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Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.26 (-1.14%)
(As of 05/21/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
203,172 shs
Average Volume
344,424 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.35 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Bright Horizons Family Solutions MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.29 Rating Score
2.0% Downside
$107.43 Price Target
Short Interest
2.32% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.71mentions of Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.74 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.76 to $3.67 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.33 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

62nd out of 264 stocks

Child Day Care Services Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Bright Horizons Family Solutions Stock (NYSE:BFAM)

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides early education and childcare, back-up care, educational advisory, and other workplace solutions services for employers and families in the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia, and India. The company operates in three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory and Other Services. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center-based child care and early education, preschool, and elementary education services. The Back-Up Care segment provides center-based back-up child care, in-home child and adult/elder dependent care, school-age camps, virtual tutoring, and self-sourced reimbursed care services through child care centers, school-age campuses, and in-home caregivers, as well as the back-up care network. The Educational Advisory and Other Services segment offers tuition assistance and student loan repayment program administration, workforce education, and related educational consulting services, as well as college admissions and college financial advisory services. The company was formerly known as Bright Horizons Solutions Corp. and changed its name to Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. in July 2012. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Child day care services
Education Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
7 Analysts


Net Income
$74.22 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.42 billion
Cash Flow
$4.54 per share
Book Value
$20.94 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$6.34 billion

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BFAM Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" BFAM shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BFAM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price target for 2024?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their BFAM share price targets range from $64.00 to $125.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $107.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%.
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How have BFAM shares performed in 2024?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock was trading at $94.24 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, BFAM shares have increased by 16.3% and is now trading at $109.60.
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When is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
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How were Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $553.61 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $531.41 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.00% and a net margin of 3.34%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.39 EPS.

What guidance has Bright Horizons Family Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 3.000-3.200 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 3.080. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.6 billion-$2.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.7 billion.

What is Stephen Kramer's approval rating as Bright Horizons Family Solutions' CEO?

248 employees have rated Bright Horizons Family Solutions Chief Executive Officer Stephen Kramer on Stephen Kramer has an approval rating of 65% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Bright Horizons Family Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bright Horizons Family Solutions investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Abiomed (ABMD), Broadcom (AVGO), Salesforce (CRM) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' major shareholders?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (9.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.24%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.37%), Bamco Inc. NY (2.87%), Westfield Capital Management Co. LP (1.09%) and Geneva Capital Management LLC (1.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Elizabeth J Boland, Jason Janoff, John Guy Casagrande, Lawrence M Alleva, Lightfoot Sara Lawrence, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke and Stephen Howard Kramer.
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How do I buy shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Shares of BFAM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BFAM) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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