The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for TAL Education Group (TAL) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.02, or 0.26%, to $7.60. The TAL Education Group has recorded 62,918 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that TAL Education Group Announces Unaudited Financial Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended May 31, 2023.
TAL Education Group is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Consumer Defensive sector and is a part of the Education & Training Services industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $7.58 and fluctuated between $7.59 as its day high and $7.34 as its day low. The current market capitalization of TAL Education Group is $4.80B. A total of 4.67 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 6.82M shares.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. TAL’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/9/2017 when it declared a $0.0833 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/25/2017. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 6/15/2016 with an ex-dividend date of 6/15/2016. The TAL stock dividend was $0.09 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for TAL in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $7.77 with high estimates of $10.20 and low estimates of $6.70. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, TAL has a high of $10.45 and a low of $2.81.
As of this writing, TAL has an earnings estimate of $0.06 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 1 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.06 per share and a lower estimate of $0.06. The company reported an EPS of -$0.02 in the last quarter, which was -200.00% lower than expectations of $0.02.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. TAL’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $2.71B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $242.09M in debt and $902.58M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $5.76, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $4.00B.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for TAL is Buy with a score of 3.00.