Dignity Plc Company Profile (LON:DTY)

About Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)

Dignity Plc logoDignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company's funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes. The Company's crematoria services relate to cremation services and the sale of memorials and burial plots at the Company operated crematoria and cemeteries. The Company's pre-arranged funeral plans include the sale of funerals in advance to customers wishing to make their own funeral arrangements, and the marketing and administration costs associated with the sales. The Company operates a network of approximately 720 funeral locations throughout the United Kingdom trading under established local trading names. The Company operates approximately 40 crematoria in England and Scotland. The Company's number of active funeral plans is approximately 374,000.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Funeral Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DTY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £1.14 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 49,799,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,268.59
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,415.66
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 2,163 - GBX 2,791
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.86
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £325.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.49
  • Book Value: GBX 0.56 per share
  • Price / Book: 40.73
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £118.3 million
  • Net Margins: 21.26%
  • Return on Equity: 593.43%
  • Return on Assets: 9.95%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 124,526 shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)

What is Dignity Plc's stock symbol?

Dignity Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DTY."

How often does Dignity Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dignity Plc?

Dignity Plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 21st will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.64 per share on Friday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.36%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Dignity Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Dignity Plc's stock going? Where will Dignity Plc's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Dignity Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,400 to GBX 2,950. On average, they expect Dignity Plc's share price to reach GBX 2,729 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Dignity Plc.

Who are some of Dignity Plc's key competitors?

Who are Dignity Plc's key executives?

Dignity Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mike K. McCollum, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Steve L. Whittern, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Richard Portman, Corporate Services Director, Company Secretary, Executive Director
  • Andrew Davies, Operations Director, Executive Director
  • Peter T. Hindley, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Jane Ashcroft, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • David C. Blackwood, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Mary Jane McNamara, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Alan J. McWalter, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Dignity Plc stock?

Shares of Dignity 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 Dignity Plc's stock price today?

One share of Dignity Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,281.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Dignity Plc (LON DTY)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  100 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  229
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dignity 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 Dignity Plc (LON:DTY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.17)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,729
Consensus Price Target History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Price Target History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Analysts' Ratings History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/4/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,750View Rating Details
8/3/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,950View Rating Details
8/2/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,400View Rating Details
11/8/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/7/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,795View Rating Details
11/7/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,750View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $124.81 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Dignity Plc (LON DTY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/2/2017GBX 8.640.36%9/21/20179/21/201710/27/2017
3/8/2017GBX 15.740.69%5/18/20175/18/20176/30/2017
7/27/2016GBX 7.850.29%9/22/20169/22/201610/28/2016
3/2/2016GBX 14.310.59%5/19/20165/19/20166/24/2016
7/29/2015GBX 7.140.29%9/24/20159/24/201510/30/2015
3/4/2015GBX 13.010.67%5/28/20155/28/20156/26/2015
10/14/2014GBX 12011/3/201411/3/201411/18/2014
7/30/2014GBX 6.490.49%9/24/20149/24/201410/31/2014
3/5/2014GBX 11.830.78%5/21/20145/21/20146/27/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Andrew DaviesInsiderSell65,000GBX 2,241£1,456,650
8/3/2017Andrew DaviesInsiderSell4,000GBX 2,534£101,360
8/2/2017Andrew DaviesInsiderSell12,500GBX 2,568£321,000
6/12/2017Mary McNamaraInsiderBuy1,000GBX 2,404£24,040
5/15/2017Richard PortmanInsiderSell40,000GBX 2,700£1,080,000
4/12/2017Richard PortmanInsiderSell21,249GBX 2,450£520,600.50
4/5/2017Mike McCollumInsiderSell43,999GBX 2,404£1,057,735.96
4/4/2017Richard PortmanInsiderSell2,280GBX 2,419£55,153.20
12/9/2016Richard PortmanInsiderSell612GBX 2,382£14,577.84
8/5/2016Davies,AndrewInsiderSell32,405GBX 2,641£855,816.05
6/16/2016McCollum,MikeInsiderSell57,050GBX 2,280£1,300,740
3/9/2016Portman,RichardInsiderSell1,350GBX 2,324£31,374
10/14/2015Blackwood,DavidInsiderBuy2,189GBX 2,227£48,749.03
8/5/2015Portman,RichardInsiderSell31,907GBX 244£77,853.08
7/30/2015Davies,AndrewInsiderSell39,884GBX 24£9,572.16
6/19/2015Whittern,SteveInsiderSell31,907GBX 19.70£6,285.68
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Latest Headlines for Dignity Plc (LON:DTY)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoDignity Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DTY-GB : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 4:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDignity Plc (DTY) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 6:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDignity Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DTY) : October 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 6:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDignity Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DTY-GB : October 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 6:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Dignity Plc (DTY) Insider Sells 65,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 29 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDignity Plc (DTY) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 8:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDignity Plc (DTY) to Issue GBX 8.64 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDignity Plc (DTY) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 8:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDignity Plc :DTY-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 12:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDignity Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DTY-GB : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 7 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Dignity Plc (DTY) Insider Sells 12,500 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 1:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Dignity Plc (DTY) Insider Sells 4,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 1:24 PM
rttnews.com logoDignity Plc H1 Profit Rises; Revenue Up 7% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - August 2 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DTY.L earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 8:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDignity Plc (LON:DTY) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 9:08 AM
fool.co.uk logo2 shares with ‘inevitable’ growth potential
www.fool.co.uk - April 19 at 12:25 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoOne turbulent stock I’d buy and one I’d sell
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 31 at 4:56 PM
rttnews.com logoDignity Plc 2016 Profit Rises; Revises Medium-term Target - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - March 8 at 5:38 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Dignity PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE rises as budget gives small help to builders
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIs Dignity plc a falling knife to catch after crashing 15%?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE steady, budget lifts builders
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoAre these the best recession-proof shares you can buy?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 2:56 AM
rttnews.com logoDignity 39-week Revenue Up 1% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - November 8 at 3:42 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 ‘disgusting’ shares I like
uk.finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 6:23 AM
rttnews.com logoDignity Plc H1 Profit Decreases; Full Year Expectations Remain Unchanged
www.rttnews.com - July 27 at 4:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Dignity PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - July 27 at 7:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFewer deaths make for lower revenue at Dignity
uk.finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 3:35 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Funeral business reaps profits as UK death rate soars
www.ft.com - April 12 at 5:22 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoIncrease in UK deaths in 2015 lifts profit at funeral firm
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 11:42 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Dignity profit rises on higher death rate
www.ft.com - March 2 at 8:23 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2015 Dignity PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoDignity grows as death rate rises
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 6:02 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Age UK earning millions from energy, insurance and funeral deals
www.ft.com - February 4 at 1:29 PM

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Dignity Plc (DTY) Chart for Friday, October, 20, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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