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How to buy New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group stock | $10.23

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New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc
NYSE: EDU - USD
EDUCATION & TRAINING SERVICES
$2.22
+$0.05 (+2.30%)

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc is an education & training services business based in the US. New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares (EDU) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group employs 69,438 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$10.23
52-week range$1.94 - $19.97
50-day moving average $7.24
200-day moving average $13.51
Wall St. target price$16.31
PE ratio 9.8333
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.24

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New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $10.23 from 2021-05-28

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1 month (2021-07-02) 35.14%
3 months (2021-05-04) -32.16%
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1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
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Is New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group under- or over-valued?

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

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's P/E ratio

New Oriental Education-and-Technology 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 10x. In other words, New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares trade at around 10x 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.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's PEG ratio

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4776. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's EBITDA

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $408.6 million.

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

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group financials

Revenue TTM $3.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.95%
Gross profit TTM $2 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.75%
Return on equity TTM 7.3%
Profit margin 10.18%
Book value $2.91
Market capitalisation $4.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares

There are currently 51.3 million New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares held short by investors – that's known as New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's "short interest". This figure is 31% down from 74.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares can be evaluated.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares traded daily (recently around 36.6 million). New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's SIR currently stands at 1.4. In other words for every 100,000 New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1400 shares are currently held short.

However New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0349% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares, roughly 35 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 New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group.

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New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 14.66

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's overall score of 14.66 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 0.35/100

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's environmental score of 0.35 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's social score

Social score: 9.44/100

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's social score of 9.44 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's governance score

Governance score: 4.57/100

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 14.66
Total ESG percentile 9.1
Environmental score 0.35
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.44
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 4.57
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 2

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group share dividends

We're not expecting New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's shares ever split?

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 11 March 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares which in turn could have impacted New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's share price.

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.94 up to $19.974. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EDU.US volatility(beta: 0.92)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's is 0.9227. This would suggest that New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group overview

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services under the New Oriental brand in the People's Republic of China. It operates through K-12 AST, Test Preparation and Other Courses; and Others segments. The company offers test preparation courses to students taking language and entrance exams used by educational institutions in the United States, the People's Republic of China, and the Commonwealth countries; and after-school tutoring courses for middle and high school students to enhance their exam scores, as well as for children to teach English. It also provides language training courses, including English, as well as other foreign languages, such as German, Japanese, French, Korean, Italian, and Spanish; operates a full-time private primary and secondary school in Yangzhou seeking a full curriculum with a focus on English; develops and edits educational materials for language training and test preparation; and offers online education programs that include college, K-12, and pre-school education. In addition, the company offers overseas studies consulting and overseas study tour services. As of May 31, 2020, it offered educational programs, services, and products to students through a network of 104 schools, 1,361 learning centers, and 12 bookstores.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.019% of New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group shares are held by insiders and 86.604% by institutions.
How many people work for New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group?
Latest data suggests 69,438 work at New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group.
When does the fiscal year end for New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group?
New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's fiscal year ends in May.
Where is New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group based?
New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's address is: No. 6 Hai Dian Zhong Street, Beijing, China, 100080
What is New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's ISIN number?
New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's international securities identification number is: US6475811070
What is New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's CUSIP number?
New Oriental Education-and-Technology Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 647581107

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