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NYSE:BFAM

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

$79.17
+0.21 (+0.27%)
(As of 08/16/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$78.05
$79.65
50-Day Range
$72.27
$94.51
52-Week Range
$71.38
$171.91
Volume
276,788 shs
Average Volume
476,585 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.58 billion
P/E Ratio
53.49
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$101.71

Bright Horizons Family Solutions MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
28.5% 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
0.61mentions of Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last 14 days
Based on 4 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

50th out of 292 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.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several equities analysts recently commented on BFAM shares. Barclays dropped their target price on Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $130.00 to $90.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. 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 for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their target price on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $91.00 to $77.00 in a research report 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 report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets decreased 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 report on Thursday, August 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $101.71.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Trading Up 0.3 %

BFAM traded up $0.21 on Tuesday, reaching $79.17. 276,788 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 476,585. Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a twelve month low of $71.38 and a twelve month high of $171.91. The company's 50 day moving average is $83.73 and its 200-day moving average is $106.41. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.87, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 0.86. The company has a market cap of $4.58 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 53.49 and a beta of 0.98.

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

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BFAM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/02/2022
Today
8/17/2022
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
$101.71
High Stock Price Forecast
$155.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$77.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+28.5%
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
$3.62 per share
Book Value
$19.53 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
57,117,000
Market Cap
$4.58 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions' stock. Their BFAM share price forecasts range from $77.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $101.71 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.5% 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 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BFAM shares have decreased by 37.1% and is now trading at $79.17.
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Are investors shorting Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions saw a increase in short interest in 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 days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Approximately 2.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.61. The company 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 period last year, the business earned $0.41 earnings per share.

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 EPS guidance of $2.60-$2.75 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share 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 number 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 $79.17.

How much money does Bright Horizons Family Solutions make?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) has a market capitalization of $4.58 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 8/17/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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