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

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$125.13 -1.45 (-1.15 %)
(As of 03/20/2019 03:03 PM ET)
Previous Close$126.58
Today's Range$124.31 - $125.82
52-Week Range$91.29 - $127.24
Volume3,201 shs
Average Volume216,295 shs
Market Capitalization$7.27 billion
P/E Ratio41.34
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.34
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$1.90 billion
Cash Flow$4.8313 per share
Book Value$13.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$157.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees33,350
Market Cap$7.27 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2019 (Estimated)
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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.11. The firm had revenue of $478 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $481.48 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a return on equity of 23.49% and a net margin of 8.30%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company 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 Monday, April 29th 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 updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 12th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.57-$3.63 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.59. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.055-$2.093 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.07 billion.Bright Horizons Family Solutions also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $3.57-3.63 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for BFAM?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $126.00. On average, they anticipate Bright Horizons Family Solutions' share price to reach $118.1250 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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

8 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 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 positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Bright Horizons Family Solutions earned a news sentiment score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 Netflix (NFLX), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Adobe (ADBE), GrubHub (GRUB), Alibaba Group (BABA), Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), Twitter (TWTR), Citigroup (C), Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.06%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.25%), Brown Advisory Inc. (2.21%), CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (1.62%), Handelsbanken Fonder AB (1.53%) and Eagle Asset Management Inc. (1.19%). 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 institutional investors are selling Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock?

BFAM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Quadrant L P CA, FMR LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Eaton Vance Management, Kelly Lawrence W & Associates Inc. CA, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Macquarie Group Ltd. and Westfield Capital Management Co. LP. 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, 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 institutional investors are buying Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock?

BFAM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Handelsbanken Fonder AB and Royal London Asset Management Ltd.. 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 $125.13.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $7.27 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.

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:  306 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  308 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  614
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 3/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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