NYSE:BEDU

Bright Scholar Education Competitors

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MA: $6.06
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$8.78
Volume25,251 shs
Average Volume38,831 shs
Market Capitalization$684.08 million
P/E Ratio30.16
Dividend Yield1.90%
Beta0.97

Competitors

Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) Vs. LAUR, STRA, AFYA, ATGE, HLG, and LRN

Should you be buying BEDU stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "educational services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Bright Scholar Education, including Laureate Education (LAUR), Strategic Education (STRA), Afya (AFYA), Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), Hailiang Education Group (HLG), and Stride (LRN).

Laureate Education (NASDAQ:LAUR) and Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Laureate Education and Bright Scholar Education's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Laureate Education$3.25 billion0.76$938.48 million$0.07176.71
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91

Laureate Education has higher revenue and earnings than Bright Scholar Education. Bright Scholar Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Laureate Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

52.0% of Laureate Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Laureate Education shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Laureate Education and Bright Scholar Education, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Laureate Education01502.83
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A

Laureate Education presently has a consensus target price of $15.25, indicating a potential upside of 23.78%. Given Laureate Education's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Laureate Education is more favorable than Bright Scholar Education.

Profitability

This table compares Laureate Education and Bright Scholar Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Laureate Education-38.07%15.92%6.25%
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%

Risk and Volatility

Laureate Education has a beta of 0.81, meaning that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Laureate Education beats Bright Scholar Education on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Strategic Education (NASDAQ:STRA) and Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

Strategic Education pays an annual dividend of $2.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Bright Scholar Education pays an annual dividend of $0.11 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Strategic Education pays out 36.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Bright Scholar Education pays out 34.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Strategic Education has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Strategic Education is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Profitability

This table compares Strategic Education and Bright Scholar Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Strategic Education10.63%10.88%8.97%
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Strategic Education and Bright Scholar Education's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Strategic Education$997.14 million2.09$81.14 million$6.6712.65
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91

Strategic Education has higher revenue and earnings than Bright Scholar Education. Strategic Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bright Scholar Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Strategic Education has a beta of 0.57, meaning that its share price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Strategic Education and Bright Scholar Education, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Strategic Education01402.80
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A

Strategic Education currently has a consensus price target of $141.40, suggesting a potential upside of 67.95%. Given Strategic Education's higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Strategic Education is more favorable than Bright Scholar Education.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

87.8% of Strategic Education shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.0% of Strategic Education shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Strategic Education beats Bright Scholar Education on 13 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Afya (NASDAQ:AFYA) and Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Afya and Bright Scholar Education's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Afya$182.42 million10.77$39 million$0.7031.27
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91

Afya has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Bright Scholar Education. Bright Scholar Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Afya, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Afya has a beta of 1.29, suggesting that its stock price is 29% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

32.1% of Afya shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Afya and Bright Scholar Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Afya26.75%13.38%9.43%
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Afya and Bright Scholar Education, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Afya02402.67
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A

Afya presently has a consensus price target of $27.5333, suggesting a potential upside of 25.38%. Given Afya's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Afya is more favorable than Bright Scholar Education.

Summary

Afya beats Bright Scholar Education on 11 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

Adtalem Global Education (NYSE:ATGE) and Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

Adtalem Global Education has a beta of 1.37, suggesting that its share price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, suggesting that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Adtalem Global Education and Bright Scholar Education, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Adtalem Global Education01102.50
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A

Adtalem Global Education currently has a consensus target price of $42.50, suggesting a potential upside of 10.68%. Given Adtalem Global Education's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Adtalem Global Education is more favorable than Bright Scholar Education.

Profitability

This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Bright Scholar Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Adtalem Global Education-7.49%11.15%6.21%
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

93.8% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Adtalem Global Education shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Adtalem Global Education and Bright Scholar Education's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Adtalem Global Education$1.05 billion1.85$-85,330,000.00$2.2816.99
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91

Bright Scholar Education has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Adtalem Global Education. Adtalem Global Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Bright Scholar Education, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Adtalem Global Education beats Bright Scholar Education on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) and Hailiang Education Group (NASDAQ:HLG) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and dividends.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Bright Scholar Education and Hailiang Education Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91
Hailiang Education Group$209.85 million6.45$52.73 millionN/AN/A

Hailiang Education Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Bright Scholar Education.

Profitability

This table compares Bright Scholar Education and Hailiang Education Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%
Hailiang Education GroupN/AN/AN/A

Volatility and Risk

Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hailiang Education Group has a beta of -0.12, meaning that its share price is 112% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Bright Scholar Education and Hailiang Education Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A
Hailiang Education Group0000N/A

Summary

Bright Scholar Education beats Hailiang Education Group on 5 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Stride (NYSE:LRN) and Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Stride and Bright Scholar Education's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Stride$1.04 billion1.24$24.51 million$0.6051.53
Bright Scholar Education$491.65 million1.39$23.51 million$0.3217.91

Stride has higher revenue and earnings than Bright Scholar Education. Bright Scholar Education is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Stride, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Stride and Bright Scholar Education, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Stride01302.75
Bright Scholar Education0000N/A

Stride currently has a consensus price target of $44.25, suggesting a potential upside of 42.42%. Given Stride's higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Stride is more favorable than Bright Scholar Education.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

87.1% of Stride shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.0% of Stride shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Stride and Bright Scholar Education's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Stride4.06%6.92%4.32%
Bright Scholar Education4.62%8.63%2.72%

Volatility & Risk

Stride has a beta of 0.54, meaning that its stock price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bright Scholar Education has a beta of 0.97, meaning that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Stride beats Bright Scholar Education on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Bright Scholar Education Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Laureate Education logo
LAUR
Laureate Education
1.4$12.37-1.7%$2.42 billion$3.25 billion-2.78
Strategic Education logo
STRA
Strategic Education
2.2$84.36-0.6%$2.09 billion$997.14 million17.18Upcoming Earnings
Afya logo
AFYA
Afya
1.4$21.89-0.8%$1.98 billion$182.42 million30.40Analyst Upgrade
Adtalem Global Education logo
ATGE
Adtalem Global Education
1.5$38.74-0.2%$1.95 billion$1.05 billion-24.99Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
HLG
Hailiang Education Group
0.5$52.52-1.5%$1.33 billion$209.85 million0.00Gap Down
Stride logo
LRN
Stride
2.0$30.92-0.4%$1.29 billion$1.04 billion26.66Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
ARCE
Arco Platform
1.8$26.86-5.0%$850.97 million$139.21 million158.01
Perdoceo Education logo
PRDO
Perdoceo Education
2.1$11.91-1.1%$825.33 million$627.70 million6.81
VSTA
Vasta Platform
2.0$9.17-1.6%$761.22 millionN/A0.00Analyst Report
IH
iHuman
1.7$12.07-3.6%$667.08 million$30.95 million0.00Gap Up
American Public Education logo
APEI
American Public Education
2.0$32.37-0.2%$605.50 million$286.27 million27.91
China Online Education Group logo
COE
China Online Education Group
1.2$20.40-0.0%$430.79 million$213.08 million27.95News Coverage
OneSmart International Education Group logo
ONE
OneSmart International Education Group
0.8$2.71-4.8%$415.57 million$502.22 million-5.02
NEW
Puxin
0.4$3.82-0.3%$332.34 million$445.86 million-31.83
GP Strategies logo
GPX
GP Strategies
2.0$15.98-1.1%$274.29 million$583.29 million34.00
RISE Education Cayman logo
REDU
RISE Education Cayman
0.6$3.45-0.6%$194.50 million$219.69 million-16.43
Universal Technical Institute logo
UTI
Universal Technical Institute
1.8$5.65-0.7%$186.29 million$300.76 million-51.36News Coverage
Lincoln Educational Services logo
LINC
Lincoln Educational Services
2.2$6.46-0.9%$172.73 million$273.34 million18.46
Tarena International logo
TEDU
Tarena International
0.5$3.19-0.0%$171.98 million$294.66 million0.00
STG
Sunlands Technology Group
0.5$0.99-4.0%$159.92 million$315.13 million-2.30
Aspen Group logo
ASPU
Aspen Group
1.4$4.97-2.0%$126.50 million$49.06 million-13.08
LXEH
Lixiang Education
0.0$9.14-2.1%$121.86 million$21.85 million0.00
Zovio logo
ZVO
Zovio
1.8$3.67-0.8%$121.18 million$417.80 million-4.65
Boxlight logo
BOXL
Boxlight
1.4$1.98-0.0%$112.35 million$33.03 million-3.14
LAIX
LAIX
1.1$1.90-2.1%$91.61 million$146.98 million-1.16Gap Down
ATA Creativity Global logo
AACG
ATA Creativity Global
0.2$2.75-0.4%$86.22 million$14.04 million-5.09
RYB Education logo
RYB
RYB Education
0.7$2.80-3.9%$74.21 million$182.28 million-1.68
Four Seasons Education (Cayman) logo
FEDU
Four Seasons Education (Cayman)
0.6$1.11-0.9%$51.02 million$55.65 million-2.27
ZCMD
Zhongchao
0.0$1.78-0.0%$34.00 million$14.88 million0.00
WAFU
Wah Fu Education Group
0.5$6.96-1.7%$30.49 million$5.64 million0.00
EDTK
Skillful Craftsman Education Technology
0.0$2.36-0.4%$28.44 million$28.60 million0.00Gap Up
BioHiTech Global logo
BHTG
BioHiTech Global
1.4$1.41-3.5%$26.99 million$4.22 million-2.27
CLEU
China Liberal Education
0.0$3.50-0.3%$22.17 million$5.26 million0.00
This page was last updated on 4/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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