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

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$7.81 -0.12 (-1.51 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 06:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.93
Today's Range$7.80 - $7.93
52-Week Range$7.04 - $10.71
Volume1,800 shs
Average Volume25,397 shs
Market Capitalization$264.02 million
P/E Ratio31.72
Dividend YieldN/A
China 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 Ratio0.63
Quick Ratio0.61


Trailing P/E Ratio31.72
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$130.99 million
Price / Sales1.98
Cash Flow$0.6097 per share
Price / Cash12.81
Book Value$2.21 per share
Price / Book3.53


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$14.93 million
Net Margins5.06%
Return on Equity12.48%
Return on Assets3.31%


Outstanding Shares33,290,000
Market Cap$264.02 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 declared a special dividend on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Thursday, January 18th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 15th. The technology company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The technology company earned $47.42 million during the quarter. China Distance Education had a return on equity of 12.48% and a net margin of 5.06%. 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 Tuesday, November 27th 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)

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 $264.02 million and generates $130.99 million in revenue each year. China Distance Education employs 2,295 workers across the globe.

What is China Distance Education's official website?

The official website for China Distance Education is http://www.cdeledu.com.

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:  204 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  195 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  399
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Distance Education and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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