DLHC Stock Overview
DLH Holdings Corp. provides technology-enabled business process outsourcing, program management solutions, and public health research and analytics services in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$15.79|
|52 Week High||US$21.49|
|52 Week Low||US$10.21|
|1 Month Change||-2.23%|
|3 Month Change||-18.23%|
|1 Year Change||36.12%|
|3 Year Change||212.67%|
|5 Year Change||180.46%|
|Change since IPO||64.06%|
Recent News & Updates
DLH Holdings (NASDAQ:DLHC) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...
|DLHC||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: DLHC exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned -17.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DLHC exceeded the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|DLHC Average Weekly Movement||7.8%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.7%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: DLHC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DLHC's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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.
DLH Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|DLHC fundamental statistics|
Is DLHC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|DLHC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$321.40m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.62|
|Net Profit Margin||5.34%|
How did DLHC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is DLHC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DLHC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is DLHC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does DLHC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|DLHC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
MHH Mastech Digital
HSON Hudson Global
DLHC DLH Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: DLHC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x) compared to the peer average (15x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does DLHC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: DLHC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (15.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is DLHC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||9.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||6.4x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: DLHC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of DLHC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: DLHC ($15.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($44.13)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DLHC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: DLHC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is DLH Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: DLHC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.1% per year).
Earnings vs Market: DLHC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-20.1% per year).
High Growth Earnings: DLHC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DLHC's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-21% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DLHC's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-21% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if DLHC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has DLH Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DLHC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DLHC's current net profit margins (5.3%) are higher than last year (3.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DLHC's earnings have grown significantly by 38.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: DLHC's earnings growth over the past year (163.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (38.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DLHC earnings growth over the past year (163.7%) exceeded the Professional Services industry 33.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DLHC's Return on Equity (25.2%) is considered high.
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How is DLH Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DLHC's short term assets ($66.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($59.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: DLHC's short term assets ($66.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($54.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DLHC's net debt to equity ratio (42.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: DLHC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.8% to 43.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DLHC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (69.4%).
Interest Coverage: DLHC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.8x coverage).
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What is DLH Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate DLHC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate DLHC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DLHC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if DLHC's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as DLHC has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Zach Parker (64 yo)
Mr. Zachary C. Parker, also known as Zach, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of DLH Holdings Corp., the parent company of TeamStaff Government Solutions, Inc. and DLH Solutions, Inc. since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Zach's total compensation ($USD1.19M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Zach's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: DLHC's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: DLHC's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2%.
DLH Holdings Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: DLH Holdings Corp.
- Ticker: DLHC
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$202.063m
- Shares outstanding: 12.80m
- Website: https://www.dlhcorp.com
Number of Employees
- DLH Holdings Corp.
- Building 3
- Suite 700
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.