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

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$7.27 -0.18 (-2.42 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 08:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.45
Today's Range$7.1479 - $7.59
52-Week Range$7.04 - $10.71
Volume42,467 shs
Average Volume33,098 shs
Market Capitalization$248.04 million
P/E Ratio18.17
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
Current SymbolNYSE:DL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.11
Current Ratio0.66
Quick Ratio0.64


Trailing P/E Ratio18.17
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$166.67 million
Price / Sales1.45
Cash Flow$0.6038 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.04
Book Value$3.30 per share
Price / Book2.20


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$11.62 million
Net Margins6.98%
Return on Equity17.89%
Return on Assets4.89%


Outstanding Shares33,290,000
Market Cap$248.04 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 were China Distance Education's earnings last quarter?

China Distance Education Holdings Ltd (NYSE:DL) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 20th. The technology company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter. The technology company had revenue of $53.63 million for the quarter. China Distance Education had a net margin of 6.98% and a return on equity of 17.89%. 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, March 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education.

What guidance has China Distance Education issued on next quarter's earnings?

China Distance Education issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, November, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $208.3-216.7 million.China Distance Education also updated its Q1 2018 guidance to EPS.

Has China Distance Education been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about DL stock have trended neutral on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. China Distance Education earned a daily sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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)

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 investors include FIL Ltd (7.02%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.91%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.19%).

Which institutional investors are selling China Distance Education stock?

DL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd.

Which institutional investors are buying China Distance Education stock?

DL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

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 $7.27.

How big of a company is China Distance Education?

China Distance Education has a market capitalization of $248.04 million and generates $166.67 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:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  411
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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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