Standpoint Research Downgrades DeVry Inc to Hold

By Carrie Williams

In a report released today, Ronnie Moas from Standpoint Research downgraded DeVry Inc (NYSE: DV) to Hold. The company’s shares opened today at $30, close to its 52-week high of $30.20.

According to, Moas is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 5.6% and a 70.6% success rate. Moas covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as Lexmark International, Nuance Communications, and Ultra Clean Holdings.

DeVry Inc has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $30.

DeVry Inc’s market cap is currently $1.87B and has a P/E ratio of 119.4. The company has a book value ratio of 1.1690.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 64 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

DeVry Education Group, Inc. engages in the provision of educational services. Its institutions offer a wide array of programs in business, healthcare and technology and serve students in secondary postsecondary education as well as accounting and finance professionals. It operates through the following segments: Business, Technology and Management, Medical and Healthcare & International and Professional Education. The Business, Technology and Management segment includes DeVry University undergraduate and graduate operations. The Medical and Healthcare segment includes the operations of Ross University medical and veterinary schools, Chamberlain College of Nursing and Carrington. The International and Professional Education segment includes the operations of DeVry Brasil, Advanced Academics, Inc. and the professional exam review and training operations of Becker Professional Review. The company was founded by Dennis J. Keller and Ronald L. Taylor in 1973 and is headquartered in Downers Grove, IL.