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

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$114.75 +0.55 (+0.48 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 09:40 AM ET)
Previous Close$114.20
Today's Range$114.55 - $114.75
52-Week Range$77.68 - $114.21
Volume1,306 shs
Average Volume257,739 shs
Market Capitalization$6.40 billion
P/E Ratio45.00
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.07
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 Ratio1.39
Current Ratio0.34
Quick Ratio0.34

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio45.00
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth2.52

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.74 billion
Price / Sales3.82
Cash Flow$4.4016 per share
Price / Cash26.07
Book Value$12.63 per share
Price / Book9.09

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55
Net Income$156.96 million
Net Margins8.77%
Return on Equity20.90%
Return on Assets6.34%

Miscellaneous

Employees31,600
Outstanding Shares58,010,000
Market Cap$6.40 billion

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $490 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $486.63 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a return on equity of 20.90% and a net margin of 8.77%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.74 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 Wednesday, November, 7th 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 updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.13-3.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.14. The company issued revenue guidance of +8-10% ($1.88-1.9 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 target prices for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $118.00. On average, they anticipate Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price to reach $104.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.8%. View Analyst Price Targets 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 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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 headlines about BFAM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.25 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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 Select Equity Group L.P. (5.71%), BlackRock Inc. (4.81%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.74%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.47%), Brown Advisory Inc. (2.13%) and CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC (1.63%). 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, Lawrence M Alleva, 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 Laurion Capital Management LP, Carillon Tower Advisers Inc., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Select Equity Group L.P., Voya Investment Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions company stock in the last year include David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, Joshua Bekenstein, Lawrence M Alleva, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, OppenheimerFunds Inc., First Quadrant L P CA and Janus Henderson Group PLC. 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 $114.75.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $6.40 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  269 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  546
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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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