Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) announced a dividend on Monday, May 13th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 8.50 ($0.11) per share on Wednesday, June 12th. This represents a yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
LON DPLM opened at GBX 1,510 ($19.73) on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.71 billion and a PE ratio of 31.72. Diploma has a twelve month low of GBX 1,144 ($14.95) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,654 ($21.61).
A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,420 ($18.55) price objective on shares of Diploma in a research note on Wednesday, March 27th. Peel Hunt upped their price objective on Diploma from GBX 1,400 ($18.29) to GBX 1,600 ($20.91) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Monday, May 13th. Barclays upped their price objective on Diploma from GBX 1,225 ($16.01) to GBX 1,300 ($16.99) and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 14th. Berenberg Bank decreased their price objective on Diploma from GBX 1,435 ($18.75) to GBX 1,350 ($17.64) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 29th. Finally, HSBC began coverage on Diploma in a research report on Tuesday, February 12th. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 1,325 ($17.31) price objective on the stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Diploma currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,412.86 ($18.46).
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Diploma Company Profile
Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumables and instruments for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery and minimally invasive surgery equipment and consumables for use in hospital operating rooms; and surgical medical devices, and related consumables and services to GI endoscopy suites in hospitals and private clinics.
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