Educational Development Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:EDUC)

About Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)

Educational Development Corporation logoEducational Development Corporation (EDC) is a publisher of the line of educational children's books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited (Usborne). The Company also owns Kane Miller Book Publishers. The Company sells books through two segments: Home Business Division (Usborne Books & More or UBAM) and Publishing Division (EDC Publishing). The UBAM Division distributes books nationwide through independent consultants, who hold book showings in individual homes, through social media, book fairs, direct sales and Internet sales. The Publishing Division markets books to bookstores (including national chains), toy stores, specialty stores, museums and other retail outlets throughout the country. The Company offers over 2,000 different titles, which include touchy-feely board books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books and foreign language books.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Book Publishing
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:EDUC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $48.26 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 4,089,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.86
  • 52 Week Range: $6.25 - $12.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.55
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $109.06 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.48
  • Book Value: $4.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.09
  • Dividend Yield: 0.8%
  • EBITDA: $8.47 million
  • Net Margins: 3.84%
  • Return on Equity: 26.31%
  • Return on Assets: 6.42%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.22%
  • Current Ratio: 1.48%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.20%
  • Average Volume: 5,874 shs.
  • Beta: 1.18
  • Short Ratio: 21.67

Frequently Asked Questions for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)

What is Educational Development Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How often does Educational Development Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Educational Development Corporation?

Educational Development Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 29th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 9th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 7th. View Educational Development Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Educational Development Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) posted its earnings results on Monday, October, 16th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $24.18 million for the quarter. Educational Development Corporation had a return on equity of 26.31% and a net margin of 3.84%. View Educational Development Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Educational Development Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Educational Development Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Educational Development Corporation.

Who are some of Educational Development Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Educational Development Corporation's key executives?

Educational Development Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Randall W. White, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Treasurer
  • Dan E. O'Keefe, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary
  • Craig M. White, Vice President - Information Technology
  • John A. Clerico, Independent Director
  • Ronald T. McDaniel, Independent Director
  • Kara Gae Neal, Independent Director
  • Betsy Richert, Independent Director

How do I buy Educational Development Corporation stock?

Shares of Educational Development Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Educational Development Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Educational Development Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ EDUC)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  26 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  33 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  59
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
Price Target History for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
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Earnings History for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
Earnings by Quarter for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ EDUC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/16/2017Q2 2018$0.25$24.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2017Q1 2018$0.30$26.93 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2017Q3 2017$0.31$30.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/7/2015Q216$0.16$12.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2015Q315$0.13$8.50 million$10.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2014Q115$0.06$6.00 million$7.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2014Nov 2013$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)

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Current Dividend Information for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
Most Recent Dividend:12/16/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.09
Dividend Yield:0.70%
Payout Ratio:8.82% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ EDUC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC)
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Educational Development Corporation (EDUC) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

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