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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.21
NYSE:XRS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. NYSE:XRS: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:XRS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 3.21
Equity to Asset 0.38
NYSE:XRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NYSE:XRS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:XRS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.38
0.09
0.71
Interest Coverage 11.02
NYSE:XRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.52 vs. NYSE:XRS: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:XRS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.02  Med: 405.33 Max: No Debt
Current: 11.02
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 7.01
WACC vs ROIC
6.12%
143.41%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.11
NYSE:XRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. NYSE:XRS: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.72  Med: 16.9 Max: 24.18
Current: 12.11
11.72
24.18
Net-margin (%) 14.17
NYSE:XRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NYSE:XRS: 14.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 17.95 Max: 21.74
Current: 14.17
13.7
21.74
ROE (%) 22.50
NYSE:XRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.78 vs. NYSE:XRS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.09  Med: 27.14 Max: 133.88
Current: 22.5
14.09
133.88
ROA (%) 8.81
NYSE:XRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. NYSE:XRS: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.81  Med: 13.76 Max: 27.38
Current: 8.81
8.81
27.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 127.72
NYSE:XRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.64 vs. NYSE:XRS: 127.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.12  Med: 117.59 Max: 432.8
Current: 127.72
49.12
432.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 32.90
NYSE:XRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NYSE:XRS: 32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 32.9 Max: 38.5
Current: 32.9
0
38.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 46.10
NYSE:XRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:XRS: 46.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 27.4 Max: 46.1
Current: 46.1
0
46.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 41.90
NYSE:XRS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NYSE:XRS: 41.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:XRS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 28.3 Max: 41.9
Current: 41.9
0
41.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-22)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

XRS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 8,400 sh (New)
Ron Baron 803,818 sh (+8.07%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,385,360 sh (+3.18%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Robert Karr 1,897,924 sh (-18.73%)
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Q4 2015

XRS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chase Coleman 1,715,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 800,818 sh (-0.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 868,560 sh (-37.30%)
Robert Karr 883,056 sh (-53.47%)
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Q1 2016

XRS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 149,500 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 1,715,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 801,640 sh (-7.70%)
Ron Baron 720,222 sh (-10.06%)
Robert Karr 422,053 sh (-52.21%)
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Q2 2016

XRS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Chris Davis 223,225 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 23,290 sh (New)
Jim Simons 345,700 sh (+131.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 858,760 sh (+7.13%)
Robert Karr Sold Out
Ron Baron 600,128 sh (-16.67%)
Chase Coleman 602,500 sh (-64.87%)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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TAL Education Group is engaged in providing after-school tutoring programs for primary and secondary school students in China. It delivers its tutoring services through small classes, personalized premium services and online course offerings.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 62.30
XRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. XRS: 62.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
XRS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.7  Med: 32.45 Max: 62.42
Current: 62.3
19.7
62.42
Forward P/E 49.75
XRS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. XRS: 49.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 62.30
XRS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. XRS: 62.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
XRS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.7  Med: 32.45 Max: 62.42
Current: 62.3
19.7
62.42
P/B 10.19
XRS's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. XRS: 10.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
XRS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.76  Med: 6.99 Max: 12.91
Current: 10.19
2.76
12.91
P/S 10.02
XRS's P/S is ranked lower than
94% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. XRS: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
XRS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 6.02 Max: 11.38
Current: 10.02
2.78
11.38
EV-to-EBIT 35.92
XRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. XRS: 35.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
XRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 24.7 Max: 49.3
Current: 35.92
11.8
49.3
EV-to-EBITDA 35.92
XRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
88% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. XRS: 35.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
XRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 24.7 Max: 49.3
Current: 35.92
11.8
49.3
PEG 1.73
XRS's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. XRS: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
XRS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.73
0.57
1.73
Current Ratio 1.35
XRS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. XRS: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
XRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.35
1.24
3.28
Quick Ratio 1.34
XRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. XRS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
XRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 1.81 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.34
1.24
3.28
Days Inventory 0.57
XRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. XRS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
XRS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.67 Max: 1
Current: 0.57
0.02
1
Days Sales Outstanding 3.71
XRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. XRS: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
XRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.24 Max: 15.71
Current: 3.71
0.9
15.71
Days Payable 13.28
XRS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.91 vs. XRS: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
XRS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 8.46 Max: 13.28
Current: 13.28
5.66
13.28

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
XRS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
96% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. XRS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
XRS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
XRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. XRS: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
XRS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.1 Max: 5.75
Current: 1.5
1.5
5.75
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.20
XRS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. XRS: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
XRS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.8  Med: -1.1 Max: 0
Current: -1.2
-6.8
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 12.48
XRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. XRS: 12.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
XRS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 6.35 Max: 12.51
Current: 12.48
3.67
12.51
Price/Projected FCF 12.33
XRS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. XRS: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
XRS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.87 Max: 12.35
Current: 12.33
0
12.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.67
XRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. XRS: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
XRS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.67
0.51
1.67
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.37
XRS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. XRS: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
XRS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.37
Current: 2.37
1.56
2.37
Price/Graham Number 5.88
XRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. XRS: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
XRS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.93 Max: 6.6
Current: 5.88
1.86
6.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.79
XRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. XRS: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
XRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4 Max: 8.5
Current: 2.79
2
8.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 39.27
XRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. XRS: 39.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
XRS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.9  Med: 38.9 Max: 56.9
Current: 39.27
32.9
56.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $685.7
EPS (TTM) $ 1.12
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float4.86%
52-Week Range $29.98 - 71.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)80.88

Analyst Estimate

Feb17 Feb18
Revenue (Mil $) 889 1,239
EPS ($) 1.40 2.34
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.40 2.34
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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