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Last ex-div: 30th Apr, paid: 5th Jun more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2014, SDL plc revenues decreased 2% to L260.4M. Net income totaled L6.6M vs. loss of L27.9M. Revenues reflect Language Services segment decrease of 2% to L146.8M, Technology segment decrease of 2% to L113.6M, United States segment decrease of 7% to L72.1M, Rest of the World segment decrease of 11% to L32M. Net Income reflects Impairment charge decrease from L20.4M (expense) to L0K. more »

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Broker Forecasts
31st Dec 2015
31st Dec 2016

Price Target: 4.88
(+21.51% above Price)
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No. of Analysts: 1 0 2 0 5

Named Brokers and Analysts
Jefferies Milan Radia , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Julian Yates , Canaccord Genuity Arun George , Panmure Gordon George O'Connor , Numis Securities David Toms , Peel Hunt Alex Jarvis , Westhouse Securities Ltd. Gareth Evans , N+1 Singer Tintin Stormont Oliver Knott , SP Angel , Espirito Santo Investment Bank Vijay Anand ,

Profile Summary

SDL PLC is a provider of an integrated cloud solution. The Company's digital experience includes a set of digital experience accelerators that allow the creation of Web and optimized e-commerce experiences. Its Knowledge center includes the creation of product knowledge views that offer an experience for documentation and self-service support. Customer analytics includes a single view of customer data, including profile, situational data, transactional data and third-party data. Language includes helping global brands in communicating across regions and languages. Its segments include the Language Services segment, which provides translation service for customer's multilingual content in multiple languages, and the Technology segment, which includes the sale of enterprise, desktop and statistical machine translation technologies, content management campaign management, social media monitoring and marketing analytic technologies together with associated consultancy and other services.

Directors: Mark Lancaster (CEO) 51, Dominic Lavelle (CFO) 45, Pamela Pickering (SEC) , David Clayton (NEC) 56, Christopher Batterham (NED) 59, Glenn Collinson (NID) 50, Mandy Gradden (NID) 45, Alan McWalter (NID) ,

No. of Employees: 3,245 No. of Shareholders: n/a

Last Annual December 31st, 2014
Last Interim December 31st, 2014
Incorporated January 6, 1992
Shares in Issue 81,127,869
Free Float 78.5m (96.8%)

SDL Share Price Performance SDLQuote
1.5  0.4%
Traded 4:35pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 0.750k

Latest SDL News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming SDL Events
Tuesday 4th August, 2015
Half Year 2015 SDL PLC Earnings Release
Tuesday 4th August, 2015
Half Year 2015 SDL PLC Earnings Presentation (London)

Recent ↓
Thursday 30th April, 2015
Dividend For SDL.L
Monday 27th April, 2015
SDL PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Tuesday 10th March, 2015
Full Year 2014 SDL PLC Earnings Presentation (London)
Tuesday 10th March, 2015
Full Year 2014 SDL PLC Earnings Release
Monday 19th January, 2015
SDL PLC Year-End Trading Statement Release
Wednesday 15th October, 2014
Q3 2014 SDL PLC Interim Management Statement Release
Tuesday 5th August, 2014
Interim 2014 SDL PLC Earnings Release

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