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

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM)

Today's Latest Price: $157.69 USD

0.23 (0.15%)

Updated Jan 27 4:00pm

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Ranked of 36 in Outsourcing - Education Services

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BFAM Stock Summary

  • BFAM's current price/earnings ratio is 133.69, which is higher than 93.01% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc is higher than 88.6% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • For BFAM, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 87.87% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be WEX, STLD, CTLT, LEG, and CRL.
  • Visit BFAM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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BFAM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $157.69 52-week high $177.16
Prev. close $157.46 52-week low $64.23
Day low $154.55 Volume 587,197
Day high $159.88 Avg. volume 320,335
50-day MA $165.34 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $138.06 Market Cap 9.55B

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.

BFAM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$157.69$27.22 -83%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc ranked in the 17th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc, consider:

  • 84% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 60.31% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at 2.87. This coverage rate is greater than that of 51.72% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • As a business, Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc experienced a tax rate of about 1% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Consumer Cyclical), this tax rate is higher than just 19.59% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

FOXF, TXRH, VC, DRI, and OXM can be thought of as valuation peers to BFAM, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest BFAM News From Around the Web

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.

Is Bright Horizons Family Solutions (BFAM) Stock a Buy For 2021?

Upslope Capital recently released its Q4 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Fund returned 7.9% net of fees for the fourth quarter, as compared to the 24.4% return of the S&P Midcap 400 ETF and 7.8% return of the HFRX Equity Hedge Index. You should check out Upslope Capital’s […]

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

American Public's (APEI) Hondros to Open a Campus in Akron

American Public (APEI) to combat nursing scarcity through new Hondros College campus in Akron, OH.

Yahoo | January 20, 2021

Bright Horizons EdAssist Solution Endorses CARES Act Student Loan Repayment Extension

Bright Horizons ® EdAssist Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) today announced its support of the CARES Act Student Loan Repayment Provision, which Congress recently agreed to extend to 2025.

Yahoo | January 11, 2021

APEI or BFAM: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

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

Yahoo | January 6, 2021

Bright Horizons Announces Retirement of Founders From Board of Directors

Bright Horizons Family Solutions® Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) announced today that the three company founders, Roger Brown, Linda Mason and Marguerite Kondracke, will retire from the Board of Directors effective March 31, 2021. All three will become a Director Emeritus as of their retirement date and will continue to provide guidance and counsel to the organization they founded as part of their collective mission to make a lasting difference in the world through the education of young children.

Yahoo | December 18, 2020

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BFAM Price Returns

1-mo -6.32%
3-mo -2.03%
6-mo 47.04%
1-year -2.42%
3-year 61.24%
5-year 124.73%
YTD -8.84%
2020 15.10%
2019 34.85%
2018 18.56%
2017 34.25%
2016 4.82%

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