About Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL)
Scholastic Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and distributes children's books worldwide. It operates through three segments: Children's Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, and International. The Children's Book Publishing and Distribution segment engages in the publication and distribution of children's books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its school book clubs and book fairs, and trade channel. Its original publications include Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, The 39 Clues, Spirit Animals, The Magic School Bus, I Spy, Captain Underpants, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties consist of Star Wars, Lego, Pokemon, and Geronimo Stilton. In addition, this segment publishes and creates ?books plus' products for children, including titles, such as Make Clay Charms, Sew Cute Mini Treats, Make Your Own Mini Erasers, and Lego Chain Reactions. The Education segment is involved in the publication and distribution of children's books, print and on-line references, and non-fiction and fiction focused products, classroom magazines and materials, as well as custom curriculum and teaching guides. It publishes non-fiction books under the imprints of Children's Press and Franklin Watts; and consumer magazines under the Teacher magazine name. The International segment licenses the rights to selected Scholastic titles in 47 languages to other publishing companies; and sells educational materials, digital educational resources, and children's books to schools, libraries, bookstores, and other book distributors in approximately 145 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Book publishing
Trailing P/E Ratio24.81
Forward P/E Ratio31.32
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$3.6799 per share
Price / Cash12.34
Book Value$37.26 per share
Price / Book1.22
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.83
Net Income$52.30 million
Return on Equity3.58%
Return on Assets2.52%
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 21st. Investors of record on Monday, April 30th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 27th. View Scholastic's Dividend History.
How will Scholastic's stock buyback program work?
Scholastic announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Scholastic's earnings last quarter?
Scholastic Corp (NASDAQ:SCHL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 21st. The company reported ($0.30) EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.05. The company earned $344.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $350.10 million. Scholastic had a negative net margin of 1.00% and a positive return on equity of 3.58%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.36) earnings per share. View Scholastic's Earnings History.
When is Scholastic's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for SCHL?
2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Scholastic's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect Scholastic's share price to reach $41.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Scholastic.
Who are some of Scholastic's key competitors?
Who are Scholastic's key executives?
Scholastic's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Richard Robinson, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 81)
- Mr. Andrew Stearns Hedden, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 77)
- Ms. Judith A. Newman, Exec. VP and Pres of Book Clubs & E-Commerce (Age 60)
- Mr. Alan J. Boyko, Pres of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc (Age 64)
- Mr. Kenneth J. Cleary, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
Has Scholastic been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about SCHL stock has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Scholastic earned a news impact score of 0.45 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 43.64 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
Who are Scholastic's major shareholders?
Scholastic's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.09%), Northern Trust Corp (3.53%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (1.75%), Boston Partners (1.22%) and Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (1.10%). Company insiders that own Scholastic stock include Alan J Boyko, Andres A Alonso, Andrews S Hedden, John L Davies, Judith Newman, Maureen Oconnell 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 Royal Bank of Canada, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Boston Partners, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Citadel Advisors LLC, American International Group Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Granite Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Scholastic company stock in the last year include Alan J Boyko, Andrews S Hedden, John L Davies, Judith Newman 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 Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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 $45.41.
How big of a company is Scholastic?
Scholastic has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $52.30 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.83 on an earnings per share basis. Scholastic employs 9,000 workers across the globe.
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]
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