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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) Stock Price Slipped -1.72% to $77.92

Barclays raised the price target for the Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) stock from “an Overweight” to “an Equal weight”. The rating was released on December 02, 2022, according to finviz. The research report from BMO Capital Markets has upgraded the stock from Market Perform to Outperform, with a price target set at $173. The stock was upgraded by Citigroup, who disclosed in a research note on May 10, 2021, from Neutral to Buy and set the price objective to $170. In their research brief published April 07, 2021, Morgan Stanley analysts downgraded the Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. stock from Equal-Weight to Underweight with a price target of $150.

The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The share price of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) dipped -1.72% to close Friday’s market session at $77.92, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $77.36 and $78.69 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 801138 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 451.49K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -1.80% within the last five trades and 1.38% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 19.88% in the last 6 months and 13.52% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. BFAM stock is trading at a margin of -2.75%, 1.10% and 5.81% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.

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As of the close of trading, BFAM deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -44.35 percent below its 52-week high and 43.79 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -28.72. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.

What Does Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 7.80 percent and the profit margin is 4.00 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 23.70 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.

The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $4.64 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) is 56.63. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 21.01. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 2.30 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 4.15, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.

Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?

Burke Mary Lou, the COO North America Center Ops at Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (BFAM) has sold 3,500 shares of firm on Dec 01 at a price of $75.00 against the total amount of $0.26 million.



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