Analyst Ratings for New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. ADR (EDU)

Updated: 2017-07-26

An average rating of Buy has been given to New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. ADR (NYSE:EDU) by analysts covering the stock. About 30 days ago, EDU was issued an average rating of Buy.

Of the 20 analysts covering the stock, 17 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 2 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for EDU by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 118, implying potential capital gains of 42.39 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 60.2, implying potential capital losses of -27.36 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.45 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.44 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

EDU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 43.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of EDU is 1.17.

In the last 52-weeks, EDU has achieved a high of 83.91 and a low of 37.16. Currently the stock is 123.01 percent higher than its low, and 1.24 percent lower than its 52-week high. EDU has a price/earnings ratio of 51.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The EDU value stock report compares EDU to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of EDU is $12.72 billion. EDU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.