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Best Education Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top education stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best education stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the education & training services industry.

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IH
IHUMAN INC
$106.54M$2.02N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
AFYA
AFYA LTD
$1.72B$18.33$23.0025.48%Hold19.85%39.61%N/AN/A
LOPE
GRAND CANYON EDUCATION INC
$4.33B$145.46$163.3312.29%Buy34.61%N/AN/AN/A
STRA
STRATEGIC EDUCATION INC
$2.82B$114.80$128.8012.20%Buy54.26%N/AN/AN/A
PRDO
PERDOCEO EDUCATION CORP
$1.53B$23.34$25.007.11%Buy1-4.24%N/AN/AN/A
CHGG
CHEGG INC
$377.18M$3.69$7.3899.86%Sell8-3.69%133.70%N/AN/A
LRN
STRIDE INC
$3.07B$70.91$72.001.54%Buy44.33%-9.33%N/AN/A
JDZG
JIADE LTD
N/A$12.34N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
AIU
META DATA LTD
$41.95M$0.55N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
LAUR
LAUREATE EDUCATION INC
$2.49B$16.02N/AN/AN/AN/A6.78%43.20%N/AN/A
ATGE
ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION INC
$2.46B$65.54$70.006.81%Buy23.79%48.27%N/AN/A
WAFU
WAH FU EDUCATION GROUP LTD
$8.20M$1.86N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
VTRU
VITRU LTD
$310.86M$9.19N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
LINC
LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP
$372.29M$11.84$14.3821.41%Strong Buy48.76%N/AN/AN/A
QSG
QUANTASING GROUP LTD
$128.09M$2.27N/AN/AN/AN/A-58.04%N/AN/AN/A
TAL
TAL EDUCATION GROUP
$6.90B$11.43$15.0031.23%Strong Buy134.80%N/AN/AN/A
STG
SUNLANDS TECHNOLOGY GROUP
$128.89M$9.40N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GNS
GENIUS GROUP LTD
$23.64M$0.32N/AN/AN/AN/A45.15%N/AN/AN/A
COUR
COURSERA INC
$1.20B$7.69$15.83105.89%Buy910.14%N/AN/AN/A
EDU
NEW ORIENTAL EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC
$12.93B$78.12$111.0042.09%Strong Buy217.52%N/AN/AN/A
GHC
GRAHAM HOLDINGS CO
$3.32B$748.06N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
VSTA
VASTA PLATFORM LTD
$285.37M$3.57N/AN/AN/AN/A14.31%N/AN/AN/A
GV
VISIONARY HOLDINGS INC
$10.31M$0.20N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
YQ
17 EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC
$22.47M$2.90N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MYND
MYNDAI INC
$134.39M$2.94N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CLEU
CHINA LIBERAL EDUCATION HOLDINGS LTD
$54.91M$1.11N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
UDMY
UDEMY INC
$1.42B$9.29$14.0050.70%Buy910.03%N/AN/AN/A
APEI
AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC
$309.85M$17.63$17.00-3.57%Buy33.08%N/AN/AN/A
FEDU
FOUR SEASONS EDUCATION (CAYMAN) INC
$22.88M$10.80N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
UTI
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC
$825.85M$15.35$17.3312.92%Strong Buy36.22%N/AN/AN/A
EDTK
SKILLFUL CRAFTSMAN EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY LTD
$16.84M$1.09N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
LXEH
LIXIANG EDUCATION HOLDING CO LTD
$8.82M$0.38N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
AMBO
AMBOW EDUCATION HOLDING LTD
$4.17M$1.46N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GOTU
GAOTU TECHEDU INC
$1.62B$6.23$6.585.54%Strong Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
AACG
ATA CREATIVITY GLOBAL
$27.20M$0.85N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
DAO
YOUDAO INC
$443.78M$3.67N/AN/AN/AN/A7.96%N/AN/AN/A
BTCT
BTC DIGITAL LTD
$5.59M$2.14N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
EEIQ
EPICQUEST EDUCATION GROUP INTERNATIONAL LTD
$11.28M$0.94N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BEDU
BRIGHT SCHOLAR EDUCATION HOLDINGS LTD
$59.63M$2.01N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
COE
51TALK ONLINE EDUCATION GROUP
$38.64M$6.62N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TCTM
TCTM KIDS IT EDUCATION INC
$15.67M$1.45N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GSUN
GOLDEN SUN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD
$11.47M$6.01N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TWOU
2U INC
$24.32M$0.29$1.00246.02%Hold1-1.86%N/AN/AN/A
JZ
JIANZHI EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO LTD
$45.51M$2.25N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SKIL
SKILLSOFT CORP
$74.87M$9.25$36.67296.40%Strong Buy3N/AN/AN/AN/A

Education Stocks FAQ

What are the best education stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best education stocks to buy right now are:

1. Ihuman (NYSE:IH)


Ihuman (NYSE:IH) is the top education stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 31 points higher than the education industry average of 28. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Ihuman has seen its stock lose -34.42% over the past year, underperforming other education stocks by -61 percentage points.

2. Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA)


Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) is the second best education stock with a Zen Score of 57, which is 29 points higher than the education industry average of 28. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Afya has seen its stock return 54.68% over the past year, overperforming other education stocks by 28 percentage points.

Afya has an average 1 year price target of $23.00, an upside of 25.48% from Afya's current stock price of $18.33.

Afya stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Afya, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO)


Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO) is the third best education stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 25 points higher than the education industry average of 28. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Perdoceo Education has seen its stock return 91.15% over the past year, overperforming other education stocks by 65 percentage points.

Perdoceo Education has an average 1 year price target of $25.00, an upside of 7.11% from Perdoceo Education's current stock price of $23.34.

Perdoceo Education stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Perdoceo Education, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the education stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 3 education stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 education stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA)


Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) has an annual dividend yield of 2.09%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the education industry average of 1.1%. Strategic Education's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Strategic Education's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Strategic Education's dividend payout ratio of 55.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO)


Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO) has an annual dividend yield of 1.41%, which is the same as the education industry average of 1.1%.

Perdoceo Education's dividend payout ratio of 14.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC)


Graham Holdings Co (NYSE:GHC) has an annual dividend yield of 0.9%, which is the same as the education industry average of 1.1%. Graham Holdings Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Graham Holdings Co's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Graham Holdings Co's dividend payout ratio of 11.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are education stocks up?

Education stocks were up 0.52% in the last day, and down -1.81% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why education stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued education stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued education stocks right now are:

1. Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO)


Perdoceo Education (NASDAQ:PRDO) is the most undervalued education stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Perdoceo Education has a valuation score of 86, which is 57 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Perdoceo Education's stock has gained 91.15% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the education industry by 65 percentage points.

2. Chegg (NYSE:CHGG)


Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) is the second most undervalued education stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Chegg has a valuation score of 71, which is 42 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Chegg's stock has dropped -61.92% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the education industry by -88 percentage points.

3. Ihuman (NYSE:IH)


Ihuman (NYSE:IH) is the third most undervalued education stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ihuman has a valuation score of 71, which is 42 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ihuman's stock has dropped -34.42% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the education industry by -61 percentage points.

Are education stocks a good buy now?

44.44% of education stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect education stocks to rise by 21.47% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the education & training services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the education & training services industry is -210.02x.
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