Analyst Ratings for TAL Education Group (ADR) (XRS)Updated: 2016-11-28
Several price targets were given for XRS by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 100, implying a possible profit of 29.03 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 65.2, implying potential capital losses of -15.87 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.
In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 12.8 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 17.65 percent.
Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.
The growth rate of XRS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 5.16 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. XRS has a PEG ratio of 12.84.
In the trailing 52-weeks, XRS hit 83.68 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 41.34. Today's price is 87.47 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 7.39 percent. XRS has a price/earnings ratio of 66.26. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The XRS value stock report compares XRS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.24 billion. XRS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 2017-01-25, days from today.