Scholastic Corporation (SCHL): Price and Financial Metrics

Scholastic Corporation (SCHL): $38.99

0.39 (-0.99%)

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SCHL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $38.99 52-week high $47.25
Prev. close $39.38 52-week low $30.50
Day low $38.95 Volume 64,948
Day high $39.66 Avg. volume 194,242
50-day MA $38.22 Dividend yield 2.05%
200-day MA $39.89 Market Cap 1.21B

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  • SCHL scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 87.12% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for SCHL is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • SCHL's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 11.79% of US stocks).

SCHL Stock Summary

  • SCHL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 221.13 -- higher than 86.73% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for SCHOLASTIC CORP is higher than it is for about only 17.17% of US stocks.
  • SCHOLASTIC CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 14.87%, greater than the shareholder yield of 87.94% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SCHL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are PINC, OLLI, FHI, JOB, and FCFS.
  • SCHL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit SCHOLASTIC CORP's official web site, go to

SCHL Valuation Summary

  • SCHL's price/sales ratio is 0.7; this is 61.11% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, SCHL's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SCHL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SCHL 2023-12-01 0.7 1.2 21.1 16.6
SCHL 2023-11-30 0.7 1.1 20.5 16.1
SCHL 2023-11-29 0.7 1.1 20.4 16.1
SCHL 2023-11-28 0.7 1.1 20.7 16.3
SCHL 2023-11-27 0.7 1.1 20.8 16.4
SCHL 2023-11-24 0.7 1.2 21.5 16.9

SCHL Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 55.36%.
  • The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 4044.44%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -42.88%.
Over the past 70 months, SCHL's revenue has gone down $46,100,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 1,709.7 105.7 66.6
2022-09-30 1,646 102.1 59.6
2022-06-30 1,642.9 226 80.9
2022-03-31 1,529.9 213 36.4
2021-12-31 1,462.9 192.5 37.8
2021-09-30 1,344.9 160.6 4.6

SCHL'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.
  • SCHL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 70.28% of graded US stocks.
  • SCHL's asset turnover comes in at 0.666 -- ranking 6th of 14 Printing and Publishing stocks.
  • ACCO, NYT, and GCI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SCHL.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-31 0.666 0.497 0.006
2021-05-31 0.634 0.487 -0.010
2021-02-28 0.575 0.463 -0.052
2020-11-30 0.628 0.474 -0.085
2020-08-31 0.728 0.498 -0.042
2020-05-31 0.747 0.495 -0.077

SCHL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SCHL, see our SCHL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) Company Bio

Scholastic Corporation is a provider of print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media, including books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning materials and programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and comprehensive solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. The company was founded in 1920 and is based in New York, New York.

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Latest SCHL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about SCHOLASTIC CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SCHL as an investment opportunity.

The Scholastic 2023 Philanthropic Impact Report Celebrates Partnerships Committed to Literacy for All Children

Today, Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company, released its second annual Philanthropic Impact Report*, featuring stories of true partnership that continue the Company's long-standing efforts to increase access to books and literacy for all children.

Yahoo | December 4, 2023

With 69% institutional ownership, Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) is a favorite amongst the big guns

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, Scholastic's stock price might be vulnerable to their...

Yahoo | November 23, 2023

Are Investors Undervaluing Scholastic (SCHL) Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | November 21, 2023

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL)?

Scholastic Corporation ( NASDAQ:SCHL ), is not the largest company out there, but it saw a decent share price growth in...

Yahoo | October 30, 2023

Scholastic Planned to Segregate Diverse Titles at School Book Fairs. Then Came the Backlash.

The publisher walked back a move to separate books on gender and race that was created in the wake of school book bans in multiple states.

Yahoo | October 25, 2023

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SCHL Price Returns

1-mo 1.27%
3-mo -3.54%
6-mo -7.03%
1-year 2.77%
3-year 65.35%
5-year 0.58%
YTD 0.81%
2022 0.48%
2021 62.97%
2020 -33.43%
2019 -3.00%
2018 1.86%

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