Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM): Price and Financial Metrics

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM): $89.46

2.33 (-2.54%)

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BFAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $89.46 52-week high $98.87
Prev. close $91.79 52-week low $59.55
Day low $89.42 Volume 350,300
Day high $91.78 Avg. volume 421,603
50-day MA $82.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $85.78 Market Cap 5.18B

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  • Growth is the dimension where BFAM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 77.31% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BFAM is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • BFAM's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 14.5% of US stocks).

BFAM Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 230.1, BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 87.52% of US stocks.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 59.88, BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC P/E ratio is greater than that of about 89.56% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC is higher than it is for about 84.08% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be EDR, WMS, FSS, PLXS, and AMS.
  • Visit BFAM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BFAM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, BFAM's EV/EBIT ratio is 158.19% higher, now standing at 38.6.
  • BFAM's price/earnings ratio has moved up 83.2 over the prior 132 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BFAM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BFAM 2023-12-01 2.2 4.5 59.9 38.6
BFAM 2023-11-30 2.2 4.3 58.4 37.8
BFAM 2023-11-29 2.2 4.4 58.5 37.9
BFAM 2023-11-28 2.2 4.4 59.2 38.2
BFAM 2023-11-27 2.2 4.4 59.2 38.2
BFAM 2023-11-24 2.2 4.5 59.9 38.6

BFAM Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at -23.77%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 40.03%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -26.52%.
BFAM's revenue has moved up $406,305,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows BFAM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,953.621 172.984 80.292
2022-06-30 1,873.739 217.298 88.863
2022-03-31 1,824.876 217.516 82.733
2021-12-31 1,755.307 227.253 70.459
2021-09-30 1,669.729 224.966 55.205
2021-06-30 1,547.316 294.037 21.732

BFAM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BFAM has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 23.51% of graded US stocks.
  • BFAM's asset turnover comes in at 0.415 -- ranking 35th of 50 Personal Services stocks.
  • UNF, GHC, and TAL are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BFAM.

The table below shows BFAM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.415 0.205 0.017
2021-03-31 0.378 0.198 0.008
2020-12-31 0.422 0.201 0.018
2020-09-30 0.475 0.217 0.038
2020-06-30 0.543 0.235 0.062
2020-03-31 0.632 0.244 0.086

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM) Company Bio

Bright Horizons Family Solutions provides child care, early education, and other services for employers and families. It operates through three segments: Full-Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Watertown, Massachusetts.

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Below are the latest news stories about BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BFAM as an investment opportunity.

Should You Be Adding Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) To Your Watchlist Today?

For beginners, it can seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a company that tells a good story to...

Yahoo | November 22, 2023

Working Parents: Tis’ the Season for Stress and Mom Guilt?

NEWTON, Mass., November 20, 2023--It’s no secret that stress is at its peak for parents during the holidays. With inevitably more on their plate, many are stretched thin due to increased demands from all aspects of their lives – from family, friends, work and beyond – as well as societal pressure to make picture-perfect holiday memories.

Yahoo | November 20, 2023

Could employer subsidies aid the childcare crisis?

Childcare providers are under pressure as US lawmakers push to renew federal stabilization grants that have expired. Bright Horizons (BFAM) CEO Stephen Kramer joins Yahoo Finance Live to weigh in on the childcare crisis and why more childcare providers should consider employer subsidies. Kramer says employer subsidies are “the secret sauce” for the company and have played a role in keeping it in business. Kramer notes a “sunsetting” of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and suggests that alternative funding should be explored. For more expert insight and the latest market action, click here to watch this full episode of Yahoo Finance Live.

Yahoo | November 15, 2023

ATGE vs. BFAM: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

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Yahoo | November 8, 2023

An Intrinsic Calculation For Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) Suggests It's 37% Undervalued

Key Insights The projected fair value for Bright Horizons Family Solutions is US$131 based on 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to...

Yahoo | November 8, 2023

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BFAM Price Returns

1-mo 5.31%
3-mo -5.59%
6-mo -2.34%
1-year 33.94%
3-year -46.11%
5-year -23.05%
YTD 41.77%
2022 -49.87%
2021 -27.23%
2020 15.10%
2019 34.85%
2018 18.56%

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