NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Grand Canyon Education (Nasdaq: LOPE) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $19, above its previous 52-week high of $18.96 with 324,257 shares traded as of 3:50 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 327,600 shares over the past 30 days. Grand Canyon has a market cap of $816.4 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 15% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. It focuses on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in education, healthcare, business, and liberal arts disciplines. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9, above the average diversified services industry P/E ratio of 14.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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