SDL plc Company Profile (LON:SDL)

About SDL plc (LON:SDL)

SDL plc logoSDL plc specializes in language translation technology, services and content management. The Company operates through four segments: Language Services, which is engaged in the provision of a translation service for customer's multilingual content in multiple languages; Language Technology, which includes the sale of enterprise, desktop and statistical machine translation technologies together with associated consultancy and services; Global Content Technologies, which is content management and knowledge management technologies together with associated consultancy services, and Non-Core Businesses, which includes the sale of campaign management, social media monitoring and marketing analytic. The Company offers a range of services, including translation, post-editing, transcreation, interpretation, document localization, software localization, Website localization, multimedia localization and product testing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: IT Services & Consulting - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SDL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.sdl.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £540.35 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 81,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 633.65
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 561.34
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 388 - GBX 674.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 2.98
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £264.7 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.04
  • Book Value: GBX 2.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.20
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £31 million
  • Net Margins: 2.91%
  • Return on Equity: 4.83%
  • Return on Assets: 3.03%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 290,177 shs.
 
Frequently Asked Questions for SDL plc (LON:SDL)

What is SDL plc's stock symbol?

SDL plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SDL."

How often does SDL plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SDL plc?

SDL plc announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of GBX 6.20 per share on Friday, June 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. This is an increase from SDL plc's previous dividend of $3.10. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View SDL plc's Dividend History.

When will SDL plc make its next earnings announcement?

SDL plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for SDL plc.

Where is SDL plc's stock going? Where will SDL plc's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for SDL plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 275 to GBX 670. On average, they expect SDL plc's stock price to reach GBX 544.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for SDL plc.

Who are some of SDL plc's key competitors?

Who are SDL plc's key executives?

SDL plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David H. Clayton, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Adolfo Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dominic Lavelle, Chief Financial Officer, Director
  • Pamela Pickering, Secretary
  • Christopher Michael Batterham, Non-Executive Director
  • Christopher John Humphrey, Non-Executive Director
  • Glenn Collinson, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Mandy Gradden, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Alan J. McWalter, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy SDL plc stock?

Shares of SDL 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 SDL plc's stock price today?

One share of SDL plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 663.


MarketBeat Community Rating for SDL plc (LON SDL)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  174 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  305 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  479
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SDL 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 SDL plc (LON:SDL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 544.60

Analysts' Ratings History for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/25/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 670View Rating Details
6/7/2017Canaccord GenuityDowngradeHoldGBX 565 -> GBX 660View Rating Details
4/20/2017N+1 SingerReiterated RatingCorporateView Rating Details
3/8/2017Numis Securities LtdUpgradeAddGBX 540 -> GBX 578View Rating Details
9/15/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 275View Rating Details
8/2/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 540View Rating Details
3/15/2016InvestecReiterated RatingBuyGBX 650View Rating Details
3/15/2016Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/1/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 510 -> GBX 430View Rating Details
7/31/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 420View Rating Details
(Data available from 7/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $27.72 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for SDL plc (LON SDL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/7/2017GBX 6.201.23%5/11/20175/11/20176/9/2017
3/15/2016GBX 3.100.75%5/5/20165/5/20166/3/2016
3/10/2015GBX 2.500.57%4/30/20154/30/20156/5/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/19/2017Dominic LavelleInsiderSell45,988GBX 561£257,992.68
3/16/2017Adolfo HernandezInsiderBuy50,000GBX 528£264,000
12/7/2016Christopher HumphreyInsiderBuy15,000GBX 432£64,800
8/2/2016Hernandez,AdolfoInsiderBuy50,000GBX 435£217,500
3/30/2016Lavelle,DominicInsiderBuy15,000GBX 419£62,850
3/23/2016Collinson,GlennInsiderBuy12,000GBX 426£51,120
11/6/2015Batterham,ChristopherInsiderBuy13,105GBX 408£53,468.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
Latest Headlines for SDL plc (LON:SDL)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (LON:SDL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 12:48 AM
globenewswire.com logoWeb Content Management Market to Reach $9,362.3 Million by 2022: P&S Market Research
globenewswire.com - July 3 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAcrolinx Enhances SDL Web With AI Functionality
finance.yahoo.com - June 30 at 6:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 21 at 12:38 AM
lse.co.uk logoSDL CFO Lavelle Takes Leave Of Absence Due To Medical Condition - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - June 17 at 2:07 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-SDL Plc says CFO to take temporary leave of absence - Reuters
www.reuters.com - June 17 at 2:07 AM
rttnews.com logoSDL CFO Dominic Lavelle Takes Temporary Leave Of Absence - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - June 16 at 4:03 PM
bizjournals.com logoWomen in Localization and LocWorld Solidify Strategic Partnership to Elevate Localization Industry Awareness
www.bizjournals.com - June 13 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Brings Neural MT to its Secure Enterprise Translation Server
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 4:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmway Powers Global Translation with SDL WorldServer
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 2:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Cut to Hold at Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 7:52 PM
bizjournals.com logoWomen in Localization Continues Global Expansion
www.bizjournals.com - June 1 at 12:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 12:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAll Nippon Airways Expands Global Digital Footprint with SDL
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Engages Customers on Product Innovation with SDL Community Ideas Feature
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Plc : SDL-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 12th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 12 at 11:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Extends Connectors and Multi-Vendor Support with New Features
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 10:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoContent Bloom Joins SDL Web Certified Training Partner Program
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 9:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL plc Disposal of Social Intelligence - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Given "Corporate" Rating at N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:37 PM
businesswire.com logoSDL plc Disposal of Social Intelligence | Business Wire - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 20 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL plc Disposal of Social Intelligence
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDominic Lavelle Sells 45,988 Shares of SDL plc (SDL) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 10:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc's (SDL) "Corporate" Rating Reiterated at N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Chief Delivery Officer Joins TAUS Advisory Board
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 7:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Announces SDL Web MVP 2017 Award Winners
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 9:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSDL plc (SDL) Receives Corporate Rating from N+1 Singer
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 1:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SDL.L earnings conference call or presentation 7-Mar-17 9:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHuawei Chooses SDL Marketing Solutions to Power Global Digital Marketing Strategy
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 7:43 PM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 7
www.reuters.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
benzinga.com logoSDL plc: Preliminary Results for the Year Ended...
www.benzinga.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
rttnews.com logoSDL Plc Posts Narrower Loss In FY16; Revenue From Cont. Ops. Up 10%
www.rttnews.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL plc: Preliminary Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2016
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFY results reveal 2 small caps with hidden growth potential
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 SDL PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 7 at 9:17 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSDL Plc reports FY results
seekingalpha.com - March 7 at 6:21 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTrivident Becomes First SDL Web Certified Training Partner
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 7:51 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Puts Waze Navigation, ParkU and Honeywell Home Thermostat Control Right on Your Dashboard
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 9:20 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Announces Sponsorship of Translators without Borders
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 9:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL AppStore Celebrates Release of 200th App with SDL Analyse
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:26 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Expands Executive Team with New Chief Product Officer
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:14 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Launches Trados GroupShare 2017 with Enhanced Security and Collaboration
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 6 at 8:31 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-SDL says to sell Fredhopper unit for 25 mln pounds
www.reuters.com - January 31 at 2:28 AM
lse.co.uk logoATTRAQT Buys SDL's Fredhopper As Annual Loss Widens (ALLISS)
www.lse.co.uk - January 31 at 2:28 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Announces the Disposal of Fredhopper
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 9:26 PM
reuters.com logoTranslation software firm SDL sees FY results ahead of market expectations
www.reuters.com - January 21 at 5:19 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2016 Year-End Trading Update
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:42 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSDL Launches Localization Process Consulting to Help Organizations Eliminate Process Inefficiencies
uk.finance.yahoo.com - December 20 at 2:34 PM

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