ESI-ITT Educational Stock Research, Ratings, and Analysis

ITT Educational (esi) Stock Research

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Company Description: ITT Educational Services, Inc. (ITT/ESI) is a United States-based provider of postsecondary degree programs in various fields of study: information Technology (IT); electronics Technology; drafting and design; business; criminal justice, and health sciences. in the United States based on revenue and student enrollment. As of 2007, all of its institutes were authorized by the applicable education authorities of the states and accredited by an accrediting commission recognized by the United States Department of Education (ED). All of its 29 programs were degree programs, including associates, bachelors, and masters degrees, with the exception of a few diploma programs that were in the process of converting into degree programs. As of 2007, the Company had 53,000 students enrolled. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Strategy: ITT Educational has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

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