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

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$117.06 +2.67 (+2.33 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$114.39
Today's Range$114.5650 - $117.88
52-Week Range$91.29 - $123.93
Volume244,732 shs
Average Volume216,062 shs
Market Capitalization$6.61 billion
P/E Ratio45.91
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.36
Bright 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Cash Flow$4.3501 per share
Book Value$12.63 per share

Profitability

Net Income$156.96 million

Miscellaneous

Employees31,600
Market Cap$6.61 billion
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73. The company earned $472 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $471.85 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a net margin of 8.73% and a return on equity of 22.55%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.62 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 Thursday, February 14th 2019. 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 Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.14-$3.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.15. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.88-$1.915 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.91 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BFAM?

9 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock. Their predictions range from $98.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price to reach $113.5556 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Has Bright Horizons Family Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

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

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 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Howard Kramer, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 48)
  • Ms. Elizabeth J. Boland, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Mandy 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc. (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), Personal Capital Advisors Corp (0.01%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock include Bain Capital Investors Llc, David H Lissy, E Townes Duncan, Elizabeth J Boland, Joshua Bekenstein, 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions company stock in the last year 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 Insider Buying and Selling for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Which major investors are buying Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock?

BFAM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Personal Capital Advisors Corp and Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc.. 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 $117.06.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $6.61 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.

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:  297 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  594
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 1/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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