Diploma Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,166
+20.00 (+0.64 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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52-Week Range
Volume295,824 shs
Average Volume190,108 shs
Market Capitalization£3.94 billion
P/E Ratio75.56
Dividend Yield1.35%
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About Diploma

Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumable and instrument for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery equipment and consumable for use in hospital operating room; and surgical medical device, and related consumable and service to GI endoscopy suite in hospital and private clinic. It also provides environmental analyzer and containment enclosure for potent powder handling; and equipment and service for the monitoring and control of environmental emission, as well as gas detection device. The Seals sector supplies a range of seal, gasket, filter, cylinder, components, and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment; and sealing products, custom moulded and machined part, and hydraulic cylinder components to manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment. The Controls sector offers electrical wiring, protective sleeving, connectors and harnessing products, aerospace-quality fastener, customized assemblies, and cables and cable accessories for technical applications in aerospace and defense, motorsport, energy, medical, rail, and industrial industries; flexible braided products for screening, earthing and lightning protection, power shunt connector, multi-core cables, cable markers, sleeving and trunking, and specialty fasteners; and fluid controller, compressor, valve, temperature and pressure measurement device, and specialized vending and liquid dispensing component for food retailing and transportation, catering equipment, vending machine, coffee brewing, pure water, and water-cooling systems in the food and beverage industry. Diploma PLC was incorporated in 1999 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


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Diploma (LON:DPLM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Diploma a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diploma in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Diploma stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DPLM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Diploma?

Wall Street analysts have given Diploma a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Diploma wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Diploma's next earnings date?

Diploma is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 22nd 2021.
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How were Diploma's earnings last quarter?

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 18th. The company reported $64.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $63.40 by $0.90.
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How has Diploma's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Diploma's stock was trading at GBX 1,688 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DPLM stock has increased by 87.6% and is now trading at GBX 3,166.
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How often does Diploma pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diploma?

Diploma declared a dividend on Monday, May 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 27th will be paid a dividend of GBX 12.50 per share on Wednesday, June 16th. This represents a yield of 0.43%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 27th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Diploma a good dividend stock?

Diploma pays an annual dividend of GBX 42 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.35%. The dividend payout ratio of Diploma is 100.24%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What price target have analysts set for DPLM?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Diploma's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,350 to GBX 3,250. On average, they anticipate Diploma's stock price to reach GBX 2,842.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.2%.
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Who are Diploma's key executives?

Diploma's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jonathan Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 49, Pay $999k)
  • Ms. Barbara Gibbes, CFO & Director
  • Mr. Neil Yazdani, Group Financial Controller
  • Mr. John Morrison, Group Company Sec.
  • Mr. Stuart Bell, Fin. Director of International Seals

Who are some of Diploma's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Diploma own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Diploma investors own include Ashtead Group (AHT), Anglo American (AAL), Applied Materials (AMAT), Meggitt (MGGT), Unilever (ULVR), Aviva (AV), Barratt Developments (BDEV), Croda International (CRDA), Experian (EXPN) and easyJet (EZJ).

What is Diploma's stock symbol?

Diploma trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DPLM."

How do I buy shares of Diploma?

Shares of DPLM and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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What is Diploma's stock price today?

One share of DPLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,166.

How much money does Diploma make?

Diploma has a market capitalization of £3.94 billion and generates £620 million in revenue each year.

How many employees does Diploma have?

Diploma employs 2,007 workers across the globe.

What is Diploma's official website?

The official website for Diploma is www.diplomaplc.com.

Where are Diploma's headquarters?

How can I contact Diploma?

Diploma's mailing address is 12 Charterhouse Square, LONDON, EC1M 6AX, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-75495700.

This page was last updated on 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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