TAL Education Group [TAL] took an downward turn with a change of -1.04%, trading at the price of $55.03 during the trading session on Wednesday. The price movement in correlation with percentage of the mentioned increase can allow a valuable insight to investors. During the last trading session 1.25 million shares changed hands being bought and sold, while TAL Education Group shares have an average trading volume of 4.11M shares for that time period. TAL monthly volatility recorded 6.06%, in the meanwhile having share price volatility for the week set at 7.71%. PS value for TAL stocks is 10.52 with PB recorded at 13.15.
TAL Education Group [NYSE:TAL]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Experts stock market traders frequently make a point to check what top Wall Street analysts say regarding a potential buy. Regarding TAL Education Group [TAL] currently, the latest Wall Street ratings we can see is from the fiscal quarter that’s going to end in 11/29/2019. On average, stock market experts give TAL an Buy rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $54.94, with the high estimate being $80.00, the low estimate being $40.00 and the median estimate amounting to $62.85. This is compared to its latest closing price of $55.61.
Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for TAL Education Group [TAL] is sitting at 5.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 4.67.
Stay on the lookout for the next publication of this organization’s financial results for the quarter, which will be made public on 04/23/2020.
Fundamental Analysis of TAL Education Group [TAL]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for TAL Education Group [TAL] sitting at 7.00% and its Gross Margin at 55.80%, this company’s Net Margin is now 9.10. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 14.47, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 16.89. Its Return on Equity is 12.60%, and its Return on Assets is 6.90%. These metrics all suggest that TAL Education Group is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, TAL Education Group [TAL] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 8.67. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 7.98, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 5.76.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 46.45 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.51. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 6.08, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.01. TAL Education Group [TAL] has a Price to Book Ratio of 8.47, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 110.20 and P/E Ratio of 310.75. These metrics suggest that this publicly-traded organization will not likely result in investment gains.
TAL Education Group [TAL] has 610.69M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of 33.96B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 30.78 to 59.76. At its current price, it has moved down by -7.91% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 78.78% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.42, which indicates that it is 7.71% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 54.82. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is TAL Education Group [TAL] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of TAL Education Group [TAL], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.