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DPLM - Diploma Share Price

1890p 40.0  2.2%

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Mid Cap
Market Cap £2.09bn
Enterprise Value £2.16bn
Revenue £567.9m
Position in Universe 261st / 1816
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Year End 30th Sep 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
305.8 333.8 382.6 451.9 485.1 544.7 524.2 553.1 +12.2%
+17.8 -12.1 +12.5 +22.7 +6.0 +16.9 +3.61 +10.5
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 31 March 2020, Diploma PLC revenues increased 9% to £283.6M. Net income increased 4% to £31.1M. Revenues reflect Seals segment increase of 20% to £123M, Controls segment increase of 1% to £88.2M, Life Sciences segment increase of 2% to £72.4M, North America segment increase of 19% to £122.2M, Rest of World segment increase of 12% to £22M, United Kingdom segment increase of 1% to £76.2M.
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Profile Summary

Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services. It is organized into three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. Life Sciences Sector businesses supply a range of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries. Seals Sector businesses supply a range of seals, gaskets, filters, cylinders, components and kits used in heavy mobile machinery and specialized industrial equipment. Controls Sector businesses supply specialized wiring, connectors, fasteners and control devices. It offers products and services for various industry sectors, such as aftermarket, industrial original equipment manufacturers and fluid controls. It operates in various sectors through Diploma Healthcare Group, a1-group, Hercules Fluid Power Group, IS-Group and Filcon Electronic GmbH. It also supplies clinical diagnostics instrumentation and consumables to the Pathology and Life Sciences sectors.

Last Annual September 30th, 2019
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated December 24, 1999
Public Since January 3, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 2,100
Sector Industrials
Industry Machinery, Equipment & Components
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All Share Industrials , FTSE All Share Support Services , FTSE 350 , FTSE 350 Lower Yield , FTSE 250 , FTSE 350 Support Services , ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 113,239,555
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for DPLM
Thursday 27th August, 2020
Q3 2019 Diploma PLC Trading Statement Release
Monday 16th November, 2020
Full Year 2020 Diploma PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 20th January, 2021
Diploma PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Diploma
What is the Diploma share price?

As of 12:05pm, shares in Diploma are trading at 1890p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.09bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Diploma share price performed this year?

Shares in Diploma are currently trading at 1890p and the price has moved by 26.97% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Diploma price has moved by 51.68% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Diploma?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Diploma, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 7 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Diploma is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Diploma next release its financial results?

Diploma is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Diploma dividend yield?

The Diploma dividend yield is 1.11% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Diploma pay a dividend?

Last year, Diploma paid a total dividend of 0.21, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.11%. Looking ahead, Diploma has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Diploma next pay dividends?

Diploma has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Diploma shares is currently 1.11%.

How do I buy Diploma shares?

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What is the market cap of Diploma?

Shares in Diploma are currently trading at 1890p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £2.09bn.

Where are Diploma shares listed? Where are Diploma shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Diploma:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: DPLM
What kind of share is Diploma?

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.

Is there a Diploma share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Diploma are currently priced at 1890p. At that level they are trading at 11.86% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 1,689.61.

Analysts covering Diploma currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.563 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Diploma share price will go up?

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, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 18.18%. At the current price of 1890p, shares in Diploma are trading at 2.91% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Diploma PE Ratio?

The Diploma PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 33.01. The shares are currently trading at 1890p.

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.

Who are the key directors of Diploma?

Diploma's management team is headed by:

Nigel Lingwood - FID
Anthony Gallagher - SEC
John Nicholas - NEC
Charles Packshaw - NID
Andrew Smith - NED
Anne Thorburn - NED
Johnny Thomson - CEO
Geraldine Huse - NED
Barbara Gibbes - CFO
John Morrison - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of Diploma?

Here are the top five shareholders of Diploma based on the size of their shareholding:

Mawer Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.01% (11.3m shares)
Aberdeen Standard Investments (Edinburgh) Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 6.36% (7.20m shares)
Capital Research Global Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.21% (5.90m shares)
American Funds SMALLCAP World Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.96% (5.62m shares)
Royal London Asset Management Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.95% (5.61m shares)
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