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Publishing - Books
Composite Value: 900.8
Today's Change: +0.62%
S&P 500: +0.12%
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Publishing - Books News
PreK-3 Students Gain Increased Access to Books with New Take-Home Book Packs from Scholastic
Thu 9:00 am ET (PR Newswire)
NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the newly released Teacher & Principal School Report: Equity in Education, 46% of teachers and principals say access to fiction and nonfiction books is not adequately available to their students. To fill this gap and encourage families in all communities to foster their children's literacy development beyond the school day, Scholastic (SCHL), the global children's publishing, education, and media company, has announced the launch of My Books Every Day, a collection of high-quality, take-home book packs with interactive activities for students in grades PreK–3. "Research has consistently shown that the more students read, the better readers they become.
More than 33,000 Students from 80 Schools Worldwide will Receive 10 Free Books this School Year Through My Very Own Library and Scholastic Book Fairs - (PR Newswire)
VTech® Recognized with Scholastic Parent & Child® 2016 Gold Star Toy Awards - (PR Newswire)
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Pearson, Plc Common Stock [PSO] +1.64% $8.0 B
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Common [JW-A] -0.91% $3.2 B
Scholastic Corporation [SCHL] -0.96% $1.5 B
Educational Development Corpora [EDUC] -0.55% $36.9 M
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11/22/16 PSO Pearson, Plc Common Stock downgraded by Credit Suisse
10/27/16 PSO Pearson, Plc Common Stock downgraded by Morgan Stanley
09/22/16 SCHL Scholastic Corporation upside earnings surprise (+1.71%)
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Market Capitalization:9B
Price / Earnings:21.6
Price / Book:-60.0
Net Profit Margin (mrq):10.5%
Price To Free Cash Flow (mrq):-52.2
Return on Equity:10.8%
Total Debt / Equity:42.4
Dividend Yield:4.3%
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