The stock is about 2% above a 94.73 buy point from a second-stage flat base .
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While the company's bottom line growth fell in the company's most recent performance report from 41% to 13%, revenue rose 24%, up from 23% in the previous report.
Analysts are looking for EPS growth of 50% for the quarter, and 22% growth for the full year. Annual growth estimates were recently revised upward.
The company has a 97 Composite Rating and earns the No. 2 rank among its peers in the Consumer Services-Education industry group. Bright Horizon Family Solutions ( BFAM ) is the top-ranked stock within the group.
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