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Last $49.20 USD
Change Today +1.17 / 2.44%
Volume 158.8K
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capella education co (CPLA) Details

Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online postsecondary education services company primarily in the United States. It offers various doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s programs primarily for the public service leadership, nursing and health sciences, behavioral health and human services, business management and information technology, and education markets; and online distance learning services, including degree-entry programs and doctoral level programs in various disciplines, including business, management, psychology, law, and computing. The company also provides a social teaching and learning platform that integrates education with technology; and online training solutions and services to corporate partners through its online learning platform. In addition, it provides learner support services, which include academic services comprising new learner orientation, technical support, academic advising, research services, writing services, and online tutoring; administrative services, including online class registration and transcript requests; library services; financial aid counseling; and career counseling services. As of December 31, 2014, the company offered approximately 1,740 online courses and 43 academic programs with 145 specializations to approximately 36,000 learners. Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

2,944 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/15
Founded in 1991

capella education co (CPLA) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $738.6K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $430.7K
President of Capella University
Total Annual Compensation: $385.3K
General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $26.5K
Vice President of Leadership, Coaching and As...
Total Annual Compensation: $272.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

capella education co (CPLA) Key Developments

Capella Education Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 15, 2015

Capella Education Company announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.37 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on October 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 26, 2015.

Capella Education Co. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2015

Capella Education Co. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company's revenues were $108.007 million compared to $104.832 million a year ago. Operating income was $17.115 million compared to $15.464 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $17.169 million compared to $15.293 million a year ago. Net income was $10.331 million or $0.83 per diluted share compared to $9.044 million or $0.72 per diluted share a year ago. The company generated $21 million in cash from operations during the quarter, ending the quarter with cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $176 million. Capital expenditures were $5 million or 4.6% of revenue, in line with full expectations of about 5% of revenue for the fiscal year. For the six months, the company's revenues were $217.081 million compared to $210.428 million a year ago. Operating income was $33.895 million compared to $30.607 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $33.803 million compared to $30.094 million a year ago. Net income was $20.368 million or $1.64 per diluted share compared to $17.861 million or $1.42 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $40.917 million compared to $33.849 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $12.343 million compared to $10.814 million a year ago. For the third quarter, the new enrollment growth is expected to be flat to slightly down year-over-year. Total enrollment is expected to grow about 3% to 4% year-over-year, and consolidated revenue is expected to be up about 1% to 2% compared to third quarter of 2014. The operating margin for 2015 third quarter is expected to be about 12.5% to 13.5% of revenue compared to 12.8% during last year's third quarter.

Capella Education Co. to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 28, 2015

Capella Education Co. announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jul 28, 2015


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