China Distance Education Holdings Limited American Depositary Shares (DL): Price and Financial Metrics


China Distance Education Holdings Limited American Depositary Shares (DL)

Today's Latest Price: $8.56 USD

0.06 (0.71%)

Updated Nov 23 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating


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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 115 in China

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DL Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of China Distance Education Holdings LTD's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 98.32% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 133.81%, China Distance Education Holdings LTD's debt growth rate surpasses 90.5% of about US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for China Distance Education Holdings LTD comes in at 95.81%, a number that bests 94.49% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BBSI, FIX, MYRG, SAFT, and NSIT.
  • DL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit China Distance Education Holdings LTD's official web site, go to www.cdeledu.com.

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DL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $8.56 52-week high $11.99
Prev. close $8.50 52-week low $5.76
Day low $8.51 Volume 6,300
Day high $8.56 Avg. volume 59,663
50-day MA $9.01 Dividend yield 6.54%
200-day MA $8.31 Market Cap 285.22M

China Distance Education Holdings Limited American Depositary Shares (DL) Company Bio


China Distance Education Holdings Limited provides online and offline education services, and sells related products in China. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Beijing, China.

DL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$8.56$11 29%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for China Distance Education Holdings LTD. To summarize, we found that China Distance Education Holdings LTD ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 30%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for China Distance Education Holdings LTD ended up being:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 97% of its capital from equity, and 3% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of 85.93% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 3% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately merely 12.26% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • DL's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 46.7% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%27%
1%28%
2%29%
3%31%
4%32%
5%33%

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China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) CEO Zhengdong Zhu on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Q3 2020 Results Earnings Conference Call August 27, 2020, 08:00 AM ET Company Participants Zhengdong Zhu - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mark Marostica - Co-Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Greg Pendy - Sidoti & Company Presentation Operator Good evening and thank you...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

China Distance Education Holdings Limited 2020 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Presentation

The following slide deck was published by China Distance Education Holdings Limited in conjunction with their 2020 Q3 earnings call....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 27, 2020

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) Q3 2020 earnings call dated Aug. 27, 2020 Corporate Participants: Mark Marostica — Co-Chief Financial Officer Zhengdong Zhu — Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Analysts: Greg Pendy — Sidoti & Co — Analyst Presentation: Mark Marostica — Co-Chief Financial Officer Good evening, and thank you for joining us for the China Distance Education Holdings Limited […]

AlphaStreet | August 27, 2020

CDEL Announces Formation of Independent Special Committee to Review Preliminary Non-Binding Proposal to Acquire the Company

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, today announced that its board of directors (the "Board") has formed a special committee (the "Special Committee") consisting of Ms. Carol Yu and Ms. Annabelle Yu Long, each an independent director, to review and evaluate a previously-announced non-binding proposal that the Board received on June 8, 2020 (the "Proposal") from Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, co-founder, chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of the Company ("Mr. Zhu"), Ms. Baohong Yin, co-founder of the Company, deputy chairman of the Board and the spouse of Mr. Zhu, and t...

Yahoo | June 22, 2020

CDEL Announces Receipt of Preliminary Non-Binding Proposal to Acquire the Company

China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter dated June 8, 2020 (the "Proposal Letter") from Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, co-founder, chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of the Company ("Mr. Zhu"), Ms. Baohong Yin, co-founder of the Company, deputy chairman of the Board and the spouse of Mr. Zhu and their affiliated entity (collectively, the "Buyer Group") to acquire all of the outstanding ordinary shares of the Company, including ordinary shares represented by Amer...

Yahoo | June 8, 2020

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DL Price Returns

1-mo -3.82%
3-mo -4.89%
6-mo 22.11%
1-year 16.94%
3-year 19.78%
5-year -28.49%
YTD 15.64%
2019 20.75%
2018 -27.72%
2017 -13.80%
2016 -23.89%
2015 -5.77%

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