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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 17.19
SCHL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SCHL: 17.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SCHL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.07 Max: 84.47
Current: 17.19
0
84.47
Equity to Asset 0.69
SCHL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SCHL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SCHL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.69
0.25
0.69
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.24
M-Score: -1.53
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.06
SCHL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. SCHL: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SCHL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 6.11 Max: 9.37
Current: -0.06
0.67
9.37
Net-margin (%) 18.64
SCHL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. SCHL: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SCHL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.78  Med: 2.89 Max: 18.01
Current: 18.64
-0.78
18.01
ROE (%) 25.06
SCHL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. SCHL: 25.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SCHL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.77  Med: 5.39 Max: 27.79
Current: 25.06
-1.77
27.79
ROA (%) 16.11
SCHL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SCHL: 16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SCHL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.96  Med: 3.07 Max: 17.58
Current: 16.11
-0.96
17.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.02
SCHL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. SCHL: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SCHL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 16.43 Max: 31.55
Current: -0.02
0.85
31.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.10
SCHL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. SCHL: -10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCHL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 3.10 Max: 15.4
Current: -10.1
-10.1
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -36.90
SCHL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. SCHL: -36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCHL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.9  Med: 2.90 Max: 45.1
Current: -36.9
-36.9
45.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -48.60
SCHL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. SCHL: -48.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCHL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.6  Med: -0.50 Max: 397.8
Current: -48.6
-48.6
397.8
» SCHL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SCHL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 15,000 sh (-10.18%)
Chuck Royce 2,558,659 sh (-19.78%)
Mario Gabelli 7,500 sh (-51.61%)
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Q2 2015

SCHL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 28,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 323,780 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 7,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,901,459 sh (-25.69%)
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Q3 2015

SCHL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 8,690 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 16,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,954,500 sh (+2.79%)
Mario Gabelli 7,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 159,307 sh (-50.80%)
Steven Cohen 6,200 sh (-78.47%)
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Q4 2015

SCHL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 2,211,500 sh (+13.15%)
Mario Gabelli 7,000 sh (-6.67%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 4.20
SCHL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. SCHL: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SCHL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 22.23 Max: 89.48
Current: 4.2
4.19
89.48
Forward P/E 19.38
SCHL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. SCHL: 19.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.92
SCHL's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SCHL: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SCHL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.92
0.45
1.73
P/S 0.70
SCHL's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SCHL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SCHL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.02
Current: 0.7
0.19
1.02
EV-to-EBITDA 18.58
SCHL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. SCHL: 18.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SCHL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 6.30 Max: 59.2
Current: 18.58
2.7
59.2
Shiller P/E 18.06
SCHL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. SCHL: 18.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SCHL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.48  Med: 22.12 Max: 32.6
Current: 18.06
7.48
32.6
Current Ratio 2.22
SCHL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. SCHL: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SCHL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.95 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.22
1.14
2.51
Quick Ratio 1.56
SCHL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. SCHL: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SCHL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.56
0.59
1.56
Days Inventory 172.26
SCHL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 38.01 vs. SCHL: 172.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SCHL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 111.95  Med: 132.49 Max: 164.83
Current: 172.26
111.95
164.83
Days Sales Outstanding 62.22
SCHL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.66 vs. SCHL: 62.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SCHL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.87  Med: 43.50 Max: 53.56
Current: 62.22
34.87
53.56
Days Payable 109.73
SCHL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 74.48 vs. SCHL: 109.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SCHL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.97  Med: 50.87 Max: 70.64
Current: 109.73
37.97
70.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.79
SCHL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
82% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. SCHL: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SCHL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.79
0.25
2.37
Dividend Payout 1.13
SCHL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
59% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SCHL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SCHL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.19
Current: 1.13
0.02
0.19
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
SCHL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
76% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SCHL: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SCHL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 18.6
Current: 10.1
0
18.6
Forward Dividend Yield 1.79
SCHL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. SCHL: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.67
SCHL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. SCHL: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SCHL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.97 Max: 4.89
Current: 3.67
0.52
4.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
SCHL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. SCHL: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SCHL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: -1.30 Max: 5.4
Current: -1.8
-6.6
5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.15
SCHL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. SCHL: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SCHL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 11.22 Max: 122.58
Current: 2.15
2.74
122.58
Price/Tangible Book 1.02
SCHL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SCHL: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SCHL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.08 Max: 8.14
Current: 1.02
0.69
8.14
Price/Projected FCF 0.67
SCHL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SCHL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SCHL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.67
0.19
1.42
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
SCHL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SCHL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SCHL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.4
0.4
2.39
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -31.48
SCHL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. SCHL: -31.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SCHL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: 13.90 Max: 38.3
Current: -31.48
-33.1
38.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1479
EPS $ 7.98
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float20.01%
52-Week Range $30.34 - 46.28
Shares Outstanding(Mil)34.32

Analyst Estimate

May16 May17 May18 May19
Revenue(Mil) 1,655 1,703 1,736 1,772
EPS($) 1.51 1.73 1.82 1.94
EPS without NRI($) 1.51 1.73 1.82 1.94

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Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing
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Scholastic Corp was founded in 1920. It is a children's publishing, education and media company. The Company publishes and distributes children's books and provides print and digital instructional materials for pre-K to grade 12, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. It creates quality books and ebooks, educational materials and programs, classroom magazines and other products that, in combination, offer schools customized and comprehensive solutions to support children's learning both at school and at home. It has emphasized quality products and a dedication to reading and learning. The Company is the operator of school-based book clubs and book fairs in the United States. It distributes its products and services through these proprietary channels, as well as directly to schools and libraries, through retail stores and through the internet. The Company segment includes Children's Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, International. It has operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, India, China, Singapore and other parts of Asia. The Company's products include non-fiction and fiction books published in the United States under the imprints Children's Press and Franklin Watts. Its Competition includes markets for children's books, educational products and entertainment materials. SCHOLASTIC is a trademark registered in the United States.
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