New Oriental Education

  • Sell American Education Stocks and Buy Chinese

    By Phillip Woolgar - July 26, 2013 | Tickers: APOL, DV, EDU

    The American college enrollment boom pushed schools to capacity and drove up admission costs, but now the climate is much different, and companies are struggling with new regulatory rules and decreased enrollment. According to a July 25 article in the New York Times, "signs point to 2013-14 being the year when traditional four-year, nonprofit colleges begin a contraction that will last for several years." Already, 2012-13 enrollment fell by 2 more »

  • Decent Prospects in the E-vy League?

    By Chris Hodge - May 29, 2013 | Tickers: EDU, STRA, XRS

    Forget the Ivy League -- today's budget-conscious and time-conscious students are turning to the E-vy League, schools that operate primarily online or with a strong online element. However, education is a tricky endeavor to quantify, as any teacher could tell you. Let's take a look at three companies with potential and vet their prospects for your portfolio.

    A decent inroad to the Chinese economy

    New Oriental Education & Technology Group more »

  • Multi-Billion Dollar Hedge Fund’s Most Promising Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - January 28, 2013 | Tickers: GOOG, EDU, SINA, VECO, YELP

    Hedge funds generate a significant fraction of their alpha from small-cap stocks, primarily because the information surrounding this space is less efficient. At Insider Monkey, we've empirically tested this phenomenon, and according to our analysis, hedge funds’ top small-cap picks generate an alpha of about 120 basis points per month.

    We started publishing a quarterly newsletter at the end of August, and since then, until the end of December more »

  • The For-Profit Education Sector is Becoming Weaker!

    By Piyanka Agarwal - January 17, 2013 | Tickers: APOL, DV, EDU, STRA

    Apollo Group (NASDAQ: APOL) reported its first quarter results for the year 2013 after the bell on Jan. 8. Surpassing analyst estimates, the company reported revenues of $1.055 billion and adjusted earnings of $1.22 per share.

    Apollo Group is a private education provider that offers educational programs both online and on-campus at the Undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral levels through its wholly-owned subsidiaries.  Along with its subsidiaries, it more »

  • The Future of China Investing: Beer, Gambling, & Children

    By Nick Slepko - December 11, 2012 | Tickers: ZNH, HMIN, EDU, TSGTY.PK, DIS

    Prior to joining Global X Funds, Alex Ashby lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia.  He currently manages a group of six ETFs covering the consumer, energy, financial, industrial, material, and technology sectors of the Chinese economy.  The Global X China Consumer ETF (CHIQ) provides investors with exposure to consumer-focused companies in China and is designed to be a transparent, cost-efficient way to get access to the growing consumer demand within more »

  • Billionaire Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global is Selling this Stock

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - December 11, 2012 | Tickers: APOL, COCO, DV, EDU, XRS

    At the beginning of this year, Tiger Global Management owned a total of about 23.5 million shares in TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS), a $670 million market cap Chinese tutoring company. However, in recent months the hedge fund seems to have been reducing its stake. A 13D filing in late October had the fund's holdings of TAL falling to 22.2 million shares, and a more recent filing more »

  • Big Wave Trading Portfolio Update And Top Current Holdings

    By Joshua Hayes - December 8, 2012 | Tickers: ASTM, AVD, AAPL, CAMP, CSU, FB, GMCR, GRPN, MHO, NTE, EDU, TOL, VRNM

     

    It was a very uncorrelated market the past week with the Nasdaq falling 1%, the DJIA rising 1%, and the Russell 2000 coming in flat. Overall, nothing has changed in our model and we remain under an overall NEUTRAL condition.

    Despite being under a current NEUTRAL position, we definitely have a long bias currently in big-cap NYSE stocks. Low P/E stocks that pay a nice dividend that show some more »

  • Your Investment in China May be Worthless

    By Danny Vena - July 23, 2012 | Tickers: AAPL, BIDU, EDU, SINA, YHOO | Editor's Choice

    Imagine checking your portfolio one day and finding a sizable portion had become worthless.  Headlines of every financial website and publication proclaim “China Stocks Plummet.”  Investors everywhere scramble in an attempt to unload their now worthless holdings, but to no avail.  Billions are lost, retirements postponed, talking heads drone endlessly on about how this could have happened or how it could have been prevented.  Congress convenes special committees to draft more »

  • Chinese Companies with No Debt

    By Mary Posey - June 22, 2012 | Tickers: NPD, DANG, EDU, GAME, MOBI

    There has been a lot of talk lately about the slowing of China’s economy.  Most of this talk comes from China’s lessened manufacturing output.  However, China has more to offer than just manufacturing.  The following five companies all target different sectors of the Chinese market and they all hold zero debt, making them a great investment value.

    Shanda Games Limited (NASDAQ: GAME) is China’s leading online game more »