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How to buy TAL Education Group stock

Learn how to easily invest in TAL Education Group stock.

TAL Education Group is an education & training services business based in the US. TAL Education Group shares (TAL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TAL Education Group employs 70,914 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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TAL Education Group stock price (NYSE: TAL)

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TAL Education Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$3.34
52-week range$3.17 - $90.96
50-day moving average $4.27
200-day moving average $18.25
Wall St. target price$40.34
PE ratio 2092.932
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.18

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TAL Education Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.34 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -3.47%
1 month (2021-12-23) -18.14%
3 months (2021-10-22) -30.71%
6 months (2021-07-23) -44.33%
1 year (2021-01-22) -95.61%
2 years (2020-01-23) -93.10%
3 years (2019-01-23) 31.22
5 years (2017-01-23) 78.79

Is TAL Education Group stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

TAL Education Group's P/E ratio

TAL 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 2093x. In other words, TAL Education Group shares trade at around 2093x recent earnings.

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

TAL Education Group's PEG ratio

TAL Education Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.84. 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 TAL Education 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.

TAL Education Group's EBITDA

TAL Education Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17.7 million.

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

TAL Education Group financials

Revenue TTM $5.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.93%
Return on equity TTM -300.59%
Profit margin -21.49%
Book value $6.52
Market capitalisation $2.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

TAL Education 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 TAL Education Group.

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

TAL Education Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 18.55

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and TAL Education Group's overall score of 18.55 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 11st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like TAL Education 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.).

TAL Education Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.65/100

TAL Education Group's environmental score of 3.65 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TAL Education Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TAL Education Group's social score

Social score: 11.48/100

TAL Education Group's social score of 11.48 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TAL Education Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

TAL Education Group's governance score

Governance score: 10.42/100

TAL Education Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that TAL Education Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

TAL Education Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

TAL Education Group was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 18.55
Total ESG percentile 11.38
Environmental score 3.65
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 11.48
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 10.42
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

TAL Education Group share dividends

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

Have TAL Education Group's shares ever split?

TAL Education Group's shares were split on a 6:1 basis on 15 August 2017. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 6 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your TAL Education Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 83.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for TAL Education Group shares which in turn could have impacted TAL Education Group's share price.

TAL Education Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TAL Education Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.17 up to $90.96. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while TAL Education Group's is -0.0715. This would suggest that TAL Education Group's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, TAL Education Group has bucked the trend.

TAL Education Group overview

TAL Education Group provides K-12 after-school tutoring services in the People's Republic of China. The company offers tutoring services to K-12 students covering various academic subjects, including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography, political science, English, and Chinese. It provides tutoring services primarily through small-class services under the Xueersi, Mobby, and Firstleap brand names; personalized premium services under Izhikang name; and consulting services on overseas studies under the Shunshun Liuxue brand, as well as offers services under the Haoweilai name. The company also operates jzb. com, an online education platform that serves as a gateway for online courses offered through xueersi. com; and other Websites for specific topics and offerings, such as college entrance examinations, high school entrance examinations, graduate school entrance examinations, preschool education, and raising infants and toddlers, as well as mathematics, English, and Chinese composition. In addition, it operates mmbang.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of TAL Education Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.003% of TAL Education Group shares are held by insiders and 61.672% by institutions.
How many people work for TAL Education Group?
Latest data suggests 70,914 work at TAL Education Group.
When does the fiscal year end for TAL Education Group?
TAL Education Group's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is TAL Education Group based?
TAL Education Group's address is: Danling SOHO, Beijing, China, 100080
What is TAL Education Group's ISIN number?
TAL Education Group's international securities identification number is: US8740801043
What is TAL Education Group's CUSIP number?
TAL Education Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 874080104

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