NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Capella Education Company (Nasdaq: CPLA) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $27.29, below its previous 52-week low of $27.38 with 124,121 shares traded as of 12:14 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 260,600 shares over the past 30 days.

Capella has a market cap of $459.4 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 57.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Capella Education Company through its subsidiary, Capella University, provides online postsecondary education services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9, equal to the average diversified services industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Capella as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. You can view the full Capella Ratings Report.

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