LON:DPLM - Diploma Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 1,610 -4.00 (-0.25 %) (As of 04/26/2019 03:45 AM ET)Previous CloseGBX 1,614Today's RangeGBX 1,610 - GBX 1,61952-Week RangeGBX 1,144 - GBX 1,594Volume1,151 shsAverage Volume128,194 shsMarket Capitalization£1.82 billionP/E Ratio33.82Dividend Yield1.75%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumables and instruments for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery and minimally invasive surgery equipment and consumables for use in hospital operating rooms; and surgical medical devices, and related consumables and services to GI endoscopy suites in hospitals and private clinics. It also provides containment enclosures for potent powder handling; and equipment and services for the monitoring and control of environmental emissions, as well as a range of gas detection devices. The Seals sector supplies a range of seals, gaskets, filters, cylinders, components, and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment; and sealing products, and custom moulded and machined parts to manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment. The Controls sector offers electrical wiring, protective sleeving, connectors and harnessing products, aerospace-quality fasteners, seals, customized assemblies, kits, and cable accessories for technical applications in aerospace, defense, motorsport, energy, medical, rail, and industrial industries; flexible braided products for screening, earthing and lightning protection, power shunt connectors, multi-core cables, cable markers, sleeving and trunking, and specialty fasteners; and fluid controllers, compressors, valves, temperature and pressure measurement devices, and specialized vending and liquid dispensing components for food retailing and transportation, catering equipment, vending machines, coffee brewing, pure water, and water cooling systems in the food and beverage industry. Diploma PLC was incorporated in 1931 and is based in London, the United Kingdom. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Industrial Equipment Wholesale Sub-IndustryN/A SectorServices Current SymbolLON:DPLM Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.diplomaplc.com Phone+44-20-75495700Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio2.16 Quick Ratio1.21Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio33.82 Forward P/E Ratio0.25 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£485.10 million Price / Sales3.76 Cash FlowGBX 32.20 per share Price / Cash Flow50.00 Book ValueGBX 257.40 per share Price / Book6.25Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees1,807 Outstanding Shares113,178,000Market Cap£1.82 billion Next Earnings Date5/13/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Diploma (LON:DPLM) Frequently Asked Questions What is Diploma's stock symbol? Diploma trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DPLM." How often does Diploma pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diploma? Diploma declared a dividend on Monday, November 19th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 29th will be given a dividend of GBX 17.80 per share on Wednesday, January 23rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 29th. This is an increase from Diploma's previous dividend of $7.70. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Diploma's Dividend History. How were Diploma's earnings last quarter? Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 19th. The company reported $56.40 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $55.20 by $1.20. View Diploma's Earnings History. When is Diploma's next earnings date? Diploma is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Diploma. What price target have analysts set for DPLM? 7 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Diploma's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,225 to GBX 1,560. On average, they anticipate Diploma's stock price to reach GBX 1,365.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Diploma. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Diploma? 7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diploma in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Diploma. Has Diploma been receiving favorable news coverage? Media stories about DPLM stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Diploma earned a daily sentiment score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Diploma's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Diploma include Rentokil Initial (RTO), JD Sports Fashion (JD), Kingfisher (KGF), ITV (ITV), WM Morrison Supermarkets (MRW), Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA), Harvey Norman (HVN), J Sainsbury (SBRY), Star Entertainment Group (SGR), Finning International (FTT), B&M European Value Retail (BME), ALS (ALQ), GVC (GVC), Merlin Entertainments (MERL) and Domino's Pizza Enterprises (DMP). 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), Aviva (AV), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Croda International (crda), HSBC (HSBA), Rolls-Royce (RR), Unilever (ULVR), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Micron Technology (MU). Who are Diploma's key executives? Diploma's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nigel P. Lingwood, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)Mr. Jonathan Thomson, CEO & Director (Age 47)Mr. Anthony J. Gallagher, Group Company Sec.Mr. Neil Yazdani, Group Financial ControllerMr. Stuart Bell, Fin. Director of International Seals 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. What is Diploma's stock price today? One share of DPLM stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,610. How big of a company is Diploma? Diploma has a market capitalization of £1.82 billion and generates £485.10 million in revenue each year. Diploma employs 1,807 workers across the globe. What is Diploma's official website? The official website for Diploma is http://www.diplomaplc.com. 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. MarketBeat Community Rating for Diploma (LON DPLM)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 196 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 237 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 433MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Diploma and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DPLM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DPLM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the price-to-earnings growth (PEG) ratio?