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DOW   35,754.75
QQQ   399.61
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DOW   35,754.75
QQQ   399.61
S&P 500   4,701.21
DOW   35,754.75
QQQ   399.61

China Distance Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.
0.00 (0.00%)
(As of 03/18/2021)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
15,796 shs
Average Volume
24,396 shs
Market Capitalization
$332.64 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield

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About China Distance Education

China Distance Education Holdings Limited primarily provides online and offline education services, and sells related products in the People's Republic of China. It operates in three segments: Professional Education Services, Business Start-Up Training Services, and The Sale of Learning Simulation Software. The company offers online professional education services in accounting, healthcare, engineering and construction, and legal education industries; and other professional education courses, such as online test-preparation courses for self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees, and accounting practical skills training courses for college students and working professionals. As of September 30, 2020, it operated 19 Websites. The company also 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. In addition, it provides business start-up training services to university students, job seekers, and individuals; offline accounting, tax, healthcare, and legal professional training services to accounting firms and the general public; and courseware production and online platform development services, 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

Educational services
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$209.56 million
Cash Flow
$1.03 per share
Book Value
$3.81 per share


Net Income
$5.84 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$332.64 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings


Overall MarketRank

2.19 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

328th out of 897 stocks

Educational Services Industry

16th out of 50 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Frequently Asked Questions

How were China Distance Education's earnings last quarter?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, December, 15th. The technology company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. The technology company earned $65.55 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $59.02 million. China Distance Education had a net margin of 4.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.65%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share.
View China Distance Education's earnings history

Is China Distance Education a good dividend stock?

China Distance Education pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.76%. DL has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of China Distance Education is 180.65%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, China Distance Education will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.45% next year. This indicates that China Distance Education will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
View China Distance Education's dividend history.

Who are China Distance Education's key executives?

China Distance Education's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, Co-Founder, Chairman of Directors & CEO (Age 53)
  • Ms. Baohong Yin, Co-Founder & Deputy Chairman of Directors (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark A. Marostica, Co-Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Wing Hong Chan CPA, Co-Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Feijia Ji, Sr. EVP & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Liang Zheng, Sr. VP

What is David Knibbe's approval rating as China Distance Education's CEO?

2 employees have rated China Distance Education CEO David Knibbe on Glassdoor.com. David Knibbe has an approval rating of 100% among China Distance Education's employees. This puts David Knibbe in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of China Distance Education own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other China Distance Education investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Illumina (ILMN), Netflix (NFLX), Gilead Sciences (GILD), General Motors (GM), JOYY (YY), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Alphabet (GOOG) and Pfizer (PFE).

What is China Distance Education's stock symbol?

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

What is China Distance Education's stock price today?

One share of DL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.73.

How much money does China Distance Education make?

China Distance Education has a market capitalization of $332.64 million and generates $209.56 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $5.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.31 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does China Distance Education have?

China Distance Education employs 2,457 workers across the globe.

What is China Distance Education's official website?

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

Where are China Distance Education's headquarters?

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].

This page was last updated on 12/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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