Stride, Inc., a technology-based education company, provides proprietary and third-party online curriculum, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) in the United States and internationally.
No risks detected for LRN from our risk checks.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$34.93|
|52 Week High||US$20.39|
|52 Week Low||US$35.86|
|1 Month Change||2.86%|
|3 Month Change||19.75%|
|1 Year Change||23.43%|
|3 Year Change||98.02%|
|5 Year Change||146.16%|
|Change since IPO||42.28%|
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|LRN||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: LRN exceeded the US Consumer Services industry which returned -54.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LRN underperformed the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: LRN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: LRN's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Stride, Inc., a technology-based education company, provides proprietary and third-party online curriculum, software systems, and educational services to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) in the United States and internationally. Its technology-based products and services enable clients to attract, enroll, educate, track progress, and support students. The company offers integrated package of systems, services, products, and professional expertise to support a virtual or blended public school; and products and services for the general education market focused on subjects, including math, English, science, and history for kindergarten through twelfth grade students.
Stride Fundamentals Summary
|LRN fundamental statistics|
Is LRN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|LRN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.01b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.78|
|Net Profit Margin||4.65%|
How did LRN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Stride undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: LRN ($34.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($78.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: LRN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LRN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (16.7x).
PE vs Market: LRN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (19.6x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LRN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LRN is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.9x).
How is Stride forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LRN's forecast earnings growth (12.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: LRN's earnings (12.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: LRN's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: LRN's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LRN's revenue (3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LRN's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.7%).
How has Stride performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LRN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: LRN's current net profit margins (4.6%) are higher than last year (2.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LRN's earnings have grown significantly by 40.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: LRN's earnings growth over the past year (191.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LRN earnings growth over the past year (191.6%) exceeded the Consumer Services industry 35.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LRN's Return on Equity (8.9%) is considered low.
How is Stride's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LRN's short term assets ($857.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($306.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: LRN's short term assets ($857.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($466.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LRN's debt to equity ratio (37.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LRN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0% to 37.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LRN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (44.8%).
Interest Coverage: LRN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.3x coverage).
What is Stride current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LRN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LRN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LRN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LRN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LRN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
James Rhyu (51 yo)
Mr. James J. Rhyu serves as Chief Executive Officer at Stride, Inc. (Formerly known as K12, Inc.) since January 2021 and serves as it's Director since 2021 and served as President of Corporate Strategy, Ma...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: James's total compensation ($USD3.40M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.66M).
Compensation vs Earnings: James's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: LRN's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: LRN's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Stride, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stride, Inc.
- Ticker: LRN
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$1.404b
- Shares outstanding: 40.18m
- Website: https://www.stridelearning.com
Number of Employees
- Stride, Inc.
- 2300 Corporate Park Drive
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/16 22:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/16 00:00|
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