Diploma PLC Company Profile (LON:DPLM)

About Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

Diploma PLC logoDiploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services. It is organized into three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. Life Sciences Sector businesses supply a range of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries. Seals Sector businesses supply a range of seals, gaskets, filters, cylinders, components and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment. Controls Sector businesses supply specialized wiring, connectors, fasteners and control devices. It offers products and services for various industry sectors, such as aftermarket, industrial original equipment manufacturers and fluid controls. It operates in various sectors through Diploma Healthcare Group, a1-group, Hercules Fluid Power Group, IS-Group and Filcon Electronic GmbH. It also supplies clinical diagnostics instrumentation and consumables to the Pathology and Life Sciences sectors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Industrial Machinery & Equipment Wholesale
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DPLM
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.diplomaplc.com
  • Market Cap: £1.23 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 113,119,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,073.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,087.48
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 831 - GBX 1,187
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.99
  • P/E Growth: 2.52
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £420.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.92
  • Book Value: GBX 2.17 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.00
  • EBIDTA: £76.9 million
  • Net Margins: 11.04%
  • Return on Equity: 19.73%
  • Return on Assets: 13.73%
  • Average Volume: 90,917 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

What is Diploma PLC's stock symbol?

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

How often does Diploma PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diploma PLC?

Diploma PLC announced a dividend on Monday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 7 per share on Wednesday, June 14th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Diploma PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Diploma PLC's stock going? Where will Diploma PLC's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Diploma PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 950 to GBX 1,280. On average, they expect Diploma PLC's stock price to reach GBX 1,109.17 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Diploma PLC.

Who are some of Diploma PLC's key competitors?

Who are Diploma PLC's key executives?

Diploma PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Bruce M. Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Nigel P. Lingwood, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Anthony J. Gallagher, Group Company Secretary
  • John E. Nicholas, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Andrew P. Smith, Non-Executive Director
  • Anne Thorburn, Non-Executive Director
  • Charles Packshaw, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Diploma PLC stock?

Shares of Diploma PLC 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.

What is Diploma PLC's stock price today?

One share of Diploma PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,086.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Diploma PLC (LON DPLM)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  108 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  134 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  242
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Diploma PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,109.17

Analysts' Ratings History for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 1,280View Rating Details
8/30/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,165View Rating Details
8/30/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,190View Rating Details
2/2/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 836 -> GBX 950View Rating Details
2/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,050View Rating Details
10/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 950 -> GBX 1,020View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $48.33 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Diploma PLC (LON DPLM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/15/2017GBX 70.64%5/25/20175/25/20176/14/2017
11/21/2016GBX 13.801.51%12/1/201612/1/20161/27/2017
5/16/2016GBX 6.200.82%5/26/20165/26/20166/15/2016
11/16/2015GBX 12.401.73%11/26/201511/26/20151/27/2016
5/11/2015GBX 5.800.73%5/21/20155/21/20156/17/2015
11/17/2014GBX 11.601.66%11/27/201411/27/20141/28/2015
5/12/2014GBX 5.400.79%5/21/20145/21/20146/18/2014
11/18/2013GBX 10.701.63%11/27/201311/27/20131/22/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/13/2017Bruce ThompsonInsiderSell175,000GBX 1,115£1,951,250
3/22/2017Bruce ThompsonInsiderBuy7,350GBX 1,044£76,734
11/30/2016Bruce ThompsonInsiderSell18,338GBX 924£169,443.12
11/29/2016Nigel LingwoodInsiderSell18,338GBX 924£169,443.12
12/10/2015Lingwood,NigelInsiderSell13,945GBX 741£103,332.45
9/30/2015Thorburn,AnneInsiderBuy3,000GBX 657£19,710
9/23/2015Packshaw ,CharlesInsiderBuy1,500GBX 625£9,375
9/3/2015Nicholas,John EdwardInsiderBuy3,000GBX 666£19,980
5/13/2015Marie-Louise ClaytonInsiderSell5,000GBX 795£39,750
3/30/2015Andy SmithInsiderBuy5,500GBX 811£44,605
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
Latest Headlines for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 5:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reiterates Add Rating for Diploma PLC (DPLM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 8:10 PM
rttnews.com logoDiploma Sees Higher FY17 Revenues, Sees FY Results In Line With View
www.rttnews.com - August 30 at 4:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Investors Chronicle: SuperGroup, St Modwen Properties, Greene King
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 10:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DPLM-GB : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 1:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBruce Thompson Sells 175,000 Shares of Diploma PLC (DPLM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 14 at 1:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DPLM-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 5:47 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) PT Raised to GBX 1,165
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 28 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma Plc : DPLM-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 10:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma Plc :DPLM-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 9:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Announces Dividend of GBX 7
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Price Target Raised to GBX 1,120 at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma Plc : DPLM-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 02nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Earns " Add" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 11:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiploma PLC (DPLM) Insider Bruce Thompson Acquires 7,350 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 10:08 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these high-flyers heading for a crash?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:13 PM
rttnews.com logoDiploma FY16 Pre-Tax Profit Rises
www.rttnews.com - November 21 at 9:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMORNING BID EUROPE-French "Third Man" adds to uncertainties
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 9:37 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Diploma PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - November 21 at 9:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSales growth of 15% makes Diploma plc a post-Brexit buy!
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 9:37 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAcquisitions driving growth at Diploma
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 4:35 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoLondon pre-open: Stocks seen tough higher; UK manufacturing and production data eyed
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 2:41 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma buys Cablecraft for up to £26m
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 2:41 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor share tip: Diploma weathers downturn
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 21 at 2:27 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma sales remain resilient but currencies soften up margins
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 4:51 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor share tip: Diploma shares surge 18pc higher
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 12:29 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Buy GlaxoSmithKline plc, Diploma PLC & Merlin Entertainments PLC?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 8:45 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2015 Diploma PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - November 16 at 7:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDiploma delivers in face of currency headwinds
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 5:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Diploma: best day in 4.5 yrs on strong FY
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 4:36 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoQuestor share tip: Diploma can withstand slowdown
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 10:52 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 250 movers: Halfords punctured after trading update
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 10:06 AM
fool.co.uk logoJ Sainsbury plc vs Diploma plc vs Boohoo.com plc: Which Is The Best Buy?
www.fool.co.uk - September 2 at 9:40 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Diploma: 2nd top midcap loser on margins concerns
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 3:57 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-Diploma: bottom of FTSE 250 after H1 results
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:10 AM


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Diploma PLC (DPLM) Chart for Saturday, September, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff