Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) had its price objective raised by Jefferies Group from GBX 970 ($12.12) to GBX 1,050 ($13.12) in a research report report published on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.

A number of other brokerages 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. Peel Hunt boosted their price objective on Diploma PLC from GBX 900 ($11.24) to GBX 950 ($11.87) and gave the stock an add rating in a report on Monday. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded Diploma PLC to an add rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from GBX 800 ($10.00) to GBX 1,015 ($12.68) in a report on Monday. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an equal weight rating and set a GBX 836 ($10.44) price objective on shares of Diploma PLC in a report on Thursday, September 1st. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 974.20 ($12.17).

Analyst Recommendations for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) opened at 915.00 on Tuesday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.03 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 920.28 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 847.13. Diploma PLC has a one year low of GBX 621.50 and a one year high of GBX 974.50.

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

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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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