Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc (NYSE:BFAM) COO Mary Lou Burke sold 1,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $118.87, for a total transaction of $130,757.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 30,946 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,678,551.02. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Mary Lou Burke also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, August 6th, Mary Lou Burke sold 1,100 shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $110.00, for a total transaction of $121,000.00.
  • On Thursday, July 5th, Mary Lou Burke sold 1,100 shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $104.30, for a total transaction of $114,730.00.

BFAM stock opened at $117.84 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $6.85 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 46.21, a PEG ratio of 2.69 and a beta of 0.12. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 0.34 and a quick ratio of 0.34. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc has a 1 year low of $77.75 and a 1 year high of $120.07.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions (NYSE:BFAM) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $490.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $486.63 million. Bright Horizons Family Solutions had a return on equity of 20.90% and a net margin of 8.77%. The company’s revenue was up 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.74 EPS. sell-side analysts forecast that Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc will post 2.92 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of analysts recently commented on the stock. Citigroup cut shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, September 3rd. Finally, BMO Capital Markets upped their price objective on shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions from $114.00 to $118.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 6th. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $104.91.

Hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Bright Horizons Family Solutions during the 1st quarter worth about $102,000. Quantbot Technologies LP increased its holdings in Bright Horizons Family Solutions by 243.6% during the 1st quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 1,412 shares of the company’s stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 1,001 shares in the last quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in Bright Horizons Family Solutions by 242.6% during the 2nd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,672 shares of the company’s stock worth $171,000 after purchasing an additional 1,184 shares in the last quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC increased its holdings in Bright Horizons Family Solutions by 104.4% during the 2nd quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,860 shares of the company’s stock worth $191,000 after purchasing an additional 950 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new position in Bright Horizons Family Solutions during the 1st quarter worth about $201,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 99.00% of the company’s stock.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Company Profile

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc provides child care and early education, back-up dependent care, and educational advisory services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services.

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