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Current Price 660.92p Bid 670.50p Ask 674.00p Change 0.83%
Last Updated: 25/05/2019 22:37. 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 28/12/2018

Turnover
£315.60m
Operating Profit
£66.30m
Dividend Yield
3.67
Dividend Per Share
24.38
Dividend Cover
2.58
P/E Ratio
10.56

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
£332.56m

Analyst Views (2)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
50.00%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
50.00%
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
670.50p
Bid Price
670.50p
Ask Price
674.00p
Volume
68577
Change Today
5.50p
% Change Today
0.83%
Open
651.50p
Previous Close
670.50p
Intraday High
674.50p
Intraday Low
651.50p
52 Week High
1325.00p
52 Week Low
624.00p
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 AJ Bell

FTSE 100 spared heavier losses by weak sterling 13 May 2019 | 12:04 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 13 May 2019 | 08:50 Dignity delivers grim outlook as 'significantly lower' number of deaths hurt performance 13 May 2019 | 07:30 FTSE rises as sterling weakens ahead of another Brexit vote 28 Mar 2019 | 17:04 Sterling weakness and China optimism lifts FTSE 28 Mar 2019 | 12:04 Dignity posts profits slightly ahead of its expectations; maintains outlook for 2019 13 Mar 2019 | 09:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 13 Mar 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 08 Mar 2019 | 08:40 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 17 Jan 2019 | 14:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 15 Jan 2019 | 10:40 Dignity expects operating profits to top market expectations 15 Jan 2019 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Dignity PLC 29 Nov 2018 | 08:50 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Tangible Assets
254.1
248.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
384.9
385.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
21.7
14.3
Total Non-Current Assets
660.7
647.8
Inventory
8.5
7.3
Trade & Receivables
32.9
38.3
Cash & Receivables
66.9
49.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
769.0
742.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Short Term Liabilities
84.7
70.0
Long Term Liabilities
618.3
626.3
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
703.0
696.3

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Net Assets
66.0
46.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Share Capital
6.2
6.2
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
-89.2
-108.0
Share Premium Account
12.4
11.1
Other Equity
136.6
137.1
Total Equity
66.0
46.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
58.4
75.0
Cashflow Before Financing
22.3
19.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
1.0
-17.8

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
28 Dec 2018
29 Dec 2017
Turnover
315.6
324.0
Cost of Sales
135.0
130.6
Gross Profit
180.6
193.4
Operating Profit
66.3
98.0
Pre-Tax Profit
40.5
71.2
Profit / Loss for the Year
31.5
57.8

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
16 May 2019
28 Jun 2019
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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