Scholastic Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.15 (-0.45 %)
(As of 08/4/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume155,770 shs
Average Volume167,511 shs
Market Capitalization$1.15 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.79%
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About Scholastic

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 the Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Bad Guys, Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, Magic School Bus, I Spy, Captain Underpants, Dog Man, Wings of Fire, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties comprise the Peppa Pig, Five Nights at Freddy's, Pokemon, and Geronimo Stilton. In addition, this segment publishes and creates books plus products for children, including titles, such as the Mini Grocery Store, Rocks, Gems & Geodes Maker Lab, LEGO Chain Reactions, Hope the Rainbow Fairy, and other titles under the Klutz and the Make Believe Ideas names. 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; 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 subscription services. 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.


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1.98 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

92nd out of 175 stocks

Book Publishing Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Scholastic a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Scholastic in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Scholastic stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SCHL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Scholastic?

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Are investors shorting Scholastic?

Scholastic saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 408,000 shares, a drop of 34.4% from the June 15th total of 622,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 153,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 1.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Scholastic's next earnings date?

Scholastic is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 23rd 2021.
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How were Scholastic's earnings last quarter?

Scholastic Co. (NASDAQ:SCHL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 22nd. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.37. Scholastic had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.00% and a negative net margin of 0.85%.
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How has Scholastic's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Scholastic's stock was trading at $29.51 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SCHL stock has increased by 13.6% and is now trading at $33.53.
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How often does Scholastic pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Scholastic?

Scholastic announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, August 31st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Wednesday, September 15th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, August 30th.
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Is Scholastic a good dividend stock?

Scholastic pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%.
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What price target have analysts set for SCHL?

1 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Scholastic's shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Scholastic's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 28.4%.
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Who are Scholastic's key executives?

Scholastic's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth J. Cleary, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56, Pay $568.14k)
  • Ms. Iole Lucchese, Exec. VP, Pres of Scholastic Entertainment & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 54, Pay $920.92k)
  • Ms. Sasha Quinton, Exec. VP (Age 43, Pay $751.74k)
  • Mr. Kevin Conklin, Sr. VP of Corp. Operations
  • Paul Hukkanen, VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Raghushri Sankaran, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Gil Dickoff, Sr. VP, Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations (Age 59)
  • Mr. Andrew Stearns Hedden, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Director (Age 80)
  • Ms. Erin M. Berger, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Ms. Judith A. Newman, Exec. VP & Pres of Book Clubs (Age 63)

What is Dick Robinson's approval rating as Scholastic's CEO?

313 employees have rated Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson on Dick Robinson has an approval rating of 66% among Scholastic's employees.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Scholastic own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Scholastic investors own include Pfizer (PFE), General Motors (GM), Verizon Communications (VZ), Citigroup (C), ConocoPhillips (COP), The Walt Disney (DIS), Gilead Sciences (GILD), AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Caterpillar (CAT).

What is Scholastic's stock symbol?

Scholastic trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SCHL."

Who are Scholastic's major shareholders?

Scholastic's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (1.40%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.45%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.14%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.11%), Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC (0.08%) and Dupont Capital Management Corp (0.07%).
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Which institutional investors are selling Scholastic stock?

SCHL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arizona State Retirement System, and Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Scholastic stock?

SCHL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., New York State Common Retirement Fund, Dupont Capital Management Corp, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Alliancebernstein L.P., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Scholastic's stock price today?

One share of SCHL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.53.

How much money does Scholastic make?

Scholastic has a market capitalization of $1.15 billion and generates $1.30 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Scholastic have?

Scholastic employs 6,800 workers across the globe.

Does Scholastic have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Scholastic: 524 Films LLC, Back To Basics Toys, Caribe Grolier Inc, Chicken House Publishing Limited, Children’s Music Library Inc, Georgetown Studios Inc, Grolier (Malaysia) SDN BHD, Grolier Incorporated, Grolier International Finance Inc (Philippines), Grolier International Inc, Grolier International Limited (UK), Grolier International Private Limited (India), Grolier Overseas Incorporated, Klutz, Learned Realty LLC, Learners Publishing, Lectorum Publications Inc., Listen Inn LLC, Make Believe Ideas Ltd, Math Solutions, Ooka Island Inc, Pages Book Fairs Inc., RetroRanch Inc, Sandvik Publishing Ltd., Scholastic (Asia) SDN BHD, Scholastic 557 Broadway LLC, Scholastic Argentina S.R.L., Scholastic Australia Pty Ltd, Scholastic Book Clubs Inc, Scholastic Book Clubs Limited, Scholastic Book Fairs Inc, Scholastic Book Fairs Limited, Scholastic Canada Ltd, Scholastic Distribution Services LLC, Scholastic Education Information Consulting (Shanghai) Co Ltd, Scholastic Education International (Singapore) Private Limited, Scholastic Entertainment Inc, Scholastic Export Inc, Scholastic Hong Kong Ltd, Scholastic Inc, Scholastic India Private Limited, Scholastic Interactive LLC, Scholastic International IT Support Centre Private Limited, Scholastic Ireland Ltd, Scholastic Library Publishing Inc, Scholastic Limited, Scholastic Mexico S. de R. L. de C.V., Scholastic New Zealand Ltd, Scholastic Operations Group LLC, Scholastic Storia Inc, Scholastic UK Group LLC, Scholastic UK Ltd, Soup2Nuts Inc, Southwest Book Co Inc, Teacher's Friend Publications Inc, The Scholastic Store Inc, The Travelling Book Company Ltd, Tom Snyder Productions Inc., Troll Book Fairs Inc., Troubadour Ltd., Weekly Reader, and Weston Woods Studios Inc.

When was Scholastic founded?

Scholastic was founded in 1920.

What is Scholastic's official website?

The official website for Scholastic is

Where are Scholastic's headquarters?

Scholastic is headquartered at 557 BROADWAY, NEW YORK NY, 10012.

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]

This page was last updated on 8/4/2021 by Staff
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