NASDAQ:SCHL - Scholastic Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$45.63 -0.18 (-0.39 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 12:07 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.60
Today's Range$45.44 - $45.64
52-Week Range$33.51 - $46.59
Volume813 shs
Average Volume103,892 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio25.03
Dividend Yield1.32%
Beta0.75
Scholastic logoScholastic 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Book publishing
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNASDAQ:SCHL
CUSIP80706610
Phone212-343-6100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio2.01
Quick Ratio1.30

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.03
Forward P/E Ratio31.47
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Price / Sales0.91
Cash Flow$3.6947 per share
Price / Cash12.35
Book Value$37.26 per share
Price / Book1.22

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.83
Net Income$52.30 million
Net Margins-1.00%
Return on Equity3.58%
Return on Assets2.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Outstanding Shares34,730,000

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 announced 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 1.31%. 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 program 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. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Scholastic's earnings last quarter?

Scholastic Corp (NASDAQ:SCHL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 21st. The company reported ($0.30) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.35) by $0.05. The business had revenue of $344.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.36) EPS. 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, 19th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Scholastic.

What price target have analysts set for SCHL?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Scholastic's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate Scholastic's stock price to reach $41.00 in the next year. 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?

Media stories about SCHL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Scholastic earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 47.05 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are Scholastic's major shareholders?

Scholastic's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail 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 $45.63.

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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Scholastic (SCHL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  125 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  157 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  282
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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