Diploma PLC (LON:DPLM)’s share price crossed above its two hundred day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a two hundred day moving average of $1,774.74 and traded as high as $2,226.00. Diploma shares last traded at $2,202.00, with a volume of 241,440 shares.
DPLM has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 1,710 ($22.34) price target on shares of Diploma in a research note on Friday, August 28th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,850 ($24.17) price target on shares of Diploma in a research note on Friday, August 28th. Finally, Peel Hunt boosted their price target on shares of Diploma from GBX 1,850 ($24.17) to GBX 1,950 ($25.48) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have given a hold rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,641.43 ($21.45).
The company has a market cap of $2.76 billion and a PE ratio of 39.75. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 2.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 27.94. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is GBX 1,929.50 and its 200-day simple moving average is GBX 1,778.48.
Diploma Company Profile (LON:DPLM)
Diploma PLC, together with its subsidiaries, supplies specialized technical products and services in North America, Europe, and internationally. It operates through three business sectors: Life Sciences, Seals, and Controls. The Life Sciences sector supplies consumables and instruments for the diagnostic testing of blood, tissue, and other samples in hospital pathology and life sciences laboratories; electrosurgery and minimally invasive surgery equipment and consumables for use in hospital operating rooms; and surgical medical devices, and related consumables and services to GI endoscopy suites in hospitals and private clinics.
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