SOURCE: StockCall


September 21, 2010 09:35 ET

Equity Research on Corinthian Colleges and Apollo Group -- for Profit Education Strong but Eyeing Possible Funding Cuts

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the education & training services industry and has completed analytical research on Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO) and Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

For profit education companies like Corinthian Colleges Inc. and Apollo Group Inc. have been one of the beneficiaries of soaring unemployment figures. The industry, currently valued at about $118 billion, has seen enrollment rise as many seek additional accreditation in an increasingly competitive job environment. On the year, the industry has seen sales grow by about 15%. The S&P 1500 Education Index which includes for profit educators is up a little over 10% this month. Corinthian Colleges Inc. and Apollo Group Inc. research reports are accessible for free by registering today at or is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the education & training services industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Corinthian Colleges Inc. and Apollo Group Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

However, the strong performances of for profit educators could slow down in 2011 as regulations related to the industry are expected to be tightened. The industry took a hit in the middle of the summer when the regulations were proposed and could dent profit margins even more when they are passed. The regulations are primarily aimed at reducing federal funding. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the education & training services industry.

To combat proposed regulations, the industry has upped lobbying spending. While there is no guarantee these efforts will significantly alter the regulations, many are hopeful it will lessen some of the funding cuts. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

The industry is currently seeing strong profits driven by high demand but will closely eye legislative efforts moving forward.

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