Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) had its price objective boosted by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 1,000 ($13.15) to GBX 1,030 ($13.55) in a research report issued on Friday. The firm presently has an “equal weight” rating on the stock. Barclays PLC’s price target points to a potential downside of 13.95% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on Diploma PLC from GBX 1,250 ($16.44) to GBX 1,350 ($17.76) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 1,165 ($15.32) price target on shares of Diploma PLC in a research note on Monday. Numis Securities Ltd raised Diploma PLC to a “buy” rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 1,190 ($15.65) to GBX 1,300 ($17.10) in a research note on Monday. Finally, Berenberg Bank began coverage on Diploma PLC in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 1,280 ($16.84) price target on the stock. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,225 ($16.11).

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) opened at GBX 1,197 ($15.74) on Friday. Diploma PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 904 ($11.89) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,270 ($16.70).

Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 20th. The company reported GBX 49.80 ($0.66) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 48.20 ($0.63) by GBX 1.60 ($0.02). Diploma PLC had a return on equity of 18.70% and a net margin of 10.32%. The business had revenue of £451.90 million for the quarter.

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Diploma PLC Company Profile

Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services. It is organized into three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals and Controls. Life Sciences Sector businesses supply a range of consumables, instrumentation and related services to the healthcare and environmental industries.

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