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Diploma PLC (DPLM.L)

DPLM.L on London Stock Exchange

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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

Diploma sees full-year results in line with expectations
Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016 

Diploma Plc : Group has delivered a robust performance in second half of year and is on track to report results for full year in line with expectations . Reported revenues for year ending 30 september 2016 are expected to increase by ca. 14 pct . Translational currency effects are expected to add ca. 4 pct to group revenues, driven by substantial decline in UK sterling since Brexit decision in june 2016 . On an underlying basis, after adjusting for impact of acquisitions and currency effects, group revenues for year are expected to increase by ca. 2 pct . In life sciences, underlying revenue growth for full year is expected to be ca. 3 pct . Operating margins have remained robust in second half and are expected to be broadly consistent with first half and to remain ca. 100 bps below prior year . Group's free cash flow for year ending 30 September 2016 is likely to be substantially ahead of last year .Group's balance sheet is also very strong and is expected to return to a modest net cash funds position at 30 September 2016.  Full Article

Diploma half yearly revenue up by 10 pct
Monday, 16 May 2016 

Diploma Plc : Half yearly revenue increased by 10% . Half yearly revenue 179.1 million stg versus 163.2 million stg a year ago . Half yearly profit before tax 25.6 million stg versus 26.0 million stg a year ago . Adjusted profit before tax increased by 4% to £30.4m . Challenging trading conditions likely to persist through second half of year, .Directors have declared an increased interim dividend up 7% to 6.2 p per share.  Full Article

Diploma PLC acquires Cablecraft Limited for maximum net cash consideration of 26.0 mln pounds
Wednesday, 9 Mar 2016 

Diploma PLC:Says acquisition of 100% of Cablecraft Limited, a group of businesses headquartered near Dunstable in the UK and providing essential cable identification, management and termination products and solutions to a broad base of primarily UK based customers.Says this transaction will be immediately earnings enhancing to the Group and will be reported as part of the Controls Sector activities.Says initial net cash consideration to be paid on completion will be 21.0 mln pounds, before acquisition costs, which will be met from the group's existing cash resources and revolving bank credit facility.Says deferred consideration up to a maximum of 5.0 mln pounds will be payable based on earnings before interest and tax achieved in each of the 12 month periods ending March 31, 2016 and 2017.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-Diploma's adjusted profit rises 19 pct; shares surge

Nov 20 British industrial component distributor Diploma Plc reported a 19 percent rise in full-year adjusted pretax profit as its controls unit saw new project activity and recovery in some end-user markets.