Bright Horizons Family Solutions - BFAM Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $100.50
  • Forecasted Upside: -11.88%
  • Number of Analysts: 8
  • Breakdown:
  • 1 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$114.05
▲ +4.29 (3.91%)

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Analyst Price Target for BFAM

Analyst Price Target is $100.50
▼ -11.88% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 8 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last 3 months. The average price target is $100.50, with a high forecast of $125.00 and a low forecast of $64.00. The average price target represents a -11.88% upside from the last price of $114.05.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 8 investment analysts is to hold stock in Bright Horizons Family Solutions. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
9/6/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
12/5/2022
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  • 1 sell ratings
3/5/2023
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6/3/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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9/1/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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11/30/2023
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings
1/29/2024
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 4 hold ratings
  • 1 sell ratings
2/28/2024

Latest Recommendations

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  • 3 buy ratings
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  • 1 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/28/2024BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$100.00 ➝ $125.00Low
2/15/2024The Goldman Sachs GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$96.00 ➝ $108.00Low
2/15/2024Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$94.00 ➝ $105.00Low
2/15/2024BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$90.00 ➝ $92.00Low
2/14/2024UBS GroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$103.00 ➝ $102.00Low
2/14/2024JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$93.00 ➝ $107.00Low
2/14/2024BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$82.00 ➝ $100.00Low
11/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$92.00 ➝ $80.00Low
11/2/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$104.00 ➝ $93.00N/A
10/23/2023UBS GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$82.00 ➝ $83.00Low
8/3/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$99.00 ➝ $92.00Low
8/2/2023Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$61.00 ➝ $64.00Low
8/2/2023JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$88.00 ➝ $104.00N/A
7/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$99.00Low
6/26/2023Morgan StanleyBoost Target$57.00 ➝ $61.00Low
5/31/2023UBS GroupInitiated CoverageSell$79.00Low
5/12/2023CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$95.00 ➝ $101.00Low
3/3/2023CitigroupBoost TargetBuy$92.00 ➝ $95.00Low
2/21/2023BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$84.00 ➝ $81.00Low
2/17/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$94.00 ➝ $82.00Low
2/17/2023Robert W. BairdBoost TargetNeutral$68.00 ➝ $76.00Low
12/2/2022BarclaysDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$75.00Low
11/11/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$74.00 ➝ $84.00Low
11/3/2022CitigroupLower TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $92.00Low
11/2/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $94.00Low
11/2/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Target$67.00 ➝ $74.00Low
11/2/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$60.00 ➝ $57.00Low
10/19/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$125.00 ➝ $108.00Low
10/10/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$90.00 ➝ $75.00Low
9/27/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$72.00 ➝ $60.00Low
8/24/2022CitigroupLower Target$126.00 ➝ $115.00Low
8/18/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$77.00 ➝ $72.00Low
8/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$112.00 ➝ $105.00Low
8/4/2022BarclaysLower TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $90.00Low
8/3/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$83.00 ➝ $77.00Low
8/3/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$144.00 ➝ $125.00Low
8/3/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$91.00 ➝ $77.00Low
8/3/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$115.00 ➝ $83.00Low
7/20/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$91.00 ➝ $83.00Low
5/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$148.00 ➝ $126.00High
5/4/2022Robert W. BairdLower Target$140.00 ➝ $115.00High
5/4/2022BarclaysLower Target$155.00 ➝ $130.00High
3/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$114.00Medium
2/18/2022CitigroupLower Target$170.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
1/5/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$111.00 ➝ $109.00High
12/16/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$130.00 ➝ $111.00Low
12/13/2021BarclaysLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$180.00 ➝ $155.00Medium
11/3/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$135.00 ➝ $130.00High
9/23/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$139.00 ➝ $135.00High
8/5/2021Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$215.00High
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetUnderweight$136.00 ➝ $139.00High
7/6/2021BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$158.00 ➝ $173.00High
5/19/2021Morgan StanleyLower TargetUnderweight$150.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
5/10/2021CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$170.00Low
5/7/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform$168.00 ➝ $158.00Medium
4/13/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$150.00N/A
4/7/2021Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$150.00High
3/18/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Target$210.00 ➝ $215.00Medium
2/19/2021BarclaysBoost TargetOverweight$145.00 ➝ $190.00Medium
2/18/2021Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$189.00 ➝ $210.00High
2/18/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$150.00 ➝ $168.00High
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$136.00 ➝ $153.00N/A
11/9/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$125.00 ➝ $136.00High
11/2/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$165.00 ➝ $181.00Low
11/2/2020Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$150.00High
10/20/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$115.00 ➝ $125.00High
10/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$127.00 ➝ $150.00High
8/11/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuyHigh
8/6/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$125.00 ➝ $127.00Low
8/6/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$107.00 ➝ $115.00High
7/10/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$106.00 ➝ $107.00Medium
5/8/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$80.00 ➝ $122.00Low
5/7/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperform$128.00 ➝ $125.00Low
5/7/2020Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$97.00 ➝ $95.00High
5/7/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$100.00 ➝ $106.00Medium
4/22/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$95.00 ➝ $100.00Low
4/21/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $128.00Medium
4/21/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $135.00Low
4/21/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetBuy$112.00 ➝ $139.00Low
4/21/2020Bank of AmericaDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underperform$120.00High
3/19/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Target$185.00 ➝ $100.00High
3/19/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyHigh
3/19/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$95.00High
2/18/2020BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$185.00Low
1/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetOutperform$167.00 ➝ $178.00Low
11/27/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$177.00N/A
11/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$177.00Low
10/8/2019Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageEqual ➝ Equal Weight$162.00Low
9/11/2019BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$152.00 ➝ $166.00Medium
7/10/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform$152.00Low
6/20/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
3/1/2019CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$117.00 ➝ $126.00Low
(Data available from 2/28/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

1.35 (Buy)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 4 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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8/2/2023
  • 15 very positive mentions
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  • 0 negative mentions
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9/1/2023
  • 10 very positive mentions
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10/1/2023
  • 3 very positive mentions
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10/31/2023
  • 9 very positive mentions
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  • 1 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
11/30/2023
  • 16 very positive mentions
  • 3 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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12/30/2023
  • 10 very positive mentions
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1/29/2024
  • 26 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
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2/28/2024

Current Sentiment

  • 26 very positive mentions
  • 11 positive mentions
  • 0 negative mentions
  • 0 very negative mentions
Bright Horizons Family Solutions logo
Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. provides early education and childcare, back-up care, educational advisory, and other workplace solutions services for employers and families. The company operates through three segments: Full Service Center-Based Child Care, Back-Up Care, and Educational Advisory and Other Services. The Full Service Center-Based Child Care segment offers traditional center-based child care and early education, preschool, and elementary education services. The Back-Up Care segment provides center-based back-up child care, in-home child and adult/elder dependent care, school-age camps, virtual tutoring, and self-sourced reimbursed care services through child care centers, school-age campuses, and in-home caregivers, as well as the back-up care network. The Educational Advisory and Other Services segment offers tuition assistance and student loan repayment program administration, workforce education, and related educational consulting services, as well as college admissions advisory services. It operated child care and early education centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, Canada, the Netherlands, and India. The company was formerly known as Bright Horizons Solutions Corp. and changed its name to Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. in July 2012. Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $114.05
Low: $111.43
High: $114.71

50 Day Range

MA: $99.86
Low: $92.41
High: $114.05

52 Week Range

Now: $114.05
Low: $71.65
High: $114.71

Volume

745,289 shs

Average Volume

402,242 shs

Market Capitalization

$6.60 billion

P/E Ratio

89.80

Dividend Yield

N/A

Beta

1.36

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

The following equities research analysts have issued research reports on Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year: Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $100.50, suggesting a possible downside of 11.9%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting BFAM will reach $125.00 in the next twelve months. Morgan Stanley has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $64.00 for Bright Horizons Family Solutions in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Bright Horizons Family Solutions?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions currently has 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in BFAM, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Bright Horizons Family Solutions' investor relations team?

Bright Horizons Family Solutions' physical mailing address is 200 TALCOTT AVENUE SOUTH, WATERTOWN MA, 02472. The company's listed phone number is (617) 673-8000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Bright Horizons Family Solutions is www.brighthorizons.com. Learn More about contacing Bright Horizons Family Solutions investor relations.