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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.20
DL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. DL: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
DL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 2.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.19
DL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. DL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
DL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.19
0.18
0.85
Interest Coverage 50.39
DL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.33 vs. DL: 50.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.39  Med: 5067.97 Max: No Debt
Current: 50.39
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.66
WACC vs ROIC
7.20%
396.76%
WACC
ROIC
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
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history
Operating Margin % 21.53
DL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. DL: 21.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
DL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.76  Med: 23.45 Max: 43.45
Current: 21.53
-1.76
43.45
Net Margin % 20.98
DL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. DL: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
DL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.15  Med: 20.69 Max: 46
Current: 20.98
-9.15
46
ROE % 64.58
DL's ROE % is ranked higher than
99% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. DL: 64.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
DL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.34  Med: 16.48 Max: 64.58
Current: 64.58
-12.34
64.58
ROA % 15.72
DL's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. DL: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
DL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.01  Med: 11.39 Max: 45.57
Current: 15.72
-4.01
45.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 244.73
DL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. DL: 244.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
DL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.6  Med: 137.98 Max: 265.28
Current: 244.73
-6.6
265.28
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.50
DL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. DL: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
DL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 21.8 Max: 30.5
Current: 17.5
-1.8
30.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 22.00
DL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. DL: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
DL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 33.7 Max: 151.4
Current: 22
0
151.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 23.90
DL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. DL: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
DL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 41.5 Max: 81.7
Current: 23.9
-15.7
81.7
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services  
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Traded in other countries:0CDA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:China
China Distance Education Holdings Ltd along with its subsidiaries provides online & offline education services & sells related products in China. It offers online learning management system, tutoring support & other courses.

China Distance Education is the largest provider of online professional education in China by total number of course enrollments. It provides training and test preparation courses in accounting, law, health care, construction engineering, information technology, and other industries. It also offers online foreign language and test preparation courses for various academic and entrance exams. About 77% of its total student enrollment in 2008 came from the accounting courses.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 11.93
DL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.39 vs. DL: 11.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
DL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.05  Med: 23.62 Max: 576.67
Current: 11.93
11.05
576.67
PE Ratio without NRI 11.77
DL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
83% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.58 vs. DL: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
DL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.02  Med: 25.15 Max: 1700
Current: 11.77
11.02
1700
PB Ratio 8.46
DL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. DL: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
DL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.28 Max: 12.13
Current: 8.46
0.95
12.13
PS Ratio 2.43
DL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. DL: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
DL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 4.61 Max: 11.03
Current: 2.43
1.61
11.03
EV-to-EBIT 8.51
DL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. DL: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -222.9  Med: 17.4 Max: 396.8
Current: 8.51
-222.9
396.8
EV-to-EBITDA 8.51
DL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. DL: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -222.9  Med: 17.4 Max: 396.8
Current: 8.51
-222.9
396.8
PEG Ratio 0.18
DL's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. DL: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
DL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.32 Max: 34.03
Current: 0.18
0.15
34.03
Shiller PE Ratio 31.03
DL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.17 vs. DL: 31.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
DL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31  Med: 44.21 Max: 76.1
Current: 31.03
31
76.1
Current Ratio 0.97
DL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. DL: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.05 Max: 5.75
Current: 0.97
0.53
5.75
Quick Ratio 0.96
DL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. DL: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.03 Max: 5.73
Current: 0.96
0.53
5.73
Days Inventory 9.40
DL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.34 vs. DL: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.26  Med: 7.46 Max: 10.65
Current: 9.4
5.26
10.65
Days Sales Outstanding 14.63
DL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.73 vs. DL: 14.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 17.47 Max: 84.87
Current: 14.63
4.34
84.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 4.95
DL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
77% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. DL: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
DL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 4.59 Max: 9.68
Current: 4.95
2.19
9.68
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.60
DL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
DL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.6
0.6
1.18
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.88
DL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
71% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. DL: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.95
DL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
73% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. DL: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
DL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 4.59 Max: 9.68
Current: 4.95
2.19
9.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.90
DL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. DL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.4  Med: -1.9 Max: 3.4
Current: 0.9
-78.4
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 10.55
DL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. DL: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
DL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 6.99 Max: 13.47
Current: 10.55
1.42
13.47
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.54
DL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. DL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
DL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.54
0.35
1.93
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.47
DL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. DL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
DL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.47
0.47
1.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.74
DL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. DL: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
DL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 5.2 Max: 22.1
Current: 11.74
-4.7
22.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 47.10
DL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. DL: 47.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
DL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 47.1 Max: 92.1
Current: 47.1
-11.7
92.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $122.88
EPS (TTM) $ 0.76
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $9.03 - 13.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.96 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Sep17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.96
EPS without NRI ($) 0.96
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
China Distance Education Holdings to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch Innovative China F May 26 2017 
China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholder May 22 2017 
China Distance Education Holdings Limited to Report Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Result May 05 2017 
CDEL to Hold Annual General Meeting on May 19, 2017 Apr 27 2017 
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China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Restructuring of Zhengbao Yucai Mar 31 2017 
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Danier Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors Oct 08 2015 
Danier Announces Amended and Extended Credit Facility With CIBC Aug 27 2015 

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