EDU stock: buy or sell?

EDU stock price: $108.24 -0.70% At close on March 31st, 2020

Updated on:
March 31st, 2020


New Oriental Education & shares depreciated -0.70% to $108.24 today. On Friday EDU collapsed a scary -11.09%. With Tuesday it's been 3 sliding days in a row, loosing $-16.96 (-13.63%). On Wednesday EDU climbed a dazzling 5.42%.

New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services under the New Oriental brand in the People's Republic of China.

Should I buy EDU stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, New Oriental Education & stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean EDU will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is New Oriental Education & stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for EDU stock for the last month.

EDU stock analysis

Daily outlook

New Oriental Education & shares depreciated -0.70% to $108.24 today.

New Oriental Education & closed today at $108.24 and depreciated an unpleasant -0.70%. On February, EDU hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on January tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

EDU stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

New Oriental Education & Technology eased a terrifying -3.96% this week. By mid March EDU plummed a hair-raising -12.29% in just one week. By mid February EDU skyrocketed an impressive 5.02% in just one week.

Not so far away is the last price record New Oriental Education & marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 23.98%. Since mid March, when EDU stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-13.84 per share (-11.34%). Stocks under the 200 days moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

EDU stock chart (weekly)

EDU stock price history

EDU stock went public on September 15th, 2006 with a price of $5.941. Since then, EDU stock surged a 1,722.20%, with an average of 132.50% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in EDU stock in 2006, it would worth $17,222.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

EDU stock historical price chart

EDU stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $142.38.

EDU stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' EDU stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for New Oriental Education & Technology stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After publishing its last earnings report on April, New Oriental Education & . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
EDU earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, New Oriental Education & Technology annual turnover climbed an extraordinary 36.01% to $2,447.43 million dollars from $1,799.51 marked in 2017. In contrast, its income margin (compared to revenues) declined to 12.10%, that is $296.13 million.

To have an updated picture of the financial situation of New Oriental Education &, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual New Oriental Education & TTM sales up to February 2019 were $2,954.64 and income was $259.90 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem New Oriental Education & business evolution since May 2018: Annual revenues up to February, compared to lastest yearly report, rocketed a dazzling 20.72%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/revenues) depreciated at 12.10%.

EDU annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$961 M-$137 M14.2%-
2014$1,140 M18.60%$215 M18.9%57.07%
2015$1,247 M9.37%$193 M15.5%-10.22%
2016$1,478 M18.57%$225 M15.2%16.51%
2017$1,800 M21.72%$274 M15.3%22.04%
2018$2,447 M36.01%$296 M12.1%7.90%
TTM $2,955 M20.72%$260 M8.8%-12.23%

Quarterly financial results

New Oriental Education & reported $796.72 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 33.44% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $97.41 million with a profit margin of 12.23%. Profit margin rocketed a 16.55% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -4.33%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, New Oriental Education & Technology sales marked an astounding increase and boosted a 28.90%.
EDU quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$481 M-$55 M11.4%-
2017-Q3$666 M38.53%$160 M24.0%191.27%
2017-Q4$467 M-29.84%$4 M0.9%-97.32%
2018-Q1$618 M32.30%$68 M11.1%1,497.94%
2018-Q2$701 M13.42%$65 M9.3%-4.82%
2018-Q3$860 M22.66%$123 M14.3%89.35%
2018-Q4$597 M-30.56%$-26 M-4.3%-120.96%
2019-Q1$797 M33.44%$97 M12.2%-477.18%

New Oriental Education & ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For New Oriental Education &, 0.06% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for EDU stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$17.1 B
Total shares158.4 M
Float shares137.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)87.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

EDU summary

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
Day range$105.94 - $110.95
Previous close$109.00
Session gain-0.70%
Average true range$9.12
50d mov avg$127.34
100d mov avg$126.02
200d mov avg$116.23
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern

New Oriental Education & performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared New Oriental Education & against in the following table:
EDUNew Oriental Educ...-14.20%-5.11%21.70%

New Oriental Education & competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as New Oriental Education & Technology competitor. This doesn't mean New Oriental Education & Technology does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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