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Diploma plc

Diploma plc (DPLM) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next Diploma plc dividend is expected to go ex in 4 months and to be paid in 7 months.
The previous Diploma plc dividend was 20.5p and it went ex 8 months ago and it was paid 6 months ago.
There is typically 1 dividend per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 2.2.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Support Services
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Status: Paid Forecast
Type: Final Final
Per Share: 20.5p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 28 Nov 2019 Thu 26 Nov 2020
Pay Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 Wed 27 Jan 2021
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £20.50 Sign Up Required

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Declared and Forecast Diploma plc Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 4p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 5.4p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 7.5p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 7.8p GBP Paid
19 May 2010 16 Jun 2010 Interim 2.8p GBP Paid
01 Dec 2010 19 Jan 2011 Final 6.2p GBP Paid
25 May 2011 22 Jun 2011 Interim 3.5p GBP Paid
07 Dec 2011 25 Jan 2012 Final 8.5p GBP Paid
23 May 2012 20 Jun 2012 Interim 4.2p GBP Paid
28 Nov 2012 23 Jan 2013 Final 10.2p GBP Paid
22 May 2013 19 Jun 2013 Interim 5p GBP Paid
27 Nov 2013 22 Jan 2014 Final 10.7p GBP Paid
21 May 2014 18 Jun 2014 Interim 5.4p GBP Paid
27 Nov 2014 28 Jan 2015 Final 11.6p GBP Paid
21 May 2015 17 Jun 2015 Interim 5.8p GBP Paid
26 Nov 2015 27 Jan 2016 Final 12.4p GBP Paid
26 May 2016 15 Jun 2016 Interim 6.2p GBP Paid
01 Dec 2016 25 Jan 2017 Final 13.8p GBP Paid
25 May 2017 14 Jun 2017 Interim 7p GBP Paid
30 Nov 2017 24 Jan 2018 Final 16p GBP Paid
24 May 2018 13 Jun 2018 Interim 7.7p GBP Paid
29 Nov 2018 23 Jan 2019 Final 17.8p GBP Paid
23 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 Interim 8.5p GBP Paid
28 Nov 2019 22 Jan 2020 Final 20.5p GBP Paid
26 Nov 2020 27 Jan 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
20 May 2021 16 Jun 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
02 Dec 2021 26 Jan 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
26 May 2022 15 Jun 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
01 Dec 2022 25 Jan 2023 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our Diploma plc forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
13 May 2019 28 Nov 2019 19.6p 20.5p 97% 😃
13 May 2019 28 Nov 2019 19.6p 20.5p 97% 😃
17 Apr 2019 28 Nov 2019 20.1p 20.5p 99% 😃
17 Apr 2019 23 May 2019 8.7p 8.5p 99% 😃
19 Nov 2018 23 May 2019 8.5p 8.5p 100% 😄
19 Nov 2018 28 Nov 2019 19.5p 20.5p 97% 😃
20 Nov 2017 28 Nov 2019 19.25p 20.5p 97% 😃
20 Nov 2017 23 May 2019 8.5p 8.5p 100% 😄
20 Nov 2017 29 Nov 2018 17.5p 17.8p 99% 😃
20 Nov 2017 24 May 2018 7.8p 7.7p 99% 😃
09 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 15.1p 16p 97% 😃
15 May 2017 23 May 2019 8p 8.5p 97% 😃
15 May 2017 23 May 2019 8p 8.5p 97% 😃
15 May 2017 24 May 2018 7.5p 7.7p 98% 😃
21 Nov 2016 29 Nov 2018 16.3p 17.8p 95% 😃
21 Nov 2016 24 May 2018 7.2p 7.7p 96% 😃
21 Nov 2016 30 Nov 2017 15.1p 16p 97% 😃
21 Nov 2016 25 May 2017 6.7p 7p 98% 😃
16 May 2016 24 May 2018 7p 7.7p 95% 😃
16 May 2016 25 May 2017 6.6p 7p 97% 😃
16 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2017 14.2p 16p 94% 😊
16 Nov 2015 01 Dec 2016 13.3p 13.8p 98% 😃
Average Diploma plc Forecast Accuracy 97% 😃

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About Diploma plc

Diploma is in the support services sector. It has a very good track record of increasing dividends to shareholders and this is expected to continue.

They consist of 3 sectors with multiple companies operating in each sector: Life Sciences, Industrial Seals and Controls.

Life Sciences

Providing the healthcare and environmental industries with consumables, instrumentation and related services. Subsidiaries include Diploma Healthcare Group and a1-group

Industrial Seals

Supplying heavy mobile and industrial machinery with seals, gaskets and components. Subsidiaries include Hercules Fluid Power Group, FPE and M Seals.

Controls

Sepcialised wiring, fasteners and connectors for technically demanding applications. Subsidiaries include IS-Group, Filcon and Hawco.


 

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 4.0p
2007 5.4p 35.0%
2008 7.5p 38.9%
2009 7.8p 4.0%
2010 9.0p 15.4%
2011 12.0p 33.3%
2012 14.4p 20.0%
2013 15.7p 9.0%
2014 17.0p 8.3%
2015 18.2p 7.1%
2016 20.0p 9.9%
2017 23.0p 15.0%
2018 25.5p 10.9%
2019 29.0p 13.7%
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
19 May 2010 16 Jun 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 2.8p
01 Dec 2010 19 Jan 2011 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 6.2p
25 May 2011 22 Jun 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 3.5p
07 Dec 2011 25 Jan 2012 2011 Final Semiannually Paid 8.5p
23 May 2012 20 Jun 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 4.2p
28 Nov 2012 23 Jan 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 10.2p
22 May 2013 19 Jun 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 5p
27 Nov 2013 22 Jan 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 10.7p
21 May 2014 18 Jun 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.4p
27 Nov 2014 28 Jan 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 11.6p
21 May 2015 17 Jun 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.8p
26 Nov 2015 27 Jan 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 12.4p
26 May 2016 15 Jun 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 6.2p
01 Dec 2016 25 Jan 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 13.8p
25 May 2017 14 Jun 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 7p
30 Nov 2017 24 Jan 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 16p
24 May 2018 13 Jun 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 7.7p
29 Nov 2018 23 Jan 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 17.8p
23 May 2019 12 Jun 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 8.5p
28 Nov 2019 22 Jan 2020 2019 Final Semiannually Paid 20.5p
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The combination of strong results and free cash flow supported by a robust balance sheet has led the Diploma Board to recommend an increase in the final dividend of 15% to 20.5p per share (2018: 17.8p). Subject to shareholder approval at the Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), this dividend will be paid on 22 January 2020 to shareholders on the register at 29 November 2019.

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