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Diploma PLC is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in supplying specialized products and services. The Company operates through three segments: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. The Life Sciences Sector businesses supply a range of medical devices, consumables, instrumentation and related services to healthcare markets. Seals Sector businesses supply a range of seals, gaskets, cylinders, components and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment with aftermarket, original equipment manufacturer and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) applications. The Controls Sector businesses supply specialized wiring, cable, connectors, fasteners, control devices and adhesives for a range of technically demanding applications. It also distributes aftermarket parts and repair services with a focus on robotics and computer numerical control (CNC) machines. It is also a distributor of fluid power solutions in the European aftermarket.
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As of Today at 07:07 UTC, shares in Diploma are trading at 3,144.00p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Diploma last closed at 3,144.00p and the price had moved by +21.11% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Diploma share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +17.25% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Diploma is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Diploma dividend yield is 1.76% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Diploma paid a total dividend of £0.55, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.76%. We do not have any data on when Diploma is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Diploma is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Diploma shares is currently 1.76%.
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As of the previous close price of 3,144.00p, shares in Diploma had a market capitalisation of £4.21bn.
Here are the trading details for Diploma:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: DPLM
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Diploma is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Diploma is 3,254.17p. That is 3.5% above the last closing price of 3,144.00p.
Analysts covering Diploma currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £1.23 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Diploma. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +17.36%.
As of the last closing price of 3,144.00p, shares in Diploma were trading +12.12% higher than their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Diploma PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 24.36. The shares last closed at 3,144.00p.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Diploma's management team is headed by:
- David Lowden - NEC
- Johnny Thomson - CEO
- Barbara Gibbes - CFO
- John Morrison - SEC
- Andrew Smith - NED
- Dean Finch - NID
- Geraldine Huse - NID
- Anne Thorburn - NID