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Current Price 997.50p Bid 994.50p Ask 997.00p Change -0.85%
Last Updated: 18/11/2018 06:10. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Dignity plc is Britain's largest single provider of funeral-related services, namely funeral services, cremations and pre-arranged funeral plans. Based in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, Dignity owns over 550 funeral locations and operates 30 crematoria across the country.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/12/2017

Turnover
£324.00m
Operating Profit
£98.00m
Dividend Yield
2.43
Dividend Per Share
24.38
Dividend Cover
4.75
P/E Ratio
8.66

Key Personnel

Michael Kinloch McCollum
Chief Executive Officer
Richard Harry Portman
dir, Corporate Services
Stephen Lee Whittern
Finance Director
Peter Talbot Hindley
Non-Executive Chairman
Mary Jane McNamara
Non-Executive Director
David Charles Blackwood
Non-Executive Director
Jane Rachel Ashcroft
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
DTY
ISIN
GB00BRB37M78
Shares in Issue
50,008,939
Market cap
£501.59m

Analyst Views (1)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
100.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
994.50p
Bid Price
994.50p
Ask Price
997.00p
Volume
163071
Change Today
-8.50p
% Change Today
-0.85%
Open
1005.00p
Previous Close
994.50p
Intraday High
1005.00p
Intraday Low
978.98p
52 Week High
2404.00p
52 Week Low
735.50p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Dignity Intra-day Chart

Dignity News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

Strong dollar and interest rate concerns hit global markets 12 Nov 2018 | 17:03 Dignity profits fall 39% in Q3 amid ongoing pricing trials 12 Nov 2018 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 11 Sep 2018 | 09:30 FTSE flat as upbeat UK data and improved Brexit outlook lifts sterling 10 Sep 2018 | 16:43 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 10 Sep 2018 | 10:00 Dignity first-half profits exceed expectations amid higher death rate 01 Aug 2018 | 08:30 Dignity says 'too early' to draw conclusions on funeral price, volume mix as service trials continue 07 Jun 2018 | 09:39 FTSE rises as fears over Italy and potential US trade war recede 01 Jun 2018 | 16:42 Mining recovery rally boosts FTSE 01 Jun 2018 | 11:47 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 22 May 2018 | 08:20 FTSE struggles to gain momentum 14 May 2018 | 11:54 FTSE held back by weakness in miners and oil stocks 14 May 2018 | 09:02 Dignity sees annual results ahead of performance as revenue grows in Q1 14 May 2018 | 08:23 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 14 May 2018 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 18 Apr 2018 | 12:20 Dignity shows signs of life in price war as performance improves 18 Apr 2018 | 09:21 Director Deals - Dignity PLC (DTY) 19 Mar 2018 | 14:15 Director Deals - Dignity PLC (DTY) 15 Mar 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Dignity PLC (DTY) 15 Mar 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Dignity PLC (DTY) 15 Mar 2018 | 17:20 Director Deals - Dignity PLC (DTY) 15 Mar 2018 | 17:20 Expected boost in oil output weighs on FTSE 14 Mar 2018 | 16:47 Upbeat industrial data from China boosts the resources sector 14 Mar 2018 | 11:48 Dignity hires consultants after posting flat profits amid price war 14 Mar 2018 | 08:48 FTSE lifted by airline and healthcare stocks 23 Jan 2018 | 16:50 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 22 Jan 2018 | 10:50 FTSE gains on weaker pound 19 Jan 2018 | 17:01 Metal price recovery pushes FTSE higher 19 Jan 2018 | 11:49 Dignity slashes prices to protect position 19 Jan 2018 | 07:19 Board changes afoot at Dignity 13 Dec 2017 | 13:31

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
248.0
235.4
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
385.5
358.1
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
14.3
11.3
Total Non-Current Assets
647.8
604.8
Inventory
7.3
6.1
Trade & Receivables
38.3
37.0
Cash & Receivables
49.3
67.1
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
742.7
715.0

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
70.0
75.1
Long Term Liabilities
626.3
643.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
696.3
718.5

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Net Assets
46.4
-3.5

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Share Capital
6.2
6.1
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-108.0
-156.3
Share Premium Account
11.1
8.5
Other Equity
137.1
138.2
Total Equity
46.4
-3.5

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
75.0
81.1
Cashflow Before Financing
19.3
3.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-17.8
-15.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
29 Dec 2017
30 Dec 2016
Turnover
324.0
313.6
Cost of Sales
130.6
128.1
Gross Profit
193.4
185.5
Operating Profit
98.0
97.7
Pre-Tax Profit
71.2
71.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
57.8
57.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
20 Sep 2018
26 Oct 2018
H2 Dividend
17 May 2018
29 Jun 2018
H1 Dividend
21 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
H2 Dividend
18 May 2017
30 Jun 2017
H1 Dividend
22 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
H2 Dividend
19 May 2016
24 Jun 2016
H1 Dividend
24 Sep 2015
30 Oct 2015
H2 Dividend
28 May 2015
26 Jun 2015
H1 Dividend
24 Sep 2014
31 Oct 2014
H2 Dividend
21 May 2014
27 Jun 2014
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