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NASDAQ:SCHL - Scholastic Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.61
-0.87 (-2.68 %)
(As of 02/27/2020 03:04 AM ET)
Today's Range
$31.55
Now: $31.61
$32.88
50-Day Range
$31.61
MA: $34.96
$37.53
52-Week Range
$31.38
Now: $31.61
$45.80
Volume169,093 shs
Average Volume177,821 shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio65.85
Dividend Yield1.85%
Beta0.85
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.65 billion
Cash Flow$3.17 per share
Book Value$36.26 per share

Profitability

Net Income$15.60 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,900
Market Cap$1.10 billion
Next Earnings Date3/19/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Thursday, December 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, March 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.90%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 30th. View Scholastic's Dividend History.

How will Scholastic's stock buyback program work?

Scholastic declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication 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 Thursday, December, 19th. The company reported $2.06 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.77 by $0.29. The business earned $597.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $591 million. Scholastic had a return on equity of 3.73% and a net margin of 1.07%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.09 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, March 19th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Scholastic.

What guidance has Scholastic issued on next quarter's earnings?

Scholastic updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 19th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.67-1.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.69 billion.

Has Scholastic been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SCHL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Scholastic earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Scholastic.

Are investors shorting Scholastic?

Scholastic saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 14th, there was short interest totalling 1,110,000 shares, an increase of 53.2% from the January 30th total of 724,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 176,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.3 days. Approximately 3.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Scholastic's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Scholastic's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Scholastic own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Scholastic investors own include Metlife (MET), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond ETF (IEI), iShares California Muni Bond ETF (CMF), Walt Disney (DIS), Meredith (MDP), AT&T (T), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Twitter (TWTR) and Mattel (MAT).

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (4.61%), State Street Corp (2.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.50%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.22%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.42%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.21%). 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 major investors are selling Scholastic stock?

SCHL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Oxford Asset Management LLP, Mackay Shields LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ceredex Value Advisors LLC and Arizona State Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Scholastic.

Which major investors are buying Scholastic stock?

SCHL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, UBS Group AG, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Scholastic's stock price today?

One share of SCHL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.61.

How big of a company is Scholastic?

Scholastic has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion and generates $1.65 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $15.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.08 on an earnings per share basis. Scholastic employs 8,900 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Scholastic.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  248 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  463
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 2/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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