China Distance Education Holdings Limited Company Profile (NYSE:DL)

About China Distance Education Holdings Limited

China Distance Education Holdings Limited logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (CDEL) is a holding company, which is engaged in providing online and offline education services, and selling related products in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Company focuses on professional education, and helping professionals that aim to obtain and maintain professional licenses. Its content library encompasses approximately 234 course offerings, approximately 5,900 classes and over 24,000 hours of audio-video content across approximately 13 subject areas. The Company operates and manages its business through the provision of online and offline education services and selling of related products segment. Its online courses feature pre-recorded audio-video lectures. It also provides course-related support services that include online tutoring and round the clock customer service through its call center. It offers accounting courses, healthcare courses, engineering and construction courses, and other courses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DL
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $10.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $10.46
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $11.77
  • 52-Week Range: $8.97 - $15.46
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.38
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.43
  • P/E Growth: 2.42
  • Market Cap: $334.92M
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,932,000
  • Beta: 1.8
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 22.37%
  • Return on Equity: 50.03%
  • Return on Assets: 16.91%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.96%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $14.17 (39.30% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/2/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/24/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$14.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$17.00View Rating Details
12/10/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform€11.50 -> €4.40View Rating Details
10/14/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$15.00View Rating Details
5/21/2015Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$29.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/22/2017        
11/29/2016Q416$0.28$0.39$38.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/23/2016Q316$0.11$0.23$28.10 million$30.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/24/2016Q216$0.08$0.09$24.56 million$24.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q116$0.05$0.13$21.92 million$24.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/11/2015Q4$0.29$0.39$35.91 million$35.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/18/2015Q3$0.04$0.16$28.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2015Q2$0.03$0.03$22.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015$0.06$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2014Q4$0.30$0.38$35.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2014Q3$0.10$0.15$23.74 million$25.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/20/2014Q2$0.03$0.04$16.66 million$18.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q1$0.06$0.03ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/2013Q4$0.22$0.07ViewListenView Earnings Details
8/20/2013Q3 2013$0.06$0.06$17.02 million$18.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q1 2013$0.03$0.04$12.29 million$13.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/27/20120.10$0.10$16.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/16/2011$0.06$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/17/2011$0.05$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2011$0.03$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011($0.05)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.89 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Annual Dividend:$0.45
Dividend Yield:4.42%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:57.69% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.56% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
50.56% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/9/2016Annual$0.451/4/20171/6/20171/13/2017
11/11/2015$0.901/4/20161/6/20161/13/2016
12/18/2015Annual$0.901/4/20161/6/20161/6/2016
11/18/2014quarterly$0.201/2/20151/6/20151/10/2015
11/20/2013$0.601/6/20141/8/20141/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
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providencestandard.com - February 23 at 4:45 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings' (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:DL)
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 4:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 22-Feb-17 1:00pm GMT (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:45 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Distance Education Hldgs : posts 1Q profit (NYSE:DL)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q1 Earnings Rise 96% (NYSE:DL)
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:DL)
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:DL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 (NYSE:DL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
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www.gurufocus.com - February 22 at 5:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:46 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance posts 1Q profit (NYSE:DL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:46 AM
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rivesjournal.com - February 16 at 2:47 PM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:DL)
www.prnewswire.com - February 9 at 3:14 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (NYSE:DL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 8 at 5:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Files Annual Report On Form 20-F (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:57 PM
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www.insidermonkey.com - December 20 at 5:39 PM
News IconChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) Valuation According To Analysts - UK Market News (NYSE:DL)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - December 17 at 4:58 PM
News IconThis Weeks Target Prices For China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) - NewsDen (NYSE:DL)
newsden.net - December 17 at 3:14 AM
News IconChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces a Revised Share Issuance Plan by its Subsidiary Zhengbao Yucai on Chinas New Third Board (NYSE:DL)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - December 9 at 5:01 PM
News IconTechnical Update on Shares of China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) - StockTalk Daily (NYSE:DL)
stocktalkdaily.com - December 8 at 10:28 PM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces a Revised Share Issuance Plan by its Subsidiary Zhengbao ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:DL)
www.prnewswire.com - December 8 at 10:28 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education revises share issuance plan by unit (NYSE:DL)
www.reuters.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Reveals New Share Issuance Plan By Zhengbao Yucai (NYSE:DL)
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:DL)
seekingalpha.com - December 1 at 4:52 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings' (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:DL)
seekingalpha.com - November 30 at 4:49 PM
nasdaq.com logoAfter-Hours Earnings Report for November 29, 2016 : ADSK, SPLK, GWRE, FSC, DL, OOMA, UTI - Nasdaq (NYSE:DL)
www.nasdaq.com - November 30 at 8:09 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Call scheduled for 8:00 am ET today (NYSE:DL)
biz.yahoo.com - November 30 at 8:09 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Reports Financial Results for Q4 and Fiscal Year 2016 (NYSE:DL)
www.reuters.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Reports Financial Results for Q4 and Fiscal Year 2016 (NYSE:DL)
www.reuters.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Distance Education Hldgs : posts 4Q profit (NYSE:DL)
www.4-traders.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Distance Education Hldgs : posts 4Q profit (NYSE:DL)
www.4-traders.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Bottom Line Falls 9% In Q4 (NYSE:DL)
www.rttnews.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Bottom Line Falls 9% In Q4 (NYSE:DL)
www.rttnews.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:DL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:DL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance posts 4Q profit (NYSE:DL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance posts 4Q profit (NYSE:DL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
4-traders.com logoChina Distance Education Hldgs Ltd (ADR) : annual earnings release (NYSE:DL)
www.4-traders.com - November 24 at 4:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results … (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:43 PM
publicnow.com logoCDEL to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 (NYSE:DL)
www.publicnow.com - November 16 at 4:43 PM
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www.whatech.com - November 1 at 10:01 PM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Jefferies 6th Annual Greater China Summit - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:DL)
www.prnewswire.com - October 19 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Jefferies 6th Annual Greater China Summit (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 9:34 AM
publicnow.com logoCDEL to Participate in Jefferies 6th Annual Greater China Summit (NYSE:DL)
www.publicnow.com - October 19 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 24-Aug-16 12:00pm GMT (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 4:33 PM
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prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Subsidiary Zhengbao Yucai Announces Share Issuance Plan on China's ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:DL)
www.prnewswire.com - October 11 at 4:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Subsidiary Zhengbao Yucai Announces Share Issuance Plan on China's New Third Board (NYSE:DL)
finance.yahoo.com - October 11 at 4:47 PM

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What is China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited declared an annual dividend on Friday, December 9th. Investors of record on Friday, January 6th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, January 13th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 4th.

Where is China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock going? Where will China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for China Distance Education Holdings Limited's shares. Their predictions range from $11.50 to $17.00. On average, they expect China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock price to reach $14.17 in the next twelve months.

When will China Distance Education Holdings Limited announce their earnings?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May, 22nd 2017.

Who owns China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Zhengdong Zhu (40.34%), FIL Ltd (4.64%), Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (2.49%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.18%), Aviva PLC (0.88%) and Herald Investment Management Ltd (0.63%).

Who sold China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock? Who is selling China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guggenheim Capital LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP.

Who bought China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock? Who is buying China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Aviva PLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp and Jupiter Asset Management Ltd..

How do I buy China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

Shares of China Distance Education Holdings Limited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock cost?

One share of China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.17.

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff