Stock Worth Watching: Educational Development Corp (NASDAQ:EDUC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

November 21, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers   ·   0 Comments

Stock Worth Watching: Educational Development Corp (NASDAQ:EDUC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment for Educational Development Corp (NASDAQ:EDUC)

Educational Development Corp (NASDAQ:EDUC) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.31 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.52, from 0.83 in 2016Q1. The ratio worsened, as 10 active investment managers increased or started new equity positions, while 12 sold and reduced their holdings in Educational Development Corp. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 515,028 shares, down from 550,823 shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Educational Development Corp in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 5 Increased: 6 New Position: 4.

Educational Development Corporation is a publisher of the line of educational children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited (Usborne). The company has a market cap of $40.20 million. The Firm also owns Kane Miller Book Publishers. It has a 17.72 P/E ratio. The Firm sells books through two divisions: Home Business Division (Usborne Books & More or UBAM) and Publishing Division (EDC Publishing).

About 42,253 shares traded hands or 49.17% up from the average. Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) has declined 33.19% since April 19, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.05% the S&P500.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Educational Development Corporation is the United States trade publisher of a line of children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited. The Home Business Division distributes these books through independent sales consultants who hold book showings in individual homes and through book fairs, fund raisers and direct sales. The Home Business Division is also responsible for sales to school and public libraries. The company’s Publishing Division distributes the books to book stores, toy stores, specialty stores and other retail outlets.”

Eam Investors Llc holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Educational Development Corporation for 81,829 shares. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc owns 38,292 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Thompson Davis & Co. Inc. has 0.05% invested in the company for 2,500 shares. The Texas-based Eagle Global Advisors Llc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Spark Investment Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 12,300 shares.#img1#

EDUC Company Profile

Educational Development Corporation (EDC), incorporated on August 23, 1965, is a publisher of the line of educational children’s books produced in the United Kingdom by Usborne Publishing Limited (Usborne). The Firm also owns Kane Miller Book Publishers. The Firm sells books through two divisions: Home Business Division (Usborne Books & More or UBAM) and Publishing Division (EDC Publishing). The Firm offers over 2,000 different titles, which include touchy-feely board books, activity and flashcards, adventure and search books, art books, sticker books and foreign language books. The Firm has a line of Internet-linked books, which allow readers to refer to relevant non-Usborne Websites. The Company’s books include science and math titles, as well as chapter books and novels.

More notable recent Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Educational Development Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend” on August 31, 2016, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Educational Development Corporation Announces Record First Quarter Financial …” published on July 15, 2016, Globenewswire.com published: “Educational Development Corporation Announces Second Quarter Financial Results …” on October 14, 2016. More interesting news about Educational Development Corporation (NASDAQ:EDUC) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Educational Development Corporation Announces Record Unaudited Net Revenues …” published on June 07, 2016 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Educational Development Corporation Announces Record Fiscal 2016 Results and …” with publication date: May 26, 2016.

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