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Monday, February 4, 2013

Excellent Stock Value (NASDAQ: EDMC)

Shares of EDMC traded higher by 4.02% or $0.16/share to $4.14. NASDAQ is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.95. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.78 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.19. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 130682 shares of EDMC exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 53194. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Lookout for any takeover chatter or takeover news regarding this stock as one of the bigger players may have an eye on this one.

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