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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.48
XRS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. XRS: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
XRS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.48
Equity to Asset 0.39
XRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
74% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. XRS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
XRS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.39
0.12
0.73
Interest Coverage 11.12
XRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 141.10 vs. XRS: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
XRS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.57  Med: 430.95 Max: 9999.99
Current: 11.12
11.57
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 5.02
WACC vs ROIC
9.89%
160.44%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.66
XRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. XRS: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
XRS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.84  Med: 18.29 Max: 24.18
Current: 14.66
11.84
24.18
Net-margin (%) 18.61
XRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. XRS: 18.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
XRS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.7  Med: 19.31 Max: 21.74
Current: 18.61
13.7
21.74
ROE (%) 29.60
XRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. XRS: 29.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
XRS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.09  Med: 25.14 Max: 133.88
Current: 29.6
14.09
133.88
ROA (%) 11.49
XRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. XRS: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
XRS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.49  Med: 13.75 Max: 27.38
Current: 11.49
9.49
27.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 141.86
XRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. XRS: 141.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
XRS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.12  Med: 91.72 Max: 625.49
Current: 141.86
49.12
625.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 32.60
XRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. XRS: 32.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XRS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 33.55 Max: 37.4
Current: 32.6
0
37.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 51.00
XRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. XRS: 51.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XRS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 27.95 Max: 51
Current: 51
0
51
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.10
XRS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. XRS: 38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
XRS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.50 Max: 38.1
Current: 38.1
0
38.1
» XRS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

XRS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 379,100 sh (+40.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,332,611 sh (+39.17%)
Ron Baron 590,764 sh (+16.75%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Robert Karr 2,447,262 sh (-1.86%)
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Q1 2015

XRS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ron Baron 715,764 sh (+21.16%)
Robert Karr 2,615,890 sh (+6.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,291,560 sh (-3.08%)
Jim Simons 28,100 sh (-92.59%)
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Q2 2015

XRS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 104,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,342,660 sh (+3.96%)
Ron Baron 743,764 sh (+3.91%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Robert Karr 2,335,303 sh (-10.73%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 34.83
XRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. XRS: 34.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
XRS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.7  Med: 31.31 Max: 71.38
Current: 34.83
19.7
71.38
Forward P/E 29.85
XRS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. XRS: 29.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.78
XRS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
76% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. XRS: 35.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
XRS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.23  Med: 31.88 Max: 71.38
Current: 35.78
19.23
71.38
P/B 8.46
XRS's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. XRS: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
XRS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.77  Med: 6.40 Max: 11.19
Current: 8.46
2.77
11.19
P/S 6.37
XRS's P/S is ranked lower than
92% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. XRS: 6.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
XRS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 5.77 Max: 14.39
Current: 6.37
2.79
14.39
EV-to-EBIT 22.50
XRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. XRS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
XRS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 24.40 Max: 56.7
Current: 22.5
12
56.7
EV-to-EBITDA 22.50
XRS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
81% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. XRS: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
XRS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 24.40 Max: 56.7
Current: 22.5
12
56.7
PEG 1.15
XRS's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. XRS: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
XRS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.07
Current: 1.15
0.59
1.07
Current Ratio 1.45
XRS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. XRS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
XRS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.45
1.02
3.5
Quick Ratio 1.45
XRS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. XRS: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
XRS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.45
1.02
3.5
Days Inventory 0.49
XRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 vs. XRS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
XRS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.68 Max: 1
Current: 0.49
0.6
1
Days Sales Outstanding 2.01
XRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. XRS: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
XRS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.97 Max: 15.71
Current: 2.01
0.9
15.71
Days Payable 9.81
XRS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.04 vs. XRS: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
XRS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 7.40 Max: 10.94
Current: 9.81
5.66
10.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.67
XRS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. XRS: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
XRS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 5.10 Max: 5.75
Current: 1.67
1.57
5.75
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.67
XRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. XRS: 1.67 )
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: 1.57  Med: 5.10 Max: 5.75
Current: 1.67
1.57
5.75
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
XRS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. XRS: -1.60 )
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: -7.8  Med: -3.45 Max: 0
Current: -1.6
-7.8
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.75
XRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. XRS: 8.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
XRS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 5.54 Max: 11.18
Current: 8.75
2.8
11.18
Price/Projected FCF 8.44
XRS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. XRS: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
XRS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 6.86 Max: 8.67
Current: 8.44
5.71
8.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
XRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. XRS: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
XRS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.13
0.49
2.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.43
XRS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. XRS: 1.43 )
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: 1.01  Med: 1.52 Max: 1.75
Current: 1.43
1.01
1.75
Price/Graham Number 3.73
XRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. XRS: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
XRS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.85 Max: 5.01
Current: 3.73
1.55
5.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.47
XRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. XRS: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
XRS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 4.10 Max: 8.3
Current: 4.47
1.8
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 41.89
XRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. XRS: 41.89 )
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: 39.1  Med: 43.20 Max: 56.9
Current: 41.89
39.1
56.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $568
EPS $ 1.23
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float5.15%
52-Week Range $26.48 - 49.73
Shares Outstanding(Mil)79.91

Analyst Estimate

Feb16 Feb17 Feb18
Revenue(Mil) 613 848 1,131
EPS($) 1.47 1.44 2.05
EPS without NRI($) 1.47 1.44 2.05

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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