NYSE:DL - China Distance Education Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$7.83 -0.20 (-2.49 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 02:34 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.03
Today's Range$7.7711 - $7.94
52-Week Range$6.61 - $10.71
Volume10,466 shs
Average Volume37,106 shs
Market Capitalization$273.01 million
P/E Ratio43.16
Dividend YieldN/A
China Distance Education logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited provides online and offline education services, and sells related products in the People's Republic of China. It operates through three segments: Online Education Services, Business Start-Up Training Services, and The Sale of Learning Simulation Software. The company offers online professional education services in accounting, healthcare, and engineering and construction industries; and other professional education courses, such as online test-preparation courses for the national judicial examination and self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees, test preparation courses for university students, accounting practical skills training courses, and online language courses. Its online courses feature pre-recorded audio-video lectures taught by experts; and other content, such as course outlines, exercise questions, mock exams, and frequently asked questions and answers. The company's online lectures are supplemented by its proprietary Learning Management System, which tracks individual study progress, records course notes, and collects incorrectly answered questions. As of September 30, 2017, it operated 25 Websites, including its primary Website cdeledu.com. In addition, the company operates an Open Learning Platform, a proprietary education platform to share educational content and deliver live courses online; and sells proprietary books and reference materials. Further, it provides business start-up training courses to university students, job seekers, and individuals; offline accounting and healthcare professional training, courseware production, and online platform development services; and mobile accounting, engineering and construction, healthcare, and legal courses through an app on Android and Apple iOS tablets and smart phones, as well as sells learning simulation software to the college market. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Educational services
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.20
Current Ratio0.64
Quick Ratio0.63


Trailing P/E Ratio43.16
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$130.99 million
Price / Sales1.99
Cash Flow$0.5909 per share
Price / Cash13.25
Book Value$2.21 per share
Price / Book3.54


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$14.93 million
Net Margins3.94%
Return on Equity9.25%
Return on Assets2.65%


Outstanding Shares33,290,000
Market Cap$273.01 million

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is China Distance Education's stock symbol?

China Distance Education trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DL."

How often does China Distance Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Distance Education?

China Distance Education announced a special dividend on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, January 18th. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. View China Distance Education's Dividend History.

How were China Distance Education's earnings last quarter?

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 7th. The technology company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter. The technology company had revenue of $35.88 million for the quarter. China Distance Education had a net margin of 3.94% and a return on equity of 9.25%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.07 EPS. View China Distance Education's Earnings History.

When is China Distance Education's next earnings date?

China Distance Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 15th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education.

Who are some of China Distance Education's key competitors?

Who are China Distance Education's key executives?

China Distance Education's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Exec. Officer (Age 50)
  • Ms. Baohong Yin, Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman (Age 50)
  • Mr. Mark A. Marostica, Co-Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Wing Hong Chan, Co-Chief Financial Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Feijia Ji, Sr. EVP & Director (Age 44)

Has China Distance Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about DL stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Distance Education earned a coverage optimism score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company an impact score of 47.43 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for China Distance Education.

Who are China Distance Education's major shareholders?

China Distance Education's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (0.96%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.14%).

Which institutional investors are buying China Distance Education stock?

DL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Van Berkom & Associates Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

How do I buy shares of China Distance Education?

Shares of DL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is China Distance Education's stock price today?

One share of DL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.81.

How big of a company is China Distance Education?

China Distance Education has a market capitalization of $273.01 million and generates $130.99 million in revenue each year.

How can I contact China Distance Education?

China Distance Education's mailing address is 18th Floor Xueyuan International Tower 1 Zhichun Road Haidian District, Beijing F4, 100083. The technology company can be reached via phone at 86-10-8231-9999 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for China Distance Education (NYSE DL)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  178 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  368
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This page was last updated on 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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