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Diploma

Current Price 1982.70p Bid 1975.00p Ask 1976.00p Change 1.39%
Last Updated: 13/12/2019 21:48. 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.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 30/09/2019

Turnover
£544.70m
Operating Profit
£84.10m
Dividend Yield
1.50
Dividend Per Share
29.00
Dividend Cover
1.89
P/E Ratio
35.28

Key Personnel

Jonathan David Thomson
Chief Executive Officer
Nigel Peter Lingwood
Group Finance Director
John Edward Nicholas
Non-Executive Chairman
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
£2,185.52m

Analyst Views (4)

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
1975.00p
Bid Price
1975.00p
Ask Price
1976.00p
Volume
312172
Change Today
27.00p
% Change Today
1.39%
Open
1994.00p
Previous Close
1975.00p
Intraday High
2042.61p
Intraday Low
1975.00p
52 Week High
1944.00p
52 Week Low
1144.00p
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 AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 19 Nov 2019 | 11:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 19 Nov 2019 | 10:50 FTSE inches ahead despite fresh trade fears 18 Nov 2019 | 16:45 FTSE edges higher as election polls support pound 18 Nov 2019 | 11:50 UK stocks edge higher as election polls support pound 18 Nov 2019 | 08:48 Diploma profit rises as on higher margins, acquisitions 18 Nov 2019 | 07:46 Diploma's Nigel Lingwood to retire as finance director 08 Oct 2019 | 07:38 Diploma announces two acquisitions for maximum consideration of £15.5m 25 Sep 2019 | 07:32 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 17 Sep 2019 | 08:00 Diploma on track to deliver 'strong' underlying growth; expects revenues to grow 13% 28 Aug 2019 | 07:38 Broker Forecast - RBC Capital Markets issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 22 Aug 2019 | 08:30 FTSE dips despite bright US start 11 Jul 2019 | 16:38 Diploma acquires Virginia Sealing Products for an initial £56m 11 Jul 2019 | 07:24 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 28 Jun 2019 | 10:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 29 May 2019 | 09:10 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 14 May 2019 | 12:50 UK stocks open 0.1% lower as trade tensions escalate 13 May 2019 | 09:01 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 13 May 2019 | 09:00 Diploma slightly topped its expectations as revenues rise 11% 13 May 2019 | 07:50 Diploma expects to meet full year expectations amid 'robust' performance in controls segment 27 Mar 2019 | 08:07 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 26 Feb 2019 | 09:00 Diploma confirms Johnny Thomson as CEO 25 Feb 2019 | 16:14 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 12 Feb 2019 | 12:50 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 29 Jan 2019 | 09:50 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

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Tangible Assets
26.7
23.0
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
253.8
55.4
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
0.5
129.5
Total Non-Current Assets
281.0
207.9
Inventory
102.6
82.9
Trade & Receivables
91.1
77.6
Cash & Receivables
27.0
36.0
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
501.7
404.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Short Term Liabilities
107.9
90.9
Long Term Liabilities
69.2
19.2
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
177.1
110.1

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Net Assets
324.6
294.3

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Share Capital
5.7
5.7
Minority Interests
3.3
3.1
Retained Earnings
279.4
255.2
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
36.2
30.3
Total Equity
324.6
294.3

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Cashflow from Operating Activities
70.3
65.3
Cashflow Before Financing
-18.9
44.3
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-10.8
13.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2018
Turnover
544.7
485.1
Cost of Sales
347.7
312.2
Gross Profit
197.0
172.9
Operating Profit
84.1
73.2
Pre-Tax Profit
83.5
72.7
Profit / Loss for the Year
62.4
54.4

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H2 Dividend
28 Nov 2019
22 Jan 2020
H1 Dividend
23 May 2019
12 Jun 2019
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
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