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Diploma PLC (DPLM.L)

DPLM.L on London Stock Exchange

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23 Feb 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Diploma Says Q1 Reported Group Revenues Increased By 10 Pct
Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 02:32am EST 

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc ::"‍HAS MADE A GOOD START TO YEAR WITH OVERALL TRADING IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS"​.‍REPORTED GROUP REVENUES IN Q1 ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2017 INCREASED BY 10% OVER COMPARABLE PERIOD LAST YEAR​.‍AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES, GROUP Q1 REVENUES INCREASED BY 14%, WITH ACQUISITIONS COMPLETED DURING LAST TWELVE MONTHS CONTRIBUTING 6% ​.‍"PROCESS TO IDENTIFY A CEO SUCCESSOR IS MAKING GOOD PROGRESS"​.‍CASH FUNDS AT 31 DECEMBER 2017 WERE £21.9M​.  Full Article

Diploma posts FY pretax profit 66.8 mln stg
Monday, 20 Nov 2017 02:00am EST 

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 says CEO Bruce Thompson to retire before September end
Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 02:00am EDT 

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc ::DIPLOMA PLC - ‍ANNOUNCES THAT BRUCE THOMPSON HAS INFORMED BOARD THAT HE PLANS TO RETIRE AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BEFORE END OF SEPTEMBER 2018​.  Full Article

Diploma sees to report FY results in line with expectations
Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017 02:00am EDT 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc :REMAINS ON TRACK TO REPORT RESULTS FOR FULL YEAR IN LINE WITH EXPECTATIONS.REPORTED GROUP REVENUES FOR YEAR ENDING 30 SEPTEMBER 2017 ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY CA. 17%.IN LIFE SCIENCES, UNDERLYING REVENUE GROWTH FOR FULL YEAR IS EXPECTED TO BE CA. 3%.ON UNDERLYING BASIS, AFTER ADJUSTING FOR IMPACT OF ACQUISITIONS AND CURRENCY EFFECTS, REVENUES FOR YEAR ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE BY CA. 6%.  Full Article

Diploma reports HY adjusted EPS 23.9 cents
Monday, 15 May 2017 02:15am EDT 

May 15 (Reuters) - Diploma Plc ::HY adjusted earnings per share 23.9 cents versus 19.5 cents year ago.Says declared an increased interim dividend up 13.0% to 7.0p per share.Says that group will make further progress this year and will continue its proven track record of value creation for shareholders.  Full Article

BRIEF-Diploma HY adjusted EPS 23.9p
Monday, 15 May 2017 02:00am EDT 

Corrects headline and first bullet point to change currency to pence from cents:HY adjusted earnings per share 23.9 pence versus 19.5 pence year ago.Says group will make further progress this year and will continue its proven track record of value creation for shareholders.Says declared an increased interim dividend up 13.0% to 7.0p per share.  Full Article

Diploma says group continues to trade in line with expectations
Thursday, 30 Mar 2017 02:00am EDT 

Diploma Plc : Group has continued to trade in line with expectations . Reported group revenues in first half of year are expected to be ca. 20 pct ahead of comparable period .H1 group revenues are expected to increase by ca. 6 pct with acquisitions completed during last twelve months contributing ca. 1 pct net.  Full Article

Diploma sees full-year results in line with expectations
Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016 02:31am EDT 

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 02:00am EDT 

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 02:00am EST 

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

Britain's Diploma appoints Richard Ingram as CEO

Jan 30 British industrial components distributor Diploma Plc on Tuesday appointed Richard Ingram as its new chief executive, replacing Bruce Thompson who announced his intention to retire in September last year.