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Educational Development Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.88 (-5.21 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $16.01
50-Day Range
MA: $15.25
52-Week Range
Now: $16.01
Volume20,845 shs
Average Volume37,380 shs
Market Capitalization$133.70 million
P/E Ratio12.22
Dividend Yield2.37%
Educational Development Corporation, a publishing company, operates as a trade co-publisher of the line of educational children's books in the United States. The company offers various books, including Touchy-Feely board books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books, and foreign language books, as well as science and math titles, and chapter books and novels. It operates through two divisions, Home Business and Publishing. The Home Business division distributes books through a network of independent consultants using a combination of direct sales, home parties, book fairs, and Internet based social media platforms. The Publishing division markets books to bookstores, toy stores, specialty stores, museums, and other retail outlets throughout the country. The company distributes children's books published by Usborne Publishing Limited in the United Kingdom. Educational Development Corporation was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EDUC
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$113.01 million
Cash Flow$0.91 per share
Book Value$3.47 per share


Net Income$5.64 million


Market Cap$133.70 million
Next Earnings Date5/20/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

0.92 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

168th out of 301 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.88 (-5.21 %)
(As of 03/4/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Frequently Asked Questions

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Are investors shorting Educational Development?

Educational Development saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 45,200 shares, an increase of 44.9% from the January 14th total of 31,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 42,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.7% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Educational Development's next earnings date?

Educational Development is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 20th 2021.
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How were Educational Development's earnings last quarter?

Educational Development Co. (NASDAQ:EDUC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January, 11th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $66.75 million for the quarter. Educational Development had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 34.59% and a net margin of 5.96%.
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How has Educational Development's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Educational Development's stock was trading at $4.26 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EDUC shares have increased by 275.8% and is now trading at $16.01.
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How often does Educational Development pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Educational Development?

Educational Development declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, March 11th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, February 22nd.
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Is Educational Development a good dividend stock?

Educational Development pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.37%.
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When did Educational Development's stock split? How did Educational Development's stock split work?

Educational Development's stock split on Thursday, August 23rd 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, August 22nd 2018. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, August 22nd 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Educational Development stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has Educational Development issued on next quarter's earnings?

Educational Development issued an update on its FY 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Monday, January, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.45 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $200 million.

Who are Educational Development's key executives?

Educational Development's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Randall W. White, Chairman, Pres, Treasurer & CEO (Age 79, Pay $346.3k)
  • Mr. Daniel E. O'Keefe CPA, CPA, Corp. Sec. & CFO (Age 52, Pay $260.6k)
  • Mr. Craig M. White, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52, Pay $228.5k)
  • Ms. Heather N. Cobb, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer (Age 45)

What is Randall W. White's approval rating as Educational Development's CEO?

9 employees have rated Educational Development CEO Randall W. White on Glassdoor.com. Randall W. White has an approval rating of 46% among Educational Development's employees. This puts Randall W. White in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Educational Development's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Educational Development own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Educational Development investors own include Square (SQ), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Mesoblast (MESO), AbbVie (ABBV), Alibaba Group (BABA), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Brinker International (EAT), Enbridge (ENB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD) and Energy Transfer (ET).

What is Educational Development's stock symbol?

Educational Development trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EDUC."

Who are Educational Development's major shareholders?

Educational Development's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.34%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.99%), SG Capital Management LLC (0.49%), BlackRock Inc. (0.25%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.19%). Company insiders that own Educational Development stock include Heather N Cobb, Keefe Daniel E O and Ronald T Mcdaniel.
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Which major investors are selling Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, and Northern Trust Corp.
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Which major investors are buying Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Educational Development stock in the last two years include Heather N Cobb, Keefe Daniel E O, and Ronald T Mcdaniel.
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How do I buy shares of Educational Development?

Shares of EDUC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Educational Development's stock price today?

One share of EDUC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.01.

How much money does Educational Development make?

Educational Development has a market capitalization of $133.70 million and generates $113.01 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Educational Development have?

Educational Development employs 201 workers across the globe.

What is Educational Development's official website?

The official website for Educational Development is www.edcpub.com.

Where are Educational Development's headquarters?

Educational Development is headquartered at 5402 SOUTH 122ND EAST AVENUE, TULSA OK, 74146.

How can I contact Educational Development?

Educational Development's mailing address is 5402 SOUTH 122ND EAST AVENUE, TULSA OK, 74146. The company can be reached via phone at 918-622-4522 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 3/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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