TAL Education Group TAL shares are trading lower by 4.75% to $8.23 Tuesday. Shares of Chinese companies at large are trading lower after China's GDP growth slowed in the fourth quarter.
The stock may also be trading lower after peer tutoring firm New Oriental Education reported mixed second-quarter results.
New Oriental Education reported second-quarter EPS of 10 cents, which missed the analyst consensus estimate of 12 cents. The company reported sales of $638.20M, beating the $612.76M estimate.
Our Benzinga team reported, for 2022, the world’s second-largest economy recorded 3% growth in real terms, with output coming at $121.02 trillion yuan ($17.93 billion).
NBS noted that the economy continued to grow despite downward pressures and output hit a new high, and employment and prices remained stable.
The 3% growth trailed China’s official target of 5.5% growth for the year and marked a significant slowdown from the 8.1% rate recorded for 2021.
The annual rate of growth was the slowest since 2020 when GDP growth plunged to 2.2% amid the initial COVID-19 onset. Outside of 2020, the 2022 GDP growth was the slowest since 1976, a year that marked the end of the Cultural revolution, according to World Bank data...Read More
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According to data from Benzinga Pro, TAL has a 52-week high of $10.45 and a 52-week low of $1.60.
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