Diploma (LON:DPLM) had its price target increased by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. from GBX 760 ($12.34) to GBX 810 ($13.15) in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has also taken action a number of other stocks recently. The firm initiated coverage on shares of Plains All Amer. They issued a buy rating on that stock and set a $63.00 price target. Also, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of United Continental Holdings to a buy rating. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded shares of Oneok Partners LP from a sell rating to a neutral rating. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now has a $57.00 price target on that stock, up previously from $55.00.
Shares of Diploma (LON:DPLM) opened at 724.50 on Tuesday. Diploma has a 52-week low of GBX 454.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 743.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 673.3 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 615.7. The company’s market cap is £815.7 million.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $10.70 per share. This represents a yield of 1.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 27th.
A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on DPLM. Analysts at Numis Securities Ltd downgraded shares of Diploma from an add rating to a hold rating in a research note to investors on Monday, November 18th. They now have a GBX 697 ($11.31) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Diploma from GBX 720 ($11.69) to GBX 750 ($12.17) in a research note to investors on Monday, November 18th. They now have a buy rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Barclays initiated coverage on shares of Diploma in a research note to investors on Friday, October 11th. They set an overweight rating and a GBX 715 ($11.61) price target on the stock. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of Buy and an average price target of GBX 691.86 ($11.23).
Diploma PLC is an international group of businesses supplying specialized technical products and services.
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