Diploma (LON:DPLM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported GBX 64.30 ($0.84) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 63.40 ($0.83) by GBX 0.90 ($0.01), Digital Look Earnings reports.
Shares of Diploma stock opened at GBX 1,753 ($22.91) on Wednesday. The stock’s fifty day moving average is GBX 1,657.60 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,563.12. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion and a PE ratio of 34.37. Diploma has a 12-month low of GBX 1,144 ($14.95) and a 12-month high of GBX 1,954 ($25.53).
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.50 ($0.27) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 28th. This is a positive change from Diploma’s previous dividend of $8.50. This represents a dividend yield of 1.15%. Diploma’s payout ratio is 0.51%.
Diploma Company Profile
Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumables and instruments for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery and minimally invasive surgery equipment and consumables for use in hospital operating rooms; and surgical medical devices, and related consumables and services to GI endoscopy suites in hospitals and private clinics.
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