After a strong 2023, can CL Educate do well in 2024 as well?

CL Educate’s share price rose 40% in 2023. This was the third year in a row when the share price has done well. Since 1 Jan 2021, the share price has moved from Rs 32 to around Rs 102 at the end of 2023, giving a gain of 3.2x in…

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CL Educate focusing on profitable growth in FY24

Signs of growth are looking positive for both the EdTech business of CL Educate, while the MarTech business focused on internationalization and improvement of margins. MBA entrance exam numbers moved up after several years of stagnation, raising prospects of better growth for CL Educate’s flagship business: CAT entrance tests. H2…

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Why did CL Educate rise 14% on 12-May-23?

The initial reaction of the market to the Q4 and full year FY23 results of CL Educate (NSE: CLEDUCATE, BSE: 540403) was negative. The stock fell 2% on 11-May-23 to close at Rs 53.15, the Thursday of the last week, the day the results were declared. However, the next day,…

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CL Educate’s Q3 results reflect continued growth

Growth momentum continued in Q3 FY23 despite Q3 traditionally being the weakest quarter due to exams. EdTech and MarTech revenues were up 31% and 22% respectively on a y-o-y basis. CL has crossed FY22 revenue and EBITDA in 9m FY23. While much of this recovery is due to return to…

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CL Educate sells Indore school real estate asset

CL Educate Limited informed the exchanges on Saturday that it is selling one of its last two surplus real estate assets. Career Launcher Infrastructure Private Limited (wholly owned Subsidiary of CL Educate Limited) has entered into an ‘Agreement to Sell’ dated September 23, 2022 for its Land and Building admeasuring…

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CL Educate rounds off a good FY22

FY22 saw CL Educate once again moving ahead purposefully. Several positives emerged: Reported EBITDA had a healthy look, growth returned, surplus real estate was partly disposed, debt reduced and net cash increased, merger of subsidiaries got consummated. The management is now firmly focused on pursuing growth objectives in both EdTech…

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CL’s Career Launcher targeting 7x network expansion in 3 years

We have written earlier that Edtech and Martech player CL Educate is a stock in a positive upcycle. FY22 has already seen a chain of positive developments. CL’s newsletter for its Test Prep business for Nov’21 shows the rapid pace of developments at the company. Some key snippets: CL is…

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CL Educate Q2: Recovery picks up speed

After the FY21 year-end result of CL Educate, we wrote in June’21: In fact, when it looks back at FY21 many years later, it may find that it was a key turning point in its corporate journey. Then after Q1 FY22 results, we wrote in Aug’21: After 2 years –…

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CL Educate heads into a positive cycle

After 2 years – FY20 and FY21 – of hanging tough, CL Educate appears to have entered a cycle of positive developments from FY22. Q1 FY22 results showed early indications of this. Firstly, there are signs of return to growth, despite Covid-2 wave still going strong in Q1 FY22. Stand…

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CL Educate emerges healthier from FY21

FY21 didn’t turn out too bad for CL Educate. In fact, when it looks back at FY21 many years later, it may find that it was a key turning point in its corporate journey. That is not to say it was a rosy FY21 for CL. The global scourge Covid…

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