A Stock With Stellar Fundamentals? 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU): Is It Right For You?

Stocks of 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) traded higher last session on Wall Street, down -8.73% to $0.94.

According to the data, 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) has 10 analysts covering its stock. The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Hold’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $8.60 and a low of $1.50, we find $2.00. Given the previous closing price of $1.03, this indicates a potential upside of 94.17 percent. TWOU stock price is now -61.04% away from the 50-day moving average and -80.25% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $76.54M.

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A total of 8 analysts have issued a hold rating and 2 have given it a buy rating. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $3.26 as their price target over the next twelve months.

With the price target reduced from $5.30 to $1.50, Cantor Fitzgerald Downgraded its rating from Overweight to Neutral for 2U Inc (NASDAQ: TWOU).

In other news, McCullough Aaron, CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER bought 45,700 shares of the company’s stock on Aug 17. The stock was bought for $143,498 at an average price of $3.14. Upon completion of the transaction, the CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER now directly owns 348,524 shares in the company, valued at $0.33 million. Insiders disposed of 226,353 shares of company stock worth roughly $0.21 million over the past 1 year. A total of 5.99% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.

Monday’s opening bell rang with an opening price of $1.0100 for 2U Inc (NASDAQ: TWOU). During the past 12 months, 2U Inc has had a low of $0.90 and a high of $13.15. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.82, a current ratio of 0.74, and a quick ratio of 0.74. The fifty day moving average price for TWOU is $2.4132 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $4.7608 for the stock.

The latest earnings results from 2U Inc (NASDAQ: TWOU) was released for Sep, 2023. According to the Education & Training Services Company, earnings per share came in at -$0.15, missing analysts’ expectations of -$0.13 by -0.02. This compares to -$1.57 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was -30.98% and return on equity was -76.49% for TWOU. The company reported revenue of $229.7 million for the quarter, compared to $232.24 million a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue fell -1.09 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect TWOU to generate $282.6M in revenue.

2U Inc(TWOU) Company Profile

2U, Inc. operates as an online education platform company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Degree Program and Alternative Credential. The Degree Program segment provides the technology and services to nonprofit colleges and universities to enable the online delivery of degree programs. This segment targets students seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree. The Alternative Credential segment offers online open courses, executive education programs, technical, skills-based boot camps, and micro-credential programs through nonprofit colleges and universities. This segment targets students seeking to reskill or upskill for career or personal development through shorter duration and lower-priced offerings. It also provides a platform that provides technology and technology-enabled services. The company was formerly known as 2Tor Inc. and changed its name to 2U, Inc. in October 2012. 2U, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, Maryland.

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