Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) had its price objective raised by Peel Hunt from GBX 900 ($11.24) to GBX 950 ($11.87) in a research note issued to investors on Monday morning. They currently have an add rating on the stock.
DPLM has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Numis Securities Ltd raised their target price on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 760 ($9.50) to GBX 800 ($10.00) and gave the company a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Jefferies Group increased their price target on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 885 ($11.06) to GBX 970 ($12.12) and gave the company a buy rating in a report on Friday, August 19th. Barclays PLC cut shares of Diploma PLC to an equal weight rating and increased their price target for the company from GBX 831 ($10.38) to GBX 836 ($10.44) in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price target on shares of Diploma PLC from GBX 950 ($11.87) to GBX 1,020 ($12.74) and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Diploma PLC presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 974.20 ($12.17).
Shares of Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) opened at 924.50 on Monday. Diploma PLC has a one year low of GBX 621.50 and a one year high of GBX 974.50. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 920.08 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 848.71. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.04 billion.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be issued a GBX 13.80 ($0.17) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 1st. This represents a yield of 1.51%. This is a boost from Diploma PLC’s previous dividend of $6.20.