Capella Education Company

Capella Education Company is a pioneer in developing high-quality, online degree programs for adults.
Capella's academic programs are delivered through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Capella University, an accredited online academic institution. The university is known for its rigorous curricula that combine strong academic content and real-world practicality, presented in a flexible, online format geared for adult students. Capella Education Company also owns Capella Learning Solutions (CLS) which provides online non-degree, high-demand, job-ready skills, training solutions and services to individuals and corporate partners, Hackbright, the leading non-degree software engineering school for women, DevMountain, an industry-leading coding school, and Sophia, an innovative learning platform leveraging technology to support self-paced learning.

Minneapolis, US
Size (employees)
2,928 (est)+2%
Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, US

Capella Education Company Office Locations

Capella Education Company has an office in Minneapolis
Minneapolis, US (HQ)
225 South 6th St

Capella Education Company Data and Metrics

Capella Education Company Financial Metrics

Capella Education Company's revenue was reported to be $429.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 0% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

429.4 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

43 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

68.2 m

Market capitalization (19-Jul-2017)

1 b

Closing share price (19-Jul-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

93.6 m
Capella Education Company's current market capitalization is $1 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


415.6 m422 m430.3 m429.4 m

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

42.4 m

Operating expense total

355.7 m357.9 m363.2 m361.2 m


59.9 m64.1 m67 m68.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

59.7 m63.4 m66.8 m68.4 m

Income tax expense

24.5 m25.4 m26.6 m26 m

Net Income

35.2 m37.9 m40.2 m43 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


124.1 m94 m88 m93.6 m

Accounts Receivable

101.4 m


10.5 m9 m14.6 m17.9 m

Current Assets

172.8 m153.3 m149.3 m177.6 m


40 m37.2 m34.8 m34.1 m


17 m17 m16.9 m23.3 m

Total Assets

250.2 m254.4 m250.4 m277.3 m

Accounts Payable

7.9 m6.8 m2.3 m4.4 m

Dividends Payable

4.3 m4.6 m4.8 m4.9 m

Current Liabilities

56.2 m47.3 m46 m53 m

Total Liabilities

69 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

104.5 m112.4 m114.8 m121.6 m

Retained Earnings

77.5 m82.8 m83.2 m86.7 m

Total Equity

182 m195 m197.9 m208.3 m

Financial Leverage

1.4 x1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

35.2 m37.9 m40.2 m43 m

Depreciation and Amortization

25.9 m23.8 m22.7 m21.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(16 m)(16 m)(16 m)(13.6 m)


1.8 m(754 k)(3.4 m)(470 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

69.3 m65.2 m60.3 m82.3 m

Capital Expenditures

(18.7 m)(20.6 m)(20.6 m)(20.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(33.3 m)(60.9 m)(24 m)(39.3 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.2 m)(34.4 m)(42.2 m)(37.4 m)

Income Taxes Paid

27.5 m23.1 m31.2 m33.1 m

Free Cash Flow

88.1 m85.8 m81 m61.4 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

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