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American Public Education Stock Shows Every Sign Of Being Fairly Valued


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TAL Education Group Stock Gives Every Indication Of Being Modestly Undervalued

– By GF Value

The stock of TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL, 30-year Financials) gives every indication of being modestly undervalued, according to GuruFocus Value calculation. GuruFocus Value is GuruFocus’ estimate of the fair value at which the stock should be traded. It is calculated based on the historical multiples that the stock has traded at, the past business growth and analyst estimates of future business performance. If the price of a stock is significantly above the GF Value Line, it is overvalued and its future return is likely to be poor. On the other hand, if it is significantly below

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Why New Oriental Education Stock Got Crushed Today

What happened

Shares of New Oriental Education (NYSE:EDU) have gotten crushed today, down by as much as 10%, after the company reported fiscal second-quarter earnings. The results beat expectations, while guidance was mostly in line with current estimates.

So what

Revenue in the fiscal second quarter increased 13% to $887.7 million, which was ahead of the $882.3 million in sales that Wall Street analysts were modeling for. That translated into adjusted earnings per American depositary share (ADS) of $0.43, topping the consensus estimate of $0.33 per ADS in adjusted profits. The company recently listed its shares on the Hong Kong

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Jeff Ubben bets on underperforming for-profit education stock

Jeffrey Ubben

Source: BusinessWire

Activist Jeff Ubben thinks the market is mistakenly underappreciating Strategic Education because it is a for-profit education company.

His firm, Inclusive Capital, has a more than 5% stake in Strategic Education. Since early June, the stock is down more than 40%, while the S&P 500 has rallied more than 12%.

For-profit education companies have gotten a bad reputation in recent years, but Ubben thinks Strategic Education can provide strong returns by leveraging its technology capabilities. Additionally, the company has undertaken initiatives aimed at reducing the cost of post-secondary education.

Company: Strategic Education Inc. (STRA)

Business: Strategic

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Why TAL Education Stock Fell 12.6% Last Month

What happened

Shares of TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) slipped 12.6% in October, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. The stock fell after the company reported second-quarter earnings late in the month and then moved lower amid a sell-off for the broader market. 

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TAL published third-quarter results on Oct. 22, delivering top- and bottom-line results that fell short of the market’s expectations. The company posted non-GAAP (adjusted) earnings per share on revenue of $1.1 billion, while the average analyst target had called for per-share earnings of $0.11 on sales of $1.12 billion. 


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