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Current Price 1120.17p Bid 1121.00p Ask 1124.00p Change 0.99%
Last Updated: 18/02/2018 03:04. 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 30/09/2017

Turnover
£451.90m
Operating Profit
£68.50m
Dividend Yield
2.09
Dividend Per Share
23.00
Dividend Cover
1.83
P/E Ratio
26.24

Key Personnel

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

Stock Details

EPIC
DPLM
ISIN
GB0001826634
Shares in Issue
113,239,555
Market cap
£1,247.90m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
40.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
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
1124.00p
Bid Price
1121.00p
Ask Price
1124.00p
Volume
77327
Change Today
11.00p
% Change Today
0.99%
Open
1129.00p
Previous Close
1124.00p
Intraday High
1129.00p
Intraday Low
1108.00p
52 Week High
1270.00p
52 Week Low
1010.00p
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

Global sell-off keeps FTSE in the red 30 Jan 2018 | 16:47 Lower commodity prices hit miners 30 Jan 2018 | 11:53 Diploma appoints Richard Ingram as CEO 30 Jan 2018 | 08:53 Diploma resolutions passed at AGM 18 Jan 2018 | 08:49 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 17 Jan 2018 | 15:00 Diploma trading in line with forecasts 17 Jan 2018 | 07:12 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 12 Dec 2017 | 09:20 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:25 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:20 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:20 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 27 Nov 2017 | 16:15 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 24 Nov 2017 | 09:20 Broker Forecast - Jefferies International issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 22 Nov 2017 | 09:20 FTSE steady at the close 20 Nov 2017 | 16:31 FTSE shrugs off Merkel fears 20 Nov 2017 | 11:49 Diploma hikes divi after double-digit growth 20 Nov 2017 | 07:05 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 06 Sep 2017 | 10:50 FTSE closes higher as reports point to real estate M&A 30 Aug 2017 | 16:33 Broker Forecast - Numis issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 30 Aug 2017 | 12:10 FTSE recovering ground as calm returns 30 Aug 2017 | 11:24 FTSE 100 shakes off nuclear fears 30 Aug 2017 | 08:47 Diploma expects 17% rise in revenues 30 Aug 2017 | 07:32 FLASH: Diploma in line with expectations 30 Aug 2017 | 07:05 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 14 Jun 2017 | 16:50 Director Deals - Diploma PLC (DPLM) 14 Jun 2017 | 16:50 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 16 May 2017 | 10:20 Diploma acquires Abacus 20 Apr 2017 | 07:34 FLASH: Diploma acquires Abacus 20 Apr 2017 | 07:01 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Diploma PLC 05 Apr 2017 | 08:40 Diploma revenues up 30 Mar 2017 | 07:46

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Tangible Assets
22.6
23.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
177.5
170.8
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
0.9
0.9
Total Non-Current Assets
201.0
195.4
Inventory
73.2
66.8
Trade & Receivables
68.9
59.9
Cash & Receivables
22.3
20.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
0.0
0.0
Total Assets
365.4
342.7

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Short Term Liabilities
76.2
75.0
Long Term Liabilities
22.4
29.9
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
98.6
104.9

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Net Assets
266.8
237.8

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Share Capital
5.7
5.7
Minority Interests
4.8
4.3
Retained Earnings
227.3
197.1
Share Premium Account
0.0
0.0
Other Equity
29.0
30.7
Total Equity
266.8
237.8

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
59.6
58.4
Cashflow Before Financing
36.3
28.5
Increase / Decrease in Cash
1.9
-5.1

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Reporting Date
30 Sep 2017
30 Sep 2016
Turnover
451.9
382.6
Cost of Sales
290.8
245.4
Gross Profit
161.1
137.2
Operating Profit
68.5
55.4
Pre-Tax Profit
66.8
54.0
Profit / Loss for the Year
48.2
39.1

Dividend History

Data has been provided by MoneyAM

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
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
H1 Dividend
22 May 2013
19 Jun 2013
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