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

$9.61 0.02 (0.21 %)
(As of 12/14/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.59
Today's Range$9.53 - $9.68
52-Week Range$6.61 - $11.82
Volume66,900 shs
Average Volume45,603 shs
Market Capitalization$316.13 million
P/E Ratio19.98
Dividend Yield4.67%
Beta1.63

About China Distance Education (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Education & Training Information Providers
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:DL
CUSIPN/A
Phone86-10-8231-9999

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.27%
Current Ratio0.93%
Quick Ratio0.92%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.98
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$130.99 million
Price / Sales2.42
Cash Flow$0.90 per share
Price / Cash10.68
Book Value$2.21 per share
Price / Book4.35

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.46
Net Income$14.94 million
Net Margins11.40%
Return on Equity26.00%
Return on Assets7.91%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,726
Outstanding Shares32,960,000

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. Investors 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 Limited (NYSE:DL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 23rd. The technology company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.11. The technology company earned $30.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $28.10 million. China Distance Education had a net margin of 11.40% and a return on equity of 26.00%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.16 EPS. View China Distance Education's Earnings History.

When will China Distance Education make its next earnings announcement?

China Distance Education is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February, 20th 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:

  • Zhengdong Zhu, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 46)
  • Baohong Yin, Deputy Chairman of the Board (Age 47)
  • Wing Hong Chan CPA, Co-Chief Financial Officer
  • Mark A. Marostica, Co-Chief Financial Officer
  • Feijia Ji, Director
  • Xiaoshu Chen, Independent Director (Age 51)
  • Liankui Hu, Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Annabelle Yu Long, Independent Director (Age 41)
  • Carol Chor Woon Yu CPA, Independent Director (Age 54)

Who owns China Distance Education stock?

China Distance Education's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Jupiter Asset Management Ltd. (2.70%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.02%) and Dalton Investments LLC (0.31%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Distance Education.

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

China Distance Education's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education.

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

China Distance Education's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN and Dalton Investments LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education.

How do I buy China Distance Education stock?

Shares of China Distance Education 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 China Distance Education stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.61.

How big of a company is China Distance Education?

China Distance Education has a market capitalization of $316.13 million and generates $130.99 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $14.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.46 on an earnings per share basis. China Distance Education employs 1,726 workers across the globe.

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 (DL)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  119 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  248
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Analyst Ratings

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 2.002.002.002.33
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
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0 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $14.00$12.75$12.75$14.17
Price Target Upside: 41.27% upside28.66% upside28.66% upside42.95% upside

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for China Distance Education (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/19/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
8/24/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$14.00N/AView Rating Details
2/26/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 12/14/2015 forward)

Earnings

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for China Distance Education (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education (NYSE DL) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/20/2018        
8/23/20176/30/2017$0.22$0.09$35.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Earnings Estimates

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Dividends

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:1/18/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.45
Dividend Yield:4.68%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:97.83% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Distance Education (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/30/2017special$0.451/11/20181/12/20181/18/2018
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 (NYSE DL)

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Headlines

China Distance Education (NYSE DL) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
Critical Survey: Aspen Group (ASPU) and China Distance Education (DL)Critical Survey: Aspen Group (ASPU) and China Distance Education (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 3:10 AM
China Distance Education (DL) Outlines Strategy for GrowthChina Distance Education (DL) Outlines Strategy for Growth
www.streetinsider.com - December 6 at 5:37 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Outlines Strategy Aimed at Driving Future GrowthChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Outlines Strategy Aimed at Driving Future Growth
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 9:21 AM
China Distance Education (DL) Upgraded at ValuEngineChina Distance Education (DL) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 3 at 4:34 PM
China Distance Education Holdings (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptChina Distance Education Holdings' (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
www.msn.com - December 1 at 4:34 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) to Issue $0.45 Special DividendChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) to Issue $0.45 Special Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 5:36 PM
Edited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 29-Nov-17 1:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 29-Nov-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 9:20 AM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR to Host Earnings CallChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Sponsored ADR to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 9:12 AM
China Distance Education (DL) Releases Quarterly  Earnings ResultsChina Distance Education (DL) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 28 at 9:48 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Profit Drops 44% In Q4China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Profit Drops 44% In Q4
www.rttnews.com - November 28 at 5:34 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on TuesdayChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 1:54 AM
At $8.31, Is China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) A Buy?At $8.31, Is China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) A Buy?
finance.yahoo.com - November 13 at 6:35 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 28, 2017China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 10 at 10:11 AM
China Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Upcoming Investor ConferencesChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 6:41 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.: Gathering momentum, can it sustain its performance?China Distance Education Holdings Ltd.: Gathering momentum, can it sustain its performance?
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 3:38 PM
ETFs with exposure to China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. : October 6, 2017ETFs with exposure to China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. : October 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 6:14 PM
Buy This Deep-Value Stock As Policy Headwind Turns Into TailwindBuy This Deep-Value Stock As Policy Headwind Turns Into Tailwind
seekingalpha.com - October 4 at 11:04 AM
Should You Be Tempted To Buy China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Because Of Its PE Ratio?Should You Be Tempted To Buy China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Because Of Its PE Ratio?
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 6:32 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. :DL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : August 29, 2017China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. :DL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : August 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 6:20 PM
Edited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 24-Aug-17 12:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 24-Aug-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 4:17 AM
Form 6-K China Distance Education For: Aug 24Form 6-K China Distance Education For: Aug 24
www.streetinsider.com - August 24 at 6:13 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 6:13 PM
BRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings reports third quarter resultsBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings reports third quarter results
www.reuters.com - August 24 at 1:01 AM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q3 Income Retreats 57%China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q3 Income Retreats 57%
www.rttnews.com - August 24 at 1:01 AM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:01 PM
China Distance posts 3Q profitChina Distance posts 3Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:01 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Releases  Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPSChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 7:16 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on WednesdayChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 1:06 AM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Wednesday, August 23, 2017China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Results on Wednesday, August 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:48 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Head to Head ContrastChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:13 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Completion of Restructuring of Zhengbao YucaiChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Completion of Restructuring of Zhengbao Yucai
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 6:11 PM
Head-To-Head Comparison: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)Head-To-Head Comparison: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:17 AM
Comparing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)Comparing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 9:40 AM
Financial Contrast: Chegg (CHGG) vs. China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)Financial Contrast: Chegg (CHGG) vs. China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:25 PM
Contrasting China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Chegg (CHGG)Contrasting China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Chegg (CHGG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 10:26 AM
Financial Comparison: Chegg (CHGG) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)Financial Comparison: Chegg (CHGG) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 8:14 PM
Reviewing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Chegg (CHGG)Reviewing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Chegg (CHGG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:35 AM
Critical Review: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)Critical Review: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:37 AM
BRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings announces strategic investment in Beijing RuidaBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings announces strategic investment in Beijing Ruida
www.reuters.com - July 10 at 5:49 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Strategic Investment in Beijing RuidaChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Strategic Investment in Beijing Ruida
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 5:49 PM
Head-To-Head Comparison: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)Head-To-Head Comparison: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 9:00 AM
BRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Q2 revenue $21.9 mlnBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Q2 revenue $21.9 mln
www.reuters.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
EARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q2 Earnings ReportEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q2 Earnings Report
www.rttnews.com - May 17 at 9:51 PM
China Distance Education (DL) to Sell its 80% Equity Interest in Xiamen NetinNet Software for $32M - StreetInsider.comChina 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
BRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings Limited announces Zhengbao Yucai has completed its share issuance plan on Chinas new third boardBRIEF-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
China Distance Education Holdings (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking AlphaChina Distance Education Holdings' (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 4:45 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q1 Earnings Rise 96%China Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q1 Earnings Rise 96%
www.rttnews.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
Q1 2017 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market CloseQ1 2017 China Distance Education Holdings Ltd Earnings Release - After Market Close
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017China Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 5:01 PM

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