TAL Education Group (TAL) Receiving Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows

News stories about TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. TAL Education Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.45 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 45.8000920329403 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

TAL has been the subject of a number of research reports. Macquarie lowered TAL Education Group from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Jefferies Group increased their price target on TAL Education Group to $35.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Zacks Investment Research lowered TAL Education Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Bank of America reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $40.30 price target (up from $29.10) on shares of TAL Education Group in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Finally, Morgan Stanley assumed coverage on TAL Education Group in a research report on Friday, August 25th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $37.00 price objective for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $31.16.

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) traded up $0.33 on Monday, hitting $29.97. The stock had a trading volume of 3,551,343 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,000,792. The stock has a market capitalization of $14,489.87, a price-to-earnings ratio of 123.50, a P/E/G ratio of 1.38 and a beta of 0.19. TAL Education Group has a one year low of $11.02 and a one year high of $36.16. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32, a current ratio of 1.14 and a quick ratio of 1.14.

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.02). TAL Education Group had a net margin of 9.90% and a return on equity of 18.17%. The business had revenue of $455.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $441.18 million. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 68.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that TAL Education Group will post 0.37 earnings per share for the current year.

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TAL Education Group Company Profile

TAL Education Group is a holding company for a group of companies engaged in provision of after-school tutoring programs for primary and secondary school students in the People’s Republic of China (the PRC). The Company is a K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. The Company’s Xueersi Peiyou small classes course consists of approximately four semesters, which include approximately two school semesters in Spring and Fall, and approximately two holiday semesters in summer and winter.

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