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TAL Education Group Announces Unaudited Financial Results for the Second Fiscal Quarter Ended August 31, 2013

- Quarterly Net Revenues up by 35.1% Year-Over-Year

BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group (NYSE: XRS) ("TAL" or the "Company"), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended August 31, 2013, which is the second quarter of TAL's fiscal year 2014.

Highlights for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014

  • Net revenues increased by 35.1% year-over-year to US$92.0 million from US$68.1 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Income from operations increased by 46.6% to US$24.4 million, from US$16.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.
  • Net income attributable to TAL increased by 45.4% year-over-year to US$23.3 million from US$16.0 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Non-GAAP net income attributable to TAL, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 38.7% year-over-year to US$25.1 million from US$18.1 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Basic and diluted net income per American Depositary Share ("ADS") were US$0.30 and US$0.29, respectively. Non-GAAP basic and diluted net income per ADS, excluding share-based compensation expenses, were US$0.32 and US$0.31, respectively. Each ADS represents two Class A common shares.
  • Cash, cash equivalents and term deposits totaled US$294.1 million as of August 31, 2013, compared to US$209.2 million of cash, cash equivalents and term deposits as of February 28, 2013.
  • Total student enrollments increased by 24.8% year-over-year to approximately 308,490.
  • Total physical network consisted of 264 learning centers as of August 31, 2013, from 255 as of May 31, 2013.

Highlights for the First Six Months Ended August 31, 2013

  • Net revenues increased by 30.7% year-over-year to US$153.4 million from US$117.4 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Income from operations increased by 37.1% to US$31.1 million, from US$22.7 million in the same period of fiscal year 2013.
  • Net income attributable to TAL increased by 49.5% year-over-year to US$31.4 million from US$21.0 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Non-GAAP net income attributable to TAL, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 38.7% year-over-year to US$35.1 million from US$25.3 million in the same period of the prior year.
  • Basic and diluted net income per American Depositary Share ("ADS") were US$0.40 and US$0.39, respectively. Non-GAAP basic and diluted net income per ADS, excluding share-based compensation expenses, were US$0.45 and US$0.44, respectively.
  • Total student enrollments during the first six months of fiscal year 2014 increased by 21.8% year-over-year to approximately 501,140.
  • Total physical network increased to 264 learning centers as of August 31, 2013 from 255 learning centers as of February 28, 2013.

Financial and Operating Data - Second Quarter and First Six Months of Fiscal Year 2014

(In US$ thousands, except per ADS data, student enrollments and percentages)



Three Months Ended


August 31,



2012

2013

Pct. Change

Net revenues

68,064

91,968

35.1%

Net income attributable to TAL

16,042

23,329

45.4%

Non-GAAP net income attributable to
TAL

18,121

25,138

38.7%

Operating income

16,673

24,440

46.6%

Non-GAAP operating income

18,752

26,249

40.0%

Net income per ADS attributable to
TAL - basic

0.21

0.30

44.4%

Net income per ADS attributable to
TAL - diluted

0.21

0.29

42.3%

Non-GAAP net income per ADS
attributable to TAL - basic

0.23

0.32

37.7%

Non-GAAP net income per ADS
attributable to TAL  diluted

0.23

0.31

35.7%

Total student enrollments in small
class, one-on-one, and online courses

247,100

308,490

24.8%

 


Six Months Ended


August 31,



2012

2013

Pct. Change

Net revenues

117,378

153,367

30.7%

Net income attributable to TAL

20,993

31,387

49.5%

Non-GAAP net income attributable to
TAL

25,301

35,086

38.7%

Operating income

22,689

31,107

37.1%

Non-GAAP operating income

26,997

34,806

28.9%

Net income per ADS attributable to
TAL - basic

0.27

0.40

48.4%

Net income per ADS attributable to
TAL - diluted

0.27

0.39

46.9%

Non-GAAP net income per ADS
attributable to TAL - basic

0.33

0.45

37.7%

Non-GAAP net income per ADS
attributable to TAL - diluted

0.32

0.44

36.2%

Total student enrollments in small
class, one-on-one, and online courses

411,610

501,140

21.8%

"The second quarter was an outstanding quarter for our business. Net revenues increased by 35.1% year-over-year to US$92.0 million, exceeding the top-end of our guidance by US$1.5 million. Revenue growth was supported by a 24.8% increase in enrollments. Our small class business in markets other than Beijing and Shanghai continued to perform well, and accounted for 35% of small class revenues compared to 22% during the same period last year. In addition, our Shanghai operation maintained its solid revenue growth trajectory on the back of continued strong enrollment increases in the summer semester," said TAL's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Bangxin Zhang.

"Given the improved learning center utilization, we took the opportunity to more aggressively ramp up our tutoring network capacity in the quarter. We added a net of nine learning centers, bringing the total to 264 centers, as compared to 255 at the end of the first fiscal quarter. In terms of classroom capacity, we signed leases for a net 247 additional classrooms in the quarter for our small class business, bringing us to a net 351 additional classrooms for the first half of the year. For the remainder of this fiscal year, we plan to continue to add new learning centers as well as classrooms to existing learning centers, but at a slower pace than in the first half of the year," Mr. Zhang said.

Mr. Joseph Kauffman, Chief Financial Officer, continued, "In addition to strong top line results, we had better-than-expected net income growth of 45.4% year-on-year in the second quarter. In coming quarters, we expect to incur higher year-on-year growth in operational costs and expenses as we will bear the impact of past quarters' center and classroom additions as well as invest further in center capacity and the human capital needed to support our current operations and new businesses. In our approach to network expansion, we will continue to be disciplined, employing a combination of scaling up existing facilities and investing in new centers."

Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014

Net Revenues

In the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, TAL reported net revenues of US$92.0 million, representing a 35.1% increase from US$68.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. The increase was mainly driven by an increased number of total student enrollments combined with increased average selling prices (ASPs). Total student enrollments increased by 24.8% to approximately 308,490 from approximately 247,100 in the same period one year ago. The increase in total student enrollments was driven primarily by increases of enrollments in the small class offerings. ASP increased by 8.2% from US$275 in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013 to US$298 in the same quarter of fiscal year 2014. The growth in ASP was mainly driven by the hourly rate increases of a portion of the small class course offerings and the foreign exchange rate fluctuation.

Operating Costs and Expenses

Operating costs and expenses were US$67.6 million, a 31.6% increase from US$51.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. Non-GAAP operating costs and expenses, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, were US$65.8 million, a 33.5% increase from US$49.3 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Cost of revenues increased by 35.0% to US$43.0 million, from US$31.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. The increase in cost of revenues was mainly due to an increase in teacher compensation, an increase in rental costs and other staff costs associated primarily with an expansion of learning center capacity, increases in wages and teacher fees and settlement of a third-party claim. Non-GAAP cost of revenues, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 35.1% to US$43.0 million, from US$31.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Selling and marketing expenses increased by 20.9% to US$8.5 million, from US$7.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. Non-GAAP selling and marketing expenses, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 26.1% to US$8.2 million, from US$6.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. The increase of selling and marketing expenses in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 was primarily a result of an increase in compensation to sales and marketing staff to support a greater number of programs and service offerings.

General and administrative expenses increased by 28.8% to US$16.1 million, from US$12.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. The increase in general and administrative expenses was mainly due to an increase in compensation to our general and administrative personnel to support a greater number of programs and service offerings and depreciation expenses for Beijing office space. Non-GAAP general and administrative expenses, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 33.0% to US$14.6 million, from US$11.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Total share-based compensation expenses allocated to the related operating costs and expenses decreased by 13.0% to US$1.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, from US$2.1 million in the same period of fiscal year 2013.

Gross Profit                                                       

Gross profit increased by 35.2% to US$49.0 million, from US$36.2 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Income from Operations

Income from operations increased by 46.6% to US$24.4 million, from US$16.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. Non-GAAP income from operations, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 40.0% to US$26.2 million, from US$18.8 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Other Income / (Expense)

Other expense was US$0.3 million for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, compared to other income of US$0.3 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. Other expense in this quarter was mainly due to the donation of US$0.2 million to support victims of the Ya'an earthquake.

Income Tax Expense

Income tax expense was US$3.5 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014, as compared to US$2.4 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Net Income Attributable to TAL Education Group

Net income attributable to TAL increased by 45.4% to US$23.3 million, from US$16.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. Non-GAAP net income attributable to TAL, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, increased by 38.7% to US$25.1 million, from US$18.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013.

Basic and Diluted Net Income per ADS

Basic and diluted net income per ADS were US$0.30 and US$0.29, respectively, in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014. Non-GAAP basic and Non-GAAP diluted net income per ADS, which excluded share-based compensation expenses, were US$0.32 and US$0.31, respectively.

Capital Expenditures

Capital expenditures for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 were US$3.3 million, representing an increase of US$1.6 million from US$1.7 million in the second quarter of fiscal year 2013. The increase was mainly from the purchase of equipment, including servers, computers, and other hardware used in our teaching facilities, to better support the Company's operation.

Cash, Cash Equivalents, and Term Deposits

As of August 31, 2013, the Company had US$267.2 million of cash and cash equivalents and US$27.0 million of term deposits, as compared to US$185.1 million of cash and cash equivalents and US$24.1 million of term deposits as of February 28, 2013.

Deferred Revenue

As of August 31, 2013, the Company's deferred revenue balance was US$143.7 million as compared to US$103.3 million as of August 31, 2012, representing an increase of 39.0% versus the same period of the previous year.

Business Outlook

Based on the Company's current estimates, total net revenues for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014 are expected to be between US$69.5 million and US$71.0 million, representing an increase of 42% to 45% on a year-over-year basis.

These estimates reflect the Company's current expectation, which is subject to change.

Conference Call

The Company will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended August 31, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 22, 2013 (8:00 p.m. Beijing time on October 22, 2013).

The dial-in details for the live conference call are as follows:

- U.S. toll free:

+1-866-519-4004

- Hong Kong toll free:

800-930-346

- China toll free:

400-620-8038

- International toll:

+65-6723-9381

Conference ID:

81911776

A live and archived webcast of the conference call will be available on the Investor Relations section of TAL's website at en.100tal.com.

A telephone replay of the conference call will be available through 11:59 a.m. U.S. Eastern time (11:59 p.m. Beijing time), October 29, 2013.

The dial-in details for the replay are as follows:

- U.S. toll free:

+1-855-452-5696

- Hong Kong toll free:

800-963-117

- China toll free:

400-120-0932

- International toll:

+61-2-8199-0299

Conference ID:

81911776

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Among other things, the outlook for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014, quotations from management in this announcement, as well as TAL Education Group's strategic and operational plans, contain forward-looking statements. The Company may also make written or oral forward-looking statements in its reports filed with, or furnished to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in its annual reports to shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the Company's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement, including but not limited to the following: its ability to continue to attract students to enroll in its courses; its ability to continue to recruit, train and retain qualified teachers; its ability to improve the content of its existing course offerings and to develop new courses; its ability to maintain and enhance its brand; its ability to maintain and continue to improve its teaching results; and its ability to compete effectively against its competitors. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in the Company's reports filed with, or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information provided in this press release and in the attachments is as of the date of this press release, and TAL Education Group undertakes no duty to update such information or any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

About TAL Education Group

TAL Education Group is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. The acronym "TAL" stands for "Tomorrow Advancing Life," which reflects our vision to promote top learning opportunities for Chinese students through both high-quality teaching and content, as well as leading edge application of technology in the education experience. TAL Education Group offers comprehensive tutoring services to students from pre-school to the twelfth grade through three flexible class formats: small classes, personalized premium services, and online courses. Our tutoring services cover the core academic subjects in China's school curriculum including mathematics, English, Chinese, physics, chemistry, and biology. The Company's learning center network includes 264 physical learning centers as of August 31, 2013, located in fifteen key cities in China: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xi`an, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou, Chongqing, Suzhou and Shenyang. We also operate www.eduu.com, a leading online education platform in China. Our ADSs trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "XRS."

About Non-GAAP Financial Measures

In evaluating its business, TAL considers and uses the following measures defined as non-GAAP financial measures by the SEC as supplemental metrics to review and assess its operating performance: non-GAAP operating costs and expenses, non-GAAP cost of revenues, non-GAAP selling and marketing expenses, non-GAAP general and administrative expenses, non-GAAP income from operations, non-GAAP net income attributable to TAL, non-GAAP basic and non-GAAP diluted net income per ADS. To present each of these non-GAAP measures, the Company excludes share-based compensation expenses. The presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures is not intended to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for the financial information prepared and presented in accordance with GAAP. For more information on these non-GAAP financial measures, please see the table captioned "Reconciliations of non-GAAP measures to the most comparable GAAP measures" set forth at the end of this release.

TAL believes that these non-GAAP financial measures provide meaningful supplemental information regarding its performance and liquidity by excluding share-based expenses that may not be indicative of its operating performance from a cash perspective. TAL believes that both management and investors benefit from these non-GAAP financial measures in assessing its performance and when planning and forecasting future periods. These non-GAAP financial measures also facilitate management's internal comparisons to TAL's historical performance and liquidity. TAL computes its non-GAAP financial measures using the same consistent method from quarter to quarter and from period to period. TAL believes these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to investors in allowing for greater transparency with respect to supplemental information used by management in its financial and operational decision making. A limitation of using non-GAAP measures is that these non-GAAP measures exclude share-based compensation charges that have been and will continue to be for the foreseeable future a significant recurring expense in the Company's business. Management compensates for these limitations by providing specific information regarding the GAAP amounts excluded from each non-GAAP measure. The accompanying tables have more details on the reconciliations between GAAP financial measures that are most directly comparable to non-GAAP financial measures.

For further information, please contact:

Mei Li
Investor Relations
TAL Education Group
Tel: +861052926658
Email: [email protected]

Caroline Straathof
IR Inside
Tel: +31 6 5462 4301
Email: [email protected]

 

TAL EDUCATION GROUP

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

(In U.S. dollars)







As of

February 28,
2013


As of

August 31,
2013

ASSETS








Current assets




  Cash and cash equivalents

$ 185,080,673


$ 267,184,130

  Term deposits

24,110,716


26,963,868

  Restricted cash-current

2,270,269


719,480

  Available-for-sale securities

399,955


422,074

  Inventory

410,167


346,363

  Deferred tax assets-current

2,260,446


3,268,827

  Prepaid expenses and other current assets

11,906,317


12,853,543

Total current assets

226,438,543


311,758,285

  Restricted cash-non-current

-


2,403,966

  Property and equipment, net

76,115,088


77,875,454

  Deferred tax assets-non-current

538,464


950,582

  Rental deposit

5,179,073


6,467,499

  Intangible assets, net

1,724,444


1,532,245

  Goodwill

555,194


564,448

  Long-term investment

5,491,073


3,080,000

Total assets

$ 316,041,879


$ 404,632,479





LIABILITIES AND EQUITY








Current liabilities




Accounts payable (including accounts payable of the

  consolidated VIEs without recourse to TAL Education

  Group of 1,739,337 and1,704,868 as of February 28, 2013,
  and August 31, 2013, respectively)

$ 2,009,473


$ 1,980,092

Deferred revenue (including deferred revenue of the

  consolidated VIEs without recourse to TAL Education

  Group of 67,743,448 and 107,198,687 as of February 28,
  2013, and August 31, 2013, respectively)

102,513,876


143,685,668

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities (including

  accrued expenses and other current liabilities of the

  consolidated VIEs without recourse to TAL Education

  Group of 11,269,507 and 18,021,990 as of February 28,
  2013, and August 31, 2013, respectively)

17,196,001


25,637,839

Income tax payable (including income tax payable of the
 
consolidated VIEs without recourse to TAL Education

  Group of 2,165,785 and 4,374,308 as of February 28,
  2013, and August 31, 2013, respectively)

2,778,305


3,082,466

Total current liabilities

124,497,655


174,386,065

Deferred tax liabilities-non-current (including deferred tax  
 
liabilities-non-current of the consolidated VIEs without
 
recourse to TAL Education Group of 36,845 and 31,924
 
as of February 28, 2013, and August 31, 2013, 
  respectively)

98,945


168,544

Long-term payable (including long-term payable of the 
  consolidated VIEs without recourse to TAL Education Group 
  of nil and 1,307,339 as of February 28, 2013, and August 31, 
  2013, respectively)

-


1,307,339

Total liabilities

124,596,600


175,861,948





TAL Education Group Shareholders' Equity




Class A common shares

68,314


69,213

Class B common shares

87,806


87,806

Additional paid-in capital

86,016,387


89,600,473

Statutory reserve

12,291,341


12,291,341

Retained earnings

86,430,705


117,817,653

Accumulated other comprehensive income

6,550,726


8,904,045

Total TAL Education Group's equity

191,445,279


228,770,531

Total liabilities and equity

$ 316,041,879


$ 404,632,479

 

TAL EDUCATION GROUP

UNAUDITED CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF COMPREHENSIVE INCOME

(In U.S. dollars, except share, ADS, per share and per ADS data)




For the Three Months Ended

August 31,


For the Six Months Ended

August 31,


2012


2013


2012


2013

 

Net revenues

$ 68,063,752


 

$ 91,968,361


$ 117,378,427


 

$ 153,366,749

Cost of revenues

31,845,082


42,993,981


57,622,215


74,913,633

Gross profit

36,218,670


48,974,380


59,756,212


78,453,116

Operating expenses (note 1)








  Selling and marketing

7,012,903


8,477,695


13,145,236


16,269,718

  General and administrative

12,532,377


16,144,405


23,959,949


31,170,396

Total operating expenses

19,545,280


24,622,100


37,105,185


47,440,114

Government Subsidies

-


87,610


38,069


93,661

Income from operations

16,673,390


24,439,890


22,689,096


31,106,663

Interest income

1,447,465


2,647,613


2,364,029


4,155,887

Other income / (expenses)

309,364


(290,237)


(931,748)


517,281

Gain on short-term investment

-


18,089


-


297,120

Income before income tax
   provision

 

18,430,219


 

26,815,355


 

24,121,377


 

36,076,951

Provision for income tax

(2,388,159)


(3,485,970)


(3,128,009)


(4,690,003)

Net income

16,042,060


23,329,385


20,993,368


31,386,948

Total net income attributable
   to TAL Education Group

 

$ 16,042,060


 

$ 23,329,385


 

$ 20,993,368


 

$ 31,386,948

Net income per common share








Basic

$ 0.10


$ 0.15


$ 0.14


$ 0.20

Diluted

0.10


0.15


0.13


0.20

Net income per ADS (note 2)








Basic

0.21


0.30


0.27


0.40

Diluted

$ 0.21


$ 0.29


$ 0.27


$ 0.39









Other comprehensive income, net of tax

322,790


371,836


(769,149)


2,353,319

COMPREHENSIVE INCOME

16,364,850


23,701,221


20,224,219


33,740,267

Comprehensive income attributable to TAL Education Group

$ 16,364,850


$ 23,701,221


$ 20,224,219


$ 33,740,267

 

Weighted average shares used in calculating net income per
common share








  Basic

155,387,963


156,488,897


155,173,004


156,304,523

  Diluted

156,311,147


159,797,296


156,432,354


159,245,689









Note1: Share-based compensation expenses are included in the operating costs and expenses as follows:






For the Three Months


For the Six Months


Ended August 31

Ended August 31


2012


2013


2012


2013

 

Cost of revenues

 

$ 38,115


 

$ 11,277


 

$ 88,711


 

$ 22,068

Selling and marketing

494,524


261,118


1,066,860


584,988

General and administrative

1,546,212


1,536,442


3,152,170


3,092,193

Total

$ 2,078,851


$ 1,808,837


$ 4,307,741


$ 3,699,249


Note 2: Each ADS represents two Class A common shares.

 

TAL EDUCATION GROUP

Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures to the Most Comparable GAAP Measures

(In U.S. dollars, except share, ADS, per share and per ADS data)




For the Three Months
Ended 
August 31,


For the Six Months
Ended August 31,


2012


2013


2012


2013









Cost of revenues

$ 31,845,082


$ 42,993,981


$ 57,622,215


$ 74,913,633

Share-based compensation expense
  in cost of revenues

38,115


11,277


88,711


22,068

Non-GAAP cost of revenues

31,806,967


42,982,704


57,533,504


74,891,565









Selling and marketing expenses

7,012,903


8,477,695


13,145,236


16,269,718

Share-based compensation expense
  in selling and marketing expenses

494,524


261,118


1,066,860


584,988

Non-GAAP selling and marketing expenses

6,518,379


8,216,577


12,078,376


15,684,730









General and administrative expenses

12,532,377


16,144,405


23,959,949


31,170,396

Share-based compensation expense
  in general and administrative
  expenses

1,546,212


1,536,442


3,152,170


3,092,193

Non-GAAP general and administrative expenses

10,986,165


14,607,963


20,807,779


28,078,203









Operating costs and expenses

51,390,362


67,616,081


94,727,400


122,353,747

Share-based compensation expense
  in operating costs and expenses

2,078,851


1,808,837


4,307,741


3,699,249

Non-GAAP operating costs and expenses

49,311,511


65,807,244


90,419,659


118,654,498









Income from operations

16,673,390


24,439,890


22,689,096


31,106,663

Share based compensation expenses

2,078,851


1,808,837


4,307,741


3,699,249

Non-GAAP income from operations

18,752,241


26,248,727


26,996,837


34,805,912









Net income attributable to  TAL Education Group

16,042,060


23,329,385


20,993,368


31,386,948

Share based compensation expenses

2,078,851


1,808,837


4,307,741


3,699,249

Non-GAAP net income attributable to TAL Education Group

$ 18,120,911


$ 25,138,222


$ 25,301,109


$ 35,086,197

Net income per ADS








Basic

$ 0.21


$ 0.30


$ 0.27


$ 0.40

Diluted

0.21


0.29


0.27


0.39

Non-GAAP Net income per ADS (note 3)








Basic

0.23


0.32


0.33


0.45

Diluted

$ 0.23


$ 0.31


$ 0.32


$ 0.44









ADSs used in calculating net income per ADS








Basic

77,693,982


78,244,448


77,586,502


78,152,262

Diluted

78,155,573


79,898,648


78,216,177


79,622,845









Note 3: The Non-GAAP adjusted net income per ADS is computed using Non-GAAP adjusted net income and the same number of ADSs used in GAAP basic and diluted EPS calculation.

SOURCE TAL Education Group

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