Makaira Partners Trims Capella Education Stake ~ market folly

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Makaira Partners Trims Capella Education Stake

Tom Bancroft's hedge fund firm Makaira Partners has filed an amended 13G with the SEC regarding their position in Capella Education (CPLA).  Per the filing, Makaira now owns 2.4% of the company with 296,437 shares.

This means they've reduced their position size by 178,420 shares since the third quarter.  The notice was made due to activity on December 31st.

For more from this manager, we just posted up other recent activity from Makaira Partners here.

Per Google Finance, Capella Education is "an online postsecondary education services company. The Company offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s programs in the markets. The Company focuses on masters’ and doctoral degrees. The Company targets relevant portions of the adult learner population and provide offerings in demand areas of study such as business and information technology, health care and nursing, social and behavioral science, education and public service leadership. The Company’s support services include: academic services, such as advising, writing, tutoring and research services; administrative services, such as online class registration and transcript requests; library services; financial aid counseling and career counseling services."

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