Career Education Corp. (CECO)

17.12
0.20 1.20
NASDAQ : Consumer Services
Prev Close 16.92
Open 16.97
Day Low/High 16.89 / 17.33
52 Wk Low/High 11.01 / 22.50
Volume 629.61K
Avg Volume 644.00K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 70.38M
Market Cap 1.19B
EPS 0.80
P/E Ratio 21.32
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Education Stocks Will Teach Only Pain

The grand jury inquiry into Career Education is just the latest horror for holders. Loss of momentum will be the next.

Close-Up of Nasdaq-100 Reveals Ugliness

The outlook is generally not good for stocks in this favorite index of traders.

Ten Good Things That Happened Last Week

Here's an optimistic review of last week, but don't confuse this with bullishness.

College Stocks Get Too Risky to Touch

College Stocks Get Too Risky to Touch

Corinthian's plunge on Monday is only the latest in a string of stomach-churners.

Bid to Take Cox Private Shows Value of Digital

The real buyers in this business know that each cable subscriber who migrates to a digital box is like an annuity stream.

Corinthian Warning Ignites Carnage Among Education Stocks

Corinthian Warning Ignites Carnage Among Education Stocks

The company will miss earnings estimates for its June and September quarters.

High-Multiple Stocks Get Shattered

We're at the point in this oil-driven mini-bear where the pretty faces get their 'awards' yanked away.

Career Education Still Sliding

Investors bail and drag the education space lower despite reasonably solid earnings.

Bellwethers Aren't Always Reliable

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Legal Woes Mount at Corinthian

Legal Woes Mount at Corinthian

Shareholders allege the company manipulated financial aid documents.

Stocks in Motion: Juno, Pogo

Stocks in Motion: Juno, Pogo

Career Education falls after listing some regulatory matters.

Absence Excused in Education Stocks

This group is still too hard to control. Also, watch Sears and Broadcom.

Education Stocks Teach Volatility

The lesson: Don't trade a stock just because it moves. Also, watch Sharper Image.

Apollo Group Beats and Beaten

Apollo Group Beats and Beaten

The education company's results are ignored as investors focus on questions about a rival.

Stocks in Motion: CKE

Stocks in Motion: CKE

Also, Performance Food falls after saying earnings will miss estimates.

Tech Leads Late-Day Lift

Tech Leads Late-Day Lift

The Nasdaq rallies late in the session for a second-straight day.

Career Education Plunges Anew

Career Education Plunges Anew

The shares are thrashed following word of a formal SEC probe.

Getting Piggish at the Public Trough

Why are companies that do business with the government so often bad actors?

Options Action Raises Question of What Traders Knew

It'll be tough to trace the spike in activity for SouthTrust and Career Education.

Stocks in Motion: <B>Career Ed</B>

Stocks in Motion: Career Ed

The college operator reels after a law firm says it has 12 witnesses to record inflation.

Career Ed Hammered Again

Career Ed Hammered Again

A lawsuit say 12 employees saw evidence of malfeasance.

Eight Ways China Affects Us

Eight Ways China Affects Us

The influence of the world's most populous nation is powerful and growing.

Higher Ed for the Palate

Higher Ed for the Palate

Diners go cramming for exams at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco.

Tough Test, Good Grades for Six Education Stocks

Tough Test, Good Grades for Six Education Stocks

These for-profit colleges are very risky, but could offer huge rewards. They require close study.

Studying Sectors Can Save Your Trade

When your stock leaves you behind, turn your focus toward similar companies.

Corinthian Dips on Suit

Corinthian Dips on Suit

A student reportedly sues it over the nontransferability of credits.

Career Education Gets 'Routine' Inquiry From Accrediting Body

It's looking for documentation at the company's Montclair, N.J., facility.

Nasdaq Owes Us Answers on Broken Trades

The Corinthian Colleges debacle still hasn't been explained, harming the exchange's credibility.

Nasdaq Says Bad Trades Justified Corinthian Halt

It asks the SEC for more authority over shares it lists. Others cry foul.

Weekend Reading: Conflicting Forces at Work

Last week's weak jobs report could help stave off an interest-rate increase until year-end 2004.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B- (Buy)