TAL Education Group [NYSE: TAL] loss -17.14% or -7.36 points to close at $35.57 with a heavy trading volume of 39247574 shares. The company report on May 8, 2021 that TAL Education Group Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F.
TAL Education Group (the “Company”) (NYSE: TAL), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, announced it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2021 (the “Annual Report”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on May 8, 2021.
The Company’s Annual Report can be accessed on the investor relations section of its website at https://ir.100tal.com/, as well as on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.
It opened the trading session at $41.21, the shares rose to $41.48 and dropped to $34.26, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for TAL points out that the company has recorded -52.41% loss over the past six months. However, it is still 15.81% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 5.66M shares, TAL reached to a volume of 39247574 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about TAL Education Group [TAL]:
Goldman have made an estimate for TAL Education Group shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 27, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on April 23, 2021, representing the official price target for TAL Education Group stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $68, while Nomura analysts kept a Neutral rating on TAL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for TAL Education Group is set at 3.41, with the Price to Sales ratio for TAL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.70. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.35, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.25. Price to Free Cash Flow for TAL in the course of the last twelve months was 26.83 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.40.
Trading performance analysis for TAL stock
TAL Education Group [TAL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -25.29. With this latest performance, TAL shares dropped by -41.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -52.41% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -33.26% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for TAL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 21.77, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 17.73, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 25.52 for TAL Education Group [TAL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 57.02, while it was recorded at 43.72 for the last single week of trading, and 69.90 for the last 200 days.
TAL Education Group [TAL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and TAL Education Group [TAL] shares currently have an operating margin of -7.79 and a Gross Margin at +54.43. TAL Education Group’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.58.
Return on Total Capital for TAL is now -5.24, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.87. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -3.02, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.32. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, TAL Education Group [TAL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 79.71. Additionally, TAL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 44.35, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 34.23. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 67.16, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 37.37.
Receivables Turnover for the company is 56.34 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.51.TAL Education Group’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.40.
TAL Education Group [TAL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, TAL Education Group posted 0.18/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.04/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 350.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for TAL.
An analysis of insider ownership at TAL Education Group [TAL]
There are presently around $12,848 million, or 87.70% of TAL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of TAL stocks are: MORGAN STANLEY with ownership of 59,547,935, which is approximately 9.538% of the company’s market cap and around 83.90% of the total institutional ownership; UBS ASSET MANAGEMENT AMERICAS INC, holding 57,810,041 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.06 billion in TAL stocks shares; and BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO, currently with $1.36 billion in TAL stock with ownership of nearly -7.001% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in TAL Education Group stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 200 institutional holders increased their position in TAL Education Group [NYSE:TAL] by around 36,272,298 shares. Additionally, 168 investors decreased positions by around 28,407,415 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 296,528,590 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 361,208,303 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. TAL stock had 60 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,789,879 shares, while 53 institutional investors sold positions of 7,387,820 shares during the same period.