NASDAQ:SCHL - Scholastic Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.67 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.67
Today's Range$42.0350 - $43.3375
52-Week Range$33.85 - $47.94
Volume68,238 shs
Average Volume122,414 shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio29.84
Dividend Yield1.38%
Beta0.73
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Book publishing
Sub-IndustryPublishing
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SCHL
Previous Symbol
CUSIP80706610
Phone212-343-6100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio1.59
Quick Ratio0.95

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio29.84
Forward P/E Ratio28.45
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.63 billion
Price / Sales0.92
Cash Flow$3.4027 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.54
Book Value$37.74 per share
Price / Book1.13

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.43
Net Income$-5,000,000.00
Net Margins-0.16%
Return on Equity3.82%
Return on Assets2.61%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,000
Outstanding Shares35,090,000
Market Cap$1.50 billion
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Monday, December 17th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 30th. View Scholastic's Dividend History.

How will Scholastic's stock buyback program work?

Scholastic declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, March 22nd 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Scholastic's earnings last quarter?

Scholastic Corp (NASDAQ:SCHL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September, 27th. The company reported ($1.74) EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.93) by $0.19. The business earned $218.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $198.70 million. Scholastic had a positive return on equity of 3.82% and a negative net margin of 0.16%. Scholastic's revenue for the quarter was up 15.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.31 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, December 13th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Scholastic.

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

Scholastic updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.60-1.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.65-1.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.67 billion.

What price target have analysts set for SCHL?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Scholastic's shares. Their forecasts range from $44.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Scholastic's share price to reach $44.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Scholastic.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Scholastic?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Scholastic in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Scholastic.

Has Scholastic been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SCHL stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Scholastic earned a daily sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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. Kenneth J. Cleary, Chief Financial Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Andrew Stearns Hedden, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Director (Age 77)
  • Ms. Judith A. Newman, Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. Alan J. Boyko, Pres of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc (Age 64)

Who are Scholastic's major shareholders?

Scholastic's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.11%), Royce & Associates LP (5.98%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (4.55%) and Fairpointe Capital LLC (3.26%). Company insiders that own Scholastic stock include Alan J Boyko, Andres A Alonso, Andrews S Hedden, John L Davies, Judith Newman, Maureen Oconnell, 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 Strs Ohio, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Royce & Associates LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Northpointe Capital LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., CI Investments Inc., CI Investments Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Invictus RG. 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 $42.67.

How big of a company is Scholastic?

Scholastic has a market capitalization of $1.50 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  176 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  375
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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