Were Analysts Bullish Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) This Week?

April 22, 2018 - By Graig Alexander

Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.32, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It increased, 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.
Bancorp Of Mellon reported 360,001 shares. Bamco Ny holds 1.66% or 3.84M shares. Vanguard Grp Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 4.26 million shares. De Burlo Gru stated it has 0.2% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Lenox Wealth has 0% invested in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) for 90 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Com The stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Llc reported 62,341 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Rmb Capital Management Limited, Illinois-based fund reported 165,160 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0.09% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Roosevelt Inv Gp reported 0.59% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Barclays Public Ltd Com invested 0% of its portfolio in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). Fred Alger Mgmt Inc owns 145 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Art Advisors Llc holds 12,100 shares. The Georgia-based Atlantic Gru Limited Liability has invested 0.32% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM). The Georgia-based Advisory Service Net has invested 0.01% in Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM).

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. The stock has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, January 17. The firm has “Hold” rating by Macquarie Research given on Thursday, December 21. The stock of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 10. Citigroup maintained Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of BFAM in report on Friday, February 9 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 9 report. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 2 with “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird maintained Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BFAM) on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. 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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