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677.00 GBp
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17.89 GBp
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diploma plc (DPLM) Details

Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in Europe, North America, and internationally. It operates in three segments: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences segment supplies consumables and instruments for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology laboratories; electrosurgery equipment and consumables for use in hospital operating rooms; and medical devices, and related consumables and services to GI endoscopy suites in hospitals and private clinics. It also provides a range of specialized environmental analyzers and containment enclosures for potent powder handling; and emissions monitoring systems, as well as gas detection devices. The Seals segment supplies seals and seal kits for the repair of hydraulic cylinders in heavy construction equipment, dump trucks and refuse collection, lift trucks, and fork lifts; replacement tie-rod cylinders; gasket and seal kits for heavy duty diesel engines, transmissions, and hydraulic cylinders used in off road and marine applications; and seals, O-rings, and custom moulded and machined parts to industrial OEM customers, cylinder manufacturers, and sub-distributors. The Controls segment offers electrical wiring, connectors and harnessing products, aerospace-quality fasteners, seals, customized assemblies, and kits for technical applications in aerospace, defence, motorsport, energy, medical, and industrial industries; flexible braided products for earthing and lightning protection, power shunt connectors, and multi-core cables; and fluid controllers, compressors, valves, temperature and pressure measurement devices, and specialized vending and liquid dispensing components for food retailing and transportation, catering equipment, vending machines, coffee brewing, pure water, and water cooling systems in the food and beverage industry. Diploma PLC was incorporated in 1931 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

1,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/12/14
Founded in 1931

diploma plc (DPLM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 565.0K GBP
Group Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 372.0K GBP
Chief Operating Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 358.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

diploma plc (DPLM) Key Developments

Diploma PLC Reports Interim Management Statement for the Nine Months Ended June 30, 2014

Diploma PLC reported interim management statement for the period from 1 April 2014 to 30 July, 2014. Overall trading has been consistent with expectations at the half year, with group revenues for the nine months ended 30 June 2014, 6% ahead of the comparable period last year.  On an underlying basis, after adjusting for currency effects and acquisitions, revenues increased by 8%. On an underlying basis, after adjusting for currency effects and acquisitions, revenues increased by 8%. Free cash flow remains strong, benefitting from lower capital expenditure as the Group's Investment for Growth programme reduces.

Diploma Seeks Acquisitions

Bruce Thompson, Chief Executive Officer of Diploma PLC (LSE:DPLM), said, "The Board remains confident of future growth as the recent Investment for Growth programme provides the platform to benefit from continued underlying growth, supported by attractive and value creating acquisitions."

Diploma plc Declares Interim Dividend Payable on June 18, 2014; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2014

Diploma PLC declared an increased interim dividend up 8% to 5.4 pence per share against 5.0 pence a year ago reflecting the board's continuing confidence in the group's growth prospects. The dividend will be payable on June 18, 2014 to shareholders on the register on May 23, 2014. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2014. For the period, the company reported revenue of £148.6 million compared to £139.7 million a year ago. Operating profit was £24.2 million compared to £24.4 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £24.2 million compared to £23.8 million a year ago. Profit was £17 million compared to £16.7 million a year ago. Profit attributable to shareholders of the company was £16.8 million or 14.9 pence per basic and diluted share compared to £16.5 million or 14.7 pence per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating profit was £27.8 million compared to £27.0 million a year ago. Adjusted profit before tax was £27.6 million compared to £26.9 million a year ago. Adjusted earnings per share were 17.5 pence compared to 17.0 pence a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was £15.5 million compared to £15.3 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £0.6 million compared to £2.4 million a year ago. Purchase of other intangible assets was £0.2 million compared to £0.2 million a year ago. The Group's free cash flow increased by £0.9 million to £13.0 million against £12.1 million as capital expenditure reduced to £0.8 million against £2.6 million.


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