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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
XRS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. XRS: No Debt )
XRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.39
XRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. XRS: 0.39 )
XRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.39

0.12
0.73
Interest Coverage No Debt
XRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 104.79 vs. XRS: No Debt )
XRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 210.77   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

210.77
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.09
M-Score: -1.57
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.95
XRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. XRS: 18.95 )
XRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.72   Max: 24.18
Current: 18.95

11.72
24.18
Net-margin (%) 19.27
XRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. XRS: 19.27 )
XRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 13.7   Max: 21.74
Current: 19.27

13.7
21.74
ROE (%) 28.18
XRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.27 vs. XRS: 28.18 )
XRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.09   Max: 133.88
Current: 28.18

14.09
133.88
ROA (%) 12.92
XRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. XRS: 12.92 )
XRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 9.49   Max: 27.38
Current: 12.92

9.49
27.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 87.77
XRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.86 vs. XRS: 87.77 )
XRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 40.29   Max: 619.72
Current: 87.77

40.29
619.72
Revenue Growth (%) 34.50
XRS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. XRS: 34.50 )
XRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 37.4
Current: 34.5

0
37.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 23.60
XRS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. XRS: 23.60 )
XRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26.7
Current: 23.6

0
26.7
EPS Growth (%) 28.30
XRS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. XRS: 28.30 )
XRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.3
Current: 28.3

0
28.3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

XRS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 883,713 sh (New)
Jim Simons 463,650 sh (+37.58%)
Robert Karr 2,723,337 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 3,150,000 sh (-37.62%)
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Q1 2014

XRS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ron Baron 9,424 sh (New)
Jim Simons 659,755 sh (+42.3%)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Robert Karr 2,602,707 sh (-4.43%)
Jeremy Grantham 570,112 sh (-35.49%)
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Q2 2014

XRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 284,490 sh (+2918.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 675,144 sh (+18.42%)
Steven Cohen 71,100 sh (unchged)
Robert Karr 2,572,304 sh (-1.17%)
Jim Simons 625,400 sh (-5.21%)
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Q3 2014

XRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Pioneer Investments 5,760 sh (New)
Ron Baron 506,005 sh (+77.86%)
Jeremy Grantham 957,544 sh (+41.83%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Robert Karr 2,493,530 sh (-3.06%)
Jim Simons 270,100 sh (-56.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with XRS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Robert Karr 2014-09-30 Reduce -3.06%0.33%$26.82 - $35.9 $ 31.43-2%2493530
Ron Baron 2014-09-30 Add 77.86%0.03%$26.82 - $35.9 $ 31.43-2%506005
Robert Karr 2014-06-30 Reduce -1.17%0.11%$20.22 - $27.74 $ 31.4333%2572304
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 2918.78%0.03%$20.22 - $27.74 $ 31.4333%284490
Robert Karr 2014-03-31 Reduce -4.43%0.18%$21.15 - $25.61 $ 31.4333%2602707
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 New Buy$21.15 - $25.61 $ 31.4333%9424
Robert Karr 2013-06-30 Add 32.25%0.59%$8.94 - $11.15 $ 31.43219%2723337
Robert Karr 2011-12-31 Add 15.56%0.57%$8.61 - $10.47 $ 31.43216%2104315
John Griffin 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0204%$10.06 - $12.98 $ 31.43171%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.00
XRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.00 vs. XRS: 36.00 )
XRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.7   Max: 71.38
Current: 36

19.7
71.38
P/B 9.90
XRS's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. XRS: 9.90 )
XRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 11.19
Current: 9.9

2.77
11.19
P/S 7.00
XRS's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. XRS: 7.00 )
XRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.79   Max: 14.39
Current: 7

2.79
14.39
PFCF 27.30
XRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XRS: 27.30 )
XRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.21   Max: 32.07
Current: 27.3

9.21
32.07
EV-to-EBIT 27.84
XRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.37 vs. XRS: 27.84 )
XRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12   Max: 59.4
Current: 27.84

12
59.4
PEG 1.33
XRS's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XRS: 1.33 )
XRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.33

0
1.7
Current Ratio 2.56
XRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. XRS: 2.56 )
XRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 3.5
Current: 2.56

1.02
3.5
Quick Ratio 2.56
XRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. XRS: 2.56 )
XRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 3.5
Current: 2.56

1.02
3.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
XRS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. XRS: 1.80 )
XRS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.62   Max: 5.75
Current: 1.8

2.62
5.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.80
XRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. XRS: 1.80 )
XRS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 5.65
Current: 1.8

5.04
5.65
Share Buyback Rate -5.30
XRS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. XRS: -5.30 )
XRS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -7.8
Current: -5.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 37.41
XRS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XRS: 37.41 )
XRS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 6.05   Max: 40.71
Current: 37.41

6.05
40.71
Price/Net Current Asset Value 33.79
XRS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XRS: 33.79 )
XRS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.05   Max: 36.77
Current: 33.79

6.05
36.77
Price/Tangible Book 10.27
XRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. XRS: 10.27 )
XRS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 11.18
Current: 10.27

2.8
11.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
XRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. XRS: 1.35 )
XRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.35

0.53
2.58
Price/Graham Number 4.25
XRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. XRS: 4.25 )
XRS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 5.31
Current: 4.25

1.56
5.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.60
XRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. XRS: 3.60 )
XRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 8.3
Current: 3.6

1.7
8.3

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Traded in other countries:IZZ.Germany
TAL Education Group was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on January 10, 2008. The Company is engaged in provision of after-school tutoring programs for primary and secondary school students in the People's Republic of China. It offers comprehensive tutoring services to K-12 students covering core academic subjects, including among others, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography, political science, English and Chinese, as well as, through its Mobby tutoring services, young learners tutoring services for students aged three through eight. Its competitors at the national level include New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. and Xueda Education Group.
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