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Bright Scholar Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+0.49 %)
(As of 05/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume80,555 shs
Average Volume40,000 shs
Market Capitalization$491.87 million
P/E Ratio21.68
Dividend Yield2.68%
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About Bright Scholar Education

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, an education service provider, operates and provides K-12 schools and complementary education services in China and internationally. Its schools comprise international and bilingual schools, and kindergartens. The company also offers a range of complementary education services, including international camps and after-school programs, as well as international education consulting services. As of August 31, 2020, it operated 94 schools across 12 provinces in China, as well as 8 schools internationally with a total student capacity of 75,311 students. Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited was founded in 1994 and is based in Foshan, China.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Educational services
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:BEDU
Year FoundedN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$491.65 million
Cash Flow$0.40 per share
Book Value$3.68 per share


Net Income$23.51 million




Market Cap$491.87 million
Next Earnings Date7/28/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable


Overall MarketRank

1.67 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

98th out of 570 stocks

Educational Services Industry

17th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Bright Scholar Education a buy right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Scholar Education in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "sell" Bright Scholar Education stock.
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Are investors shorting Bright Scholar Education?

Bright Scholar Education saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 68,300 shares, an increase of 267.2% from the March 31st total of 18,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 36,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Bright Scholar Education's next earnings date?

Bright Scholar Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 28th 2021.
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How were Bright Scholar Education's earnings last quarter?

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:BEDU) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 20th. The company reported ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.36. The business earned $124.99 million during the quarter. Bright Scholar Education had a net margin of 4.62% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.63%.
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How has Bright Scholar Education's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Bright Scholar Education's stock was trading at $7.86 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BEDU stock has decreased by 47.6% and is now trading at $4.12.
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Is Bright Scholar Education a good dividend stock?

Bright Scholar Education pays an annual dividend of $0.11 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.68%. The dividend payout ratio of Bright Scholar Education is 34.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Bright Scholar Education will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.92% next year. This indicates that Bright Scholar Education will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Bright Scholar Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

Bright Scholar Education issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of - for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $554.61 million-$570.06 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $558.58 million.

What price target have analysts set for BEDU?

1 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Bright Scholar Education's shares. Their forecasts range from $2.70 to $2.70. On average, they anticipate Bright Scholar Education's stock price to reach $2.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 34.5%.
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Who are Bright Scholar Education's key executives?

Bright Scholar Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Junli He, Exec. Vice Chairman (Age 47)
  • Ms. Dongmei Li, Chief Financial Officer (Age 52)
  • Ms. Ruby Yim, Investor Relations Counsel
  • Ms. Wanmei Li, Co-Chief Exec. Officer of Domestic K-12 Education Bus. (Age 47)
  • Mr. Zi Chen, Co-Chief Exec. Officer of Complementary Education Service Bus. (Age 39)

Who are some of Bright Scholar Education's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Bright Scholar Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bright Scholar Education investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), JOYY (YY), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Mastercard (MA), AT&T (T), TAL Education Group (TAL) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

When did Bright Scholar Education IPO?

(BEDU) raised $135 million in an IPO on Thursday, May 18th 2017. The company issued 15,000,000 shares at a price of $8.00-$10.00 per share. Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank Securities acted as the underwriters for the IPO and China Merchants Securities (HK) and BNP Paribas were co-managers.

What is Bright Scholar Education's stock symbol?

Bright Scholar Education trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BEDU."

Who are Bright Scholar Education's major shareholders?

Bright Scholar Education's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Indus Capital Partners LLC (3.96%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.29%), BlackRock Inc. (0.16%), Vontobel Holding Ltd. (0.03%) and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.01%).

Which institutional investors are selling Bright Scholar Education stock?

BEDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Indus Capital Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Vontobel Holding Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying Bright Scholar Education stock?

BEDU stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, and BlackRock Inc..

How do I buy shares of Bright Scholar Education?

Shares of BEDU 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 Bright Scholar Education's stock price today?

One share of BEDU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.12.

How much money does Bright Scholar Education make?

Bright Scholar Education has a market capitalization of $491.87 million and generates $491.65 million in revenue each year. The company earns $23.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.32 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Bright Scholar Education have?

Bright Scholar Education employs 11,499 workers across the globe.

What is Bright Scholar Education's official website?

The official website for Bright Scholar Education is

Where are Bright Scholar Education's headquarters?

Bright Scholar Education is headquartered at No.1 Country Garden RoadBeijiao Town Shunde District, Foshan F4, 528300.

How can I contact Bright Scholar Education?

Bright Scholar Education's mailing address is No.1 Country Garden RoadBeijiao Town Shunde District, Foshan F4, 528300. The company can be reached via phone at 86-757-6683-2007 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/16/2021 by Staff
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