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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
EDUC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. EDUC: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EDUC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.75 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
Equity-to-Asset 0.21
EDUC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. EDUC: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EDUC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.21
0.21
1.45
Interest Coverage 2.94
EDUC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 27.35 vs. EDUC: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EDUC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.52  Med: 9999.5 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.94
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.95
WACC vs ROIC
10.00%
4.18%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.82
EDUC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. EDUC: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
EDUC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.26  Med: 7.36 Max: 11.65
Current: 2.82
4.26
11.65
Net Margin % 2.19
EDUC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. EDUC: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EDUC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 4.85 Max: 7.66
Current: 2.19
1.37
7.66
ROE % 15.37
EDUC's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. EDUC: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EDUC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 10.77 Max: 16.6
Current: 15.37
2.75
16.6
ROA % 3.91
EDUC's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. EDUC: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EDUC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 7 Max: 12.64
Current: 3.91
2.07
12.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 14.78
EDUC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. EDUC: 14.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EDUC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.65  Med: 17.23 Max: 28.75
Current: 14.78
9.65
28.75
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 34.30
EDUC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. EDUC: 34.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EDUC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 10.4 Max: 37.5
Current: 34.3
-4.5
37.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 43.30
EDUC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. EDUC: 43.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
EDUC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 3.6 Max: 122.4
Current: 43.3
-30.7
122.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 37.50
EDUC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. EDUC: 37.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EDUC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.6 Max: 62
Current: 37.5
0
62
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Business Description

Industry: Publishing » Publishing    NAICS: 424920    SIC: 5192
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Headquarter Location:USA
Educational Development Corp is the United States trade publisher of the line of educational children's books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited.

Educational Development Corp was incorporated on August 23, 1965. The Company is the United States trade publisher of the line of educational children's books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited. It also owns Kane/Miller Book Publishers; award-winning publishers of International children's books. It offers over 1,500 different titles which include Touchy-Feely board books, jigsaw puzzle books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books and foreign language books. The Company sells its books through two divisions: Home Business Division and Publishing Division. Home Business Division distributes books nationwide through independent consultants, who hold book showings in individual homes, and through social media, book fairs, direct sales and Internet sales. Publishing Division markets books to bookstores, toy stores, specialty stores, museums and other retail outlets throughout the country. The UBAM Division is a multi-level direct selling organization that markets the Company's products through independent sales representatives (consultants) located throughout the United States. The Company faces competition on two fronts for its UBAM Division from several other larger direct selling companies for sales and consultants.

Top Ranked Articles about Educational Development Corp

Educational Development Corporation Announces Record March and April 2017 Revenues
Educational Development Corporation Announces Record March 2017 Revenues
Educational Development Corporation Announces Record Unaudited Net Revenues for Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2017

TULSA, Okla., March 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Educational Development Corporation (“EDC”) (NASDAQ:EDUC) (http://www.edcpub.com) today reports record unaudited net revenues for fiscal ended February 28, 2017 (unaudited).   
Randall White, CEO of Educational Development Corporation, announced that the Company has surpassed our previous net revenues milestone with $106 million for the 2017 fiscal year ending February 28, 2017, compared to $63.7 million for last year.   The sales increase was primarily generated by the home business division, Usborne Books & More (UBAM) with an increase of 84% over the prior year. About Educational Development Corporation EDC is a publishing company specializing in books for children. EDC is the sole American distributor of the UK-based Usborne Books and owns Kane Miller Books, specializing in children’s literature from around the world. EDC’s current catalog contains over 2,300 titles, with new additions semi-annually. Both Usborne and Kane Miller products are sold via 5,000 retail outlets and by over 20,000 direct sales consultants nationally. 
Contact:
Educational Development Corporation
Randall White, (918) 622-4522


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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 14.12
EDUC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. EDUC: 14.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EDUC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 14.8 Max: 50.46
Current: 14.12
6.43
50.46
PE Ratio without NRI 14.12
EDUC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
66% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. EDUC: 14.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EDUC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 14.8 Max: 50.46
Current: 14.12
6.43
50.46
PB Ratio 2.02
EDUC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. EDUC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EDUC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.44 Max: 4.96
Current: 2.02
0.5
4.96
PS Ratio 0.30
EDUC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. EDUC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EDUC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.3
0.29
1.24
EV-to-EBIT 11.98
EDUC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. EDUC: 11.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EDUC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 9.7 Max: 21.4
Current: 11.98
3.1
21.4
EV-to-EBITDA 11.98
EDUC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
53% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. EDUC: 11.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EDUC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 9.7 Max: 21.4
Current: 11.98
3.1
21.4
PEG Ratio 1.91
EDUC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. EDUC: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
EDUC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.82 Max: 17.85
Current: 1.91
0.63
17.85
Shiller PE Ratio 16.32
EDUC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.75 vs. EDUC: 16.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
EDUC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.91  Med: 9.96 Max: 37.07
Current: 16.32
4.91
37.07
Current Ratio 0.75
EDUC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. EDUC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EDUC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 3.13 Max: 5.45
Current: 0.75
0.75
5.45
Quick Ratio 0.14
EDUC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EDUC: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EDUC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.34
Current: 0.14
0.14
2.34
Days Inventory 306.14
EDUC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
97% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 vs. EDUC: 306.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EDUC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 255.23  Med: 358.76 Max: 410.96
Current: 306.14
255.23
410.96
Days Sales Outstanding 14.96
EDUC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 69.27 vs. EDUC: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EDUC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.42  Med: 40.8 Max: 49.67
Current: 14.96
14.42
49.67
Days Payable 195.28
EDUC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 83.64 vs. EDUC: 195.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EDUC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.07  Med: 84.44 Max: 138.94
Current: 195.28
62.07
138.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.75
EDUC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
79% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. EDUC: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
EDUC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.99 Max: 15.09
Current: 3.75
1.98
15.09
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.88
EDUC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. EDUC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
EDUC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.56
Current: 0.88
0.32
3.56
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -1.90
EDUC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. EDUC: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
EDUC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.4 Max: 71
Current: -1.9
0
71
Forward Dividend Yield % 5.00
EDUC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. EDUC: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.11
EDUC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
60% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. EDUC: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
EDUC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 3.9 Max: 8.47
Current: 2.11
1.11
8.47
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
EDUC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. EDUC: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EDUC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: -0.8 Max: 9.2
Current: -0.8
-6.2
9.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.02
EDUC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. EDUC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EDUC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.65 Max: 9.68
Current: 2.02
0.37
9.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.45
EDUC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EDUC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EDUC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.18 Max: 4.88
Current: 0.45
0.24
4.88
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.67
EDUC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. EDUC: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
EDUC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.04
Current: 0.67
0.34
3.04
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.13
EDUC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. EDUC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EDUC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.14 Max: 4.03
Current: 1.13
0.37
4.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.35
EDUC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. EDUC: 8.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EDUC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 10.3 Max: 32.4
Current: 8.35
4.7
32.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.11
EDUC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Publishing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. EDUC: 10.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
EDUC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 2 Max: 18.3
Current: 10.11
-15.4
18.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.33
EPS (TTM) $ 0.51
Beta1.86
Short Percentage of Float6.68%
52-Week Range $6.25 - 14.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.08
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