Educational Development Corp (EDUC) SEC Filing 10-Q Quarterly Report for the period ending Monday, May 31, 2021

Educational Development Corp

CIK: 31667 Ticker: EDUC









TULSA, OK, July 7, 2021—Educational Development Corporation (“EDC”, or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EDUC) ( today reports record first quarter net revenues and increased earnings per share results for the quarter ended May 31, 2021.


First Quarter Highlights Compared to the Prior Year First Quarter



Net revenues of $40.8 million, an increase of $2.5 million, or 6.5%, compared to $38.3 million.


Average active UBAM sales consultants totaled 55,100.


Earnings before income taxes were $4.7 million, an increase of $2.1 million, or 80.8%, compared to $2.6 million.


Net earnings totaled $3.4 million, compared to $1.9 million, an increase of $1.5 million, or 78.9%.


Earnings per share totaled $0.41, compared to $0.23, up 78.3% on a fully diluted basis.


“I am truly pleased by our record breaking fiscal 2022 first quarter sales, and the translation of those sales into significant earnings growth for our shareholders,” said Randall White, President and CEO. “This quarter’s results reflect the positive impacts from several strategic changes that were made during our fourth quarter last year. We restructured our freight contract with our small package carrier to reduce price increases and increased the minimum charges on customer orders to further offset our overall net shipping costs on each package. These changes, along with increased discounts and rebates on longer print runs with our publishers, have driven increased profitability for the quarter. We expect continued profitability from these changes, and other future strategic improvements, to further drive shareholder returns,” commented Mr. White.


Net revenues for the direct sales division, Usborne Books & More (“UBAM”), totaled $37.6 million for the fiscal first quarter ended May 31, 2021, an increase of 1.9% from $36.9 million for the same quarter a year ago. This increase in revenues over the same quarter last year is especially relevant as the $36.9 million for the quarter ended May 31, 2020, was the Company’s largest revenue quarter at that time and reflected an increase of 41.8% over the quarter ended May 31, 2019. Also, last year’s record quarter was achieved during the COVID-19 pandemic, which suffered approximately $8 million in lost revenues from school book fairs and booth sales due to closures. We estimate the combined missed revenues from these two sales streams exceeded $30 million for the year ended February 28, 2021. The Company is confident that revenues from these two channels are returning during this fiscal year as restrictions are lifted from schools and group gatherings.


Net revenues in the Publishing division increased 128.6%, to $3.2 million for the fiscal first quarter ended May 31, 2021, from $1.4 million for the same quarter a year ago. The Publishing divisions gross sales grew by over 132.3%, reflecting the continued momentum of increased sales through retail stores.


Per Mr. White, “During the first and second quarters last year we saw an increase in demand for our products from parents needing additional content in the home. This increased demand resulted in unusually large sales volumes for what are not typically our largest quarters of the year, due to the seasonal nature of our business. The increase in revenues over the first quarter last year indicates that this increase in Usborne Books & More is sales consultant driven rather than driven by the issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.” 


Mr. White concluded, “The Company has a strong financial position and expects an increase in revenues and profitability for the fiscal year ending February 28, 2022.”


Once again, the board approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, which will be paid on, or around, September 7, 2021 to shareholders of record on August 24, 2021.



The following information was filed by Educational Development Corp (EDUC) on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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Ticker: EDUC
CIK: 31667
Form Type: 10-Q Quarterly Report
Accession Number: 0001185185-21-000931
Submitted to the SEC: Thu Jul 08 2021 8:44:45 AM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Thu Jul 08 2021
Period: Monday, May 31, 2021
Industry: Wholesale Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods

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