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Dignity Says Strategic Review On Target Notwithstanding Impact Of Covid-19
Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020 

July 29 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::DIGNITY PLC - STRATEGIC REVIEW ON TARGET NOTWITHSTANDING IMPACT OF COVID-19.DIGNITY PLC - BUSINESS HAS PREPARED FOR POSSIBILITY OF LOWER VOLUMES IN COMING YEARS THAN ORIGINAL ONS EXPECTATIONS.DIGNITY PLC - HY UNDERLYING REVENUE 169.1 MILLION STG VERSUS 155.3 MILLION STG.DIGNITY PLC - HY LOSS BEFORE TAX 13.6 MILLION STG VERSUS PROFIT OF 58.3 MILLION STG.  Full Article

Dignity FY Underlying Pretax Profit 37.7 Mln Stg Vs 54.4 Mln Stg
Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020 

March 11 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::FY UNDERLYING REVENUE 301.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 315.6 MILLION STG.FY UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX 37.7 MILLION STG VERSUS 54.4 MILLION STG.FY PBT 44.1 MILLION STG VERSUS LOSS OF 18 MILLION STG."NEED TO BE CAUTIOUS IN THE COMING MONTHS UNTIL THE CMA'S CONCLUSIONS ARE FINALISED".CONCLUDED THAT IT IS PRUDENT TO TEMPORARILY CEASE DIVIDEND PAYMENTS.FURTHER DOWNWARD PRESSURE ON AVERAGE INCOME PER FUNERAL AND CREMATION EXPECTED.  Full Article

Granular Capital Discloses 3.10% Stake In Dignity
Monday, 24 Feb 2020 

Feb 24 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::GRANULAR CAPITAL LTD DISCLOSES 3.10% STAKE IN DIGNITY PLC AS OF FEB.21 - FILING.  Full Article

Dignity Says Delaying Construction Of New Crematoria Pending Outcome Of CMA Investigation
Monday, 11 Nov 2019 

Nov 11 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::DIGNITY PLC - THIRD QUARTER TRADING UPDATE.DIGNITY PLC - OPERATING PERFORMANCE IN Q3 WAS IN LINE WITH BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS.DIGNITY PLC - GROUP CONTINUES TO EXPECT AVERAGE INCOME FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR TO REMAIN AT THIS LEVEL IN Q3.DIGNITY PLC - OPERATING PERFORMANCE IN YEAR TO DATE WAS CONSISTENT WITH BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS ALLOWING FOR SIGNIFICANTLY LOWER NUMBER OF DEATHS.DIGNITY PLC - CONTINUES TO ASSESS IMPACT OF ITS TRIALS AND ITS TAILORED FUNERAL OPTION IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE ROLLED OUT ACROSS BUSINESS DURING 2020.DIGNITY PLC - Q3 OF 2019 WITNESSED DEATHS BROADLY COMPARABLE TO SAME PERIOD IN 2018.DIGNITY PLC - BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS FOR 2019 REMAIN UNCHANGED.DIGNITY PLC - Q3 UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 10.3 MILLION STG.DIGNITY PLC - ALSO REVIEWING ITS CURRENT STRATEGY IN CONTEXT OF CURRENT CHALLENGES WITHIN INDUSTRY.DIGNITY PLC - AVERAGE INCOME PER FUNERAL IN Q3 WAS IN LINE WITH BOARD'S EXPECTATIONS OF £2,940.DIGNITY PLC - GROUP CONTINUES TO EXPECT AVERAGE INCOME FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR TO REMAIN AT Q3 LEVEL.DIGNITY - BOARD CONTINUES TO ASSESS IMPACT OF ITS TRIALS AND ITS TAILORED FUNERAL OPTION IS NOW EXPECTED TO BE ROLLED OUT ACROSS BUSINESS DURING 2020.DIGNITY PLC - 39 WEEK PERIOD UNDERLYING REVENUE 225.4 MILLION STG VERSUS 244.2 MILLION STG.DIGNITY PLC - 39 WEEK PERIOD UNDERLYING OPERATING PROFIT 47.9 MILLION STG VERSUS 68.6 MILLION STG.  Full Article

Dignity Announces Appointment Of Chairman
Friday, 27 Sep 2019 

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::DIGNITY PLC - APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN.DIGNITY PLC - CLIVE WHILEY HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHAIRMAN OF COMPANY WITH EFFECT FROM 26(TH) SEPTEMBER 2019.  Full Article

Artemis Investment Management Discloses 5.01% Stake In Dignity As Of July 31
Thursday, 1 Aug 2019 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::ARTEMIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LLP DISCLOSES 5.01% STAKE IN DIGNITY PLC AS OF JULY 31- FILING.  Full Article

Dignity Plc HY Profit Falls; Temporarily Suspends Dividend
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019 

July 31 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::DIGNITY PLC - INTERIM RESULTS.DIGNITY PLC - HY UNDERLYING REVENUE 155.3 MILLION STG VERSUS 174.7 MILLION STG REPORTED LAST YEAR.DIGNITY PLC - HY UNDERLYING PROFIT BEFORE TAX 23.9 MILLION STG VERSUS 43.4 MILLION STG.DIGNITY PLC - FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE FOR HY WAS LOWER THAN ORIGINALLY ANTICIPATED.DIGNITY PLC - HY NUMBER OF DEATHS 300,000 VERSUS 324,000 REPORTED LAST YEAR.DIGNITY PLC - GROUP PAID A FINAL DIVIDEND OF 15.74 PENCE PER ORDINARY SHARE ON 28 JUNE 2019..DIGNITY PLC - OUTLOOK FOR FULL YEAR REMAINS DEPENDENT ON GREATER NUMBER OF DEATHS IN SECOND HALF OF YEAR THAN PREVIOUS YEAR..DIGNITY PLC - BOARD HAS CONCLUDED THAT IT IS PRUDENT TO TEMPORARILY CEASE DIVIDEND PAYMENTS.DIGNITY - FOLLOWING COMPLETION OF TRANSFORMATION PLAN, CONTINUES TO BELIEVE TARGETING SOLID SINGLE DIGIT INCREASES IN UNDERLYING EPS IS APPROPRIATE, ACHIEVABLE.DIGNITY PLC - COMPANY FULLY ENGAGED WITH CMA SECTOR INVESTIGATION.  Full Article

Dignity Says David Blackwood To Serve As Interim Chairman
Thursday, 2 May 2019 

May 2 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::DAVID BLACKWOOD, CURRENT SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR, WILL TAKE ROLE AT AGM OF INTERIM CHAIRMAN UNTIL PERMANENT SUCCESSOR IS FOUND.  Full Article

Phoenix Asset Management Partners Raises Stake To 26.71 Pct From 24.06 Pct In Dignity - Filing
Thursday, 4 Apr 2019 

April 4 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::PHOENIX ASSET MANAGEMENT PARTNERS LIMITED RAISES STAKE TO 26.71 PERCENT FROM 24.06 PERCENT IN DIGNITY PLC - FILING.  Full Article

Dignity Says Will Continue To Work Constructively With CMA In Funerals Market Investigation
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019 

March 28 (Reuters) - Dignity PLC ::STATEMENT RE: CMA.ENGAGED CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH CMA SINCE MARKET STUDY WAS ANNOUNCED IN JUNE 2018.GROUP WILL CONTINUE TO WORK CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH CMA THROUGHOUT INVESTIGATION.WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT FROM CMA REGARDING ITS DECISION TO CARRY OUT A FULL MARKET INVESTIGATION INTO FUNERAL SECTOR.  Full Article

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

Aug 13 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.