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Diploma PLC (DPLM.L)

DPLM.L on London Stock Exchange

1,271.00GBp
23 Jan 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Diploma Appointment Of Johnny Thomson As New CEO
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Compass Group PLC ::DIPLOMA - NEW CEO JOHNNY THOMSON WORKED FOR COMPASS GROUP FOR LAST NINE YEARS.  Full Article

Diploma Confirms Appointment Of Johnny Thomson As CEO
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 

Jan 16 (Reuters) - Diploma PLC ::DIPLOMA PLC - GROUP HAS MADE A SOLID START TO YEAR WITH OVERALL TRADING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.DIPLOMA - REPORTED GROUP REVENUES IN Q1 ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2018 INCREASED BY 9% OVER COMPARABLE PERIOD LAST YEAR.DIPLOMA PLC - CONFIRMING THAT JOHNNY THOMSON HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.DIPLOMA PLC - GROUP'S OPERATING MARGIN IN Q1 REMAINED IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS AND SLIGHTLY BELOW COMPARABLE PERIOD LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Diploma's FY Pretax Profit Rises 9 Pct To 72.7 Mln Pounds
Monday, 19 Nov 2018 

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc ::FY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX 84.8 MLLN STG VERSUS 77.5 MILLION STG .FY PRETAX PROFIT ROSE 9 PERCENT TO 72.7 MILLION STG.FY REVENUE ROSE 7 PERCENT TO 485.1 MILLION STG.TOTAL DIVIDEND INCREASED BY 11 PCT TO 25.5P PER SHARE FOR FY."DESPITE GLOBAL MACRO-ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY, BOARD REMAINS CONFIDENT THAT GROUP WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE FURTHER PROGRESS IN COMING YEAR".IMPACT OF UK'S EXIT FROM EUROPEAN UNION IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE SIGNIFICANT IN TERMS OF GROUP'S OVERALL PROFITABILITY.THERE MAY BE A REDUCTION IN GROUP'S UK REVENUES AND OPERATING PROFITS BECAUSE OF BREXIT.GROUP'S FINANCIAL RESULTS MAY BE IMPACTED BY MACRO-ECONOMIC INSTABILITY ARISING FROM A DELAYED OR DISRUPTIVE EXIT FROM EUROPEAN UNION.GROUP NET ASSETS WOULD BENEFIT FROM TRANSLATING RESULTS OF GROUP'S OVERSEAS BUSINESSES INTO UK STERLING FROM BREXIT.IS ALSO LIKELY THAT A DEPRECIATION IN UK STERLING WOULD LEAD TO STRONGER INFLATION IN SUPPLIER COSTS FOR GROUP'S UK BASED BUSINESSES.PROLONGED DISRUPTION AT UK'S BORDERS HAS POTENTIAL TO IMPACT SUPPLY CHAIN OF GROUP'S UK BUSINESSES.HAVE BEGUN BUILD INVENTORY LEVELS OF GROUP'S UK BUSINESSES' FASTER MOVING PRODUCT LINES WHICH WOULD MITIGATE IMPACT ON THEIR ACTIVITIES FROM BREXIT.  Full Article

Diploma PLC Says CEO Richard Ingram Steps Down
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Diploma PLC ::DIPLOMA PLC - RICHARD INGRAM HAS STEPPED DOWN FROM HIS ROLE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.DIPLOMA PLC - JOHN NICHOLAS, COMPANY'S NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN HAS AGREED TO TAKE OVER AS INTERIM EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN.DIPLOMA PLC - PROCESS TO FIND AN EXTERNAL SUCCESSOR TO RICHARD INGRAM IS NOW UNDERWAY..  Full Article

Diploma Remains On Track To Report FY Results
Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018 

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Diploma PLC ::CONTINUED TO TRADE ROBUSTLY IN SECOND HALF OF YEAR.REMAINS ON TRACK TO REPORT RESULTS FOR FULL YEAR IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS..REPORTED GROUP REVENUES FOR YEAR ENDING 30 SEPTEMBER 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY CA. 7PCT.HEADWIND FROM APPRECIATION OF UK STERLING AGAINST PREVIOUS YEAR HAS EASED IN SECOND HALF AND IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT REVENUES BY 3PCT IN FY.FY GROUP'S OPERATING MARGIN REMAINS IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS AND IS LIKELY TO BE SIMILAR TO THAT REPORTED IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR..AT 30 SEPTEMBER 2018, GROUP'S NET CASH FUNDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE CA. £30M.  Full Article

Diploma Plc To Buy FS Cables For 18 Mln Pounds
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc ::ACQUISITION OF FS CABLES FOR CASH CONSIDERATION OF £18.0M.TRANSACTION WILL BE IMMEDIATELY EARNINGS ENHANCING TO DIPLOMA PLC AND WILL BE REPORTED AS PART OF CONTROLS SECTOR ACTIVITIES.ACQUISITION OF FS CABLES, WHICH COMPRISES CAPLINK LIMITED AND FSC GLOBAL LIMITED.  Full Article

Diploma Says H1 Revenue Rose 8 Percent To 234.9 Million Stg
Monday, 14 May 2018 

May 14 (Reuters) - Diploma PLC ::H1 REVENUE ROSE 8 PERCENT TO 234.9 MILLION STG.INTERIM DIVIDEND UP 10 PERCENT TO 7.7 PENCEPER SHARE.HY ADJUSTED PROFIT BEFORE TAX £40.4 MILLION VERSUS £37.1 MILLION.HY PROFIT BEFORE TAX £35.4 MILLION VERSUS £32.9 MILLION.HY ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE 26.7 PENCE.IN LIFE SCIENCES, HY REVENUES INCREASED BY 9%.IN SEALS, HY REVENUES INCREASED BY 9%.IN CONTROLS, HY REVENUES INCREASED BY 3% AGAINST A VERY STRONG COMPARATIVE LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Diploma says Richard Ingram joins board as CEO designate
Monday, 23 Apr 2018 

April 23 (Reuters) - Diploma PLC ::RICHARD INGRAM HAS TODAY JOINED BOARD AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ("CEO") DESIGNATE OF DIPLOMA PLC..  Full Article

Diploma posts FY pretax profit 66.8 mln stg
Monday, 20 Nov 2017 

Nov 20 (Reuters) - DIPLOMA PLC ::FY REVENUE ROSE 18 PERCENT TO 451.9 MILLION STG.FINAL DIVIDEND UP 16 PERCENT TO 16 PENCEPER SHARE.TOTAL DIVIDEND UP 15 PERCENT TO 23 PENCEPER SHARE.FY PRETAX PROFIT 66.8 MILLION STG VERSUS 54 MILLION STG YEAR AGO.TO ENHANCE GROWTH IN YEAR AHEAD BY UNLOCKING VALUE ENHANCING ACQUISITION OPPORTUNITIES​.‍STRONG FREE CASH FLOW OF £55.7M; CASH FUNDS OF £22.3M AT END OF SEPTEMBER​.‍IN LIFE SCIENCES, UNDERLYING REVENUES INCREASED BY 4%​.‍IN SEALS, FY UNDERLYING REVENUES INCREASED BY 4% REFLECTING AN IMPROVING TREND IN INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY IN NORTH AMERICA​.‍IN CONTROLS,FY UNDERLYING REVENUES INCREASED BY 14%, DRIVEN BY NEW PROJECT ACTIVITY, RECOVERY IN SOME END USER MARKETS.‍ACQUISITION EXPENDITURE OF £20.1M THIS YEAR​.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 16

Jan 16 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 3 points lower at 6,895.02 points on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with FTSE 100 futures down 0.01 percent ahead of the cash market open.