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

$103.01
+2.14 (+2.12 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 01:12 AM ET)
Today's Range
$95.84
Now: $103.01
$106.26
50-Day Range
$69.95
MA: $143.27
$174.81
52-Week Range
$64.23
Now: $103.01
$176.98
Volume688,503 shs
Average Volume1.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$6.00 billion
P/E Ratio33.88
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.3
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education, back-up care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and 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 Care segment provides center-based back-up child care, and in-home child and adult/elder dependent care services. The 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, 2018, it operated 1,082 child care and early education centers in 41 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, 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 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$2.06 billion
Cash Flow$5.50 per share
Book Value$16.69 per share

Profitability

Net Income$180.39 million

Miscellaneous

Employees33,800
Market Cap$6.00 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock was trading at $132.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BFAM shares have decreased by 22.0% and is now trading at $103.01. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

When is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' next earnings date?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

How were Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (NYSE:BFAM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 13th. The company reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.90 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $520.62 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $516.26 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a net margin of 8.75% and a return on equity of 22.67%. View Bright Horizons Family Solutions' earnings history.

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

Bright Horizons Family Solutions updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.11-4.18 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.16. The company issued revenue guidance of +8-10% (Approx $2.226-2.268 million), compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.24 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BFAM?

6 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' shares. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $177.00. On average, they expect Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price to reach $133.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.6% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

Has Bright Horizons Family Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about BFAM stock have trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Bright Horizons Family Solutions earned a media sentiment score of -1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutBright Horizons Family Solutions.

Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,089,700 shares, an increase of 107.4% from the February 27th total of 525,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 300,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View Bright Horizons Family Solutions' Current Options Chain.

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 Alibaba Group (BABA), Adobe (ADBE), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), ABIOMED (ABMD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Boeing (BA), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Broadcom (AVGO) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Bright Horizons Family Solutions' key executives?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' management team includes the following 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)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (5.04%), Bamco Inc. NY (4.96%), Capital World Investors (3.87%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.25%), State Street Corp (1.40%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (1.25%). Company insiders that own Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock include David H Lissy, E Townes Duncan, Elizabeth J Boland, John Guy Casagrande, Lawrence M Alleva, Lightfoot Sara Lawrence, Linda A Mason, Mandy Berman, Marguerite Kondracke, Maribeth Nash Bearfield, 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 Janus Henderson Group PLC, Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Martingale Asset Management L P, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bamco Inc. NY, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, and Jennison Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions company stock in the last year include David H Lissy, Elizabeth J Boland, John Guy Casagrande, Linda A Mason, Marguerite Kondracke, Maribeth Nash Bearfield, Mary Ann Tocio, Mary Lou Burke, Roger H Brown, Stephen Howard Kramer, and Stephen I Dreier. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Norges Bank, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Marshall Wace LLP, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Alliancebernstein L.P., Credit Suisse AG, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and MUFG Securities EMEA plc. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock price today?

One share of BFAM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $103.01.

How big of a company is Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a market capitalization of $6.00 billion and generates $2.06 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $180.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.44 on an earnings per share basis. Bright Horizons Family Solutions employs 33,800 workers across the globe. View additional information about Bright Horizons Family Solutions.

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 lboyn[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:  377 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  388 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  765
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 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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