Analysts expect that TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) will report earnings of $0.13 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have made estimates for TAL Education Group’s earnings. TAL Education Group posted earnings per share of $0.14 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 7.1%. The firm is scheduled to report its next earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, July 25th.

On average, analysts expect that TAL Education Group will report full year earnings of $0.82 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.76 to $0.88. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $1.22 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.15 to $1.27. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover TAL Education Group.

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 25th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $726.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $685.64 million. TAL Education Group had a net margin of 14.33% and a return on equity of 18.28%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 44.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.14 earnings per share.

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on TAL shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of W. R. Grace & Co from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Tigress Financial reissued a “buy” rating on shares of TAL Education Group in a research report on Tuesday, July 2nd. Jefferies Financial Group downgraded shares of Reliance Steel & Aluminum from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and reduced their price target for the company from $105.00 to $100.00 in a research report on Friday, April 26th. Daiwa Capital Markets raised shares of TAL Education Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, April 26th. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price target on shares of Intuit from $225.00 to $245.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, March 25th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $40.32.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Jump Trading LLC bought a new stake in TAL Education Group in the 4th quarter worth approximately $433,000. Greenwoods Asset Management Ltd grew its position in TAL Education Group by 20.9% in the 1st quarter. Greenwoods Asset Management Ltd now owns 1,148,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $41,441,000 after purchasing an additional 198,800 shares during the period. Brookstone Capital Management grew its position in TAL Education Group by 20.5% in the 1st quarter. Brookstone Capital Management now owns 11,433 shares of the company’s stock worth $413,000 after purchasing an additional 1,948 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc. grew its position in TAL Education Group by 9.4% in the 4th quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,227,094 shares of the company’s stock worth $32,739,000 after purchasing an additional 105,355 shares during the period. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc grew its position in TAL Education Group by 26.8% in the 4th quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 2,057,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $54,905,000 after purchasing an additional 435,420 shares during the period. 60.07% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of TAL traded down $0.57 on Thursday, hitting $36.42. 2,073,554 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,499,710. The stock has a market cap of $20.86 billion, a P/E ratio of 59.70 and a beta of 0.30. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $36.80. TAL Education Group has a one year low of $21.08 and a one year high of $41.60.

TAL Education Group Company Profile

TAL Education Group provides K-12 after-school tutoring services in the People's Republic of China. It offers tutoring services to K-12 students covering various academic subjects, including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography, political science, English, and Chinese. The company also provides tutoring services primarily through small classes under the Xueersi, Mobby, and Firstleap brand names; personalized premium services under Izhikang name; and online courses.

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