- ESI has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $4.4 million.
- ESI has traded 82,909 shares today.
- ESI is trading at 2.81 times the normal volume for the stock at this time of day.
- ESI is trading at a new high 4.03% above yesterday's close.
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- The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 2.38 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. To add to this, ESI has a quick ratio of 0.66, this demonstrates the lack of ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
- Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Diversified Consumer Services industry and the overall market, ITT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
- ESI's stock share price has done very poorly compared to where it was a year ago: Despite any rallies, the net result is that it is down by 90.70%, which is also worse that the performance of the S&P 500 Index. Investors have so far failed to pay much attention to the earnings improvements the company has managed to achieve over the last quarter. Turning toward the future, the fact that the stock has come down in price over the past year should not necessarily be interpreted as a negative; it could be one of the factors that may help make the stock attractive down the road. Right now, however, we believe that it is too soon to buy.
- Net operating cash flow has decreased to $33.12 million or 35.58% when compared to the same quarter last year. Despite a decrease in cash flow of 35.58%, ITT EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INC is still significantly exceeding the industry average of -344.62%.
- ESI, with its decline in revenue, underperformed when compared the industry average of 7.3%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly dropped by 6.6%. The declining revenue has not hurt the company's bottom line, with increasing earnings per share.
- You can view the full ITT Educational Services Ratings Report.
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