Bright Scholar Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.38 (-12.75 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume83,801 shs
Average Volume97,864 shs
Market Capitalization$310.08 million
P/E Ratio12.38
Dividend Yield3.54%
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About Bright Scholar Education

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Ltd. operates international and bilingual K-12 schools, which engages in the provision of international education to Chinese students. It operates through the following segments: International Schools, Bilingual Schools, Kindergartens, Overseas Schools, Education Technology, and Complementary Education Services. The company was founded by Mei Rong Yang on February 18, 1994 and is headquartered in Foshan, China.


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Overall MarketRank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

229th out of 382 stocks

Educational Services Industry

23rd out of 50 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.5Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 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 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 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 decrease in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 26,800 shares, a decrease of 20.7% from the August 15th total of 33,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 40,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.7 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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, November 10th 2021.
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How were Bright Scholar Education's earnings last quarter?

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:BEDU) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 20th. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.15 by $0.34. The firm had revenue of $165.50 million for the quarter. Bright Scholar Education had a net margin of 4.71% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.30%.
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How has Bright Scholar Education's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Bright Scholar Education's stock was trading at $7.86 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BEDU stock has decreased by 66.9% and is now trading at $2.60.
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How often does Bright Scholar Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bright Scholar Education?

Bright Scholar Education announced a -- dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Monday, August 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 30th.
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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 3.54%. The dividend payout ratio of Bright Scholar Education is 34.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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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 Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $563.81 million-$579.51 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $557.29 million.

What price target have analysts set for BEDU?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Bright Scholar Education's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.70 to $2.70. On average, they expect Bright Scholar Education's stock price to reach $2.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Bright Scholar Education's key executives?

Bright Scholar Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Zi Chen, Co-Chief Executive Officer
  • Wanmei Li, Co-Chief Executive Officer
  • Dong Mei Li, Chief Financial Officer
  • Yibo Wen, Chief Human Resource Officer & Vice President

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 initial public offering 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Indus Capital Partners LLC (4.08%), Morgan Stanley (0.33%), Morgan Stanley (0.33%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.27%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.24%) and Citigroup Inc. (0.16%).

Which major investors are selling Bright Scholar Education stock?

BEDU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Citigroup Inc..

Which major investors are buying Bright Scholar Education stock?

BEDU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Indus Capital Partners LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, and Morgan Stanley.

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 $2.60.

How much money does Bright Scholar Education make?

Bright Scholar Education has a market capitalization of $310.08 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 www.brightscholar.com.

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 8675766832506 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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