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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 30 September 2013, Diploma PLC revenues increased 10% to L285.5M. Net income increased 10% to L34.5M. Revenues reflect Life Sciences segment increase of 19% to L93.2M, Seals segment increase of 6% to L106.1M, Controls segment increase of 5% to L86.2M, United States of America segment increase of 12% to L170.6M, United Kingdom segment increase of 7% to L74.8M, Rest of Europe segment increase of 7% to L40.1M. more »

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30th Sep 2014
30th Sep 2015

Price Target: 738.7 (+11.61% above Price) Net Profit EPS DPS Net Profit EPS DPS
Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +6.4% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
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No. of Analysts: 0 0 5 2 1

Named Brokers and Analysts
Jefferies & Company, Inc. Will Kirkness , Investec Bank (UK) Plc , Canaccord Genuity Graham Brown , Panmure Gordon Andy Brown , Numis Securities Mike Murphy , Peel Hunt Henry Carver , Edison Investment Research Zsolt Mester , N+1 Singer Andy Brown , Cenkos Securities Peter Read , Shore Capital Stockbrokers David O'Brien , Espirito Santo Investment Bank ,

Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services. The Company operates in three sectors: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. Life Sciences are suppliers of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries. Seals are suppliers of hydraulic seals, gaskets, cylinders, components and kits for heavy mobile machinery and industrial equipment. Controls are suppliers of specialized wiring, connectors, fasteners and control devices for technically demanding applications. The Company’s subsidiaries include Hitek Limited, Somagen Diagnostics Inc, AMT Electrosurgery Inc, Vantage Endoscopy Inc and Big Green Surgical Company Pty Limited.

Directors: Bruce Thompson (CEO) 57, Nigel Lingwood (Fin. Dir.) 53, Iain Henderson (COO) 56, Anthony Gallagher (Secy.) ,

No. of Employees: 1,159 No. of Shareholders: n/a

Last Annual September 30th, 2013
Last Interim September 30th, 2013
Shares in Issue 113,239,555
Free Float 104.2m (92.0%)
ISIN GB0001826634
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index FTSE 350 Act , FTSE Lower Yield , FTSE 250 Mid , FT350 Suprt Serv ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

DPLM Share Price Performance DPLM Quote
-1.0  -0.2%
Traded 4:35pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.000k

Latest DPLM News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming DPLM Events
Monday 12th May, 2014
Interim 2014 Diploma PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 30th July, 2014
Diploma PLC Second Interim Management Statement
Monday 17th November, 2014
Preliminary 2014 Diploma PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 21st January, 2015
Diploma PLC Annual General Meeting

Recent ↓
Monday 24th March, 2014
Diploma PLC Trading Update for the six months ending 31 March 2014
Monday 24th March, 2014
Diploma PLC Trading Update for the six months ending 31 March 2014 Conference Call
Wednesday 15th January, 2014
Diploma PLC Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 15th January, 2014
Diploma PLC Interim Management Statement relates to the period from 1 October 2013 to date
Wednesday 27th November, 2013
Dividend For DPLM.L
Tuesday 19th November, 2013
Diploma PLC at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Business Services Conference
Monday 18th November, 2013
Preliminary 2013 Diploma PLC Earnings Presentation
Monday 18th November, 2013
Preliminary 2013 Diploma PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 26th September, 2013
Diploma PLC Trading Statement for the year ending 30 September 2013
Tuesday 10th September, 2013
Diploma PLC Site Visit for North American Investors

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