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What: Shares of DeVry
So what: Revenue fell 0.5% to $519 million while per-share profit declined 19% to $0.83. Analysts had been expecting $529.3 million and $0.96, respectively, according to data compiled by Yahoo! Finance. Enrollment also declined slightly.
Now what: Fools already were uneasy about DeVry shares, giving the stock just two out of five stars in Motley Fool CAPS. The miss isn't likely to change their view much, even if the downside risk from here is muted, as the stock trades for just eight times earnings. Do you agree? Disagree? Please weigh in using the comments box below.
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