Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) to Issue Dividend of GBX 15

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLMGet Rating) declared a dividend on Monday, May 16th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 26th will be paid a dividend of GBX 15 ($0.18) per share on Friday, June 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.58%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 26th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

DPLM opened at GBX 2,470 ($30.45) on Monday. The stock’s fifty day moving average is GBX 2,676.04 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 2,899.45. The company has a market capitalization of £3.08 billion and a PE ratio of 43.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 47.04, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 1.67. Diploma has a one year low of GBX 2,354 ($29.02) and a one year high of GBX 3,504 ($43.20).

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “underweight” rating on shares of Diploma in a report on Thursday, April 7th. Berenberg Bank upped their price target on shares of Diploma from GBX 3,200 ($39.45) to GBX 3,360 ($41.43) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 3,500 ($43.15) target price on shares of Diploma in a research note on Wednesday, January 19th. Royal Bank of Canada restated an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 2,550 ($31.44) price objective on shares of Diploma in a research note on Thursday, March 24th. Finally, Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Diploma in a research note on Tuesday, April 12th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,150 ($38.84).

About Diploma (Get Rating)

Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies clinical diagnostics instrumentation and products, consumables, specialty surgical devices, and related consumables and services to public hospitals, private clinics, pathology laboratories, scientific research, and medical segments; surgical equipment for hospital operating rooms; and distributes laboratory diagnostics, specialty medical devices, devices, equipment, and patient monitoring technologies used in operating theatres, as well as medically supervised nutrition.

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