Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) had its target price increased by Peel Hunt from GBX 900 ($11.24) to GBX 950 ($11.87) in a research report sent to investors on Monday morning. They currently have an add rating on the stock.

A number of other brokerages have also recently weighed in on DPLM. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on Diploma PLC from GBX 950 ($11.87) to GBX 1,020 ($12.74) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Jefferies Group upped their price target on Diploma PLC from GBX 885 ($11.06) to GBX 970 ($12.12) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Friday, August 19th. Barclays PLC reiterated an equal weight rating and set a GBX 836 ($10.44) price target on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Thursday, September 1st. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd upped their price target on Diploma PLC from GBX 760 ($9.50) to GBX 800 ($10.00) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Diploma PLC currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 974.20 ($12.17).

Analyst Recommendations for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

Shares of Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) traded down 1.26% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching GBX 901.50. 59,318 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 920.79 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 846.00. Diploma PLC has a one year low of GBX 621.50 and a one year high of GBX 974.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.02 billion.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 13.80 ($0.17) per share. This represents a yield of 1.51%. This is a boost from Diploma PLC’s previous dividend of $6.20. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 1st.

About Diploma PLC

Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services. The Company is organized into three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. The Life Sciences Sector businesses supply a range of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries.

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