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.

EDU was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 118, implying a possible profit of 42.39 percent. The lowest price target was 60.2, implying a possible loss of -27.36 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

EDU has an estimated earnings growth rate of 43.85 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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 below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $12.72 billion. EDU will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.