Scholastic Corporation

Communication Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$1.45 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$1.69 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$877.40 million
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Company Profile

Scholastic Corporation had its IPO on 1987-05-12 under the ticker symbol SCHL.

The company operates in the Communication Services sector and Publishing industry. Scholastic Corporation has a staff strength of 5,160 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Scholastic Corporation opened at $43.52 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-06-03.

The stocks traded within a range of $42.99 - $44.23, and closed at $43.87.

This is a +1.39% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 191,100 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Scholastic Corporation have increased by +3.79%.

Scholastic Corporation's Key Ratios

Scholastic Corporation has a market cap of $1.45 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.0956 and a price to sales ratio of 0.7316.

In the last 12-months Scholastic Corporation’s revenue was $1.69 billion with a gross profit of $877.40 million and an EBITDA of $115.20 million. The EBITDA ratio measures Scholastic Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Scholastic Corporation’s operating margin was 4.58% while its return on assets stood at 2.53% with a return of equity of 5.38%.

In Q0.66666666666667, Scholastic Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a positive 11% while revenue growth was a negative 5.7%.

Scholastic Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.77 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 3.63. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Scholastic Corporation’s profitability.

Scholastic Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 0.6863 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 8.6105. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.7316.

Scholastic Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0.75 per share, indicating a yield of 1.85% and a payout ratio of 47.62%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$1.88 billion
Total Liabilities
$636.90 million
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$12.70 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Scholastic Corporation ended 2023 with $1.88 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $1.88 billion while shareholder equity stood at $1.15 billion.

Scholastic Corporation ended 2023 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $636.90 million in other current liabilities, 400000.00 in common stock, $966.40 million in retained earnings and $131.90 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $198.80 million and cash and short-term investments were $198.80 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $27,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

Scholastic Corporation’s total current assets stands at $927.90 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $290.20 million compared to accounts payable of $158.40 million and inventory worth $367.50 million.

In 2023, Scholastic Corporation's operating cash flow was $-19500000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $12.70 million.

Comparatively, Scholastic Corporation paid $0.48 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

Scholastic Corporation stock is currently trading at $43.87 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $47.5416 and a 52-week low of $47.5416. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $57.

Its 50-day moving average was $37.66 and 200-day moving average was $39.56 The short ratio stood at 5.47 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 2048.1% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 8782.5% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Scholastic Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Scholastic Corporation is SCHL

The IPO of Scholastic Corporation took place on 1987-05-12

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Scholastic Corporation publishes and distributes children’s books worldwide. It operates in three segments: Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution, Education Solutions, and International. The Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment publishes and distributes children’s books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its school book club and fair channels, as well as trade channels. Its original publications include the Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Bad Guys, Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels, Magic School Bus, Captain Underpants, Dog Man, Wings of Fire, Cat Kid Comic Club, Goosebumps, and Clifford The Big Red Dog; and licensed properties comprise the Peppa Pig and Pokemon. In addition, this segment publishes and creates books plus and novelty products for children, including titles, such as the Pastel Studio, Mini Clay World Candy Cart, LEGO Gear Bots, Never Touch series, and other titles under the Klutz and the Make Believe Ideas names; and non-fiction books under the Children’s Press and Franklin Watts names. The Education Solutions segment publishes and distributes classroom magazines under the Scholastic News, Scholastic Scope, Storyworks, Let’s Find Out, and Junior Scholastic names; supplemental and classroom materials and programs, and related support services; and print and on-line reference, and non-fiction products, as well as consulting services. The International segment offers original trade and educational publishing programs; distributes children’s books, digital educational resources, and other materials through school-based book clubs, school-based book fairs, and trade channels; produces and distributes magazines; and provides online subscription services. The company distributes its products and services directly to schools and libraries through retail stores and the Internet. Scholastic Corporation was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in New York, New York.


557 Broadway, New York, NY, United States, 10012