Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) had its price objective boosted by research analysts at Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 1,250 ($16.44) to GBX 1,350 ($17.76) in a report issued on Wednesday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.54% from the stock’s current price.

Several other analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,165 ($15.32) target price on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Monday. Numis Securities Ltd upgraded shares of Diploma PLC to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 1,190 ($15.65) to GBX 1,300 ($17.10) in a research note on Monday. Finally, Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,280 ($16.84) target price for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,209 ($15.90).

Shares of Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) traded down GBX 7 ($0.09) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,189 ($15.64). 85,034 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 81,846. Diploma PLC has a fifty-two week low of GBX 896.50 ($11.79) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,270 ($16.70).

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 20th. The company reported GBX 49.80 ($0.66) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 48.20 ($0.63) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02). The business had revenue of £451.90 million during the quarter. Diploma PLC had a net margin of 10.32% and a return on equity of 18.70%.

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About Diploma PLC

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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