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: $227.45 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 32,963,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $7.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $8.91
  • 52 Week Range: $6.78 - $13.83
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.72
  • P/E Growth: -1.64
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $127.52 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.77
  • Book Value: $1.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.64
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.45
  • Dividend Yield: 6.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $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: 32,561 shs.
  • Beta: 1.47
  • 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 announced 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 of this dividend 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 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.13. The business 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

Who owns China Distance Education Holdings Limited stock?

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FIL Ltd (4.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.65%), Sensato Investors LLC (1.10%), Aviva PLC (0.82%), Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (0.44%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.12%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Distance Education Holdings Limited.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bamco Inc. NY, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Aviva PLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education Holdings Limited.

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

China Distance Education Holdings Limited's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., State Street Corp, Sensato Investors LLC and FIL Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Distance Education Holdings Limited.

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 $6.83.


MarketBeat Community Rating for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE DL)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  112 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  215
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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

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
10/14/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutral$15.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/20/2015 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)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Most Recent Dividend:1/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.45
Dividend Yield:6.59%
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)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
Latest Headlines for China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
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finance.yahoo.com logoShould 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
finance.yahoo.com logoChina 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
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DL earnings conference call or presentation 24-Aug-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 4:17 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K China Distance Education For: Aug 24
www.streetinsider.com - August 24 at 6:13 PM
seekingalpha.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 6:13 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings reports third quarter results
www.reuters.com - August 24 at 1:01 AM
rttnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. Q3 Income Retreats 57%
www.rttnews.com - August 24 at 1:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Reports Financial Results for Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance posts 3Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 8:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.12 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 7:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 1:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina 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
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) vs. Chegg (CHGG) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Completion of Restructuring of Zhengbao Yucai
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 6:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 10:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: Chegg (CHGG) vs. China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Chegg (CHGG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Comparison: Chegg (CHGG) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 8:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) & Chegg (CHGG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Review: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:DL) & Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:37 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-China Distance Education Holdings announces strategic investment in Beijing Ruida
www.reuters.com - July 10 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Strategic Investment in Beijing Ruida
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 5:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC) versus China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChegg (CHGG) & China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGoldman: Investors looking to beat the calmest market in 50 years are doing it wrong
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 1:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd (DL) Downgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd. :DL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 11:41 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings Ltd (DL) Rating Increased to Buy at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 3:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Innovative China Forum
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 5:19 PM
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

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