BEDU Stock Overview
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, an education service provider, operates and provides K-12 schools and complementary education services in China, Canada, the United states, and the United Kingdom.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$0.78|
|52 Week High||US$4.42|
|52 Week Low||US$0.51|
|1 Month Change||34.48%|
|3 Month Change||-25.71%|
|1 Year Change||-79.26%|
|3 Year Change||-91.76%|
|5 Year Change||-93.11%|
|Change since IPO||-94.18%|
Recent News & Updates
|BEDU||US Consumer Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: BEDU underperformed the US Consumer Services industry which returned -55.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BEDU underperformed the US Market which returned -12.9% over the past year.
|BEDU Average Weekly Movement||12.2%|
|Consumer Services Industry Average Movement||11.0%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: BEDU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BEDU's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, an education service provider, operates and provides K-12 schools and complementary education services in China, Canada, the United states, and the United Kingdom. Its schools comprise international and bilingual schools, and kindergartens. The company also offers a range of complementary education services, including camps and after-school programs, as well as international education consulting services.
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|BEDU fundamental statistics|
Is BEDU overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|BEDU income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||CN¥1.18b|
Last Reported Earnings
Aug 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-3.54|
|Net Profit Margin||-30.12%|
How did BEDU perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
14.6%Current Dividend Yield
Is Bright Scholar Education Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BEDU ($0.78) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($4.02)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BEDU is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BEDU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Consumer Services industry average.
PE vs Market: BEDU is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BEDU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BEDU is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.2x) compared to the US Consumer Services industry average (1.5x).
How is Bright Scholar Education Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Bright Scholar Education Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Bright Scholar Education Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BEDU is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BEDU is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BEDU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BEDU's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BEDU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Services industry (-13.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BEDU has a negative Return on Equity (-19.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Bright Scholar Education Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BEDU's short term assets (CN¥3.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CN¥4.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: BEDU's short term assets (CN¥3.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (CN¥1.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BEDU's net debt to equity ratio (61.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BEDU's debt to equity ratio has increased from 3.8% to 92.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BEDU's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BEDU's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Bright Scholar Education Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BEDU's dividend (14.6%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.58%).
High Dividend: BEDU's dividend (14.6%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.11%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, BEDU has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BEDU's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: BEDU is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (16.7%), BEDU's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Wanmei Li (46 yo)
Ms. Wanmei Li has been Co-Chief Executive Officer at Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited since May 8, 2020. Ms. Li has extensive experience in sales and marketing, business development, organization...
Experienced Management: BEDU's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BEDU's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited
- Ticker: BEDU
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1994
- Industry: Education Services
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$92.970m
- Shares outstanding: 119.19m
- Website: https://www.brightscholar.com
Number of Employees
- Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited
- No.1, Country Garden Road
- Beijiao Town
- Guangdong Province
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/24 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/23 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.