Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) announced a dividend on Monday, November 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 13.80 ($0.17) per share on Friday, January 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 1st. This is a boost from Diploma PLC’s previous dividend of $6.20. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Shares of Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) opened at 922.00 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 919.68 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 849.22. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.04 billion. Diploma PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 621.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 974.50.

Dividend History for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

A number of brokerages have weighed in on DPLM. Barclays PLC downgraded shares of Diploma PLC to an “equal weight” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 831 ($10.38) to GBX 836 ($10.44) in a research note on Wednesday, August 17th. Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of Diploma PLC to an “add” rating and raised their target price for the company from GBX 800 ($10.00) to GBX 1,015 ($12.68) in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their target price on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 950 ($11.87) to GBX 1,020 ($12.74) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. Peel Hunt raised their target price on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 900 ($11.24) to GBX 950 ($11.87) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Monday, November 21st. Finally, Jefferies Group raised their target price on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 885 ($11.06) to GBX 970 ($12.12) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 19th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Diploma PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 974.20 ($12.17).

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Diploma PLC Company Profile

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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