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China Distance Education Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.02 (+0.21 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $9.67
50-Day Range
MA: $9.64
52-Week Range
Now: $9.67
Volume115,574 shs
Average Volume22,065 shs
Market Capitalization$322.20 million
P/E Ratio31.19
Dividend Yield5.80%
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

Industry Educational services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$209.56 million
Cash Flow$1.02 per share
Book Value$3.81 per share


Net Income$5.84 million


Market Cap$322.20 million
Next Earnings Date3/16/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.77 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

167th out of 1,519 stocks

Educational Services Industry

11th out of 63 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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China Distance Education (NYSE:DL) Frequently Asked Questions

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When is China Distance Education's next earnings date?

China Distance Education is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 16th 2021.
View our earnings forecast for China Distance Education

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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. The technology company earned $65.55 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $59.02 million. China Distance Education had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.65% and a net margin of 4.98%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.55 earnings per share.
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How has China Distance Education's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

China Distance Education's stock was trading at $8.00 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DL shares have increased by 20.9% and is now trading at $9.67.
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How often does China Distance Education pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Distance Education?

China Distance Education declared a -- dividend on Thursday, March 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be given a dividend of $0.56 per share on Friday, April 24th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 30th.
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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 5.80%. 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.
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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.

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

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."

Who are China Distance Education's major shareholders?

China Distance Education's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.71%), Ritholtz Wealth Management (0.09%) and Vontobel Holding Ltd. (0.06%).

Which major investors are selling China Distance Education stock?

DL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Ritholtz Wealth Management.

Which major investors are buying China Distance Education stock?

DL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vontobel Holding Ltd., and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is China Distance Education's stock price today?

One share of DL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.67.

How much money does China Distance Education make?

China Distance Education has a market capitalization of $322.20 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 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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