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Dignity Plc

DTY.L

Latest Trade

506.20GBp

Change

0.20(+0.04%)

Volume

682

Today's Range

505.00

 - 

515.36

52 Week Range

210.50

 - 

648.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
506.00
Open
515.36
Volume
682
3M AVG Volume
4.03
Today's High
515.36
Today's Low
505.00
52 Week High
648.00
52 Week Low
210.50
Shares Out (MIL)
50.02
Market Cap (MIL)
265.11
Forward P/E
--
Dividend (Yield %)
--

Next Event

Q3 2020 Dignity PLC Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments

More

Dignity Says Strategic Review On Target Notwithstanding Impact Of Covid-19

Dignity Says More Clients Opt For Simple Compared To Full Services Funeral

Dignity Says CEO Mike Mccollum Leaves Group And Board With Immediate Effect

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About Dignity Plc

Dignity plc is a United Kingdom-based provider of funeral related services in the United Kingdom. The Company operates through three segments: funeral services, crematoria and pre-arranged funeral plans. The Company's funeral services relate to the provision of funerals and ancillary items, such as memorials and floral tributes. The Company's crematoria services relate to cremation services and the sale of memorials and burial plots at the Company operated crematoria and cemeteries. The Company's pre-arranged funeral plans include the sale of funerals in advance to customers wishing to make their own funeral arrangements, and the marketing and administration costs associated with the sales. The Company operates a network of approximately 720 funeral locations throughout the United Kingdom trading under established local trading names. The Company operates approximately 40 crematoria in England and Scotland. The Company's number of active funeral plans is approximately 374,000.

Industry

Personal Services

Contact Info

4 King Edwards Court

King Edwards Square

B73 6AP

United Kingdom

+44.121.3541557

https://www.dignityfunerals.co.uk/

Executive Leadership

Clive Peter Whiley

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Mike K. McCollum

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Steve L. Whittern

Finance Director, Executive Director

Richard Portman

Corporate Services Director, Executive Director

Mark Hull

Marketing Director

Key Stats

3.00 mean rating - 3 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

0.3K

2018

0.3K

2019

0.3K

2020(E)

0.3K
EPS (GBp)

2017

128.300

2018

85.800

2019

60.600

2020(E)

38.373
Price To Earnings (TTM)
20.23
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.69
Price To Book (MRQ)
--
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
6.37
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
--
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
--
Return on Investment (TTM)
0.78
Return on Equity (TTM)
0.71

Latest News

Latest News

UK watchdog holds off on price controls in funeral sector; Dignity shares soar

Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it was currently unable to impose price controls on the funerals sector due to the coronavirus crisis but will likely require it to make more disclosures on pricing and other financial data.

Dignity conducts more funerals during pandemic, profit rises

Dignity Plc <DTY.L> said on Wednesday profit in the first half of 2020 rose 11% as it conducted more funerals due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, the average price per funeral fell as people chose simpler services during lockdowns.

UK mourners choosing simpler funerals in COVID crisis - Dignity

UK funeral services group Dignity said on Monday families burying loved ones in the COVID-19 pandemic were opting for simpler services as it reported a rise in the overall number of deaths compared to last year and a drop in profits.

Dignity Q1 profit falls on low-cost funeral services

Dignity said on Monday it would not provide financial outlook for 2020 and beyond, and reported an 11% fall in first-quarter operating profit as customers opted for lower-cost funeral services amid the coronavirus pandemic.

BRIEF-Dignity Says CEO Mike Mccollum Leaves Group And Board With Immediate Effect

* DIGNITY PLC - IMPACT OF COVID-19 AND ASSOCIATED GUIDANCE FROM GOVERNMENT ARE HAVING DIRECT CONSEQUENCES FOR GROUP

Funeral firm Dignity halts dividend after profit slump

Dignity Plc <DTY.L> said on Wednesday it was suspending its dividend after profits nearly halved in the first half of 2019, hit by a drop in the number of funerals it conducted and a shift towards lower-cost services, sending its shares down 10%.

CORRECTED-Funeral firm Dignity halts dividend after H1 profit slumps

Dignity Plc said on Wednesday it was temporarily suspending its dividend payments after profits nearly halved in the first half of 2019, due to a drop in the number of funerals it conducted.

Funeral firm Dignity reports first quarter profit drop, shares fall

Britain's Dignity Plc reported a worse-than-expected fall in underlying operating profit on Monday after performing fewer funerals in the first quarter, knocking its shares.

Dignity's quarterly profit falls as it handles fewer funerals

Britain's Dignity Plc reported a worse-than-expected slump in underlying quarterly operating profit on Monday, as it provided services for fewer funerals.

Dignity Plc profit to be above market consensus

Funeral services provider Dignity Plc <DTY.L> said on Tuesday that it expects its full-year profit to above market expectations, boosted by higher average prices for its services and lower-than-expected costs.

Dignity unveils turnaround plan; shares rise

British funeral services provider Dignity Plc <DTY.L> posted a 3 percent rise in half-year revenue on Wednesday and unveiled a three-year plan to boost earnings, sending its shares up more than 10 percent.

Dignity warns of lower profit in 2019, sets turnaround plan

British funeral services provider Dignity Plc on Wednesday warned of lower profit in 2019 and announced a turnaround plan to boost earnings.

Funeral group Dignity keeps outlook despite higher market expectations

Funeral operator Dignity <DTY.L> said it expected 2018 to continue to be volatile and stuck to its full-year outlook on Thursday despite rising market expectations.

BRIEF-Dignity Total Says FY Underlying EPS Up 7 Pct To 128.3 Pence

* FY REVENUE OF 324 MILLION STG VERSUS 313.6 MILLION STG YEAR AGO

Funeral company Dignity's shares halve after profit warning

Shares in British funeral services company Dignity <DTY.L> lost half their value on Friday after it warned results for 2018 would be substantially below market expectations as it is forced to cut some of its prices.

UK crematorium operator Dignity warns on 2018 results after funeral price cut

Crematorium operator Dignity said it would reduce simple funeral prices by about 25 percent to draw back customer after warning on results for 2018.

BRIEF-Dignity Expects ‍Substantially Lower Profits In 2018​

* CONFIRMS THAT ITS RESULTS FOR PERIOD ENDED 29 DECEMBER 2017 WILL BE IN LINE WITH MARKET EXPECTATIONS

Quote and financial data from Refinitiv. Fund performance data provided by Lipper. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes.

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