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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 5.25
TAL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. TAL: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TAL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 5.25
1.55
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.37
TAL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. TAL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TAL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.37
0.12
0.73
Debt-to-Equity 0.26
TAL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
54% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. TAL: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
TAL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.26
0.03
0.74
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.10
TAL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. TAL: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
TAL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.1
0.03
2.24
Interest Coverage 10.40
TAL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.04 vs. TAL: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TAL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.24  Med: 375.85 Max: No Debt
Current: 10.4
10.24
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 7.66
WACC vs ROIC
3.08%
81.38%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.12
TAL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. TAL: 12.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TAL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.84  Med: 15.5 Max: 24.18
Current: 12.12
11.84
24.18
Net Margin % 10.68
TAL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. TAL: 10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TAL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.68  Med: 16.59 Max: 21.74
Current: 10.68
10.68
21.74
ROE % 21.64
TAL's ROE % is ranked higher than
87% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. TAL: 21.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TAL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.09  Med: 26.85 Max: 133.88
Current: 21.64
14.09
133.88
ROA % 7.62
TAL's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. TAL: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TAL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 11.22 Max: 27.38
Current: 7.62
7.62
27.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 123.27
TAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. TAL: 123.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TAL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.12  Med: 124.73 Max: 432.8
Current: 123.27
49.12
432.8
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 41.10
TAL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. TAL: 41.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TAL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 33.65 Max: 41.1
Current: 41.1
0
41.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 30.00
TAL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TAL: 30.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TAL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 29.65 Max: 50.7
Current: 30
0
50.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.10
TAL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. TAL: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TAL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26.05 Max: 41.9
Current: 20.1
0
41.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2017

TAL Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chris Davis 383,192 sh (+50.30%)
Chase Coleman 1,769,285 sh (+39.14%)
Ron Baron 524,562 sh (+1.35%)
Lee Ainslie 16,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 852,560 sh (-5.42%)
Sarah Ketterer 32,200 sh (-12.02%)
Jim Simons 74,300 sh (-36.82%)
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Q2 2017

TAL Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 5,913 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 3,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 131,600 sh (+77.12%)
Lee Ainslie 19,940 sh (+24.63%)
Chris Davis 426,586 sh (+11.32%)
Ron Baron 523,392 sh (-0.22%)
Chase Coleman 1,642,406 sh (-7.17%)
Sarah Ketterer 25,600 sh (-20.50%)
Jeremy Grantham 432,960 sh (-49.22%)
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Q3 2017

TAL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Pioneer Investments 67,620 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 9,854,436 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 35,200 sh (-0.78%)
Chris Davis 2,537,827 sh (-0.85%)
Sarah Ketterer 150,100 sh (-2.28%)
Lee Ainslie 114,030 sh (-4.69%)
Ron Baron 2,649,724 sh (-15.62%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,768,902 sh (-31.91%)
Jim Simons 14,200 sh (-98.20%)
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Q4 2017

TAL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 243,430 sh (+113.48%)
Pioneer Investments 131,083 sh (+93.85%)
Chase Coleman 10,067,238 sh (+2.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ron Baron 2,630,329 sh (-0.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,442,610 sh (-18.45%)
Chris Davis 1,561,180 sh (-38.48%)
Sarah Ketterer 10,500 sh (-93.00%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TAL

(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
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -0.73%$27.04 - $36.1 $ 36.7521%2,630,329
Chris Davis 2017-12-31 Reduce -38.48%0.14%$27.04 - $36.1 $ 36.7521%1,561,180
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Reduce -15.62%0.05%$20.22 - $33.82 $ 36.7531%2,649,724
Chris Davis 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.85%$20.22 - $33.82 $ 36.7531%2,537,827
Ron Baron 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.22%$17.03 - $22.08 $ 36.7588%3,140,352
Chris Davis 2017-06-30 Add 11.32%0.02%$17.03 - $22.08 $ 36.7588%2,559,516
Ron Baron 2017-03-31 Add 1.35%$11.69 - $17.76 $ 36.75155%3,147,372
Chris Davis 2017-03-31 Add 50.30%0.06%$11.69 - $17.76 $ 36.75155%2,299,152
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services    NAICS: 611110    SIC: 8211
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Traded in other countries:IZZ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:China
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 is an education and technology enterprise in China. It is engaged in the 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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 126.76
TAL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. TAL: 126.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TAL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.84  Med: 34.67 Max: 143.09
Current: 126.76
19.84
143.09
Forward PE Ratio 55.25
TAL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.74 vs. TAL: 55.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 131.25
TAL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
92% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.27 vs. TAL: 131.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TAL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.84  Med: 33.4 Max: 146.67
Current: 131.25
19.84
146.67
PB Ratio 22.15
TAL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TAL: 22.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TAL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.77  Med: 7.81 Max: 22.15
Current: 22.15
2.77
22.15
PS Ratio 13.88
TAL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. TAL: 13.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TAL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 6.39 Max: 14.61
Current: 13.88
2.79
14.61
EV-to-EBIT 75.06
TAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. TAL: 75.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TAL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 27.2 Max: 102.7
Current: 75.06
12
102.7
EV-to-EBITDA 75.06
TAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. TAL: 75.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 27.2 Max: 102.7
Current: 75.06
12
102.7
EV-to-Revenue 11.23
TAL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
86% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TAL: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
TAL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 5.5 Max: 14.6
Current: 11.23
1.7
14.6
PEG Ratio 2.91
TAL's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. TAL: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
TAL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.55
Current: 2.91
0.55
3.55
Current Ratio 1.08
TAL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. TAL: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TAL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.08
0.91
3.5
Quick Ratio 1.07
TAL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. TAL: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TAL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.78 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.07
0.91
3.5
Days Inventory 1.70
TAL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. TAL: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TAL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
0.02
1.7
Days Sales Outstanding 4.39
TAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.65 vs. TAL: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.85 Max: 36.15
Current: 4.39
0.9
36.15
Days Payable 25.55
TAL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.55 vs. TAL: 25.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TAL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 9.05 Max: 25.55
Current: 25.55
5.66
25.55

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.50
TAL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
73% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. TAL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TAL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
TAL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. TAL: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TAL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: -1.15 Max: 0
Current: -1.4
-7.7
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 33.41
TAL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. TAL: 33.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TAL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 7.9 Max: 33.41
Current: 33.41
2.8
33.41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 27.63
TAL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TAL: 27.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TAL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 12.89 Max: 27.63
Current: 27.63
0.98
27.63
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.17
TAL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TAL: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TAL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.17
Current: 2.17
0.44
2.17
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.25
TAL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. TAL: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
TAL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.87 Max: 5.25
Current: 5.25
0.25
5.25
Price-to-Graham-Number 13.97
TAL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
100% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. TAL: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TAL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 3.29 Max: 13.97
Current: 13.97
1.56
13.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.32
TAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. TAL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TAL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.7 Max: 8.3
Current: 1.32
1
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 39.93
TAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TAL: 39.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TAL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37  Med: 43.8 Max: 60
Current: 39.93
37
60

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,527.25
EPS (TTM) $ 0.29
Beta0.03
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $13.50 - 36.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)500.85 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Feb18 Feb19 Feb20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,692 2,612 3,681
EBIT (Mil $) 229 375 639
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.39 0.63 1.00
EPS without NRI ($) 0.39 0.63 1.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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