Headlines about Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bright Horizons Family Solutions earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.2570967333108 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE BFAM) traded down $0.53 on Wednesday, hitting $98.95. The stock had a trading volume of 66,160 shares, compared to its average volume of 198,562. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,877.10, a P/E ratio of 38.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 0.19. Bright Horizons Family Solutions has a 1 year low of $68.32 and a 1 year high of $100.95. The company has a quick ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 8th. The company reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.69 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $440.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $438.99 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a return on equity of 20.69% and a net margin of 9.02%. Bright Horizons Family Solutions’s quarterly revenue was up 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.56 EPS. equities research analysts expect that Bright Horizons Family Solutions will post 2.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other Bright Horizons Family Solutions news, Director Mary Ann Tocio sold 3,600 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.22, for a total transaction of $346,392.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Stephen I. Dreier sold 1,141 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.00, for a total value of $107,254.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 55,474 shares of company stock valued at $5,315,919 in the last ninety days. 2.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Company Profile
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc is a provider of child care, early education and other services. The Company provides services under multi-year contracts with employers offering child care and other dependent care solutions as part of their employee benefits packages. Its segments include full service center-based care services, back-up dependent care services and other educational advisory services.
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