Scholastic Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:SCHL)

About Scholastic Corp.

Scholastic Corp. logoScholastic Corporation is a publisher and distributor of children's books. The Company has three segments: Children's Book Publishing and Distribution, Education and International. The Company's Children's Book Publishing and Distribution segment includes the publication and distribution of children's books, e-books, media and interactive products in the United States through its book clubs and book fairs in its school channels and through the trade channel. Its Education segment includes the publication and distribution to schools and libraries of children's books, classroom magazines, supplemental classroom materials and print and online reference and non-fiction products for grades pre-K to 12 in the United States. Its International segment includes the publication and distribution of products and services outside the United States by its international operations and its export and foreign rights businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Publishing - Books
  • Sub-Industry: Publishing
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SCHL
  • CUSIP: 80706610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $38.09
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $38.72
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $38.92
  • 52-Week Range: $30.34 - $44.24
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.42
  • P/E Growth: 2.50
  • Market Cap: $1.32B
  • Outstanding Shares: 34,513,000
  • Beta: 0.66
  • Net Margins: 2.85%
  • Return on Equity: 5.45%
  • Return on Assets: 3.82%
  • Current Ratio: 2.10%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.32%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $50.00 (31.27% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/17/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$50.00View Rating Details
5/2/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/22/2016Q117($1.17)($1.15)$282.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q416$0.95$1.22$501.60 million$513.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/24/2016Q316($0.35)($0.06)$353.75 million$375.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/17/2015Q216$2.10$1.89$607.35 million$619.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/24/2015Q116($1.51)($1.42)$187.30 million$191.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q415$1.10$0.93$551.20 million$487.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/26/2015Q315($0.56)($0.59)$389.80 million$382.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/18/2014Q215$2.22$2.17$636.40 million$665.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/25/2014Q115($0.84)($1.05)$283.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q414$0.91$1.24$516.00 million$549.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/20/2014Q314($0.37)($0.68)$380.00 million$373.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/19/2013Q2$2.20$2.15$638.10 million$623.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
9/19/2013Q114($0.68)($0.94)$299.70 million$276.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q4 2013$0.82$0.76$514.30 million$506.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/21/2013Q3 2013($0.39)($0.63)$384.20 million$380.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2012Q2 2013$2.05$1.89$632.50 million$616.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/20/2012Q113($1.05)($1.02)$313.90 million$293.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$1.57$1.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/15/2011$2.33$2.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/22/2011($1.04)$0.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.76$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/24/2011($0.22)($0.68)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/16/2010$2.19$2.19$684.00 million$675.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.56 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.32)($0.32)($0.32)
Q2 20161$0.91$0.91$0.91
Q4 20161$1.00$1.00$1.00
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:1.58%
Payout Ratio:42.86% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
36.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
38.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 24.16%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.17%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell18,158$40.68$738,667.44View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Judith NewmanEVPSell400$41.25$16,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Judith NewmanEVPSell7,600$41.30$313,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Alan J BoykoInsiderSell12,720$41.25$524,700.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Maureen OconnellCFOSell56,526$40.00$2,261,040.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2016Maureen OconnellCFOSell600$40.00$24,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/26/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell19,390$37.15$720,338.50View SEC Filing  
4/21/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell44,397$37.29$1,655,564.13View SEC Filing  
4/19/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell81,265$37.13$3,017,369.45View SEC Filing  
4/18/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell31,265$37.08$1,159,306.20View SEC Filing  
4/15/2016Richard RobinsonCEOSell165,328$37.25$6,158,468.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Maureen OconnellCFOSell10,681$43.00$459,283.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Maureen OconnellCFOSell4,714$44.01$207,463.14View SEC Filing  
9/9/2015Maureen OconnellCFOSell11,044$44.00$485,936.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell35,000$43.62$1,526,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Judith NewmanEVPSell6,500$43.14$280,410.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell36,135$41.03$1,482,619.05View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Mae JemisonDirectorSell6,000$40.32$241,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell24,338$41.57$1,011,730.66View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell50,692$43.17$2,188,373.64View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Judith NewmanEVPSell19,300$43.70$843,410.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell2,003$43.51$87,150.53View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Peter MayerDirectorSell7,500$42.93$321,975.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell42,612$43.11$1,837,003.32View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Judith NewmanEVPSell20,000$43.03$860,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell21,000$43.07$904,470.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Richard RobinsonCEOSell35,938$42.54$1,528,802.52View SEC Filing  
5/6/2015Judith NewmanEVPSell25,000$41.53$1,038,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Margery W MayerEVPSell17,000$40.00$680,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/28/2015Maureen OconnellCFOSell100,000$40.00$4,000,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2014Alan J BoykoInsiderSell10,742$36.62$393,372.04View SEC Filing  
10/28/2014Judith NewmanEVPSell1,500$33.25$49,875.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2014Judith NewmanEVPSell2,252$32.80$73,865.60View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Judith NewmanEVPSell5,461$35.26$192,554.86View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell20,717$35.05$726,130.85View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell52,004$35.28$1,834,701.12View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell22,279$35.94$800,707.26View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Alan J BoykoInsiderSell1,200$36.03$43,236.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell51,618$35.84$1,849,989.12View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell33,382$36.07$1,204,088.74View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell20,687$36.10$746,800.70View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell64,000$36.23$2,318,720.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Maureen OconnellCFOSell6,000$36.34$218,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell34,000$36.30$1,234,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014John G McdonaldDirectorSell6,000$35.54$213,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell59,000$35.96$2,121,640.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell30,000$36.57$1,097,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2014Augustus K OliverDirectorSell4,900$36.24$177,576.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Mae JemisonDirectorSell6,000$35.61$213,660.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Mae JemisonDirectorSell287$36.20$10,389.40View SEC Filing  
3/27/2014Margery MayerEVPSell20,246$33.71$682,492.66View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Judith NewmanEVPSell9,901$34.43$340,891.43View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Richard RobinsonCEOSell200,000$34.04$6,808,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2013Judith NewmanEVPSell10,000$33.54$335,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2013Maureen OconnellCFOSell20,000$33.64$672,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/24/2013Judith NewmanEVPSell15,000$33.72$505,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Andrews HeddenEVPSell22,753$32.48$739,017.44View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Andrews HeddenEVPSell10,000$30.75$307,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Judith NewmanEVPSell5,099$30.79$156,998.21View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Judith NewmanEVPSell8,000$30.38$243,040.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Scholastic Corp. (NASDAQ:SCHL) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

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