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Friday, December 28, 2012

Great Stock Value (NASDAQ: EDMC)

Shares of EDMC fell by 2.44% or $-0.11/share to $4.39. NASDAQ is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.15. This indicates that the shares are relatively cheap compared to book value which means the market is pricing in going concern value. The PEG is 1.2. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.21. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 104397 shares of EDMC exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 25912. These factors combined may make this company a potential takeover candidate. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

Education Management Corporation (EDMC) is a provider of post-secondary education in North America, with approximately 151,200 enrolled students as of October 2011.