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How to buy Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock
Learn how to easily invest in Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc is a personal services business based in the US. Bright Horizons Family Solutions shares (BFAM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Bright Horizons Family Solutions employs 26,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$129.43|
|52-week range||$113.41 - $182.50|
|50-day moving average||$130.22|
|200-day moving average||$145.07|
|Wall St. target price||$166.33|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.90|
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Bright Horizons Family Solutions price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-10)||-0.21%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||9.71%|
|3 months (2021-10-15)||-20.99%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||-14.36%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||-18.26%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-20.23%|
|3 years (2019-01-17)||13.15%|
|5 years (2017-01-17)||83.59%|
Is Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bright Horizons Family Solutions's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's P/E ratio
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 144x. In other words, Bright Horizons Family Solutions shares trade at around 144x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's PEG ratio
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.76. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Bright Horizons Family Solutions's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's EBITDA
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $169.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Bright Horizons Family Solutions's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.46%|
|Gross profit TTM||$253.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.45%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Bright Horizons Family Solutions share dividends
We're not expecting Bright Horizons Family Solutions to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Bright Horizons Family Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $113.41 up to $182.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Bright Horizons Family Solutions's is 0.96. This would suggest that Bright Horizons Family Solutions's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Bright Horizons Family Solutions overview
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education services, back-up care services, educational advisory services, and other workplace solutions 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, and self-sourced reimbursed care services. 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, 2020, it operated 1,014 child care and early education centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, and India.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Bright Horizons Family Solutions is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.922% of Bright Horizons Family Solutions shares are held by insiders and 101.189% by institutions. How many people work for Bright Horizons Family Solutions?
Latest data suggests 26,800 work at Bright Horizons Family Solutions. When does the fiscal year end for Bright Horizons Family Solutions?
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Bright Horizons Family Solutions based?
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's address is: 2 Wells Avenue, Newton, MA, United States, 02459 What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions's ISIN number?
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's international securities identification number is: US1091941005 What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions's CUSIP number?
Bright Horizons Family Solutions's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 109194100
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