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Last $4.40 USD
Change Today +0.01 / 0.23%
Volume 1.1K
As of 8:10 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

educational development corp (EDUC) Snapshot

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$4.40
Previous Close
$4.39
Day High
$4.40
Day Low
$4.40
52 Week High
01/12/15 - $6.00
52 Week Low
07/1/14 - $3.59
Market Cap
17.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
1.8K
EPS TTM
$0.14
Shares Outstanding
4.0M
EX-Date
03/11/15
P/E TM
32.4x
Dividend
$0.32
Dividend Yield
7.29%
Current Stock Chart for EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CORP (EDUC)

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educational development corp (EDUC) Details

Educational Development Corporation operates as a trade publisher of the line of educational children’s books in the United States. It offers various books, including Touchy-Feely board books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books, and foreign language books, as well as science and math titles, and chapter books and novels. The company operates through two divisions, Home Business and Publishing. The Home Business division distributes books through a network of independent consultants, who hold book showings in individual homes; and through book fairs, direct sales, and Internet sales. This division markets its products to school and public libraries. The Publishing division markets books to bookstores, toy stores, specialty stores, museums, and other retail outlets throughout the country. The company distributes children’s books published by Usborne Publishing Limited in the United Kingdom. Educational Development Corporation was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

74 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/28/14
Founded in 1965

educational development corp (EDUC) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, ...
Total Annual Compensation: $178.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

educational development corp (EDUC) Key Developments

Educational Development Corporation Announces Unaudited Preliminary Sales Results for the Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2015

Educational Development Corporation announced unaudited preliminary sales results for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2015. For the year, the company reported net revenues of $32.5 million, which surpassed the previous record of $31.8 million for fiscal year ended February 28, 2006. This unprecedented sales growth is primarily the result of eliminating sales to Amazon and wholesale accounts three years ago to support the company's retail accounts and its sales consultants. The company provided earnings guidance for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 28, 2015. Preliminary unaudited results indicate a marked increase in pre-tax earnings for the quarter ended February 28, 2015. Preliminary unaudited results indicate a marked increase in pre-tax earnings for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2015.

Educational Development Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend Payable on March 20, 2015

Educational Development Corporation declared their quarterly cash dividend. The Board of Directors has authorized a $0.08 per share cash dividend. The dividend will be paid on March 20, 2015 to shareholders of record as of March 13, 2015.

Educational Development Corporation Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended November 30, 2014

Educational Development Corporation reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues of $10,936,500 against $8,502,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $858,200 against $927,400 a year ago. Net earnings were $526,400 or $0.13 per basic and diluted share against $547,800 or $0.14 per basic and diluted share a year ago. he company said the result was negatively impacted by the revenue timing issues in the publishing division and by additional sales incentives in the UBAM Division. For the nine months, the company reported net revenues of $24,923,000 against $20,207,600 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $1,254,100 against $1,118,400 a year ago. Net earnings were $762,200 or $0.19 per basic and diluted share against $670,800 or $0.17 per basic and diluted share a year ago.

 

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