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scholastic corp (SCHL) Snapshot

Open
$37.57
Previous Close
$37.79
Day High
$37.57
Day Low
$36.65
52 Week High
03/2/15 - $37.96
52 Week Low
10/13/14 - $30.49
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
70.7K
EPS TTM
$2.16
Shares Outstanding
31.0M
EX-Date
01/28/15
P/E TM
17.0x
Dividend
$0.60
Dividend Yield
1.63%
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scholastic corp (SCHL) Details

Scholastic Corporation operates as a children’s publishing, education, and media company in the United States. The company’s Children’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment publishes and distributes children’s books, media, and interactive products through school-based book clubs and book fairs, and the trade channel. Its Educational Technology and Services segment produces and distributes curriculum-based learning technology and materials for grades pre-kindergarten to 12, as well as provides related implementation and assessment, and school consulting services. The company’s Classroom and Supplemental Materials Publishing segment publishes and distributes children’s books, classroom magazines, supplemental classroom materials, custom curriculum and teaching guides, print and online reference products, and non-fiction products for grades pre-kindergarten to 12 in schools and libraries. Its Media, Licensing and Advertising segment creates and produces programming and digital content for various platforms, including television, DVDs, audio, movies, interactive games, applications, and Websites; and offers a television library consisting of half-hour productions. This segment also produces television programming; offers young adult and children’s audio recordings for the school, library, and retail markets; and creates audio visual adaptations of classic children’s picture books, as well as develops literacy, education, and pro-social campaigns. The company’s International segment publishes and distributes products and services to schools, libraries, bookstores, and other book distributors in approximately 150 countries; and licenses the rights to selected Scholastic titles in 45 languages to other publishing companies. It also 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.

9,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1920

scholastic corp (SCHL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $970.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Sch...
Total Annual Compensation: $687.9K
Executive Vice President and President of Boo...
Total Annual Compensation: $674.5K
President of Scholastic Book Fairs Inc
Total Annual Compensation: $513.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

scholastic corp (SCHL) Key Developments

Scholastic Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended November 30, 2014; Affirms Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal 2015; Reports Impairment Charges for the Quarter Ended November 30, 2014

Scholastic Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $665.6 million against $623.2 million a year ago. Operating income was $112.8 million against $94.7 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $112.4 million against $92.6 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $68.6 million or $2.06 diluted earnings per share against $58.3 million or $1.08 diluted earnings per share a year ago. Net income was $68.5 million or $2.05 diluted earnings per share against $58.3 million or $1.80 diluted earnings per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $146.7 million against $152.3 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment were $6.1 million against $6.8 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported revenues of $949.4 million against $899.5 million a year ago. Operating income was $59.4 million against $48.8 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations before income taxes were $58.1 million against $44.8 million a year ago. Earnings from continuing operations were $34.6 million or $1.04 diluted earnings per share against $28.2 million or $0.87 diluted earnings per share a year ago. Net income was $34.4 million or $1.04 diluted earnings per share against $28.4 million or $0.88 diluted earnings per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $90.9 million against $81.5 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment were $13.4 million against $14.1 million a year ago. The company affirmed its fiscal 2015 outlook for total revenue of approximately $1.9 billion and earnings per diluted share from continuing operations in the range of $1.80 to $2.00, before the impact of one-time items associated with cost reduction programs or non-cash, non-operating items. The company continues to expect free cash flow in the range of $65 to $85 million. For the quarter, the company reported asset impairments of $2.9 million against $13.4 million a year ago.

Scholastic Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on March 16, 2015

Scholastic Corporation announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share on the Company's Class A and Common Stock for the third quarter of fiscal 2015. The dividend is payable on March 16, 2015 to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 30, 2015.

Scholastic Corporation to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Dec 18, 2014

Scholastic Corporation announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 8:30 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Dec 18, 2014

 

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