Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported GBX 49.80 ($0.66) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 48.20 ($0.63) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Diploma PLC had a return on equity of 19.73% and a net margin of 11.04%. The company had revenue of GBX 4,519 billion for the quarter.

Shares of Diploma PLC (DPLM) opened at GBX 1,180.50 ($15.53) on Monday. Diploma PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 876.50 ($11.53) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,187 ($15.61).

Several analysts have recently issued reports on DPLM shares. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,190 ($15.65) price objective on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,165 ($15.32) target price on shares of Diploma PLC in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Berenberg Bank initiated coverage on Diploma PLC in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,280 ($16.84) target price on the stock. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Diploma PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,127 ($14.82).

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Diploma PLC Company Profile

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

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