NASDAQ:EDUC - Educational Development Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$7.90 -0.10 (-1.25 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 01:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.9999
Today's Range$7.9001 - $7.9538
52-Week Range$7.08 - $14.35
Volume1,279 shs
Average Volume8,356 shs
Market Capitalization$64.77 million
P/E Ratio9.76
Dividend Yield2.50%
Beta1.24
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, who hold book showings in individual homes; and through social media, book fairs, direct sales, and Internet sales. This division distributes its products to school and public libraries. 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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EDUC
CUSIPN/A
Phone918-622-4522

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$111.97 million
Cash Flow$0.7618 per share
Book Value$2.49 per share

Profitability

Net Income$5.21 million

Miscellaneous

Employees193
Market Cap$64.77 million
Next Earnings Date6/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Educational Development's stock symbol?

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

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

Educational Development declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Tuesday, March 12th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 20th. View Educational Development's Dividend History.

When did Educational Development's stock split? How did Educational Development's stock split work?

Educational Development's stock split before market open on Thursday, August 23rd 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, August 22nd 2018. The newly created shares were distributed 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.

How were Educational Development's earnings last quarter?

Educational Development Co. (NASDAQ:EDUC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 10th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter. The company earned $40.48 million during the quarter. Educational Development had a return on equity of 30.41% and a net margin of 5.54%. View Educational Development's Earnings History.

When is Educational Development's next earnings date?

Educational Development is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Educational Development.

Has Educational Development been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about EDUC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Educational Development earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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 Mesoblast (MESO), Marks and Spencer Group (MKS), Penumbra (PEN), iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA), Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI), Abeona Therapeutics (ABEO), Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO), Chart Industries (GTLS), Ichor (ICHR) and Kforce (KFRC).

Who are Educational Development's key executives?

Educational Development's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Randall W. White, Chairman, Pres, Treasurer & CEO (Age 77)
  • Mr. Dan E. O'Keefe, Corp. Sec. & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Craig M. White, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Heather N. Cobb, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (Age 43)

Who are Educational Development's major shareholders?

Educational Development's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Granite Investment Partners LLC (0.84%), Seizert Capital Partners LLC (0.65%), Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. (0.46%), Oxford Asset Management LLP (0.25%), Spark Investment Management LLC (0.17%) and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC (0.09%). Company insiders that own Educational Development stock include Craig M White, Heather N Cobb, Keefe Daniel E O, Randall W White and Ronald T Mcdaniel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Educational Development.

Which major investors are selling Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Seizert Capital Partners LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Oxford Asset Management LLP and Spark Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Educational Development company stock in the last year include Craig M White and Randall W White. View Insider Buying and Selling for Educational Development.

Which major investors are buying Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granite Investment Partners LLC and Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Educational Development stock in the last two years include Craig M White, Heather N Cobb, Keefe Daniel E O, Randall W White and Ronald T Mcdaniel. View Insider Buying and Selling for Educational Development.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Educational Development's stock price today?

One share of EDUC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.9001.

How big of a company is Educational Development?

Educational Development has a market capitalization of $64.77 million and generates $111.97 million in revenue each year. Educational Development employs 193 workers across the globe.

What is Educational Development's official website?

The official website for Educational Development is http://www.edcpub.com/.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Educational Development (NASDAQ EDUC)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  81 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  75 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  156
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Educational Development and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EDUC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EDUC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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