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Recent Change: Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL)

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Scholastic Corporation trades as part of the publishing industry and trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is Richard Robinson. Scholastic Corp is an American publishing and education media company. It focuses on books and educational material for schools, teachers, parents, and children.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SCHL stock showed a previous change of -1.12% with an open at 33.09 and a close of 32.63. It reached an intraday high of 33.13 and a low of 32.40.

PR Newswire:  Digital Programs from Scholastic to Support 23,000 Students in Grades 1-9 in Latin America

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.1b with 35.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 30.7m shares. Trading volume reached 114,132 shares compared to its average volume of 159,800 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Scholastic Corporation shares returned -0.61% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -19.49%. Over three months, it changed -19.14%. In one year it has changed -26.58% and within that year its 52-week high was 47.94 and its 52-week low was 31.38. SCHL stock is 3.98% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 41.12 and a 50 day moving average of 38.05. Currently SCHL stock is trading -20.64% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Digital Programs from Scholastic to Support 23,000 Students in Grades 1-9 in Latin America

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.17 that ended on 31st of May 2018. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -1.93. The TTM EPS is 1.33, which comes to a TTM PE of 24.53.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Feb19 (Reported on 03/21/2019): -0.36
Nov18 (Reported on 12/20/2018): 1.99
Aug18 (Reported on 09/27/2018): -1.75
May18 (Reported on 07/19/2018): 1.43
Feb18 (Reported on 03/21/2018): -1.41

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.84%. Also, the payout ratio is 45.11%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 0.83.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 3.96%, return on assets is 2.60%, profit margin is -0.19%, price-to-sales is 0.98 and price-to-book is 0.92.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.