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Current Price 1280.00p Bid 1275.00p Ask 1280.00p Change 1.19%
Last Updated: 20/01/2019 07:15. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Diploma plc is an international group of businesses supplying specialised technical products and services to the Life Sciences, Seals and Controls industries. Diploma's businesses are focussed on supplying essential products and services which are funded by the customers' operating rather than their capital budgets, providing recurring income and stable revenue growth. Its businesses then design their individual business models to closely meet the requirements of their customers, offering a blend of high quality customer service, deep technical support and value adding activities. The Group employs ca. 1,700 employees and its principal operating businesses are located in the UK, Northern Europe, North America and Australia.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2018

Turnover
£485.10m
Operating Profit
£73.20m
Dividend Yield
2.02
Dividend Per Share
25.50
Dividend Cover
1.86
P/E Ratio
26.53

Key Personnel

John Edward Nicholas
Executive Chairman
Nigel Peter Lingwood
Group Finance Director
Anne Devine Thorburn
Non-Executive Director
Andrew Partick Smith
Non-Executive Director
Charles Max Packshaw
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
DPLM
ISIN
GB0001826634
Shares in Issue
113,239,555
Market cap
£1,426.82m

Analyst Views (3)

Strong Buy
 
0.00%
Buy
 
33.33%
Hold
 
66.67%
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
1280.00p
Bid Price
1275.00p
Ask Price
1280.00p
Volume
188511
Change Today
15.00p
% Change Today
1.19%
Open
1265.00p
Previous Close
1280.00p
Intraday High
1284.00p
Intraday Low
1262.00p
52 Week High
1483.00p
52 Week Low
1039.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Diploma Intra-day Chart

Diploma News

News in this section is provided by MoneyAM

FTSE falls as Brexit uncertainty continues 16 Jan 2019 | 11:58 Diploma meets expectations as revenues rise 9%; appoints new CEO 16 Jan 2019 | 07:52 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 07 Dec 2018 | 16:20 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 20 Nov 2018 | 13:40 FTSE loses momentum amid renewed weakness in US markets 19 Nov 2018 | 16:36 UK stocks open 0.5% higher as May tries to sell Brexit deal 19 Nov 2018 | 08:56 Diploma's profits rise 9% despite impact of stronger pound 19 Nov 2018 | 07:37 FTSE dips into negative territory as recovery loses traction 12 Oct 2018 | 16:53 FTSE bounces back on robust Chinese data and mining rally 12 Oct 2018 | 12:00 UK stocks bounce back after horror sessions 12 Oct 2018 | 08:50 Diploma acquires Actios SAS in bid to widen European reach 12 Oct 2018 | 07:51 FTSE falls as pound rises on potential breakthrough in Brexit negotiations 29 Aug 2018 | 16:48 Miners and Shell drag FTSE lower 29 Aug 2018 | 11:53 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 29 Aug 2018 | 10:10 Diploma sees results in-line with expectations; CEO steps down 29 Aug 2018 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 22 Aug 2018 | 09:20 UK stocks open 0.3% weaker as investors digest Trump drama 22 Aug 2018 | 09:09 Diploma acquires FS Cables for up to £18.0m 22 Aug 2018 | 07:29 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 06 Aug 2018 | 11:20 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 15 May 2018 | 17:05 FTSE falls flat but bookmakers soar 14 May 2018 | 16:39 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 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 14 May 2018 | 08:20 Diploma raises dividend as first-half profit grows 14 May 2018 | 07:57 Diploma confirms Richard Ingram as CEO 09 May 2018 | 09:17 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 10 Apr 2018 | 12:10 Rally in utility firms lifts FTSE 28 Mar 2018 | 16:57 FTSE hit by weakness in resource stocks 28 Mar 2018 | 12:00 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 28 Mar 2018 | 10:20

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
23.0
22.6
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
55.4
177.5
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
129.5
0.9
Total Non-Current Assets
207.9
201.0
Inventory
82.9
73.2
Trade & Receivables
77.6
68.9
Cash & Receivables
36.0
22.3
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
404.4
365.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
90.9
76.2
Long Term Liabilities
19.2
22.4
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
110.1
98.6

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
294.3
266.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
5.7
5.7
Minority Interests
3.1
4.8
Retained Earnings
255.2
227.3
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
30.3
29.0
Total Equity
294.3
266.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
65.3
59.6
Cashflow Before Financing
44.3
36.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
13.1
1.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
485.1
451.9
Cost of Sales
312.2
290.8
Gross Profit
172.9
161.1
Operating Profit
73.2
68.5
Pre-Tax Profit
72.7
66.8
Profit / Loss for the Year
54.4
48.2

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
29 Nov 2018
23 Jan 2019
H1 Dividend
24 May 2018
13 Jun 2018
H2 Dividend
30 Nov 2017
24 Jan 2018
H1 Dividend
25 May 2017
14 Jun 2017
H2 Dividend
01 Dec 2016
25 Jan 2017
H1 Dividend
26 May 2016
15 Jun 2016
H2 Dividend
26 Nov 2015
27 Jan 2016
H1 Dividend
21 May 2015
17 Jun 2015
H2 Dividend
27 Nov 2014
28 Jan 2015
H1 Dividend
21 May 2014
18 Jun 2014
H2 Dividend
27 Nov 2013
22 Jan 2014
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