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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Excellent Stock Value (NASDAQ: EDMC)

Shares of EDMC traded higher by 15.30% or $0.54/share to $4.07. NASDAQ is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.9. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.76 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.16. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 122315 shares of EDMC exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 193193. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. 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.