2U INC (TWOU) Stake Maintained by Villere St Denis J & Co Llc

June 20, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Villere St Denis J & Co Llc increased its stake in 2U Inc (TWOU) by 29.8% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc bought 504,967 shares as the company’s stock rose 16.87% with the market. The institutional investor held 2.20 million shares of the technology company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $66.32 million, up from 1.69M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Villere St Denis J & Co Llc who had been investing in 2U Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.20B market cap company. The stock rose 0.60% or $0.27 reaching $45.48 per share. About 60,523 shares traded. 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) has risen 55.92% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.22% the S&P500.

More important recent 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “The Short Case For 2U, Inc.” on June 01, 2017, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “The Washington Post Names 2U a Top Workplace for Third Consecutive Year”, Prnewswire.com published: “2U Partners With the Top-Ranked UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to …” on June 14, 2017. More interesting news about 2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “David Sutphen to Join 2U as Chief Communications and Engagement Officer” with publication date: June 01, 2017.

2U Inc (NASDAQ:TWOU) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering 2U (NASDAQ:TWOU), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. 2U had 13 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the shares of TWOU in report on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 26 by Compass Point. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Barrington Research with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 16 by Goldman Sachs. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Needham maintained the shares of TWOU in report on Friday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 15 by Needham. The stock has “Buy” rating by Compass Point on Friday, August 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 7 by Compass Point.

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