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

About China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)

China Distance Education Holdings Limited 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 Information Providers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.cdeledu.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $248.88 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,963,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.22
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.43
  • 52 Week Range: $6.61 - $13.79
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.28
  • P/E Growth: -1.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $127.52 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.02
  • Book Value: $1.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.46
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.45
  • Dividend Yield: 6.0%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $29.69 million
  • Net Margins: 16.70%
  • Return on Equity: 38.05%
  • Return on Assets: 11.93%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.98%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.97%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 51,657 shs.
  • Beta: 1.46
  • Short Ratio: 1.76
 

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

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

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

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited declared an annual dividend on Friday, December 9th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, January 13th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, January 4th. View China Distance Education Holdings Limited's Dividend History.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The company reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $35.44 million for the quarter. China Distance Education Holdings Limited had a return on equity of 38.05% and a net margin of 16.70%. View China Distance Education Holdings Limited's Earnings History.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, December, 5th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education Holdings Limited.

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

Who are China Distance Education Holdings Limited's key executives?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

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

How do I buy China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

Shares of China Distance Education Holdings Limited can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock price today?

One share of China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.82.


MarketBeat Community Rating for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE DL)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  111 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  234
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Distance Education Holdings Limited and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Price Target History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Analysts' Ratings History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice 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
12/10/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform€11.50 -> €4.40N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Earnings by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Earnings History by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE DL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/5/2017        
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

Earnings Estimates for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Most Recent Dividend:1/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.45
Dividend Yield:5.75%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:69.23% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)

Dividend History by Quarter for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (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)

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Insider Trading History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
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This page was last updated on 10/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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