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

About China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited is a holding company. The Company is engaged in providing online and offline education services, and selling related products in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Company's segments include online education services, business start-up training services and the sale of learning simulation software. The Company primarily sells books and reference materials related to its courses, such as the various levels of Accounting Professional Qualification Examinations, accounting continuing education, the National Practicing Medical Doctor Qualification Examination, the National Pharmacist Qualification Examination, and Associate Constructor and Constructor Qualification Examinations. It offers college oriented online-to-offline products and services, business start-up training courses and others. The Company had a content library with 263 course offerings of audio-video content, as of September 30, 2016.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Education & Training Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cdeledu.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $307.54 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,963,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $10.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.80
  • 52 Week Range: $8.97 - $13.83
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.31
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.72
  • P/E Growth: -2.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $125.16 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.46
  • Book Value: $1.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 9.06
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.45
  • Dividend Yield: 4.6%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $37.1 million
  • Net Margins: 22.37%
  • Return on Equity: 50.03%
  • Return on Assets: 16.91%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.96%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 43,687 shs.
  • Beta: 1.8
  • Short Ratio: 0.47
 

Frequently Asked Questions for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)

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

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

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

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd announced an annual dividend on Friday, December 9th. Stockholders 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. View China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's Dividend History.

How were China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's earnings last quarter?

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 17th. The company reported ($0.07) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.05 by $0.12. The company earned $21.86 million during the quarter. China Distance Education Holdings Ltd had a net margin of 22.37% and a return on equity of 50.03%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.09 earnings per share. View China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's Earnings History.

When will China Distance Education Holdings Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.

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

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's shares. Their predictions range from $11.50 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's stock price to reach $12.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.

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

Who owns China Distance Education Holdings Ltd stock?

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include ZHU ZHENGDONG (37.30%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.56%), FIL Ltd (4.76%), Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (2.67%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.16%) and Sensato Investors LLC (1.08%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Alliancebernstein L.P., FIL Ltd, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Advisors Preferred LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale and Acadian Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.

How do I buy China Distance Education Holdings Ltd stock?

Shares of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd 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 Ltd stock cost?

One share of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.33.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $12.75 (36.66% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017Credit Suisse Group AGDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/24/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$14.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$17.00N/AView Rating Details
12/10/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform€11.50 -> €4.40N/AView Rating Details
10/14/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
Earnings by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
Earnings History by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/26/2017        
5/17/2017Q2 17$0.05($0.07)$21.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q117$0.14$0.26$28.20 million$32.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/29/2016Q416$0.28$0.37$38.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/23/2016Q316$0.11$0.22$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$0.38$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$22.41 million$22.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q1 2015$0.06$0.13$20.46 million$21.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2014Q4$0.30$0.38$32.89 million$35.28 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 Ltd (NYSE:DL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.87 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.87 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
Most Recent Dividend:1/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.45
Dividend Yield:4.82%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:57.69% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
51.72% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
51.72% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)

Dividend History by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (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 Ltd (NYSE:DL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
Latest Headlines for China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL)
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finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd (DL) Downgraded to "Underperform" at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 9:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd (DL) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 10:26 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Q2 revenue $21.9 mln
www.reuters.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q2 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance reports 2Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings (DL) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings (DL) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.35
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 10:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCDEL to Hold Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 8:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings (DL) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 2:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings (DL) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:40 AM
streetinsider.com logoChina Distance Education (DL) to Sell its 80% Equity Interest in Xiamen NetinNet Software for $32M - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 2 at 4:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:13 pm China Distance Education announces restructuring of Zhengbao Yucai
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 9:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Restructuring of Zhengbao Yucai
finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 4:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:10 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Limited announces Zhengbao Yucai has completed its share issuance plan on China's new third board
www.reuters.com - March 2 at 10:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Zhengbao Yucai Has Completed Its Share Issuance Plan on China's New Third Board
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 30-Nov-16 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 7:39 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings' (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
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
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:45 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q1 Earnings Rise 96%
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:46 AM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday ... - PR Newswire (press release)
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
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
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:57 PM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces a Revised Share Issuance Plan by its Subsidiary Zhengbao ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - December 8 at 10:28 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education revises share issuance plan by unit
www.reuters.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Reveals New Share Issuance Plan By Zhengbao Yucai
www.rttnews.com - December 8 at 5:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
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
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
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
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
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
www.reuters.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Bottom Line Falls 9% In Q4
www.rttnews.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Bottom Line Falls 9% In Q4
www.rttnews.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close
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
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 5:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results …
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
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:43 PM
prnewswire.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Jefferies 6th Annual Greater China Summit - PR Newswire (press release)
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
finance.yahoo.com - October 19 at 9:34 AM

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