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

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$9.53 +0.13 (+1.38 %)
(As of 12/17/2018 09:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$9.40
Today's Range$9.40 - $9.5988
52-Week Range$7.00 - $14.35
Volume2,184 shs
Average Volume7,827 shs
Market Capitalization$77.04 million
P/E Ratio12.37
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta1.23
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

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EDUC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone918-622-4522

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.83
Current Ratio1.62
Quick Ratio0.22

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.37
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$111.97 million
Price / Sales0.70
Cash Flow$0.8015 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.89
Book Value$2.49 per share
Price / Book3.83

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$5.21 million
Net Margins5.05%
Return on Equity29.39%
Return on Assets9.78%

Miscellaneous

Employees193
Outstanding Shares8,200,000
Market Cap$77.04 million
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, December 13th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 26th. View Educational Development's Dividend History.

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

Educational Development shares split 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 15th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $33.01 million for the quarter. Educational Development had a net margin of 5.05% and a return on equity of 29.39%. 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 Thursday, January 10th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Educational Development.

Has Educational Development been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about EDUC stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Educational Development earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Educational Development's key competitors?

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 76)
  • Mr. Dan E. O'Keefe, Corp. Sec. & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Craig M. White, Chief Operating Officer (Age 49)
  • Ms. Heather N. Cobb, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer (Age 42)

Who are Educational Development's major shareholders?

Educational Development's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (4.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.36%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.36%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.27%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.21%) and Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. (1.46%). 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 buying Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. and Baxter Bros 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 $9.40.

How big of a company is Educational Development?

Educational Development has a market capitalization of $77.04 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:  77 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  69 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  146
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 12/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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