Quarterly Cash Dividend
The Company announced today that its Board of Directors has declared its regular, quarterly cash dividend of $1.00 per share. This dividend will be paid on September 10, 2012 to shareholders of record as of August 27, 2012.
Stock-based Compensation Activity
In April 2012, the Company awarded 10,728 shares of restricted stock to various non-employee members of the Company’s Board of Directors, as part of the Company’s annual director compensation program. The Company’s stock price closed at $83.88 on the date of this restricted stock grant.Shares and Options Outstanding At June 30, 2012, the Company had 11,874,290 common shares issued and outstanding, and 100,000 stock options outstanding with an exercise price of $107.28 and a remaining contractual life of approximately six months. Business Outlook Based on Strayer University’s 2012 summer term student enrollment, the Company estimates third quarter 2012 diluted EPS will be in the range of $0.30 to $0.32. Conference Call with Management Strayer Education, Inc. will host a conference call to discuss its second quarter 2012 earnings at 10:00 a.m. (ET) today. To participate on the live call, investors should dial (877) 303-9047 10 minutes prior to the start time. In addition, the call will be available via live Webcast over the Internet. To access the live Webcast of the conference call, please go to www.strayereducation.com 15 minutes prior to the start time of the call to register. An archived replay of the conference call will be available at (855) 859-2056 (conference id 39822252) starting at 1:00 p.m. (ET) today and will be available through Thursday, August 2, and archived at www.strayereducation.com for 90 days. About Strayer Education, Inc. Strayer Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: STRA) is an education services holding company that owns Strayer University and certain other assets. Strayer’s mission is to make higher education achievable for working adults in today’s economy. Strayer University is a proprietary institution of higher learning that offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, education, health services administration, public administration, and criminal justice to working adult students at 96 campuses in 23 states and Washington, D.C. and worldwide via the Internet. Strayer University is committed to providing an education that prepares working adult students for advancement in their careers and professional lives. Founded in 1892, Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.