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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.

Industry: Education & Training Serv...
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IH
IHUMAN INC
$108.12M$140.82M$29.64M$25.02M$0.481.56%49.73%65.65%N/A2024-06-19
AFYA
AFYA LTD
$1.82B$571.19M$236.49M$91.84M$1.0223.46%39.92%37.86%8.82%
STRA
STRATEGIC EDUCATION INC
$2.93B$1.17B$198.56M$101.52M$4.349.72%8.83%172.96%N/A
LOPE
GRAND CANYON EDUCATION INC
$4.31B$985.45M$304.37M$213.43M$7.187.43%5.14%19.87%8.34%
PRDO
PERDOCEO EDUCATION CORP
$1.54B$682.67M$213.31M$152.61M$2.31-3.56%2.92%58.22%21.02%2024-05-23
STG
SUNLANDS TECHNOLOGY GROUP
$116.64M$298.70M$100.69M$88.63M$6.42-8.61%1.29%-3.01%N/A2024-05-24
CHGG
CHEGG INC
$447.71M$703.04M$184.76M$14.57M$0.13-6.54%15.53%-93.78%N/A2024-06-05
LRN
STRIDE INC
$3.04B$1.99B$382.10M$184.77M$4.339.97%14.79%64.02%31.53%
JDZG
JIADE LTD
N/A$2.15M$1.56M$1.31M$0.0649.51%N/A79.41%N/A
AIU
META DATA LTD
$41.41M$32.43M$698.32M$694.50M$15.921,429.53%-39.94%N/AN/A2024-07-14
LAUR
LAUREATE EDUCATION INC
$2.54B$1.51B$387.23M$123.45M$0.7917.48%6.26%58.00%-17.36%
ATGE
ADTALEM GLOBAL EDUCATION INC
$2.45B$1.54B$317.25M$109.60M$2.726.40%14.03%47.03%8.61%
LINC
LINCOLN EDUCATIONAL SERVICES CORP
$370.09M$394.15M$45.36M$25.89M$0.8511.65%8.30%136.11%N/A
TAL
TAL EDUCATION GROUP
$7.80B$1.49BN/A-$3.57M-$0.0146.15%-10.27%N/AN/A
QSG
QUANTASING GROUP LTD
$150.66M$3.49BN/A$201.57M$5.4626.02%N/AN/AN/A
WAFU
WAH FU EDUCATION GROUP LTD
$8.71M$8.89M$558.31k$270.15k$0.06-20.10%N/A-76.00%N/A
VTRU
VITRU LTD
$330.14M$388.96M$130.95M$11.67M$0.3031.26%N/A-34.45%N/A
COUR
COURSERA INC
$1.33B$657.19M-$77.57M-$105.45M-$0.6919.28%N/AN/AN/A2024-05-21
GNS
GENIUS GROUP LTD
$29.11M$23.06M$175.66k-$5.71M-$0.1026.76%N/AN/AN/A
GHC
GRAHAM HOLDINGS CO
$3.38B$4.54B$759.17M$277.40M$60.5412.24%10.70%1,096.44%0.78%
EDU
NEW ORIENTAL EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC
$13.60B$4.04BN/A$311.58M$1.9051.72%6.44%N/A2.86%
VSTA
VASTA PLATFORM LTD
$288.57M$296.95M$97.15M-$11.41MN/A23.36%N/AN/AN/A
MYND
MYNDAI INC
$118.23M$413.56M-$35.28M-$37.86M-$0.90-29.27%21.45%N/AN/A
GOTU
GAOTU TECHEDU INC
$2.16B$409.52M$7.48M-$1.01M-$0.0016.51%48.67%N/AN/A2024-05-21
EDTK
SKILLFUL CRAFTSMAN EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY LTD
$14.21M$5.52M-$12.38M-$18.29M-$1.22-70.14%N/AN/AN/A
YQ
17 EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC
$22.39M$23.65M-$38.56M-$43.12M-$4.70-68.35%-11.72%N/AN/A2024-06-12
UDMY
UDEMY INC
$1.52B$749.35M-$56.74M-$81.09M-$0.5214.70%N/AN/AN/A2024-06-03
CLEU
CHINA LIBERAL EDUCATION HOLDINGS LTD
$60.01M$2.89M-$4.56M-$4.96M-$1.65-44.69%-9.71%N/AN/A
APEI
AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION INC
$323.21M$605.29M-$21.12M-$47.12M-$2.660.67%15.37%N/AN/A
GV
VISIONARY HOLDINGS INC
$25.78M$11.52MN/A$3.29M$0.07197.40%N/AN/AN/A
FEDU
FOUR SEASONS EDUCATION (CAYMAN) INC
$21.19M$11.55MN/A-$379.92k-$0.18-10.23%-25.39%N/AN/A2024-06-26
UTI
UNIVERSAL TECHNICAL INSTITUTE INC
$805.95M$682.46M$92.32M$15.85M$0.3737.75%16.36%311.11%N/A
LXEH
LIXIANG EDUCATION HOLDING CO LTD
$10.15M$7.03M-$15.15M-$17.51M-$1.1220.80%-19.06%N/AN/A
AMBO
AMBOW EDUCATION HOLDING LTD
$4.00M$1.27M-$139.70k-$439.14k-$0.17-39.30%-55.84%N/AN/A
DAO
YOUDAO INC
$448.61M$745.40M-$60.82M-$76.06M-$0.635.68%48.33%N/AN/A2024-05-23
BTCT
BTC DIGITAL LTD
$5.46MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
GSUN
GOLDEN SUN HEALTH TECHNOLOGY GROUP LTD
$9.60M$6.16M-$4.84M-$5.79M-$3.10-43.08%N/AN/AN/A
EEIQ
EPICQUEST EDUCATION GROUP INTERNATIONAL LTD
$12.60M$5.71M-$6.07M-$6.76M-$0.58-9.76%N/AN/AN/A2024-07-12
BEDU
BRIGHT SCHOLAR EDUCATION HOLDINGS LTD
$59.33M$309.88MN/A-$44.96M-$1.5217.93%0.02%N/AN/A
COE
51TALK ONLINE EDUCATION GROUP
$41.49M$27.11M-$14.82M-$15.03M-$2.4080.16%-30.74%N/AN/A2024-05-20
AACG
ATA CREATIVITY GLOBAL
$29.12M$31.46MN/A-$4.68M-$0.154.83%137.28%N/AN/A
TCTM
TCTM KIDS IT EDUCATION INC
$15.54M$190.21M$24.30M$1.23MN/A-3.42%-8.46%N/AN/A2024-06-10
TWOU
2U INC
$28.61M$905.83M-$113.44M-$318.19M-$3.90-4.47%15.45%N/AN/A
JZ
JIANZHI EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO LTD
$42.07M$440.54M-$314.15M-$373.50M-$18.48-12.89%N/AN/AN/A
SKIL
SKILLSOFT CORP
$79.24MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2024-06-04

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 30 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Ihuman has seen its stock lose -45.33% over the past year, underperforming other education stocks by -75 percentage points.

2. Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA)


Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) is the second best education stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 25 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Afya has seen its stock return 71.44% over the past year, overperforming other education stocks by 41 percentage points.

Afya has an average 1 year price target of $23.00, an upside of 18.62% from Afya's current stock price of $19.39.

Afya stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts 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. Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE)


Grand Canyon Education (NASDAQ:LOPE) is the third best education stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 24 points higher than the education industry average of 29. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Grand Canyon Education has seen its stock return 31.51% over the past year, overperforming other education stocks by 2 percentage points.

Grand Canyon Education has an average 1 year price target of $163.33, an upside of 12.74% from Grand Canyon Education's current stock price of $144.87.

Grand Canyon Education stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Grand Canyon 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 2.02%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the education industry average of 1.08%. 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 1.4%, which is the same as the education industry average of 1.08%.

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 0.88%, which is the same as the education industry average of 1.08%. 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 down?

Education stocks were down -0.08% in the last day, and down -0.21% over the last week.

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

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 59 points higher than the education industry average of 27. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Perdoceo Education's stock has gained 93.26% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the education industry by 63 percentage points.

2. Ihuman (NYSE:IH)


Ihuman (NYSE:IH) is the second most undervalued education stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Ihuman has a valuation score of 71, which is 44 points higher than the education industry average of 27. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Ihuman's stock has dropped -45.33% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the education industry by -75 percentage points.

3. Chegg (NYSE:CHGG)


Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) is the third most undervalued education stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Chegg has a valuation score of 57, which is 30 points higher than the education industry average of 27. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Chegg's stock has dropped -52.13% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the education industry by -82 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 18.62% 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 -340.92x.
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