NYSE:BFAM - Bright Horizons Family Solutions Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$108.84 +0.24 (+0.22 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 01:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$108.84
Today's Range$107.73 - $109.16
52-Week Range$76.53 - $108.86
Volume161,895 shs
Average Volume232,712 shs
Market Capitalization$6.30 billion
P/E Ratio42.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.05
Bright Horizons Family Solutions logoBright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up dependent care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center-based child care, preschool, and elementary education services. The Back-Up Dependent Care segment provides center-based back-up child care, in-home care, mildly-ill child care, and adult/elder care services. The Other Educational Advisory Services segment offers tuition reimbursement program management and related educational consulting services, as well as college admissions advisory services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 1,038 child care and early education centers in 42 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, 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 Watertown, Massachusetts.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Child day care services
Sub-IndustryEducation Services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNYSE:BFAM
CUSIP10919410
Phone617-673-8000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.42
Current Ratio0.38
Quick Ratio0.38

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio42.68
Forward P/E Ratio36.77
P/E Growth2.45

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Price / Sales3.62
Cash Flow$4.2317 per share
Price / Cash25.72
Book Value$12.63 per share
Price / Book8.62

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55
Net Income$156.96 million
Net Margins8.58%
Return on Equity21.28%
Return on Assets6.44%

Miscellaneous

Employees31,600
Outstanding Shares57,900,000
Market Cap$6,301.94

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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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 30th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.01. The firm earned $463.66 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $461.15 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a net margin of 8.58% and a return on equity of 21.28%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.61 EPS. 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 Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 30th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.12-3.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.88-1.915 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.90 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BFAM?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $112.00. On average, they anticipate Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price to reach $103.30 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 409,751 shares, a decrease of 45.8% from the May 15th total of 755,308 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 183,197 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 0.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Bright Horizons Family Solutions' Current Options Chain.

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

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 52)
  • Mr. Stephen Howard Kramer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 47)
  • Ms. Elizabeth J. Boland, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Mandy Berman, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Mary Lou Burke-Afonso, Chief Operating Officer of North America Center Operations (Age 53)

Has Bright Horizons Family Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about BFAM stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bright Horizons Family Solutions earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.92 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' major shareholders?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.45%), Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. (0.03%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Profit Investment Management LLC (0.02%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%) and Harbour Capital Advisors LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock include Bain Capital Investors Llc, Danroy T Sr Henry Sr, David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, Joshua Bekenstein, 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 Handelsbanken Fonder AB. Company insiders that have sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions company stock in the last year include David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, Joshua Bekenstein, Linda A Mason, Mandy Berman, Marguerite Kondracke, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke, 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 Daiwa SB Investments Ltd., Profit Investment Management LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Harbour Capital Advisors LLC, CENTRAL TRUST Co and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price today?

One share of BFAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $108.84.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $6.30 billion and generates $1.74 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $156.96 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.55 on an earnings per share basis. Bright Horizons Family Solutions employs 31,600 workers across the globe.

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  511
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This page was last updated on 7/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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