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How to buy DLH stock

Learn how to easily invest in DLH stock.

DLH Holdings Corp
+ $0.90 ( + 6.02%)

DLH Holdings Corp is a specialty business services business based in the US. DLH shares (DLHC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. DLH employs 2,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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DLH stock price (NASDAQ: DLHC)

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DLH shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-07-01.
Latest market close$14.95
52-week range$10.21 - $21.49
50-day moving average $15.88
200-day moving average $16.11
Wall St. target price$21.00
PE ratio 10.0336
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.49

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Is it a good time to buy DLH stock?

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DLH price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.95 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-29) -0.53%
1 month (2022-06-06) -12.47%
3 months (2022-04-06) -16.62%
6 months (2022-01-06) -25.03%
1 year (2021-07-06) 36.78%
2 years (2020-07-06) 99.33%
3 years (2019-07-05) 185.85%
5 years (2017-07-06) 160.91%

Is DLH stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing DLH stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DLH's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

DLH's P/E ratio

DLH's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, DLH shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

DLH's PEG ratio

DLH's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1263. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into DLH's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


DLH's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $39.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a DLH's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

DLH financials

Revenue TTM $388.2 million
Operating margin TTM 8.12%
Gross profit TTM $51.5 million
Return on assets TTM 10.32%
Return on equity TTM 29.37%
Profit margin 5.34%
Book value $6.44
Market capitalisation $191.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

DLH share dividends

We're not expecting DLH to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have DLH's shares ever split?

DLH's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 20 April 2008. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your DLH shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for DLH shares which in turn could have impacted DLH's share price.

DLH share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, DLH's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.21 up to $21.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DLHC.US volatility(beta: 1.33)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while DLH's is 1.3276. This would suggest that DLH's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

DLH overview

DLH Holdings Corp. provides technology-enabled business process outsourcing, program management solutions, and public health research and analytics services in the United States. The company offers defense and veterans' health solutions, including healthcare, technology, and logistics solutions to the VA, Defense Health Agency, Tele-medicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and the Army Medical Research and Material Command. It also provides a range of human services and solutions, which consists of monitoring and evaluation, electronic medical records migration, data collection and management, and nutritional and social health assessments; and IT system architecture design, migration plan, and ongoing maintenance services. In addition, the company offers public health and life sciences services, such as clinical trials, epidemiology studies, and disease prevention; and health promotion to underserved and at-risk communities through development of strategic communication campaigns, research on emerging trends, health informatics analyses, and application of best practices. It primarily serves the federal health services market. The company was formerly known as TeamStaff, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of DLH is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 15.895% of DLH shares are held by insiders and 64.308% by institutions.
How many people work for DLH?
Latest data suggests 2,300 work at DLH.
When does the fiscal year end for DLH?
DLH's fiscal year ends in September.
Where is DLH based?
DLH's address is: Building 3, Atlanta, GA, United States, 30305
What is DLH's ISIN number?
DLH's international securities identification number is: US23335Q1004
What is DLH's CUSIP number?
DLH's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 23335Q100

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