Bright Scholar Education Limited One trades as part of the education industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Junli He. Bright Scholar Education operates international and bilingual K2 schools in the People’s republic of China PRC. The company offers a broad range of internationally-accredited curriculum in its international schools.
Previous Intraday Performance:
The BEDU shares had a previous change of -0.19% which opened at 10.75 and closed at 10.73. It moved to an intraday high of 10.91 and a low of 10.60.
Over the last five trading days, BEDU shares returned 0.75% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -2.81%. Over three months, it changed -7.82%. In one year it has changed -32.94% and within that year its 52-week high was 20.95 and its 52-week low was 8.83. BEDU stock is 21.59% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 11.87 and a 50 day moving average of 10.60. Right now, BEDU stock is trading -9.61% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The company has a market cap of $1.3b with 123.9m shares outstanding and a float of 123.9m shares. Trading volume was 65,684 shares and has experienced an average volume of 108,615 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.
The last annual reported EPS for Bright Scholar Education Limited One was 0.3 which ended on 31st of August 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 35.77. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.16.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 17.59, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 38.99%
The next earnings report will be: 04-22-2019
The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Bright Scholar Education Limited One; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 23.20% over the last twelve months.
Indicators Also to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 193.30% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 202,569, which was 0.16% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.94. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.
I calculated the beta to be 1.22
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 12.43%, return on assets is 8.34%, profit margin is 20.12%, price-to-sales is 6.25 and price-to-book is 3.10.
Company Score Card:
Results are out of six:
4 : Growth Expectations Result
5 : Financial Safety Result
4 : Past Performance Result
1 : Valuation Result
0 : Dividend Safety Result
3 : Overall Result