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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 10/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 7.12
DL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. DL: 7.12 )
DL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.56   Max: No Debt
Current: 7.12

Equity to Asset 0.57
DL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. DL: 0.57 )
DL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.57

0.18
0.85
Interest Coverage 84.38
DL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.85 vs. DL: 84.38 )
DL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 84.38   Max: 9999.99
Current: 84.38

84.38
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.97
M-Score: -2.82
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 30.21
DL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. DL: 30.21 )
DL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 43.45
Current: 30.21

-8
43.45
Net-margin (%) 27.55
DL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. DL: 27.55 )
DL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.15   Max: 46
Current: 27.55

-9.15
46
ROE (%) 38.36
DL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. DL: 38.36 )
DL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.15   Max: 75.64
Current: 38.36

-5.15
75.64
ROA (%) 20.35
DL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. DL: 20.35 )
DL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.01   Max: 45.57
Current: 20.35

-4.01
45.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 305.69
DL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.86 vs. DL: 305.69 )
DL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -26.38   Max: 458.09
Current: 305.69

-26.38
458.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.70
DL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DL: 30.70 )
DL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 30.7
Current: 30.7

-100
30.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 150.90
DL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. DL: 150.90 )
DL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 150.9
Current: 150.9

0
150.9
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 30.40
DL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.90 vs. DL: 30.40 )
DL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.79   Max: 650
Current: 30.4

12.79
650
P/B 6.16
DL's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. DL: 6.16 )
DL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1   Max: 12.77
Current: 6.16

1
12.77
P/S 7.66
DL's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. DL: 7.66 )
DL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 14.23
Current: 7.66

2.03
14.23
EV-to-EBIT 24.35
DL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. DL: 24.35 )
DL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -515   Max: 107.5
Current: 24.35

-515
107.5
Shiller P/E 73.03
DL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DL: 73.03 )
DL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 39   Max: 189.07
Current: 73.03

39
189.07
Current Ratio 2.07
DL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. DL: 2.07 )
DL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.75
Current: 2.07

0.53
5.75
Quick Ratio 2.07
DL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. DL: 2.07 )
DL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.73
Current: 2.07

0.53
5.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.41
DL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. DL: 3.41 )
DL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.41

Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.40
DL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. DL: 3.40 )
DL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.4

Share Buyback Rate -1.70
DL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. DL: -1.70 )
DL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.5   Max: -77.8
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 13.50
DL's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
87% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DL: 13.50 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 11.13
Current: 13.5

2.25
11.13
Price/Net Current Asset Value 13.07
DL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DL: 13.07 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 10.78
Current: 13.07

2.04
10.78
Price/Tangible Book 6.80
DL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. DL: 6.80 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 5.61
Current: 6.8

1.3
5.61
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.46
DL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. DL: 3.46 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.85
Current: 3.46

0.96
2.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
DL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DL: 1.20 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.2

0.32
1.99
Price/Graham Number 2.80
DL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. DL: 2.80 )
DL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 6.43
Current: 2.8

1.05
6.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
DL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. DL: 4.10 )
DL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 17
Current: 4.1

0.9
17

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue(Mil) 124
EPS($)
EPS without NRI($)

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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Traded in other countries:0CDA.Germany,
China Distance Education Holdings Limited was incorporated under the law of the Cayman Islands on January 11, 2008. The Company offers online and offline education services and selling related products in the People's Republic of China. It also offers online test preparation courses to self-taught learners pursuing higher education diplomas or degrees and to secondary school and college students preparing for various academic and entrance exams. As of September 30, 2013, it operated 17 websites, including its main website www.cdeledu.com and 16 other websites, each dedicated to a specific industry, profession or subject area. In addition to online education courses, it also sells books and reference materials, offer offline business start-up training courses and offline accounting and healthcare professional training, and provide courseware production services and platform production services for certain customers. It faces competition from providers of traditional offline education, training and test preparation services, and expects to face increasing competition from existing competitors and new market entrants in the online professional education and test preparation market. The Company is subject to the reporting obligations under the U.S. securities laws. The Company's PRC affiliated entities, Beijing Champion, Caikaowang and Champion Wangge, are subject to laws and regulations governing the formation and conduct of domestic PRC companies.
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