Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) Plans Dividend of GBX 17.30

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLMGet Free Report) announced a dividend on Monday, May 13th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 17.30 ($0.22) per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 23rd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Diploma Trading Up 4.0 %

Shares of LON:DPLM traded up GBX 158 ($1.98) during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 4,060 ($51.01). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 525,783 shares, compared to its average volume of 270,525. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 3,562.84 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 3,399.49. The company has a current ratio of 2.06, a quick ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 44.05. Diploma has a 12 month low of GBX 2,772.88 ($34.84) and a 12 month high of GBX 4,340 ($54.52). The stock has a market capitalization of £5.44 billion, a PE ratio of 4,494.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.82 and a beta of 0.73.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on DPLM shares. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Diploma in a report on Wednesday, March 27th. Berenberg Bank lifted their price objective on shares of Diploma from GBX 3,800 ($47.74) to GBX 4,400 ($55.28) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 28th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($56.53) target price on shares of Diploma in a research note on Tuesday, May 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Diploma currently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,712.50 ($46.64).

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About Diploma

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Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies technology-enabled products used in surgical procedures in operating theatres and endoscopy; testing equipment and services for clinical laboratories; and bio-pharma, food safety and testing, and other research-oriented products.

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