How Analysts Feel About Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM)?

April 22, 2018 - By Larry Anderson

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.32, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 55.94 million shares or 2.32% less from 57.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Blair William & Il reported 573,556 shares stake. Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 30,796 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sfmg Lc holds 2,226 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Tygh Cap Mngmt invested in 77,052 shares or 1.36% of the stock. Zacks Management invested in 7,104 shares. Brinker owns 13,032 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 0% or 1,753 shares. Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Credit Suisse Ag has 58,903 shares. Columbia Wanger Asset Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 507,705 shares. Frontier Capital Mngmt Communications Limited Liability has invested 0.33% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Wellington Mngmt Gp Limited Liability Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 350,911 shares. Axiom Invsts Lc De holds 0.34% or 145,096 shares. Envestnet Asset Management invested 0% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Fred Alger owns 145 shares.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Bright Horizons Family (NYSE:BFAM), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Bright Horizons Family had 13 analyst reports since November 2, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 10 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, November 2 with “Market Perform”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, March 27 report. Credit Suisse maintained Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) on Friday, February 9 with “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, January 8, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. As per Friday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Below is a list of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $107.0000 Maintain
03/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Sector Perform Downgrade
27/03/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $104.0000 Initiate
09/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $95.0 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $90 New Target: $98 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $98.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $100.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Hold New Target: $95.0 Initiate
19/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $89.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $92 New Target: $100 Maintain

The stock increased 0.39% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $98.77. About 187,387 shares traded. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) has risen 38.44% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.89% the S&P500.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides child care, early education, and other services for employers and families. The company has market cap of $5.71 billion. It operates through Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Dependent Care, and Other Educational Advisory Services divisions. It has a 38.15 P/E ratio. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center child care, preschool, and elementary education services.

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