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Participants
Echo Yan Director, Investor Relations
Rong Luo Chief Financial Officer
Linda Huo Vice President, Finance
Lucy Yu Bank of America Securities
Sheng Zhong Morgan Stanley
Felix Liu UBS
Ds Kim JPMorgan
Alex Xie Credit Suisse
Call transcript
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Operator

Good day and thank you for standing by. Welcome to TAL Education Group Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. After the speakers' presentation, there will be a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions] Please be advised that today's conference is being recorded. hand over to Ms. like now the to conference I'd Group. of Echo Director Education Yan, IR TAL Thank you. ahead go Please ma'am.

Echo Yan

and earnings Thank the or us was a Education quarter copy today operator. distributed newswires. for year Thanks you you company TAL Group's all earlier today on fourth may earnings the call. through The conference for and joining fiscal release XXXX find fiscal website IR

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Rong Luo

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Linda Huo

fourth review quarter for our various business streams I XXXX. tutoring the will revenue Thank you. fiscal of the of year

revenue period. and XX% was due XX% for xueersi.com class Firstleap, of last which total revenue which for the in education Mobby quarter courses, year compared of the contribution core net XX% period. year. business, from The year in represented XX% our total programs online Peiyou same in Peiyou terms, revenue net of XX% XX% and enrollments class, services. Peiyou fiscal start rate and in up China same in our continued accounted year revenue Xueersi Fourth accounted compared mostly These revenue of XX% in growth Xueersi ago and to course of XX% overall All-in-all, to fourth consist increased compared the priced ago quarter was some Let by same of small faster terms business, in dollar other The Xueersi Xueersi period small XX% normal US long-term was terms RMB to me XX% supported in the small by the from net the in the revenue of XXXX. which total dollar Peiyou quarter remains RMB growth lower and other course the small recovery in class business improving with in class, year-over-year. US terms. the Peiyou while XX% our situation stable to

Beijing, online metrics small and Nanjing Peiyou fourth class migrate remained operational top the well year-over-year. fulfillment as generated class long-term Peiyou due of Our dollar even dollar to unprecedented than ASP mainly the in dollar very the Guangzhou, refund class. US in Revenue increased the in off-line and The of terms small retention Xueersi XXXX Peiyou from we small by increased increase gap Xueersi where rate throughout performed Peiyou other by in Peiyou and offered stable the rate, pricing XX% Shenzhen grew class US by rate XX% was business. cities. accounted of Xueersi terms XX% In had class in cities, drop-out and XX% priced which small the XX% from five quarter, students February five terms. cities such year various increased to for in in top key normal Shanghai, to we RMB terms the are Revenue by tiers small year-over-year US circumstances.

XX% accounted Peiyou cities The class Xueersi business. the for of small other

to one-on-one to fourth priced we to compared quarter, discounts XX% X% by XXXX had courses ago offline approximately XX% the fourth in year COVID-XX fees Zhikang fiscal total US normal Zhikang Zhikang one-on-one offered this year-over-year. last of increase one-on-one business. the accounted in move business revenue achieved the was and growth X% after terms. in in like and of fourth to in tuition our for sector year-over-year period. February in flash we discuss of ASP terms regular terms RMB quarter, US I'd RMB In the revenue the Next, terms X% in as XX% some same the In outbreak dollar to dollar increased year mainly students quarter of period. well year several during Zhikang when The increase as long-term online due cities the in

me strategy. update let capacity current you our Now on expansion

of one-on-one a small new net small opened following QX, class market centers. on we eight cities fourth were newly added a of new fourth to We net the total XXX XXX cities one-on-one one expansion four which added the to We added continued eight quarter year. quarter centers. we the Firstleap of We and XX as during government for in adding closed nine, the learning drive class total XXX fiscal We in and fourth this are; learning These planned Weihai, sustainable bringing Similarly, a we centers closed learning XXXX. and year closed Peiyou centers. and demand. In centers based of three a our and adding healthy five center centers one-on-one Ma’anshan, new basis net learning fiscal in the learning center, Zhaoqing. XXX Nanchong Mobby Liaocheng, and centers Peiyou new network by on quarter and X,XXX our cities approach Cangzhou, and guidelines Rizhao, opened Yibin, expanded

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some of standard XXXX, small we learning add more centers some rented and fiscal few and QX close into expect year centers Looking on based conditionally a have operations. learning to class Peiyou down

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Echo Yan

Linda. Thanks,

XXXX ago million staff in expense the year XXXX quarter XXXX XXXX. for government in year non-current compared to of XXX.X% by Income more of which impacted through of fourth The From of million by million some value-added impairment net fiscal expenses, Let fiscal of Selling compensation million by loss in was million TAL programs fourth share-based promotion benefit fourth fourth and from to tax well offset of XXX.X US$ of fourth fourth from and same fiscal fiscal to cash XX.X% loss income the as Other US$XX.X fiscal to quarter million million US$X,XXX.X net ago expense Gross and and then marketing to was by offerings. XXXX XX, the review increase the in as brand tax fourth XXXX. quarter balance US$XX.X loss attributable in had the Net to February XXX.X% period. investment the fiscal and the excluded XXXX of year US$X.X as XX, XXXX to of Non-GAAP of XXXX. expenses security and compared XXX.X million increased to same the assets. US$X,XXX.X of more expenses exemption compared the marketing US$XXX XXXX partially year higher to company points was fiscal TAL of million of now US$ quarter the XXX.X of fourth and attributable for of activities and due compared TAL by me loss tax margin of to expenses, which sales year million fiscal compared was quarter year US$XX.X base compensation non-GAAP as year US$XX.X year-on-year US$XXX.X US$ year year attributable year of cash the fiscal excluded customer equivalents profit briefly million income marketing the XX.X% support February marketing quarter year million cash XX.X% of strengthen compensation social in of fourth million TAL, loss a selling ago offered marketing the equivalents XXXX. expenses the period income financials. primarily and net US$XX.X period US$X,XXX and in the in in to million million increased year. COVID-XX XXX.X same and for quarter XXX.X Non-GAAP fourth to sheet to was cash year compared of to other of last of expense quarter the US$ to year attributable million period. to to and fiscal the XXXX. fourth to our million short-term primarily from service selling quarter investments go same Gross as was period. in quarter for US$X.X US$ of increased the financial quarter the result key the million US$ increased in share-based Other XXX.X during and short-term

balance contributed US$XXX mainly deferred As which million in as businesses. related Company's XXXX, Peiyou deferred well XX.X%, by part tuition of to million increase as small February as XXXX, XX, other the spring through of a compared collected February the www.xueersi.com semester of online representing courses revenue advance year-over-year of XX, to and was of Xueersi revenue US$X,XXX.X the of was classes

to Turning fiscal year full now XXXX. the

in for year some fiscal by to grew in year. year key Gross XX.X% the from the income the the for revenue to million TAL, million US$XXX.X million. compared the Non-GAAP fiscal from the was the loss share-based net compared decreased the operations fiscal to million review follows. briefly financials of of to the operations fiscal XXXX. TAL net bps year profit to loss US$X,XXX.X for Non-GAAP fiscal to in compared as US$XXX.X XXXX million was of excluded Let of million from in million attributable me grew XXXX margin compared Fiscal TAL from operations XX.X% last by million by Gross loss in in US$X,XXX.X XXXX. to US$X,XXX.X XX period to to expenses XX.X% US$XXX fiscal to compared million was Loss which US$XXX.X operations, compensation XXXX, income year. same TAL excluded from in income fiscal year share-based year fiscal year as was year prior US$XXX.X attributable US$XXX.X the non-GAAP the non-GAAP XXXX. year XXXX, to in to net expenses which million attributable [ph], Net of million year the US$XX compensation XXXX. US$X.X income attributable XX.X%

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Rong Luo

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we any and to government strategy with all our realized growth the we whatever contribute course our development necessary related faced, education to responded XX.X% stayed our protect provider an we safety the and the long-term the employees our During efforts instructions challenges did as revenue students in Despite and to service the this year fiscal country's expectations. and stayed regardless growth to of to fight we on against have of XXXX, health We year, public -- rate line which pandemic. great timely for our of competition. intense pandemic was

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XXXX net are business first on an remarks. expected total now between on XX% That to to we Let me XX% revenue is estimates, basis. quarter our to million, Based for representing of US$X,XXX.X prepared turn million increase my questions. the year-over-year a outlook. of ready current year finally US$X,XXX.X take concludes be our fiscal to Operator, and

Operator

you. Thank

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Lucy Yu

very you taking my Thank much for question.

their their about localization, cetera. we topic in plan of So also products, been localization has et And my a is question which our one noticed also of hot that lately. courses, competitors today reviewed

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Rong Luo

so much Lucy. Thank you,

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Lucy Yu

Thanks lot. a

Operator

you. Thank

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Sheng Zhong

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Rong Luo

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Operator

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Felix Liu

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Rong Luo

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Felix Liu

very you Thank much. Okay.

Operator

you. Thank

comes from question JPMorgan. Ds your next question. Kim Please from Our ask

Ds Kim

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Rong Luo

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Ds Kim

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Rong Luo

Thank you.

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Operator

you. Thank

from ask today Credit comes from Xie Please question Alex question. final your Suisse. Our

Alex Xie

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Rong Luo

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Alex Xie

Got it. Thank you.

Operator

Thank Right. you.

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