Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education services, back-up care services, educational advisory services, and other workplace solutions for employers and families. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bright Horizons Family Solutions's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BHA's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
DE Consumer Services
1 Year Return
DE Consumer Services
Return vs Industry: BHA underperformed the German Consumer Services industry which returned 38.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BHA matched the German Market which returned 3.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bright Horizons Family Solutions's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Bright Horizons Family Solutions undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BHA (€136) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€78.79)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BHA is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BHA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (77.3x) compared to the XE Consumer Services industry average (17.4x).
PE vs Market: BHA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (77.3x) compared to the German market (22.7x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BHA is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BHA is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.9x) compared to the XE Consumer Services industry average (2.7x).
How is Bright Horizons Family Solutions forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BHA's forecast earnings growth (64.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: BHA's earnings (64.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (26.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BHA's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (6.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BHA's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BHA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has Bright Horizons Family Solutions performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BHA has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: BHA's current net profit margins (6.5%) are lower than last year (8.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BHA's earnings have grown by 14.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BHA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: BHA had negative earnings growth (-30%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Services industry average (39.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BHA's Return on Equity (10%) is considered low.
How is Bright Horizons Family Solutions's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BHA's short term assets ($576.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($491.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: BHA's short term assets ($576.9M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BHA's debt to equity ratio (87.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BHA's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 123.9% to 87.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BHA's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.3%).
Interest Coverage: BHA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).
What is Bright Horizons Family Solutions's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BHA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BHA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BHA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BHA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BHA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Stephen Kramer (49 yo)
Mr. Stephen Howard Kramer has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc. since January 1, 2018 and has been its President since January 1, 2016. Mr. Kramer serv ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Stephen's total compensation ($USD1.90M) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD3.51M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Stephen's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO, President & Director||2.75yrs||US$1.90m||0.15% |
|CFO & Treasurer||21.33yrs||US$1.20m||0.18% |
|General Counsel & Secretary||10.75yrs||US$495.87k||0.0045% |
|Chief Human Resources Officer||0.75yr||US$692.37k||0.019% |
|Chief Operating Officer of North America Center Operations||4.75yrs||US$1.06m||0.056% |
|Senior Vice President of Operations||20.08yrs||no data||no data|
|Sr. Director of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Communications||21.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Culture Officer||4.33yrs||US$818.38k||no data|
|Chief Development Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Business Operations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Financial Operations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BHA's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.8 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||2.75yrs||US$1.90m||0.15% |
|Independent Director||34.75yrs||US$157.50k||0.0017% |
|Independent Director||18.92yrs||US$150.00k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||34.75yrs||US$150.00k||0.011% |
|Non Executive Chairman||2.75yrs||US$1.98m||0.53% |
|Independent Director||34.75yrs||US$150.00k||0.042% |
|Independent Director||15.83yrs||US$160.00k||0.015% |
|Independent Director||27.75yrs||US$155.00k||0% |
|Independent Director||12.75yrs||US$170.00k||0.0017% |
|Independent Director||4.58yrs||US$160.00k||0% |
|Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$182.50k||0.0037% |
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||US$153.75k||0.0022% |
Experienced Board: BHA's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BHA insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.8%.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.
- Ticker: BHA
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$9.562b
- Listing Market Cap: US$8.162b
- Shares outstanding: 60.41m
- Website: https://www.brighthorizons.com
Number of Employees
- Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc.
- 200 Talcott Avenue South
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BFAM||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 2013|
|BHA||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 2013|
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care and early education services, back-up care services, educational advisory services, and other workplace solutions for employers and families. The c ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/18 21:18|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/16 00:00|
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