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NYSE:BFAM

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

$75.80
-0.29 (-0.38%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:04 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$75.08
$75.95
50-Day Range
$72.27
$94.51
52-Week Range
$71.38
$171.91
Volume
4,346 shs
Average Volume
519,139 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.38 billion
P/E Ratio
51.22
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$101.71

Bright Horizons Family Solutions MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
33.7% Upside
$101.71 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.03% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-0.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.59mentions of Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
35.04%
From $2.34 to $3.16 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.67 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

57th out of 294 stocks

Child Day Care Services Industry

1st out of 1 stocks

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About Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) Stock

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides early education and child care, 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. As of December 31, 2021, it operated 1,014 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.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Price Performance

Shares of NYSE:BFAM traded down $3.08 on Wednesday, hitting $76.09. The company's stock had a trading volume of 471,114 shares, compared to its average volume of 476,550. Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a 12-month low of $71.38 and a 12-month high of $171.91. The company has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.41 and a beta of 0.98. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a current ratio of 0.86 and a quick ratio of 0.86. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $83.52 and a 200-day moving average of $106.20.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.61. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a net margin of 4.74% and a return on equity of 10.72%. The company had revenue of $490.34 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $502.47 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.41 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts predict that Bright Horizons Family Solutions will post 2.34 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

BFAM has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. The Goldman Sachs Group dropped their price objective on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $144.00 to $125.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Barclays dropped their price target on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $130.00 to $90.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft dropped their price target on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $91.00 to $77.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Robert W. Baird dropped their price target on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $115.00 to $83.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets dropped their price target on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $112.00 to $105.00 and set an "outperform" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, Bright Horizons Family Solutions currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $101.71.

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BFAM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/18/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Child day care services
Sub-Industry
Education Services
CUSIP
10919410
Employees
25,800
Year Founded
1986

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$101.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$155.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$72.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$70.46 million
Pretax Margin
6.37%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.76 billion
Cash Flow
$3.41 per share
Book Value
$19.36 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,117,000
Market Cap
$4.38 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.98

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BFAM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

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

5 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, 1 hold rating 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 forecast for 2022?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their BFAM share price forecasts range from $77.00 to $155.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $101.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 33.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have BFAM shares performed in 2022?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock was trading at $125.88 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BFAM shares have decreased by 39.6% and is now trading at $76.09.
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Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,190,000 shares, an increase of 27.0% from the July 15th total of 936,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 577,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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, November 1st 2022.
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How were Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.61. The firm had revenue of $490.34 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $502.47 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.72% and a net margin of 4.74%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.41 EPS.

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

Bright Horizons Family Solutions issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.60-$2.75 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $3.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.00 billion-$2.00 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.04 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).

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."

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' major shareholders?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (16.68%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (7.05%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (6.51%), Brown Advisory Inc. (4.67%), Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC (3.35%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.29%). Insiders that own company stock include David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, John Guy Casagrande, Julie Atkinson, Lawrence M Alleva, Marguerite Kondracke, Maribeth Nash Bearfield, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke, Roger H Brown, Stephen Howard Kramer and Stephen I Dreier.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price today?

One share of BFAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.09.

How much money does Bright Horizons Family Solutions make?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) has a market capitalization of $4.40 billion and generates $1.76 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $70.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Bright Horizons Family Solutions have?

The company employs 25,800 workers across the globe.

When was Bright Horizons Family Solutions founded?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions was founded in 1986.

How can I contact Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' mailing address is 200 TALCOTT AVENUE SOUTH, WATERTOWN MA, 02472. The official website for the company is www.brighthorizons.com. The company can be reached via phone at (617) 673-8000, via email at eboland@brighthorizons.com, or via fax at 617-673-8001.

This page (NYSE:BFAM) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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