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

$107.91
+0.16 (+0.15%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$106.95
$108.42
50-Day Range
$91.19
$110.95
52-Week Range
$71.65
$111.92
Volume
275,602 shs
Average Volume
431,524 shs
Market Capitalization
$6.25 billion
P/E Ratio
84.97
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$97.38

Bright Horizons Family Solutions MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.13 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.8% Downside
$97.38 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.32% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.35
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.55mentions of Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$871,105 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
37.17%
From $2.69 to $3.69 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.

4.11 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

69th out of 263 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. The company operates through 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 advisory services. It operated child care and early education centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, and India. 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.

BFAM Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/02/2023
Today
2/25/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Child day care services
Sub-Industry
Education Services
CUSIP
10919410
Employees
29,100
Year Founded
1986

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$97.38
High Stock Price Target
$108.00
Low Stock Price Target
$64.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-9.8%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.13
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$74.22 million
Pretax Margin
5.68%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.42 billion
Cash Flow
$4.13 per share
Book Value
$18.71 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,164,000
Market Cap
$6.25 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.36

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BFAM Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

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

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 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?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their BFAM share price targets range from $64.00 to $108.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $97.38 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.8%.
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How have BFAM shares performed in 2024?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock was trading at $94.24 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, BFAM shares have increased by 14.5% and is now trading at $107.91.
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Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a drop in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,860,000 shares, a drop of 5.6% from the December 31st total of 1,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 371,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.0 days. Currently, 3.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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, May 7th 2024.
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How were Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.02. The business earned $553.61 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $531.41 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a net margin of 3.07% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.44%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.39 earnings per share.

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

Bright Horizons Family Solutions updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 13th. The company provided EPS guidance of 3.000-3.200 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 3.130. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.6 billion-$2.7 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.6 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 Glassdoor.com. 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.17%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.20%), Brown Advisory Inc. (5.09%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.46%), Capital World Investors (2.33%) and Mackenzie Financial Corp (1.28%). Insiders that own company stock include Elizabeth J Boland, 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 2/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff