Bruce Thompson Sells 175,000 Shares of Diploma PLC (DPLM) Stock
Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) insider Bruce Thompson sold 175,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,115 ($14.10), for a total value of £1,951,250 ($2,468,374.45).
Bruce Thompson also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, March 22nd, Bruce Thompson purchased 7,350 shares of Diploma PLC stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,044 ($13.21) per share, for a total transaction of £76,734 ($97,070.21).
Diploma PLC (LON DPLM) traded up 0.53% during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1130.00. The company had a trading volume of 389,164 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,118.00 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 1,054.97. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.28 billion. Diploma PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 745.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,187.00.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be issued a dividend of GBX 7 ($0.09) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. This represents a yield of 0.64%.
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Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on DPLM shares. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on Diploma PLC from GBX 1,120 ($14.17) to GBX 1,165 ($14.74) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 16th. Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($14.55) price target on shares of Diploma PLC in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. 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 a consensus price target of GBX 1,067 ($13.50).
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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