Xueda Education Group (XUE) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Survey

Xueda Education Group (NYSE: XUE) is one of 20 public companies in the “General Education Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Xueda Education Group to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Xueda Education Group and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Xueda Education Group N/A N/A -36.27
Xueda Education Group Competitors $840.78 million $56.64 million 3.57

Xueda Education Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Xueda Education Group. Xueda Education Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Xueda Education Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Xueda Education Group -4.53% -15.97% -4.86%
Xueda Education Group Competitors 0.50% -0.62% 1.77%

Volatility & Risk

Xueda Education Group has a beta of 1.56, meaning that its share price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Xueda Education Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.17, meaning that their average share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Xueda Education Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Xueda Education Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
Xueda Education Group Competitors 66 466 476 5 2.41

As a group, “General Education Services” companies have a potential upside of 12.64%. Given Xueda Education Group’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Xueda Education Group has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.8% of shares of all “General Education Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.9% of shares of all “General Education Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Xueda Education Group rivals beat Xueda Education Group on 7 of the 8 factors compared.

Xueda Education Group Company Profile

Xueda Education Group is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and consolidated variable interest entity (VIE), is engaged in providing private personalized tutoring services for primary and secondary school students in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The Company has developed and implemented a results-oriented, student-centric service delivery model. The Company’s personalized service model consists of six components: assessment, consultation, formulation of a customized study plan, personalized tutoring, delivery of student-oriented supporting services and results. The Company’s learning centers are directly operated by it under its Xueda brand. The Company delivers its services to students through a national network, consisting of approximately 467 learning centers, all of which are operated by it, in 85 cities in China.

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