― Strayer Education, Inc., stock ticker STRA on the NASDAQ provides post-secondary education services. You might be saying to yourself, Why would I want to invest in an education "company"? Well, STRA pays a $1.00 quarterly dividend and is selling at $98.34 compared to $254.50 back on April 16th, 2010. STRA was listed as 1 of 10 highly shorted stocks with strong profitability by Seeking Alpha. For-profit secondary schools will not go away just because the government may change legislation or force [...].