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NYSE:BFAM - Bright Horizons Family Solutions Stock Price, Forecast & News

$150.55
+0.66 (+0.44 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 07:44 AM ET)
Today's Range
$147.90
Now: $150.55
$150.55
50-Day Range
$143.02
MA: $148.86
$152.64
52-Week Range
$105.15
Now: $150.55
$168.28
Volume298,503 shs
Average Volume248,647 shs
Market Capitalization$8.76 billion
P/E Ratio49.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.27
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center-based child care, preschool, and elementary education services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Child day care services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
CUSIP10919410
Phone617-673-8000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.90 billion
Cash Flow$4.88 per share
Book Value$13.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees33,350
Market Cap$8.76 billion
Next Earnings Date2/11/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock symbol?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BFAM."

How were Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (NYSE:BFAM) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $511.58 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $514.64 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a return on equity of 23.34% and a net margin of 8.88%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.73 earnings per share. View Bright Horizons Family Solutions' Earnings History.

When is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' next earnings date?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 11th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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

Bright Horizons Family Solutions issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.61-3.64 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.63.

What price target have analysts set for BFAM?

6 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $177.00. On average, they expect Bright Horizons Family Solutions' share price to reach $150.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Has Bright Horizons Family Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BFAM stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bright Horizons Family Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 625,900 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the November 14th total of 493,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 287,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Bright Horizons Family Solutions' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Bright Horizons Family Solutions' key competitors?

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), GrubHub (GRUB), ABIOMED (ABMD), Netflix (NFLX), Broadcom (AVGO), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), NVIDIA (NVDA) and SunCoke Energy Partners (SXCP).

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' key executives?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David H. Lissy, Exec. Chairman (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Howard Kramer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 48)
  • Ms. Elizabeth J. Boland, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Mandy Lee Berman, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 48)
  • Ms. Mary Lou Burke-Afonso, Chief Operating Officer of North America Center Operations (Age 54)

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' major shareholders?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.26%), State Street Corp (1.37%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.12%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (1.06%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (0.98%) and Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.79%). Company insiders that own Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock include David H Lissy, E Townes Duncan, Elizabeth J Boland, Lawrence M Alleva, Lightfoot Sara Lawrence, Linda A Mason, Mandy Berman, Marguerite Kondracke, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke, Roger H Brown, Stephen Howard Kramer and Stephen I Dreier. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Which major investors are selling Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock?

BFAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Select Equity Group L.P., Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Tygh Capital Management Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC and Man Group plc. Company insiders that have sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions company stock in the last year include David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, Linda A Mason, Mandy Berman, Marguerite Kondracke, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke, Roger H Brown, Stephen Howard Kramer and Stephen I Dreier. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Which major investors are buying Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock?

BFAM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AMI Asset Management Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Barclays PLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, State Street Corp, Navellier & Associates Inc, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC and W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

How do I buy shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Shares of BFAM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price today?

One share of BFAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $150.55.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $8.76 billion and generates $1.90 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $157.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.03 on an earnings per share basis. Bright Horizons Family Solutions employs 33,350 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' official website?

The official website for Bright Horizons Family Solutions is http://www.brighthorizons.com/.

How can I contact Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' mailing address is 200 TALCOTT AVENUE SOUTH, WATERTOWN MA, 02472. The company can be reached via phone at 617-673-8000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE BFAM)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  357 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  720
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Bright Horizons Family Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BFAM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BFAM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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