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74. Strayer Education
Rank: 74 (Previous rank: N.A.)
CEO: Robert S. Silberman
Address: 1100 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22209-2268
For-profit college opened 33 of its 84 campuses in the past three years.

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  $ millions
(past 4 qtrs.)
% growth
(3 yr. annual rate)
Growth rank
Revenues** 545.4 25 64
Net income** 112.4
Total return 18 30
Earnings per share 28 94
Share price  
As of 8/4/10 $228.46
Beat the S&P 500* Yes
P/E (current fiscal year est.) 23
Industry: Education
Industry rank Company Fastest-Growing
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Lincoln Educational Services 41 586.4
2 DeVry 46 1,804.7
3 New Oriental Education & Technology Group 49 359.2
4 Capella Education 71 359.4
5 Strayer Education 74 545.4
6 Corinthian Colleges 79 1,634.6
From the September 6, 2010 issue.
Notes:
* Through June 30, 2010. The S&P 500 returned -9.81% annually over the same period.
** Through the quarter ended on or before April 30, 2010.
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