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How to buy Hailiang Education Group stock

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Hailiang Education Group Inc is an education & training services business based in the US. Hailiang Education Group shares (HLG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Hailiang Education Group employs 4,164 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Hailiang Education Group share price

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Hailiang Education Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$37.84 - $67.55
50-day moving average $54.69
200-day moving average $60.94
Wall St. target price$69.97
PE ratio 19.0092
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.61

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Is Hailiang Education Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Hailiang Education Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hailiang Education Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Hailiang Education Group's P/E ratio

Hailiang Education Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Hailiang Education Group shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Hailiang Education Group's EBITDA

Hailiang Education Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $698.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Hailiang Education Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Hailiang Education Group financials

Revenue TTM $1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 33.67%
Gross profit TTM $499.4 million
Return on assets TTM 10.88%
Return on equity TTM 21.16%
Profit margin 26.03%
Book value $86.96
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Hailiang Education Group shares

There are currently 7,482 Hailiang Education Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Hailiang Education Group's "short interest". This figure is 2.5% down from 7,672 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Hailiang Education Group shares can be evaluated.

Hailiang Education Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Hailiang Education Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Hailiang Education Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Hailiang Education Group shares traded daily (recently around 4350). Hailiang Education Group's SIR currently stands at 1.72. In other words for every 100,000 Hailiang Education Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1720 shares are currently held short.

However Hailiang Education Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Hailiang Education Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Hailiang Education Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Hailiang Education Group's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Hailiang Education Group shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Hailiang Education Group shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Hailiang Education Group.

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Hailiang Education Group share dividends

We're not expecting Hailiang Education Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Hailiang Education Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hailiang Education Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.84 up to $67.55. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Hailiang Education Group's is -0.0689. This would suggest that Hailiang Education Group's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Hailiang Education Group has bucked the trend.

Hailiang Education Group overview

Hailiang Education Group Inc. provides K-12 educational services in the People's Republic of China. The company operates 9 affiliated schools; and 28 managed schools. It also offers management consulting, educational training and logistic, overseas study consulting, hotel management, study trip, transportation, branding, academic management, education resources, school culture, admission, finance, human resources, procurement, IT, internal audit, and property management services, as well as after-school enrichment program. In addition, the company's schools offer basic educational and international programs at the primary school, middle school, and high school levels, as well as courses designed for students, such as A-levels courses for the United Kingdom universities, SAT courses for the United States universities, and VCE courses for the Australia universities for students planning to apply to undergraduate programs in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. As of June 30, 2020, it had 23,716 students enrolled in its affiliated schools; and 42,628 students enrolled in its managed schools. Hailiang Education Group Inc.

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