NASDAQ:SCHL - Scholastic Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $37.23 -0.12 (-0.32 %) (As of 05/24/2019 01:07 AM ET)Previous Close$37.35Today's Range$36.6217 - $37.3152-Week Range$35.52 - $47.94Volume113,396 shsAverage Volume120,106 shsMarket Capitalization$1.31 billionP/E Ratio26.03Dividend Yield1.61%Beta0.74 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Scholastic Corporation publishes and distributes children's books worldwide. It operates in three segments: Children's Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, and International. The Children's Book Publishing and Distribution segment publishes and distributes children's books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its school book club and school book fair channels, as well as through its trade channel. Its original publications include Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, The Magic School Bus, I Spy, Captain Underpants, Dog Man, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties comprise Star Wars, Lego, Pokemon, and Geronimo Stilton. In addition, this segment publishes and creates books plus products for children, including titles, such as Sew Mini Treats, Lego Chain Reactions, and Make Your Own Bath Bombs under the Klutz name. The Education segment publishes and distributes classroom magazines under the Scholastic News, Scope, Storyworks, Let's Find Out, and Junior Scholastic names; non-fiction books under the Children's Press and Franklin Watts names; consumer magazine and custom products under the Teacher magazine name; and literacy curriculum products under the Scholastic Literacy name, as well as provides children's books, other print and online references, fiction focused products, classroom materials, and consulting services. The International segment offers original trade and educational publishing programs; distributes children's books, digital educational resources, and other materials through school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, and trade channels; produces and distributes magazines; and offers online services. This segment has operations in approximately 135 countries. The company distributes its products and services directly to schools and libraries through retail stores and the Internet. Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York. Receive SCHL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SCHL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Book publishing Sub-IndustryPublishing SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNASDAQ:SCHL Previous Symbol CUSIP80706610 CIK866729 Webhttp://www.scholastic.com/ Phone212-343-6100Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio1.58 Quick Ratio1.06Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.03 Forward P/E Ratio22.98 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.63 billion Price / Sales0.81 Cash Flow$3.3845 per share Price / Cash Flow11.00 Book Value$37.85 per share Price / Book0.98Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43 Net Income$-5,000,000.00 Net Margins2.89% Return on Equity4.30% Return on Assets2.79%Miscellaneous Employees9,000 Outstanding Shares35,212,000Market Cap$1.31 billion Next Earnings Date7/18/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Scholastic's stock symbol? Scholastic trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SCHL." How often does Scholastic pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Scholastic? Scholastic declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, June 17th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 29th. View Scholastic's Dividend History. How will Scholastic's stock buyback program work? Scholastic announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Scholastic's earnings last quarter? Scholastic Corp (NASDAQ:SCHL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 21st. The company reported ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.05. The company had revenue of $360.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $371.10 million. Scholastic had a return on equity of 4.30% and a net margin of 2.89%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.60 earnings per share. View Scholastic's Earnings History. When is Scholastic's next earnings date? Scholastic is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Scholastic. What guidance has Scholastic issued on next quarter's earnings? Scholastic issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.53. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.65-1.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.7 billion. What price target have analysts set for SCHL? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Scholastic's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Scholastic's share price to reach $44.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Scholastic. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Scholastic? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Scholastic in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Scholastic. Has Scholastic been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about SCHL stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Scholastic earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Scholastic's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Scholastic include Pearson (PSO), JOHN WILEY & SONS -CL A (JW.A), John Wiley & Sons (JW.B), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC) and Lingo Media (LMDCF). What other stocks do shareholders of Scholastic own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Scholastic investors own include Mondi (MNDI), ConocoPhillips (COP), TJX Companies (TJX), Intel (INTC), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Walt Disney (DIS), 3M (MMM), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Kraft Heinz (KHC). Who are Scholastic's key executives? Scholastic's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Richard Robinson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 82)Mr. Kenneth J. Cleary, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)Mr. Andrew Stearns Hedden, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Director (Age 78)Ms. Judith A. Newman, Exec. VP (Age 61)Mr. Alan J. Boyko, Pres of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc (Age 65) Who are Scholastic's major shareholders? Scholastic's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.84%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.99%), Royce & Associates LP (5.90%), Northern Trust Corp (3.42%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (1.87%) and Zuckerman Investment Group LLC (1.85%). Company insiders that own Scholastic stock include Alan J Boyko, Andrews S Hedden, John L Davies, Judith Newman, Paul Hukkanen and Richard Robinson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Scholastic. Which institutional investors are selling Scholastic stock? SCHL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of Montreal Can, BlackRock Inc., Blair William & Co. IL, Shell Asset Management Co., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Scholastic company stock in the last year include Alan J Boyko, Andrews S Hedden, John L Davies, Judith Newman, Paul Hukkanen and Richard Robinson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Scholastic. Which institutional investors are buying Scholastic stock? SCHL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Lazard Asset Management LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Trexquant Investment LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Scholastic. How do I buy shares of Scholastic? Shares of SCHL 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 Scholastic's stock price today? One share of SCHL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.23. How big of a company is Scholastic? Scholastic has a market capitalization of $1.31 billion and generates $1.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-5,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.43 on an earnings per share basis. Scholastic employs 9,000 workers across the globe. What is Scholastic's official website? The official website for Scholastic is http://www.scholastic.com/. How can I contact Scholastic? Scholastic's mailing address is 557 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10012. The company can be reached via phone at 212-343-6100 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Scholastic (NASDAQ SCHL)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 189 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 215 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 404MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Scholastic and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SCHL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SCHL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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