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NASDAQ:EDUCEducational Development Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.46 (+22.53 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.94
50-Day Range
MA: $5.39
52-Week Range
Now: $7.94
Volume160,900 shs
Average Volume27,738 shs
Market Capitalization$66.46 million
P/E Ratio11.68
Dividend Yield2.52%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.68 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous nondurable goods
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:EDUC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$113.01 million
Cash Flow$0.84 per share
Book Value$3.16 per share


Net Income$5.64 million


Market Cap$66.46 million
Next Earnings Date7/9/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Educational Development (NASDAQ:EDUC) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EDUC shares have increased by 86.4% and is now trading at $7.94. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

When is Educational Development's next earnings date?

Educational Development is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 9th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Educational Development.

How were Educational Development's earnings last quarter?

Educational Development Co. (NASDAQ:EDUC) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 21st. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm earned $20.16 million during the quarter. Educational Development had a net margin of 4.66% and a return on equity of 19.99%. View Educational Development's earnings history.

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

Educational Development declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 22nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, June 18th. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.02%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 1st. This is a positive change from Educational Development's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. 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 before market open on Thursday, August 23rd 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, August 22nd 2018. The newly created 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 first quarter 2021 IntraDay earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 21st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $36.5-38.5 million.

Has Educational Development been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EDUC stock have been trending very positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Educational Development earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutEducational Development.

Are investors shorting Educational Development?

Educational Development saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 15,400 shares, an increase of 17.6% from the April 30th total of 13,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 14,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Educational Development's Current Options Chain.

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 Netflix (NFLX), PepsiCo (PEP), Primo Water (PRMW), Boston Beer (SAM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Amplify Energy (AMPY), Amplify Energy (AMPY) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

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 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)

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Magnolia Group LLC (0.46%) and Parkside Financial Bank & Trust (0.10%). 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 institutional investors are buying Educational Development stock?

EDUC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magnolia Group LLC, and Parkside Financial Bank & Trust. 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 activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Educational Development's stock price today?

One share of EDUC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.94.

How big of a company is Educational Development?

Educational Development has a market capitalization of $66.46 million and generates $113.01 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 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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