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Online Edu IPO -- ARCL IPO +14% -- see 'compare & contrast with Enterprise Value metrics

|Includes: APEI, APOL, Archipelago Learning, Inc. (ARCL), ATGE, BBBB, BPI, CECO, COCO, CPLA, EDU, ESI, LINC, LOPE, LRN, RST, STRA

Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ:ARCL), priced at $16.50, trading Friday, Nov 20
. Online subscription-based education company focused on K-12
. ARCL’s IPO price puts the same Enterprise Value to earnings as Grand Canyon (NASDAQ:LOPE), with a discount to book value.  
. Also ARCL’s IPO price is at a discount to book values of Apollo Group (NASDAQ:APOL) and Capella Education (CLPA)

See ‘compare & contrast financials’