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Perdoceo Education: The Fears Are Overblown

Dec. 03, 2021 12:37 AM ETPerdoceo Education Corporation (PRDO)3 Comments


  • Fears of an apocalyptic event due to Democratic leadership destroying for-profit universities is likely overblown, creating a buying opportunity for companies like Perdoceo Education.
  • Perdoceo Education is diversifying its revenue streams, insulating against a perceived attack by a Democrat President and Congress on its primary business line.
  • The company is certainly undervalued, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a long-term hold as headwinds will still likely deteriorate revenues, profitability, or both.
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Investment Thesis

Perdoceo Education Corp. (NASDAQ:PRDO) has faced an uphill battle for many years, struggling to revive its revenue lines after a large decrease in student demand a few years after the housing crisis. Although revenue still is not back to

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