education has been 39.58. The current 48.38 price-to-earnings ratio is 22% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, STRA's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jun 2019 quarter at 323.64, with a price of $178 and an EPS of $0.55. The Jun 2015 quarter saw the lowest point at 11.08, with a price of $43.1 and an EPS of $3.89.


Strategic Education PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 129.28% in 2013

Maximum annual decrease: -41.27% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2022 39.76 58.09%
2021 25.15 0.52%
2020 25.02 -41.27%
2019 42.6 N/A
2018 N/A N/A
2017 46.41 88.81%
2016 24.58 54.59%
2015 15.9 -6.03%
2014 16.92 -23.92%
2013 22.24 129.28%

STRA average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of STRA for the past years

STRA's current PE ratio is higher than the 3 and 10-year averages, but it is under its 5-year average.

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STRA PE vs peers

What is STRA's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer DV, STRA's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than ESI's and LOPE's. Strategic Education is currently trading at a higher PE ratio (48.38) than its peers average of 24.07.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
LINC Lincoln Educational Services Corp 9.33 $272.04M
LOPE Grand Canyon Education Inc 19.07 $3.55B
CECO Ceco Environmental Corp. 33.04 $539.9M
ESI Element Solutions Inc 33.61 $4.63B
STRA Strategic Education Inc 48.7 $1.86B
DV DoubleVerify Holdings Inc 85.75 $4.59B
APEI American Public Education Inc N/A $85.85M

Frequently asked questions

What is Strategic Education's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for STRA stock is 48.38 as of Oct 2, 2023.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Strategic Education (STRA)?

The average PE ratio for STRA stock over the past 3 years is 36.75.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Strategic Education (STRA)?

The average PE ratio for STRA stock over the past 5 years is 51.69.

What is the highest PE ratio for STRA?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 323.64 and it was in the Jun 2019 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for STRA compare to its historical average?

The current PE ratio of STRA is 22% higher than the 10-year historical average.

How is STRA's PE ratio calculated (Strategic Education PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Oct 2, 2023), Strategic Education's share price is $75.48. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jun 2023 is $1.56. Therefore, Strategic Education's price to earnings ratio for today is 48.38. PE RATIO(48.38) = STOCK PRICE($75.48) / TTM EPS($1.56)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.