Bright Scholar Education (NYSE:BEDU) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The company reported $1.49 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.15 by $0.34, Fidelity Earnings reports. Bright Scholar Education had a return on equity of 5.44% and a net margin of 2.01%.
Shares of BEDU stock traded up $0.13 on Thursday, hitting $4.06. The company had a trading volume of 234 shares, compared to its average volume of 25,762. The stock has a market cap of $484.20 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 51.38 and a beta of 0.93. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $4.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.60, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a current ratio of 1.29. Bright Scholar Education has a twelve month low of $3.73 and a twelve month high of $8.70.
Several equities analysts have commented on BEDU shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bright Scholar Education from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 13th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a $2.70 target price on shares of Bright Scholar Education in a research report on Tuesday, May 18th.
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, an education service provider, operates and provides K-12 schools and complementary education services in China and internationally. Its schools comprise international and bilingual schools, and kindergartens. The company also offers a range of complementary education services, including international camps and after-school programs, as well as international education consulting services.
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