Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) announced a dividend on Monday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 7 ($0.09) per share on Wednesday, June 14th. This represents a yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. The official announcement can be seen at this link.

Shares of Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) traded down 1.71% during midday trading on Monday, reaching GBX 1094.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 274,453 shares. Diploma PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 736.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 1,187.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.24 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,098.56 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 1,024.81.

Dividend History for Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)

A number of research firms have recently commented on DPLM. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($13.55) target price on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 836 ($10.79) to GBX 950 ($12.26) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.84) target price on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Monday, February 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,050 ($13.55) target price on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Thursday, February 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,058 ($13.66).

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In related news, insider Bruce Thompson bought 7,350 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, March 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,044 ($13.48) per share, with a total value of £76,734 ($99,049.95).

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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