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NASDAQ:EDUC

Educational Development - EDUC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$3.57
-0.03 (-0.83%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$3.50
$3.75
50-Day Range
$3.28
$4.92
52-Week Range
$3.27
$11.00
Volume
19,122 shs
Average Volume
13,047 shs
Market Capitalization
$31.06 million
P/E Ratio
5.85
Dividend Yield
8.33%
Price Target
N/A

Educational Development MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
Upside/​Downside
N/A
Short Interest
Healthy
0.11% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.20mentions of Educational Development in the last 14 days
Based on 39 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.45 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

40th out of 183 stocks

Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Stock

Educational Development Corporation, a publishing company, operates as a trade co-publisher of educational children's books in the United States. It operates through two segments, Publishing and Usborne Books & More (UBAM). The company offers various books, including touchy-feely board books, activity books and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books, and foreign language books, as well as internet-linked books comprising science and math titles, and chapter books and novels. Educational Development Corporation markets its products to retail accounts, which include book, school supply, toy and gift stores and museums, through commissioned sales representatives, trade and specialty wholesalers, and its internal tele-sales group; and through a network of independent sales consultants through internet sales, direct sales, home shows, and book fairs. Educational Development Corporation was incorporated in 1965 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Educational Development Trading Down 2.2 %

Shares of EDUC traded down $0.08 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $3.52. The stock had a trading volume of 255 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,163. Educational Development has a 12-month low of $3.27 and a 12-month high of $11.00. The firm has a market cap of $30.62 million, a P/E ratio of 5.90 and a beta of 0.88. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a current ratio of 1.92. The company's fifty day simple moving average is $4.13 and its 200 day simple moving average is $6.00.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on Educational Development in a report on Monday, August 1st. They set a "strong-buy" rating for the company.

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EDUC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/06/2022
Today
8/09/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/05/2022
Fiscal Year End
2/28/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:EDUC
Employees
214
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Net Income
$8.31 million
Pretax Margin
5.51%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$142.23 million
Cash Flow
$1.19 per share
Book Value
$5.37 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
6,289,000
Market Cap
$31.06 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.88

Key Executives

  • Mr. Randall W. White (Age 80)
    Exec. Chairman & Treasurer
    Comp: $283.5k
  • Mr. Craig M. White (Age 53)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $367.7k
  • Mr. Daniel E. O'Keefe CPA (Age 53)
    CPA, Corp. Sec. & CFO
    Comp: $313.6k
  • Ms. Heather N. Cobb (Age 46)
    Chief Sales & Marketing Officer













EDUC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

How has Educational Development's stock price performed in 2022?

Educational Development's stock was trading at $9.05 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EDUC stock has decreased by 60.6% and is now trading at $3.57.
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Are investors shorting Educational Development?

Educational Development saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,800 shares, a drop of 45.6% from the June 30th total of 12,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 15,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.4 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Educational Development's next earnings date?

Educational Development is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 5th 2022.
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How were Educational Development's earnings last quarter?

Educational Development Co. (NASDAQ:EDUC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, January, 6th. The company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.10. The business earned $45.11 million during the quarter. Educational Development had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.99% and a net margin of 4.08%.

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

Educational Development declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, March 10th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 11.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 18th.
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Is Educational Development a good dividend stock?

Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 8.33%. EDUC has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 49.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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When did Educational Development's stock split?

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

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

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

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 Block (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."

How do I buy shares of Educational Development?

Shares of EDUC stock 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 $3.57.

How much money does Educational Development make?

Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) has a market capitalization of $31.06 million and generates $142.23 million in revenue each year. The company earns $8.31 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Educational Development have?

Educational Development employs 214 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Educational Development?

Educational Development's mailing address is 5402 SOUTH 122ND EAST AVENUE, TULSA OK, 74146. The official website for the company is www.edcpub.com. The company can be reached via phone at (918) 622-4522, via email at rwhite@edcpub.com, or via fax at 918-665-7919.

This page (NASDAQ:EDUC) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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