Tarena International Inc (NASDAQ:TEDU) has earned an average recommendation of “Sell” from the seven ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and two have given a hold recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $6.90.

TEDU has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Tarena International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 1st. BidaskClub raised Tarena International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. ValuEngine lowered Tarena International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Sunday, December 23rd. Finally, CLSA set a $8.00 target price on Tarena International and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st.

Shares of TEDU traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $5.90. 59,392 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 64,965. The firm has a market cap of $326.14 million, a PE ratio of -3.76 and a beta of 0.72. Tarena International has a one year low of $5.71 and a one year high of $12.20.

Tarena International (NASDAQ:TEDU) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March 11th. The business services provider reported ($0.44) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.24) by ($0.20). The company had revenue of $88.97 million for the quarter. Tarena International had a negative return on equity of 46.03% and a negative net margin of 26.91%. On average, equities research analysts expect that Tarena International will post -1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Jane Street Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Tarena International in the fourth quarter worth $156,000. Prudential PLC acquired a new stake in shares of Tarena International in the fourth quarter worth $2,296,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Tarena International by 8.9% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 772,678 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $4,868,000 after buying an additional 63,263 shares during the period. Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Tarena International in the fourth quarter worth $184,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Tarena International by 4.2% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 433,886 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,523,000 after buying an additional 17,389 shares during the period. 27.43% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Tarena International

Tarena International, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides professional education services through full-time and part-time classes in the People's Republic of China. It offers education courses in 13 information technology (IT) subjects, such as Java, .NET, C++, software testing, embedded, PHP, Android, iOS, Linux and network engineering, Big Data, Web front-end development, VR/AR, and Python; and 3 non-IT subjects, including digital art, online sales and marketing, and accounting through live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring, and online learning modules.

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